GMC Truck Engines

2022 GMC Sierra 1500

You already know you want to upgrade with a capable and innovative GMC truck that’s packed with high-end features—but which GMC truck engine offers the capability your Southgate job sites require? Read on for an overview of the GMC truck engine options available for each pickup model from the team at Moran Buick GMC, and then visit us in Taylor to see your favorite models up close!

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Options

You can tow up to 13,000 pounds with a light-duty GMC truck engine. Maximum output will vary depending on whether you configure your 1500 with a GMC diesel truck engine or one of the gas-powered options:

  • 2.7L Turbo High-Output Engine – 310 hp; 430 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.3L V8 Engine
  • 6.2L V8 Engine – 10-speed automatic transmission; 420 hp; 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel Engine – 10-speed automatic transmission

2022 Sierra GMC Canyon Engine Options

The midsize GMC Canyon offers innovative features like Duralife™ brake rotors and an integrated CornerStep rear bumper and can tow up to 7,700 pounds when equipped with the available 308-hp 3.6L V6 gas engine. Also available is a 181-hp GMC diesel truck engine option, as seen below:

  • 2.5L I4 Gas Engine – 200 hp (limited availability)
  • Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel Engine – 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6L V6 Gas Engine – 308 hp

2022 Sierra HD GMC Truck Engine Options

Sierra Heavy Duty pickups can deliver a max payload of up to 7,442 pounds and tow as much as 36,000 pounds. As for torque, output for the 2500 and 3500 HD Sierra models maxes out at 910 pound-feet. The first HD in its class to pair an available Allison® 10-speed transmission with its available GMC diesel truck engine, Sierra HD models also boast best-in-class HD cargo bed volume to help you haul even more. See your GMC truck engine options for all HD configurations, below:

  • 6.6L V8 Gas Engine – 6-speed, heavy-duty, electronically controlled automatic transmission; 401 hp; 464 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine – Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission; 445 hp; 910 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 Engine – Allison® with 10-speed automatic transmission with integrated Power Take-Off (PTO)

Upcoming GMC Hummer EV Pickup

The GMC Hummer EV is poised to deliver a whole new level of dominance that easily competes with gas-powered and GMC diesel truck engines. See the incredible EV GMC truck engine hp maximum and other key specs here:

  • Up to 1,000 hp
  • Up to 11,500 pound-feet of torque
  • 3-second 0-60 time

Hummer pickup and SUV EV models won’t be making an appearance at Dearborn dealerships until late 2023, but you can reserve yours today and learn more about electric GMC truck motors in the meantime. Just reach out to let us know you’re interested!

Visit Us for GMC Truck Engine HP, Specs, & More!

The friendly GMC experts at Moran Buick GMC are happy to help you determine which of the GMC truck engine options is best suited for your needs, so don’t hesitate to explore our online model showroom or visit our dealership in person. We’re easy to reach from Brownstown and Dearborn, so stop by today!


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