SIERRA Denali Performance

POWERFUL ENGINES, SMOOTH RIDE Along with robust power, the capable Sierra Denali is engineered for stability with innovative technologies like segment-exclusive Adaptive Ride Control.

GMC Sierra Denali Engines to Enhance Your Drive
Engines to Enhance Your Drive

2020 Sierra Denali’s new powertrains are ready to take on your performance and power needs:

  • Standard 6.2L V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management paired with an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission provides an impressive 420 horsepower and 624 Nm of torque
  • All-new Dynamic Fuel Management system enables the engine to operate in 17 different patterns between 2 and 8 cylinders, depending on demand, to optimize power delivery and efficiency
  • All-new 10-speed transmission has more gears that mean more ratios, which gives Sierra Denali refined performance and outstanding shift quality
GMC Sierra Denali Traction Select System
All-New Traction Select System

This all-new system allows the driver to choose from preset drive modes that have been tailored for different terrain or weather conditions. It adjusts Sierra’s transmission shift points, throttle mapping and StabiliTrak to optimize performance for the situation. The system also reacts with the Adaptive Ride Control in Sierra Denali to further enhance the driving experience and refine the ride. The available modes in the Traction Select system are:

  • Tour
  • Sport
  • Off-Road
  • Tow/Haul

GMC Sierra Denali Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
Continuous Damping Adaptive Ride Control

​As the first pickup truck equipped with continuous damping Adaptive Ride Control, the Next Generation Sierra Denali serves up a smooth, comfortable ride. With better road isolation and control than ever before, the feature uses sensors to monitor both the road and vehicle while accelerating, cornering, braking and trailering, responding quickly to the input from the road.

GMC Sierra Denali Cargo Box
Larger, Stronger Cargo Box

With more volume and upgraded features – like the innovative new tailgate – Sierra Denali’s box takes the cargo-loading experience to a new level:

  • High-strength, roll-formed steel for a more durable bed floor
  • The most innovative tailgate ever, the six-function GMC MultiPro™ Tailgate, offers a fold-out step and better access to the bed
  • 12 total cargo tie-downs – rated up to 227 kg per corner
  • Improved rear and side task lighting
  • 230V electrical outlet in the bed
  • Larger CornerStep footwells in the rear bumper


GMC Sierra Denali Hitch Guidance with Hitch View
Hitch Guidance with Hitch View

Part of the HD Rear Vision Camera System, Hitch Guidance incorporates a dynamic grid line for the truck itself and also for the trailer hitch. Hitch View mode allows the driver to zoom in on the hitch for careful maneuvering.

​Available Industry-First Auto Electric Parking Brake Assist

When the Hitch View is on and you back up toward the trailer, the Electronic Parking Brake will automatically set when you shift to Park, helping avoid roll and maintain hitch ball alignment.

GMC Sierra Denali Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
Available Integrated Trailer Brake Controller

The Integrated Trailer Brake Controller provides fingertip control of your trailer brakes.

Our most premium Sierra is equipped to meet your highest standards of technology so you can move seamlessly through your day