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Here’s a Look at the 2019 GMC Lineup’s Major Changes and New Features

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What’s changing for the 2019 GMC lineup? The completely redesigned Sierra 1500 is grabbing most of the attention, and rightfully so. Here’s a look at some of the major new features slated for the Sierra, along with a glance at the less-dramatic changes made to the rest of the 2019 GMC lineup.


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GMC Terrain

2019 GMC Terrain

The GMC Terrain was completely redesigned for 2018, so the 2019 model only features a handful of changes.

  • A new HD Rear Vision Camera is available, as is the new Smokey Quartz Metallic exterior paint color.
  • A new Black Edition is available for SLE and SLT models. It includes 19-inch gloss black aluminum wheels, black mirror caps and roof rails, special black badging, and a darkened grille insert.
  • A new Chrome Package is available for the SLT. It includes 19-inch machined aluminum wheels, chrome mirror caps, and a chrome grille with chrome surround.
  • The Denali trim features available Surround Vision.

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GMC Acadia

2019 GMC Acadia

Changes for the 2019 GMC Acadia are fairly minor.

  • Four new exterior colors are available: Red Quartz Metallic, Smokey Quartz Metallic, Dark Sky Metallic, and Pepperdust Metallic.
  • Like the Terrain, the Acadia is receiving a new Black Edition. It’s only available on the SLT trim and features 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with black accents, black lamp details, black grille insert and surround, and other black accents.
  • The All Terrain package, available on SLE and SLT trims, now offers 17-inch wheels and P255/65R17 all-terrain tires.

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GMC Yukon

2019 GMC Yukon/Yukon XL

The biggest change for the 2019 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL is the introduction of two Graphite Edition packages.

  • The regular Graphite Edition package is available on the SLT trim. It includes 22-inch bright machined wheels with Carbon Flash Metallic pockets, black fog lamp surrounds, a black chrome grille mesh insert and body-color grille surround, black assist steps, and the Z85 suspension package.
  • The Graphite Performance Edition Package is also available on the SLT trim. It includes a 6.2-liter V8 engine that gets 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque, a 10-speed automatic transmission, 22-inch six-spoke black wheels, Magnetic Ride Control, an 8-inch color touch screen and 8-inch driver information center, Bose active noise cancellation, a trailer brake controller, a high capacity air cleaner, and a two-speed active transfer case for 4WD.
  • Three new colors are available: Pepperdust Metallic, Dark Sky Metallic, and Smokey Quartz Metallic.

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GMC Canyon

2019 GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon offers several changes and new features for 2019.

  • A new GMC Infotainment System is standard and includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, real-time traffic, cloud-connected navigation, enhanced voice recognition, automatic software updates, and more.
  • A digital rear-vision camera replaces the old analog camera on all trims except the base.
  • Rear Park Assist is now available.
  • Four new colors are available: Blue Emerald Metallic, Smokey Quartz Metallic, Sedona Metallic, and Dark Sky Metallic.
  • The SLE, All Terrain, SLT, and Denali trims get a six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and the SLE gets new 17-inch wheels.
  • Wireless charging and a heated steering wheel are available on more trims.

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GMC Sierra

2019 GMC Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra 1500 has been completely redesigned for 2019 and offers a wealth of new features. Here are a few of the highlights.

  • The 2019 Sierra offers four new engines: a 2.7-liter four cylinder turbo, a 5.3-liter V8, a 6.2-liter V8, and a 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel. The two new V8s are built with Dynamic Fuel Management technology for greater efficiency.
  • The new MultiPro Tailgate provides six functions and positions and easier access to the cargo box. Speaking of the cargo box, the Sierra offers an industry-first CarbonPro carbon fiber option.
  • The Sierra’s redesigned body is hundreds of pounds lighter while also being larger and longer than the previous year’s model.
  • New available technology includes a multicolor Head-Up Display, a Rear Camera Mirror, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, HD Surround Vision, and a ProGrade Trailering System.
  • The new double-cab Elevation trim offers stylish monochromatic and black features.
  • The new AT4 trim features powerful off-road capability and includes special shocks, a lifted body, a two-speed transfer case and locking rear differential, all-terrain tires, and exclusive styling cues.

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