The Off-Road-Worthy GMC Canyon AT4

2022 GMC Canyon AT4

GMC’s off-road Canyon AT4 proves itself. The GMC Canyon is a midsize pickup truck and a strong alternative to the larger GMC Sierra 1500. The current-generation model was introduced in 2015 and has received several updates since. A new model is in the offing for next year, but the 2022 … Read more

Refreshed: 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali

Styling with GMC’s largest pickup truck, the Sierra 1500 in Denali trim. Full-size pickup trucks continue to dominate the market with more than 2 million units sold annually. It is a lucrative segment for manufacturers and one reason why electric variants are becoming available. The GMC Sierra 1500 is one … Read more

Sumptuous SUV: GMC Yukon Denali

GMC Yukon Denali

If you’re aspiring for an Escalade, don’t overlook the Denali. Large SUV shoppers with luxury in mind, may consider the Cadillac Escalade or Lincoln Navigator. But they’re not the only luxurious SUVs available, at least not amongst the domestics. The GMC Yukon and Yukon XL in Denali trim make a … Read more

Will GM Have 30 EV Models Ready by 2025?

Cadillac Lyriq

GM prepares for an EV future. But will they overtake Tesla? GM has bold plans in its quest to become the top producer of electric vehicles as soon as 2025. That’s the year when the automaker says it will have 30 pure electric vehicles available, including through its Cadillac, Buick, … Read more

True Grit: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500

2021 GMC Sierra 1500

The GMC Sierra checks all the important boxes in the full-size truck category. The pickup truck landscape is changing as electric trucks and compact variants emerge in a popular segment. Change is good, provided it yields a product that customers want. But for shoppers of full-size trucks, only models as … Read more

Going Deep With the GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon may be the right size pickup truck for you. Full-size pickup trucks have grown in proportions, making it difficult for some people to park them in their garages or maneuver on tight streets. Fortunately, there is a class of pickup trucks immediately beneath this segment, represented by … Read more

An SUV Completes the HUMMER EV Family

The GMC HUMMER EV family will eventually comprise two models, pickup truck and an SUV. We haven’t seen a Hummer-badged model roll off an assembly line in a decade, but this year the nameplate returns as a GMC sub-brand. Whereas previous models represented gas-guzzling excess, the new versions are fully … Read more

Massive and Powerful: 2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2021 GMC Sierra 2500HD

The GMC Sierra comes in standard and heavy-duty applications. GM is one of three domestic brands with heavy-duty pickup trucks. These models are typically measured by gross vehicle weight ratings of at least 10,000 pounds. Under the GM banner, there are Chevrolet and GMC branded trucks, the latter marketed under … Read more

The GMC Sierra’s MultiPro Tailgate

A 6-trick MultiPro tailgate that might be the tool you always wanted. You may have seen the commercial or perhaps you noticed the additional cut-out line in certain GMC Sierra models to know that there is something different going on. That difference-maker is GMC’s MultiPro tailgate, an optional upgrade on … Read more

GMC Hummer: A Quiet Revolution

If you were looking forward to learning more about the upcoming Hummer by GMC all-electric SUV during this year’s Super Bowl (congratulations, Kansas City), you might’ve been disappointed. The information was scarce, although the “quiet revolution” theme made its point. What we do know is that LeBron James is now … Read more

Bigger Yet: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban SUVs

Chevrolet’s largest SUVs are completely overhauled for 2021, all-new models that are also larger than ever. The Chevrolet Tahoe (standard wheelbase) and Chevrolet Suburban (stretched wheelbase) are what make the bow-tie brand the top seller in a segment with few non-GM players, most notably the Ford Expedition. Count the Toyota … Read more

Off-Road Prowess: GMC Sierra AT4

Updated December 7, 2020, to reflect diesel engine availability and performance. GMC is GM’s “professional grade” brand, a tagline that suggests that carpenters, home builders, and landscapers are among its chief buyers. Although all three invest in pickup trucks and SUVs, GMC is much more than that: it is a … Read more

Living Large With the 2019 GMC Yukon XL

The Yukon XL nails it, but especially so in Denali trim. Some SUVs are large, while others are downright enormous. The 2019 GMC Yukon XL Denali fits the latter category. GMC’s largest model shares its name with the next largest model in this brand’s lineup (Yukon), but it has an … Read more

GMC Introduces Off-Road Sierra AT4 Line

AT4 line added to the 2019 Sierra. An all-new GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck is on its way, with this model making its debut at a special media event earlier in the month. Just ahead of the start of the New York International Auto Show this week, GMC introduced a … Read more

Happy Centennial: 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Centennial edition

A centennial celebration with a full-size pickup truck. One hundred years ago, the Chevrolet Motor Car Company and the McLaughlin Car Company merged, with the new entity becoming the Chevrolet Division of General Motors. That transition promptly gave Chevrolet access to GMC’s truck platform and the first one-ton Chevrolet truck … Read more

All Terrain and the 2018 GMC Acadia

2018 GMC Acadia

Multiple seating options come to the All Terrain. GMC is in the enviable position of serving exclusively as a truck brand in a market where trucks and related utility vehicles are the desired choice for most new vehicle customers. Even as brands such as Buick and Cadillac play “catch up” … Read more

Introducing the Second-Generation GMC Acadia

2017 GMC Acadia

GMC’s midsize SUV lighter, smaller, & more efficient than the previous model. Eleven years is an awfully long time to stick with the same model. Typically, customer appeal fades after a few years. Even with product refreshes it usually requires a clean sheet design to reinvigorate consumer interest and the … Read more

Escalade Light: GMC Yukon XL Denali

2016 GMC Yukon XL

This week, I learned it was possible to have multiple Cadillac Escalade moments behind the wheel of the GMC Yukon XL Denali. That reality shouldn’t surprise too many people as the Escalade ESV and the Yukon XL share the same platform and dimensions. Choosing the Denali line when shopping GMC … Read more

Like a Rock: Chevrolet Silverado

The Chevrolet Silverado offers rock solid performance with three new engines to show for it. The Silverado is the type of truck is fit for both work and family with three cabin choices available. Chevrolet and its GMC consort provide the only compilation of heavy-duty, full-size and midsize pickup trucks … Read more

GMC Canyon: Smaller Truck, Big Amenities

The GMC Canyon is nothing less than a brute, a robust midsize pickup truck sold in 4×2 and 4×4 configurations. The Canyon and its Chevrolet Colorado sibling were brought back to the market in 2015 after a three-year hiatus — both models compete in a sector dominated last year by … Read more

SUV Aspirations: 2015 GMC Yukon XL

Living large with GMC’s big SUV. Oversized sport utility vehicles seem like a throwback to a different era for some. For those who own them or aspire to acquire one, these models deliver the best amalgamation of passenger room and trailering capabilities in the business. Fuel costs can be exorbitant, … Read more

Luxury Pickup Trucks Outsell European Models

Ford’s F-Series brings in huge profits. Shop for a luxury vehicle and your eyes may feast upon the Mercedes-Benz E350 sedan, BMW’s X5 xDrive35i crossover or the Lexus RCF sports car. Each high-end model sells for more than $50,000, a price point that demonstrates mass-produced luxury at its finest. The … Read more

GM Extends Supplier Discount to Educators

Big savings for teachers and their relatives. 2014 Buick LaCrosse. Last Tuesday, General Motors announced a “GM Educator Discount program” for public and private school educators. The new program is similar to the one that it offers to suppliers, by presenting deeper discounts to a select group of consumers. The … Read more

GM Recalls Top 20 Million Vehicles Worldwide

That the General Motors Company is facing a recall crisis is understood. That the number of vehicles affected have pushed past the 17 million mark in the United States and 20 million worldwide boggles the imagination. Incidentally, the domestic number is more than five times the amount of vehicles GM … Read more

A Small-Displacement Diesel for the 2014 Ram 1500

It has been more than a decade since light-duty pickup truck buyers have had access to diesel engines. GM, Ford and Chrysler offer diesel engines for their respective heavy-duty lines, but not for the standard full-size pickup trucks that most people buy. But, that is about to change as the … Read more

Trends Indicate Compact Pickups Will Die

Small trucks have never really found lasting success in the American market. It certainly hasn’t been from lack of trying – major automakers as diverse as Volkswagen, Toyota and even domestic players like Ford and Chevrolet have all tried their hand at selling U.S. drivers on the idea of a true compact pickup, … Read more