2019 GMC Sierra Denali Proclaimed The Best Luxury Truck Out There

The automotive industry evolves at such a rapid pace we sometimes forget how ridiculous some of today’s most sought after vehicles would have seemed to us not that long ago.

Take the luxury pickup truck, for example. A vehicle that was born as a humble workhorse has evolved into a status symbol – and nowhere is that more apparent than in the United States.

As one of the first brands to capitalize on this market segment thanks to its Denali line of upscale pickups and SUVs, GMC leads the way when it comes to luxury trucks. That’s largely due to the popular Sierra Denali full-size trucks, which trace their roots to the 2001 Sierra C3 (renamed Sierra Denali for the 2002 model year).

Also read: GM Engineers Took Ford F-150 Factory Tours When Developing The New Chevy Silverado And GMC Sierra

Many years have passed since then and GMC has really upped its game. The fourth-generation Sierra Denali, recently introduced for the 2019 model year, is the perfect example. You may disagree, but Doug DeMuro calls it “the king of the luxury truck” in his latest video.

As usual, the reviewer goes deep into details and showcases pretty much all of the 2019 Sierra Denali’s quirks and features. The most important of them have to be the innovative multifunction tailgate, the rearview mirror that turns into a camera, the cushy ride quality and the brawny, 420 hp 6.2-liter V8.

Of course, not everything is great; for example, some of the plastics don’t quite live up to the truck’s $70,000 asking price. Yes, the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate featured in the video costs almost seventy grand! And in case you’re wondering when did pickups become as expensive as executive sedans, the answer, we guess, is the moment customers decided to dump saloons and go for SUVs and trucks instead.

  • Matthew Boyd

    Proclaimed..🤔…I thought they already had the crown.

    • Bash

      What crown? The RAM has a better laid interior, it’s way more luxurious.


        And he has a brilliant air suspension

  • Ryan50

    Also one of the ugliest.

    • kachuks

      They didn’t screw it up nearly as much as the Silverado, but the previous gen Sierra is a slightly better looking truck.

      • Nordschleife

        See I think this one looks better.

  • TheToadPrince..~~ToadSquad

    with what? that 2016 interior.? Ram Has The Interior Lux Beat!

  • Dansk

    Really! This whole article around is based on one quote from one review! With a title like “2019 GMC Sierra Denali Proclaimed The Best Luxury Truck Out There” I was expecting the source to be from multiple publications that have come to the same conclusion after gathering this truck and its competitors to due a proper and extensive comparison review!

    Also how come we don’t get a downvote option for articles only an upvote!

    • Craig

      I agree! As for why we can’t downvote? YouTube and Facebook and Disqus [which is what this message board is] are all painfully politically correct. They don’t think it’s NICE to ‘DISLIKE’ a comment. No kidding. The arrow will go red so WE think that our opinion matters. But no one else will see it. I complained it about it a lot at one time. But the Internet is almost entirely owned and controlled by the those on the LEFT. So that’s just how it’s going to be. It still pisses me off.

      • Nordschleife

        I was with you until your comment about the internet being controlled by the left. That’s a very broad based comment to make. I tend towards the left and wish they’d allow for downvoting as well. Leaning towards the left doesn’t encompass everything including the internet. So with this left generalization as your comment could have simply stated you didn’t like how PC the internet has become.

  • charlotteharry57

    $70K, big deal. They’ll be lining up. And having them repoed in a year.

  • Lou

    ill take my 2018 F150 Platinum over this anyday…

    • Dansk


    • schnittz

      I drive the previous gen steel truck, it’s a much better built then the new aluminum pos!

  • An Existing Person

    Sorry, this doesn’t hold a candle to the new Ram 1500 Limited. This has a nearly identical interior to the outgoing Sierra.

    • Bash

      Or longhorn.

  • benT

    These and SUVs are utterly……………………………..BORRING.
    so similar why not build one and re-badge it for the manufacturers who would dare to put them in their showroom

  • Craig

    The new RAM is the best.

  • StrangerGP

    The interior is from a 30 thousand dollar car.

  • WalthamDan

    Once you open the door and look inside, the basic roots of a work truck show through clearly. I bet GM redesigns the interior for 2021

  • DM

    I owned a 2017 Denali and never got used to the way it drove. The pedals were really hard to press and the seating position was not great. If I were to buy a new truck I’d go with the RAM just because of its HEMI engine.


    Doug DeMoron said what they paid for

  • Paul

    The new Ram is much nicer inside.

  • Nordschleife

    I want you to stand what you think is right. My response to you was in complete agreement save for one thing and now I am cleverly stated in your mind “left behind”. I guess being being politically correct is keeping to the subject at hand Wilbur thouwing something that’s has nothing to do with the overall narrative is being left. Well I guess I am completely left because I know how to stay on topic during a debate.

    But kudos to you for standing behind your comment.

    • Craig

      No. You’re typically left. You read into MY comment whatever suited your purpose. Congratulations. You pompous ass.

  • MarketAndChurch

    i really don’t see how this beats the ford and the ram. plus the ford should be tied with the gmc/chevy on features, if not beating both of them.

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