GMC Truck Engines

September 19th, 2023 by

2019 GMC Canyon Grill

When looking over GMC truck engine options, you’ll need to weigh what specs and performance you’ll need based on the tasks you want to accomplish. Do you manage a large rural property? Do you love weekend getaways to the lake or your favorite wilderness destinations? Do you need to go from jobsite to jobsite?



GMC trucks have both the performance and high-tech amenities to handle any Nederland drives and adventures. Read on for an overview of the available GMC truck engine options from the team at Classic Buick GMC Beaumont.

2023 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine Options

Tow up to 13,000 pounds with a light-duty GMC truck engine under the hood of the GMC Sierra 1500. The maximum output for this GMC truck engine’s hp will vary depending on whether you choose a heavy-duty Duramax GMC diesel truck engine or the gasoline-powered option. If you want all 13,000 pounds of towing capacity, invest in the 6.2L V8 gasoline or 3.0L Enhanced Duramax engine. The 2.7L turbo, the smallest of these three GMC truck engine options, tows up to 9,500 pounds.

  • 2.7L Turbo High-Output Engine– 310 hp, 430 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.3L V8 Engine – 355 hp, 383 lb-ft of torque
  • 6.2L V8 Engine – 10-speed automatic transmission, 420 hp, 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Enhanced Duramax Turbo-Diesel Engine – 10-speed automatic transmission, 305 hp, 495 lb-ft of torque

2023 GMC Canyon Engine Option

The midsize GMC Canyon offers innovative features like Duralife™ brake rotors and an integrated CornerStep rear bumper. You can tow up to 7,700 pounds.

  • 2.7L Turbo High-Output Engine – 310 hp, 430 lb-ft of torque

2023 Sierra HD GMC Truck Engine Options

GMC Sierra Heavy Duty (HD) pickups can deliver a max payload of up to 7,442 pounds and tow as much as 36,000 pounds when properly equipped! As for torque, output for the 2500 and 3500 HD Sierra models maxes out at 910 lb-ft of torque. 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 when you need it most. There’s nothing this heavy-duty pickup can’t do.

See the powerful GMC truck engine options for all HD configurations:

  • 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)

GMC Hummer EV Pickup

The GMC Hummer EV pickup easily dominates all other pickups in its class (except for towing, but you still get a great towing number). This is one pickup truck you truly have to drive to believe.

The incredible EV GMC truck engine’s stats:

  • 1,000 GMC truck engine hp (available)
  • 11,500 pound-feet of torque
  • 0-60 time of 3 seconds
  • 381 miles of range
  • Three electric GMC truck motor configurations for max hp
  • 7,500 pounds of towing capacity, when properly equipped

Test Drive Your Favorite GMC Truck in Beaumont!

You need to get behind the wheel of one of these rugged pickups to see that their beauty is more than skin deep. Contact us or call (409) 291-4752 to schedule a test drive with our team. We’re easy to reach from Woodville and Lumberton. Our team is happy to help in any way we can!


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