No one wants to go off-road and find out that their truck has limitations that cannot be exceeded. The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 gives you a truck with unlimited potential, one that can take it to the limit once again, just like Randy Meisner from the Eagles once sang. You never know what you will encounter when off-road driving, why you need a truck with unlimited potential. This is what does 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited stands out from the pack and makes the AT4 trim the model chosen for serious mountain bikers. If this is you, then you know that cross-country skiing is not just a sport; it’s a way of life.
GMC offers the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited in 6 different trim, from entry level Pro all the way up to the fully loaded Denali luxury trim. But when it comes to a truck that can handle the track, there is nothing that has the capacity of the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited AT4. So when you are looking for your freedom, get yourself a Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 and find out that there are few limits to this truck when driving off-road.
A choice of two powerful engines to push it to the limit
GMC has made the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 standard with a diesel engine. That’s right, where other car manufacturers make you pay a premium to get a diesel truck, GMC gives it to you as a standard feature on this amazing truck. The 3.0-liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel I6 is powerful and efficient. Even with four-wheel drive as standard (another big advantage), the diesel in the Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 will give you exceptional fuel economy. This engine is equipped with a diesel exhaust brake and is capable of 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
If you prefer a conventional gas engine, GMC also offers the Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 with a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8. It has dynamic fuel management technology and provides decent fuel economy on the road. It is also powerful and delivers 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. It’s a figure in the horsepower class and will give you a little more acceleration than Duramax will do.
Both engines come with a 10-speed automatic transmission to give you exceptional performance and better control. The transmission has brake line braking, which automatically shifts down the engine and transmission, so you maintain your speed without having to brake when driving your truck downhill. In addition, it has cruise control braking so that if you use AT4’s cruise control, it will automatically shift down to make sure you do not exceed the speed you set.
Although you may have set your sights on stretching the terrain boundaries of your 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4, you can do so without losing the features you expect in a full-size truck. AT4 with Duramax Turbo-Diesel can tow up to 8,900 pounds and carry up to 1,580 pounds of cargo. If you want to expand the capacity of your AT4 truck, you can choose the available 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8, with the ability to tow up to 9,100 pounds and carry 1,660 pounds of cargo. Best of all, the bed comes standard with the GMC MultiPro tailgate, making it easier than ever to access and secure your cargo.
An exterior built to cross borders
The GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 has a rough and robust exterior that begins with its massive, powerful grille. You can see with just a glance that this is a truck that means business. You will also notice that the AT4 is taller than any other truck in the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited range. This is because GMC has given AT4 a two-inch factory lift. Where other trucks in the range have 8.09 inches of ground clearance, the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 gives you 10.88 inches of ground clearance, so you have no problem overcoming many obstacles without risking hitting something important in your truck’s chassis. Nevertheless, GMC has equipped AT4 with a set of slide plates strategically placed over the front chassis, oil pan, transmission and differential gearbox to provide exceptional protection.
2022 The GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 also has a set of red recovery hooks. These not only look cool but will also be handy when you need to remove some particularly scary obstacles on the trail. There is also a set of LED fog lights that help in areas of the trail with lower lights, especially forests with heavy canopies.
GMC has equipped AT4 with a set of Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac Mud-Terrain tires wrapped around 18-inch machined aluminum rims. These give you grip and grip on and off the road. If you really want to push the boundaries, you can choose available off-road or clay off-road tires on 20-inch wheels. Why drive around obstacles on your way when you can simply roll straight over them in your AT4?
Some of the most crucial parts of an off-road vehicle are the ones you can not even see. GMC understands this, which is why the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 runs on a suspension system designed to handle the difficulties of the trail while giving you and your passengers a comfortable ride. In addition, the standard two-speed AutoTrac gearbox will do an excellent job of ensuring that each of the four wheels on your AT4 gets a sufficient amount of horsepower and torque to work. At the same time, the automatic rear differential will ensure that your wheels do not slip, which is especially important when driving on muddy paths and rushing streams.
An interior that has no boundaries
Robust and luxurious may sound like opposites, but GMC has figured out how to give the 2022 Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 an interior that fits both definitions. The available jet-black leather interior has Kalahari-tan accents that carry the AT4’s aggressive exterior into the passenger compartment. These seats are so luxurious that you will forget you are sitting in a truck, with the front seats heated and ventilated for greater comfort. Even the steering wheel gets started, as it is heated and leather-wrapped to complement the look of the interior.
GMC has provided AT4 with premium front and rear floor linings with removable mat inserts, making it easier to keep your truck clean. Whether you’re getting in on a snowy day or out on a muddy path, you do not have to worry about damaging the inserts as they can be safely stowed away either under the seats or inside the smart rear seat storage compartment.
Each 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 comes with the Premium GMC Infotainment System on an 8-inch color touch screen, which includes Bluetooth streaming, Android Auto wireless and Apple CarPlay wireless. You can leave the annoying phone cables at home and enjoy the freedom of wireless smartphone connection. For those who really want to push things to the limit, you can choose an available wireless charging tablet for your devices and a Bose Premium Sound System. This Bose sound system has 7 speakers and a Richbass woofer to really get that heavy bass sound. You can provide your own soundtrack when you are out driving terrain.
Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 helps you take it to the limit once again
If you are a serious terrain enthusiast or just want a full size truck that has no limits, then the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 may be the model for you. With standard four-wheel drive, a choice of two powerful engines, a rugged exterior and a luxurious interior, the AT4 really has everything most drivers could ever wish for in a pickup. So put me on the highway, show me a sign and take a GMC Sierra 1500 Limited AT4 to the border one more time!