What You'll Like
The Sierra range continues to be one of GM's biggest sellers. This means the automaker works hard to improve and innovate in truck design. As a result, the consumer wins--whether hauling equipment to a job site, working a farm or towing a boat, the Sierra 2500 and 3500 are built for tough work, and are some of the best-designed trucks available from any manufacturer. Made in either short- or long-bed form, with 2- or 4-wheel drivetrain, optional dual rear wheels and with a choice of several impressively powerful engines, the Sierra can be set up do just about anything asked of it. The 2500, even simply configured, is capable of towing over 10,000 pounds and base prices start around $29,000.
Compare the 2013 GMC Sierra 2500HD against similar models
What's New for 2013
The Sierra is mostly unchanged for 2013. The transmission now uses the powertrain to assist in braking on steep descents even in normal mode. New options include the availability of the 6.0L bi-fuel engine in the 2500 extended cab as well as several new colors across the model range.
- Basic Warranty: 3 Years / 36,000 Miles
- Drivetrain Warranty: 5 Years / 100,000 Miles
- Roadside Assistance: 5 Years / 100,000 Miles
A vehicle’s warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer’s lot, and it’s important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission.