2008 GMC Sierra HD Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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Available Trims for the 2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Work Truck (2WD Reg Cab 133") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 24460.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (2WD Reg Cab 133") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28715.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (2WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27505.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (2WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31105.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (2WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32770.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (2WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35070.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (2WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27805.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (2WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31405.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (2WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33070.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (2WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35370.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (2WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28955.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (2WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33210.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (2WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34790.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (2WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37095.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (2WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29255.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (2WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33510.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (2WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35090.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (2WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37390.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (4WD Reg Cab 133") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27610.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (4WD Reg Cab 133") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31865.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (4WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30655.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (4WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34255.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (4WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35920.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (4WD Ext Cab 143.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38220.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (4WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 30955.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (4WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34555.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (4WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36220.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (4WD Ext Cab 157.5") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38520.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (4WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32105.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (4WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36360.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (4WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37940.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (4WD Crew Cab 153") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 40240.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name Work Truck (4WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32405.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE1 (4WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36660.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLE2 (4WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38240.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
Name SLT (4WD Crew Cab 167") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 40540.00 Engine 6.6L/403 City/Hwy MPG 0/0
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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front 40/20/40 split-bench, 3-passenger, driver and front passenger manual reclining with outboard head restraints and center fold-down armrest with storage
  • Dark Titanium, Vinyl seat trim (Vinyl seats require (BG9) Graphite-colored rubberized vinyl floor covering)
  • Air conditioning delete, provides heater only (Requires Regular Cab models)
  • Floor covering, Black rubberized vinyl
  • Steering wheel, includes theft-deterrent locking feature
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel, adjustable with brake/transmission shift interlock
  • Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, fuel level, engine temperature, tachometer, voltmeter and oil pressure indicators
  • Driver Information Center with odometer, trip odometer and message center (monitors numerous systems depending on vehicle equipment level including low fuel, turn signal "on", transmission temperature and oil change notification) (Driver Information Center controls are operated through the trip button unless (UK3) steering wheel mounted audio controls is ordered)
  • Warning tones, headlamp on, key-in-ignition, driver and passenger buckle up reminder and turn signal on
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (does not apply to spare tire)
  • Cup holders, front (Also includes rear cupholders on Extended and Crew Cab models)
  • Power outlets, 2 auxiliary instrument panel-mounted with covers, 12-volt
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Headliner, Opal Gray-colored cloth with matching retainer moldings
  • Visors, driver and front passenger, sliding with clip and passenger side vanity mirror with cover, Opal Gray-colored
  • Assist handle, front passenger (Also includes rear assist handles in the headliner on Extended and Crew Cab models)
  • Lighting, interior with dome and reading lights, illuminated entry feature and backlit instrument panel switches
  • Coat hooks, rear driver and passenger side
  • Seats, front 40/20/40 split-bench, 3-passenger, driver and front passenger manual reclining center fold-down armrest with storage, lockable storage compartment in seat cushion (includes auxiliary power outlet), adjustable outboard head restraints and storage pockets on Extended and Crew Cab models
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual front climate control (Upgradeable to (CJ2) dual-zone automatic air conditioning on Extended and Crew Cab models)
  • Seat adjuster, manual lumbar control on the driver-side
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting with rubberized vinyl floor mats (Extended and Crew Cab models also include rear floor mats) (May be substituted with (BG9) Black rubberized vinyl floor covering.)
  • Door locks, power
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed, located on steering wheel
  • Defogger, rear-window electric (Not available with (A48) power sliding rear window)
  • Seat trim, Select Cloth
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with theft-deterrent locking feature
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Down
  • Remote vehicle starter prep package, includes Remote Keyless Entry (To enable remote start capability, new key fobs and vehicle reprogramming are required. Please see dealer for details. Remote Keyless Entry does not lock/unlock tailgate when (PDF) EZ-Lift Tailgate Package is ordered.)
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming with 8-point compass and outside temperature display
  • Visors, driver and front passenger, sliding with clip and illuminated vanity mirror on driver and passenger-side, Opal Gray-colored
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual front climate control (Standard on Extended and Crew Cab models)
  • Seat, rear bench (folds up), full width, folding, 3-passenger (includes child seat top tether anchor) (Standard with Extended Cab models only)
  • Windows, fixed, rear access door (Standard with Extended Cab models only)
  • Seat, rear 60/40 folding bench (folds up), 3-passenger, folding (includes child seat top tether anchor) (Requires Extended or Crew Cab Models.)
  • Windows, power, rear access door (Requires Extended Cab Models)
  • Seats, front bucket, includes 6-way power driver and front passenger seat adjusters, front passenger manual recline, front passenger manual lumbar, adjustable outboard head restraints and storage pockets
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger (Not available with (VYU) Snow Plow Prep Package)
  • Seat adjuster, driver 6-way power
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting with rubberized vinyl floor mats (Extended and Crew Cab models also include rear floor mats)
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 6-way power
  • Seat, rear 60/40 folding bench (folds up), 3-passenger, folding (includes child seat top tether anchor)
  • Seat trim, Premium Cloth
  • Console, floor with storage compartment, 2 auxiliary power outlets and dual cup holders
  • Driver Information Center with odometer, trip odometer and message center (monitors numerous systems depending on vehicle equipment level including low fuel, turn signal "on", transmission temperature and oil change notification)
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Down (Includes front passenger Express-down when (DL3) is ordered.)
  • Seats, front bucket, includes 10-way power driver and front passenger seat adjusters, 2-way power lumbar control, heated seat cushions and seatbacks, 2-position driver memory, adjustable outboard head restraints, floor console and storage pockets
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger
  • Seat adjuster, driver 10-way power
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 10-way power
  • Seat trim, Ultrasoft Leather-appointed
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Down (Includes front passenger Express-down.)
  • Door locks, power (Standard on Crew Cab Models. Includes (AU0) Remote Keyless Entry unless SEO (5B5) power windows, locks and mirrors is ordered. Included with (PCM) Work Truck Preferred Package.)
  • Seat, rear 60/40 folding bench (folds up), 3-passenger, folding (includes child seat top tether anchor) (Requires Crew Cab models)
  • Remote Keyless Entry, with 2 transmitters, panic button and content theft alarm (Included and only available with (AU3) power door locks or (PCM) Work Truck Preferred Package. If SEO (5B5) power windows, locks and mirrors is ordered (AU0) becomes optional on ALL models.)
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) 8-lug painted steel, includes painted center caps and steel spare (spare wheel will not cosmetically match the other 4 wheels) Spare not included with (ZW9) pickup box delete unless a spare tire is ordered
  • Tires, LT245/75R16E all-season, blackwall (Not available with (PDL) Z71 Off-Road Package. Includes 5 tires with (E63) Wideside pickup box. Includes 4 tires with (ZW9) pickup box delete.)
  • Tire carrier, outside spare, winch-type mounted under frame at rear (Orders with (ZW9) Pickup box delete will not include a Spare Tire Carrier unless a spare tire is ordered.)
  • Bumper, front chrome (Includes Black bumper top caps)
  • Bumper, rear chrome, step-style with pad (Requires RPO (E63) wideside pickup box)
  • Air dam, Black
  • Grille, chrome surround
  • Headlamps, dual halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control and flash-to-pass feature
  • Lamps, dual cargo area lamps
  • Daytime Running Lamps, with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Mirrors, outside manual, Black, manual-folding
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted, all windows
  • Wipers, front intermittent wet-arm with pulse washers
  • Tailgate protection, top of tailgate protection cap
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) 8-lug chrome-styled steel, includes chrome center caps and steel spare (spare wheel will not cosmetically match the other 4 wheels) Spare not included with (ZW9) pickup box delete unless a spare tire is ordered (Upgradeable to (PY0) 4-16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) 8-lug polished forged aluminum wheels or (N89) 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 8-lug polished cast aluminum wheels.)
  • Fog lamps, front, halogen
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield and driver-and front passenger-side glass) (With Regular Cab models, includes rear window. With Extended Cab models, includes rear and rear quarter windows. With Crew Cab models or (C49) rear-window defogger, includes light-tinted rear window. Included with (PCM) Work Truck Preferred Package.)
  • Spare tire lock, keyed cylinder lock that utilizes same key as ignition and door (Not available with (ZW9) pickup box delete or (VF7) rear bumper delete)
  • Bumper, front chrome (Includes body-color bumper top caps)
  • Moldings, bodyside, body-colored
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, Black, manual-folding (Upgradeable to (DPN) outside vertical camper mirrors)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) 8-lug polished forged aluminum, includes chrome center caps and steel spare (spare wheel will not cosmetically match the other 4 wheels) Spare not included with (ZW9) pickup box delete unless a spare tire is ordered (Upgradeable to (N89) 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 8-lug bright machined aluminum wheels)
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, Black, manual-folding (Upgradeable to (DL3) outside heated, power-adjustable, power-folding mirrors or (DPN) outside vertical camper mirrors)
  • Wheels, 4-17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 8-lug bright machined aluminum, includes 16" (40.6 cm) steel spare wheel (spare wheel will not cosmetically match the other 4 wheels) Spare not included with (ZW9) pickup box delete unless a spare tire is ordered (May be substituted with (PY0) 4-16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) 8-lug polished forged aluminum wheels)
  • Tires, LT265/70R17E all-terrain, blackwall (Requires (N89) 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 8-lug bright machined aluminum wheels. Includes 4 tires and (ZER) LT265/75R16 on-/off-road blackwall spare tire with (E63) Fleetside pickup box. Includes 4 tires with (ZW9) pickup box delete.)
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, power-folding and driver-side auto-dimming with integrated turn signal indicators (Upgradeable to (DPN) outside vertical camper mirrors. Mirrors are body-colored and include curb-tilt feature.)
  • Windshield washer fluid system, heated
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, Vortec 6.0L Variable Valve Timing V8 SFI (353 hp [262.8 kW] @ 5400 rpm, 373 lb-ft of torque [505.6 N-m] @ 4400 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, heavy-duty, electronically controlled with overdrive and tow/haul mode (Requires (LY6) Vortec 6.0L V8 SFI engine)
  • Rear axle, 3.73 ratio
  • Suspension Package, Handling/Trailering, heavy-duty, includes 35mm twin tube shock absorbers and 36mm front stabilizer bar
  • Pickup box, Wideside
  • Air cleaner, high-capacity
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Cooling, external engine oil cooler, heavy-duty air-to-oil, integral to driver side of radiator tank
  • Cooling, auxiliary external transmission oil cooler, heavy-duty air-to-oil
  • Battery, heavy-duty 600 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection and retained accessory power
  • Alternator, 125 amps
  • Frame, hydroformed
  • Recovery hooks, front, frame-mounted
  • GVWR, 9200 lbs. (4173 kg)
  • Suspension, front independent, torsion bar
  • Suspension, rear 2-stage multi-leaf springs, semi-elliptic
  • Steering, power, recirculating ball
  • Exhaust, aluminized stainless-steel muffler and tailpipe
  • Transfer case, with floor-mounted shifter (Requires 4WD models)
  • Four wheel drive
  • Transfer case, electronic shift with rotary dial controls (Requires 4WD models)
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
    • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Notification of Air Bag Deployment, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Remote Door Unlock (requires power locks), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands-Free Calling, AccidentAssist and Remote Horn and Lights (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics available on most 2004 MY and newer GM vehicles. Diagnostic capability varies by model. If the order type is FDR, (UE0) OnStar delete will be forced on. Visit onstar.com for system limitations a
    • Air bags, frontal, driver and right-front passenger (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information)
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume and TheftLock
    • XM Satellite Radio. With a wide variety of programming, XM has something to excite any driver. Whether you want to be entertained or informed, to laugh, think, or sing, XM has the perfect channel for you - coast-to-coast, and in digital-quality sound. 3 trial months - no obligation (Available in the 48 contiguous United States. Required $12.95 monthly subscription sold separately after 3 trial months. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscription subject to customer agreement. For more information, visit gm.xmradio.com. Not available with (UE0) OnStar, delete.)
    • Audio system feature, 4-speaker system (Requires Regular Cab models)
    • Audio system feature, speaker system (Includes 4 speakers on Regular Cab and 6 speakers on Extended and Crew Cab Models)
    • Audio system feature, speaker system (Requires Extended or Crew Cab Models. Includes 6 speakers)
    • Audio system feature, Bose premium speaker system with sub-woofer in center console
    • Audio system controls, rear with 2 headphone jacks (headphones not included), power outlet and controls for volume, station selection and media (Requires Crew Cab models)

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