2009 GMC Sierra 3500HD Values

Select a 2009 GMC Sierra 3500HD trim level

2009 model year changes

The GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD see few changes for 2009. An updated version of OnStar offers both turn-by-turn navigation and is Bluetooth compatible, and XM satellite radio now provides real-time traffic reports, known as NavTraffic. Electronic stability control is now standard on both 2- and 4-wheel drive extended and crew cab models with a standard cargo box. A rearview camera that does not require the navigation system is now also available. New colors include Carbon Black Metallic and Midnight Blue Metallic, while Dark Blue Metallic and Medium Brown Metallic have been discontinued.

Competitive comparison

Professional grade tool for work; durability; versatility; a plethora of choices.

Special features for 2009

The 2009 GMC Sierra HD lineup has the segment-best gross combined weight rating of up to 18,500 pounds, and the segment-best trailer weight rating of 13,000 pounds--both important numbers considering their intended duty as heavy haulers and commercial rigs. And with extensive noise-reduction measures, it has one of the quietest interiors among heavy-duty trucks.
A carryover, the 2009 GMC Sierra 3500HD one-ton pickup truck is available in regular cab, extended cab and crew cab designs, and a choice of cargo bed lengths and wheelbases, as well as two- or four-wheel drive. The Sierra 3500HD is powered by a standard 6.0L V8 engine with 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque or a 6.6L turbo-diesel V8 with 365 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque, paired to a six-speed automatic, heavy-duty, electronically controlled transmission with overdrive and tow/haul mode. Depending on the trim level, the Sierra 3500HD can seat up to six passengers. GMC Sierra 3500HD standard features indicate a maximum towing capacity of 16,500 pounds when equipped with a fifth-wheel hitch. For safety, four-wheel antilock disc brakes; frontal, driver and right-front passenger airbags; and the OnStar communications system come standard on the Sierra 3500HD. EPA-estimated fuel economy figures are not available.