2012 GMC Sierra 2500HD Values

Select a 2012 GMC Sierra 2500HD trim level

2012 model year changes

The Sierra got a refresh in 2011, so not much changes for this year. A new Texas Edition package and a Premium package become available, both including 20-inch forged aluminum wheels, heated power-adjustable mirrors, heavy-duty trailering, a locking differential and dual-zone climate control. Denali models get standard heated and cooled front seats and heated steering wheel and a rearview camera standard.

Competitive comparison

Superior heavy-duty towing and hauling capability; class-leading design; powerful engine lineup; wide variety of configurations

Special features for 2012

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.
Arriving as either a regular, extended or crew cab configuration, the 2012 GMC Sierra 2500HD is a lead performer in the ‘professional grade’ segment of pickup trucks. Built on a rigid hydroformed box frame, the 2012 GMC Sierra 2500HD rides on a heavy-duty suspension package suited to extreme chores that includes trailer towing. Optional items designed to improve the capabilities of the 2012 Sierra 250HD pickup truck includes automatic locking rear differential, back-up heavy-duty battery and an Integrated Trailer Brake Controller. Powerplant selection for the 2012 GMC 2500HD consists of either a gasoline or diesel fueled engine. Standard on the pickup truck is the Vortec 6-liter V-8 generating 360 horsepower and 380 foot-pounds of torque. The optional engine is the 6.6 liter Duramax turbo-diesel V-8 which is design to move rear or all four wheels with 765 pounds-foot of torque. Towing ability with the 2012 GMC Sierra 2500HD sees up to 14,700 pounds available using the 6-liter V-8 engine and as much as 17,500 pounds of trailer pulling ability with the Duramax turbo-diesel engine.