GMC Sierra Denali Quadrasteer
Base engine 6.0L/325-hp OHV V-8
Opt engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, AWD
Fuel economy, mpg 12/15
Price range $44,105-$44,140
What’s Hot: Four-wheel steering, 6.0L engine pulls hard, outstanding handling for a pickup
What’s Not: High price, choppy ride on rough freeways, fake interior wood
What’s New: Former Sierra C3 gets Delphi four-wheel steering, adjustable suspension, and wider rear track to become ’02 Sierra Denali Quadrasteer


GMC Sierra 1500 HD
Base engine 6.0L/300-hp OHV V-8
Opt engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD or 4WD
Fuel economy, mpg 12/16
Price range $30,143-$36,820
What’s Hot: Smooth engine, Tow/Haul trans mode, 10,300-lb tow capacity
What’s Not: Can’t get 8.1L engine, rough unloaded ride, no trans temp gauge
What’s New: Combination of HD chassis, brakes, and suspension with regular, light-duty Sierra Crew Cab body


Lincoln Blackwood
Base engine 5.4L/300-hp DOHC V-8
Opt engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, RWD
Fuel economy, mpg 12/17
Price range $52,500-$54,495
What’s Hot: Power tonneau cover, deep freeze A/C, bed lighting
What’s Not: RWD only, high price for a pickup, limited-use bed
What’s New: Based on Navigator, Lincoln’s first truck has power tonneau, carpeted bed floor, 5.4L/300-hp V-8, and fake wood covering bed exterior