2022 GMC Sierra’s 2.7L Engine Delivers Incredible Power and Capability

2021 GMC Sierra 1500 towing a boat

2022 GMC Sierra 2.7L Engine Capability

The 2022 GMC Sierra receives an enhanced engine for the new model year that can provide you with all the power and capability you need to handle the tough jobs with ease. From towing large trailers to hauling heavy payloads, the 2022 GMC Sierra’s 2.7L Turbo High-Output is up to the challenge. Keep reading to learn more about this powerful engine and how it compares to one of its closest competitors.

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2022 GMC Sierra 2.7L Turbo vs 2022 Ford F-150 2.7L EcoBoost

One of the closest competitors of the 2022 GMC Sierra’s 2.7L Turbo High-Output engine is the 2.7L Ecoboost engine, which is available in the 2022 Ford F-150 pickup truck. The 2.7L Turbo High-Output engine is standard on the 2022 GMC Sierra Elevation, SLE and Pro trim. The 2.7L EcoBoost is not the standard engine given to the 2022 Ford F-150, but it is available at a higher cost. To see how the 2022 GMC Sierra’s standard 2.7L Turbo High-Output engine compares to the 2022 Ford F-150’s available 2.7L EcoBoost, please view the chart below to see all the important numbers you’re looking for.

2022 GMC Sierra


2022  Ford F-150

2.7L Turbo High-Output


2.7L EcoBoost

8-Speed Automatic


10-Speed Automatic

310 hp

Horsepower (hp)

325 hp

430 lb-ft

Torque (lb-ft)

400 lb-ft

4,264 kg/9,400 lb

Towing Capacity (kg/lbs)

4,851 kg / 10,100 lbs

1,043 kg / 2,299 lbs

Payload Capacity (lbs)

1125 kg / 2,480 lbs

13.9 L /100 km

Fuel Efficiency City (L/km)

12.1 L /100 km

12.0 L /100 km Fuel Efficiency Hwy (L/km)

9.4 L /100 km

As you can see in the chart above, the 2.7L turbo high-output engine that comes standard in the 2022 GMC Sierra offers more torque than the 2022 Ford F-150’s available 2.7L EcoBoost engine. With all the other numbers being so close, the advantage goes to the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500’s standard engine. The 2022 Ford F-150’s 2.7L EcoBoost engine loses this comparison because it is not the standard engine, and is only available at a higher cost.

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