Pickups like Ford F-150, Ram 1500, Chevy Silverado 1500 are the most popular models in the truck segment. To stay in this elite company GM is preparing new 2018 Sierra 1500. This pickup truck will come with improved performance thanks to the new EcoTec3 technology. Better towing and payload will for sure make this model quite popular.
Read out more about changes on the new GMC Sierra 1500.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Powertrain and Transmission:
The engine options will be the ace in the sleeve of the new 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. Three engines will be offered with this truck. The smallest is V6 4.3 liter engine with its 285 horses and 305 lb of torque. This engine will be mated to a 6-speed auto transmission. The same gearbox will arrive with a 5.3 V8. This combination will deliver 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque. One more V8 will be under the hood of the new Sierra. It is a 6.2-liter engine with 460 lb-ft of torque and 420 horses. This engine comes with 8-speed automatic gearbox. The towing capacity will be one of the best in class, in figures that are 12,300 pounds.
Prices and Arrival:
The price of the 2018 Sierra will be more than competitive. The base model will be available for less than $30,000 while the Denali model could be around $54,000. Its arrival date is scheduled for the end of 2017.