The GMC Sierra has been in the market since its initial launch in the 1980’s. Since then it has been receiving updates and some redesign to meet the customer’s total satisfaction. Now the rumors are that 2018 GMC Sierra is characterized by a robust under the hood powertrain, an aggressive body style and a comfortable and convenient cabin. Just like the previous models, the 2018 model is useful for people such as farmers, small business owners, construction companies among others. The competitors of the 2018 GMC Sierra are the Ford Ranger 150 and the Dodge Ram Series.
2018 GMC Sierra – Redesign Exterior and Interior
A variety of exterior colors are available, and they include; quicksilver metallic, fire-red, onyx black, bronze alloy metallic, iridium metallic, summit white and Sonoma red metallic and for the interior colors provided in the cabin are; dark ash seats w/jet black interior accents vinyl and the dark ash seats w/jet black interior accents cloth.
For the exterior roof and glass features, the car offers a variable intermittent wiper. The car rides on 17×8 inch painted steel wheels which are all season ride, and a underbody mounted spare tire is provided, and a full-size nonmatching spare tire is also provided. 2018 GMC Sierra is can tow and haul cargo tie downs. The front bumper has been redesigned and now appears bigger, the grille now also appears bigger and a GMC trademark logo inscribed on it. The latest LED technology has been availed on this truck, and LED headlights will be provided for enhancing vision to the drive especially during the night.
From the interior of the 2018 GMC Sierra truck, the seats are wrapped in a premium cloth for comfort and the driver seat has a manually adjustable lumbar support and the front seats provide a 40-20-40 split capacity while the rear seats are equipped with ventilation ducts. The power features include a power door locks and for the instrumentation, a tachometer, a clock, and a trip computer have been installed. For the comfort and convenience of the users, the following features are available, electric power steering, tilt adjustable steering wheel, cruise control, front cup holders, the cruise control buttons mounted on the steering wheel, and air conditioning. For the entertainment of the occupant of the 2018 GMC Sierra, it’s expected that there shall be improved the audio system, a speed-sensitive volume control, USB connection, memory card slot, AM/FM radio/ Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control.
2018 GMC Sierra – Engine Options
There shall be three engine options provided for the GMC Sierra. The first being an Eco-Tech 4.3 L V6 engine capable of generating a maximum power output of 285 hp at roughly 5300 rpm and also at the same time generate an output torque of 305 lb-ft at 3900 rpm. The second engine option being a 5.3 L V8 Eco-Tech engine capable of generating an output power of 355 hp and also provide an output torque of 383 lb-ft. The third engine option is a 6.2 L Eco-Tech V8 capable of generating an output power of 420 hp and also a torque of 460 lb-ft. A micro-hybrid engine technology will also be offered for improved energy efficiency. A 6-Speed 6L80 MYC automatic transmission or an 8L90 M5U 8-speed auto transmission will be mated to the engine.
2018 GMC Sierra – Price and Expected Release Date
The release dates of the 2018 GMC Sierra will be the third quarter of the year 2017 or early year 2018, and it’s expected to sell at a range of $30,000 – $60,000 depending on the trim model.