2018 GMC Sierra 1500 to offer top notch specifications

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 will be available in many variants catering to the need of the many. Considering the fact that it doppelganger the Chevy Silverado is doing quite well, it is a good choice. Sierra is one of the most popular pickup trucks manufactured by GMC. This vehicle was introduced way back in the late nineties and has been there for a long time now. GMC Sierra replaced the GMC K which was discontinued due to its decreasing popularity. Unfortunately, Sierra was on the tracks of meeting the same fate but the company decided to give it another chance.

This pickup truck’s industrial variant has earlier proved to be quite popular and the company is now looking forward to their new luxury variant. This 2018 variant will feature many design upgrades and powerful engine is expected as well.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Front View

Exterior & Interior Design

Nothing revolutionary will be done with the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500’s exterior and interior redesigns. It will pretty much stick to its pickup truck style but there will be some minor tweaks and some fine wood and leather crafting. This car will now offer adjustable seats and therefore there will also be room for some extra luggage. Other than that new LED headlamps will be installed. They along with the sleeker grill will help to accentuate the look of this vehicle. Other than that, the dash will feature some technological enhancements.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine

Considering the fact that the previous variant of 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 was released last year, it is most likely that it’ll stick previous powertrain combination. Given that the previously offered a pretty decent output, it’s not that bad. However, there are some minor improvements. This new variant will carry an  EcoTech 3 4.3-liter engine under its hood. This engine’s output will range between 280 horses to 285 horses and will have a maximum torque of 305 lb-ft. It is most probable that two more engine variants will be offered.

Considering the fact that the previous variant of 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 was released last year, it is most likely that it’ll stick previous powertrain combination. Given that the previously offered a pretty decent output, it’s not that bad. However, there are some minor improvements. This new variant will carry an  EcoTech 3 4.3-liter engine under its hood. This engine’s output will range between 280 horses to 285 horses and will have a maximum torque of 305 lb-ft. It is most probable that two more engine variants will be offered.

The first one among them will be an EcoTech 3 5.3-liter V8 engine with an output of 355 horses and 383 lb-ft of torque. The engine in the range will be the most powerful one. It will be an EcoTech 3 6.2-liter V8 engine. Its power output is likely to be 420 HP and will offer 460 lb-ft of torque.  These three engines have been officially confirmed. However, rumors suggest the existence of another 6.0-liter V8 Vortec diesel engine. Not much is known about its output and torque. Other than that transmission system will be retained and the EcoTech engines will provide better fuel efficiency.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Side View

Competition, Cost & Release Date

Competition in the pickup truck range has always been a pretty cutting edge, and a sturdier and efficient vehicle survives in the long run. 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is one of those cars and it can compete with stalwarts like Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram 2500. Given that it will be offered in many engine variants and features, it will certainly have an edge over the others. Depending on those factors, the cost will vary between $26,000 to $33,000. Official figures will be available soon. There has been some confusion regarding the release date of this car. It should have been available by now but due to some delays, it will be available in the market in the 2018 year.

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