The 2018 GMC Sierra is the latest half-ton Heavy Duty (HD) truck from truck manufacturer and part of the GMC Denali line of trucks. It comes alongside the 2018 GMC Canyon but unveils earlier. HD truck lovers might wonder what it has on the previous version, the 2017 GMC Sierra. From the outlook, there might not be much but a subtle examination of the machine makes one realize why 2018 GMC Sierra went to great lengths to put this muscle on the road.
2018 GMC Sierra Exterior and Interior
The 2018 GMC Sierra is quite similar to its predecessor but has a more commanding presence. It comes fitted with the chrome grill at the front that is synonymous with the Denali trucks.It also has rectangular chrome step assists that might be missing in other heavy duty trucks. Twenty two inch aluminum wheels are also of note in this machine, and an extra touch has been added to the paint accents on the wheels. The 2018 GMC Sierra comes with a stainless steel exhaust outlet that makes it quite the beauty from the rear. It is also a good thing to note that GMC has made sure that this truck has a variety of colors to choose from besides the usual crimson or black that most people are used to.
The interior of the 2018 GMC Sierra is not too far off the predecessor’s but adds a decorative trim to it. A few practical as well as comfortable tweaks have been added to it to make it more user-friendly. These include: a Wi-Fi hotspot; two USB charger ports; wireless charging hub; power-adjustable pedals for comfortable driving; power-adjustable rear window that has been crafted with defogger technology; an eight-inch touch screen; a rear camera with dynamic guidelines and a bed liner with three-dimensional Denali logo that gives the vehicle that essential authentic feel for the interior.
2018 GMC Sierra Engine
The 2018 GMC Sierra boasts of a 420 Horsepower, 6.2 liter V8 engine that well matches its half-ton weight and gives the machine quite a reputation among the heavy duty trucks. It can reach a top speed of 125 miles per hour and can move from zero to sixty in seven seconds- which is quite the feat for such a heavy machine. The transmission also comes with the option of a 420 Horsepower 5.2 liter Hydra-Matic 8L90 transmission that is quite a feature among trucks and offers buyers quite the attractive choice.
2018 GMC Sierra Price and Release Date
The 2018 Sierra will be in dealer shops by end of first quarter in 2017 and is estimated at USD 60,000.