With massive hauling and towing capabilities, GMC’s heavy-duty pickup trucks are modern versions of comfortable interiors, stylish design and equipped with top-notch tech features. Sierra is a part of GMC’s heavy duty line up trucks. GMC shares its name with different brands like Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, the GMC Sierra and the Chevrolet Silverado. GMC’s heavy duty models are more stylish and available in a huge number of configurations. These models set a benchmark for sophisticated heavy duty pickup trucks. Inarguably, GMC Sierra is a great truck and the company is all set to unveil its new model, the 2018 GMC Sierra HD. The Sierra HD lineup of trucks enjoys a steady popularity for versatility and durability. The new version of these trucks will be the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500/3500 HD, with a limited number of changes.
2018 GMC Sierra HD – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The GMC Sierra HD 2018 comes in various color options, wheel design and exterior theme to give a refreshed look to the lineup. The exterior has no big changes from the 2017 model. The front of the car looks bigger with a honeycomb grille and shining chrome materials. This model will have a new, shiny and sturdy chrome grille.
The bold line and boxy body will be retained from its predecessor. The body is made with a fair amount of high strength steel to make it durable. Its body sits on 18-inch alloy wheels. The frame of the truck features chiseled lines with chrome running boards alongside the flanks as well as chrome door trim and chrome-tipped towing mirrors.
Next to the grille are strong square LED lights to provide a better lighting experience. The body of the truck is made with lighter chassis material to make the overall weight of the car a bit lighter.
2018 GMC Sierra HD – Modifications in the Engine
The GMC Sierra HD trucks are known for its efficient and reliable engine. The 2018 Sierra HD is expected to have a Duramax V8 engine. This engine will have a capacity of 6.0-liter capable of producing 360 hp and torque of 380 lb-ft. It will come in the combination with the six-speed automatic transmission.
There will be another option for those in need of power. A 6.6-liter V8 Duramax turbo diesel engine, producing 445 hp and torque of 910 lb-ft. With such powerful engines, the car will surely perform better in both the city and the highways and its fuel consumption will also decrease.
When properly equipped, this vehicle can haul up to 3,760 pounds of payload, and it can tow up to 13,000 pounds with its standard ball hitch. This engine is a solid performer and not noisy also.
The cabin of 2018 GMC Sierra HD is roomy, comfortable, stylish and allows high level of customization. The inside will be well insulated from outside noise and will also have a number of useful storage compartments. The seats will be luxurious since GMC uses fancy cabin materials and upholsteries. The inside may also have 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity as well as an 8-inch touch screen. Other splendid features include carpeting, keyless entry, power and heated front seats and memory setting. This model also boasts of a modern technology GMC’s Infotainment System and will also have 5 USB ports and three 12 volts plugs.
2018 GMC Sierra HD – Pricing and Release Date
The 2018 GMC Sierra HD may arrive late 2017 or early 2018. Its base model price is likely to be around $50,000 and the higher end models will fetch a minimum of about $65,000. GMC’s Sierra HD is an impressive heavy-duty truck with magnificent features, muscular body and powerful engine. It offers great value for money.