The 2018 GMC Sierra have it’s mechanically identical cousin the Chevrolet Silverado. The GMC Sierra is a heavy-duty and full-size pickup truck it is introduced in 1999 as the successor of the well known Chevrolet C/K line. I is manufactured by General motors headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. The General motors is still offering the Chevrolet Silverado in GMC-badged variant under the name GMC Sierra a full-size pickup, Sierra name was first used in 1988. It is a variant of the GMT400 platform back in 80’s.
The GMMC is trying to present the Sierra as a more premium, upscale variant of the Chevrolet Silverado. Well if we look under the nicely sculpted shell these two pick up truck’s are the same, basically. Since it is launched in 2013 they are did it very well and now for the 2018 they did a restyle of the whole truck. They updated the bumpers the grill the headlamps which is resulted in very bold and striking appearance. It have 20-inch alloy wheels.
The interior of the Sierra is really soft and the seats are very comfortable and the cabin itself is very spacious. The very good thing about the Sierra is that despite all of the technology and all of the luxury’s the dash is very simple. int have straight forward control’s for the infotainment system as well as the automatic climate control. The strange thing about this car is that the steering column is offset to the center of the truck by half an inch too much which results that is not centered to the driver.
2018 GMC Sierra Engine
The base engine offered in new 2018 GMC Sierra is a 4.3-Liter V-6 which is putting out 285 horsepower. They offer two optional engines as well, the firs is a 5.3-Liter V-8 putting out 355 horsepower. The second optional engine is a 6.2-liter V-8 it is able to produce 420 horsepower and 450 pound feet of torque. Maximum payload is 2260 lb and the maximum towing is exactly 12,000 lb. It come in cab, double cab and crew cabs. Rear-wheel drive comes as basic and the all-wheel drive is optional. EPA estimates are 16 mpg city / 22 mpg highway. It is able to accelerate from 0-60 in 7.3 seconds and top speed is 99 miles per hour.
2018 GMC Sierra Price
The price tag for this new 2018 GMC Sierra is between $28,215 and $54,660. Main competitors are: Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Ram 1500, Nissan Titan and Toyota Tundra.