GMC is about to bring new masculine and incredibly powerful truck. It is bringing 2016 GMC Sierra, a stunning heavy duty truck with great performances.
Exterior and interior design
The first GMC Sierra has been launched long time ago, in 1998. 2016 GMC Sierra is the third generation of this full size pickup truck, which has started in 2013. New model will suffer some mid cycle refreshment, while the huge redesign and new generation is expected for 2018 or 2019 model year. With Chevrolet Silverado on its side, 2016 GMC Sierra represents the best offer of GM’s trucks. These models also have a lot of similarities, but about these similarities we will talk some other time. New model should have the same platform as the current model. It will probably be made of lightweight materials. These materials are aluminum, carbon fiber, magnesium and some light strength steel. With lighter body, new model will improve fuel consumption as well as some general performances. As we have already mention, new model is mid cycle refreshment, so it will suffer some minor changes. These changes will mostly be made on the front part. Changes will include front bumper, front grille and headlights. Front bumper will be more massive and with more muscular appearance. We will also see new larger and more powerful rectangular air intakes installed in it. It will be equipped with new fog lamps too. Front grille will be narrower and wider. It will look very classy and bossy. 2016 GMC Sierra will bring redesigned headlights too. It will have C shape and it will look more modern and futuristic. Headlights, as well as taillights will be equipped with LED daytime running lights. This will improve visibility as well as general look and style of the 2016 GMC Sierra. On the sides we will notice new side mirrors and some beautiful chrome details. There are also new alloy wheel shapes and new tires which will be able to conquer all kinds of surfaces. Trailer will be slightly redesigned and modified too. When it comes to the interior of 2016 GMC Sierra, it will also undergo some nice changes. New cabin will get new, redesigned center console. It will be equipped with the latest and highest quality materials. These materials include aluminum, chrome, leather, soft plastics and fabrics. As for the technological features, new cabin will be full of them. These features will consider touch screen display, new infotainment system, new audio system, navigation, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, climate control, etc. 2016 GMC Sierra will also be fully equipped with the latest safety features. This list is consisted of airbags, electronic stability control, active cruise control, blind spot warning system, precrash safety system, intelligent speed assist (ISA) and others.
2016 GMC Sierra powertrain
When it comes to the performances of 2016 GMC Sierra, there will be few engine options. The first one and basic is current 4.3 liter V6 engine. This engine is capable to produce 285 horsepower and 305 pound feet of torque. The second option will be 5.3 liter V8 engine, which generates 355 horses and 383 lb-ft of torque. The most powerful option will be 6.2 liter V8 power unit. This unit is capable to produce more than 420 horses and 460 pound feet of torque. There are also some rumors about turbocharged diesel engine under the hood of the new 2016 GMC Sierra – 6.6 liter Duramax V8.
Release date and expected price
According to the sources, new 2016 GMC Sierra should debut sometime in the second half of 2015. The price of this remarkable full size truck will depend of the trim level and equipment. It will be in range from 26,000 to 57,000 dollars.