2018 GMC Sierra 1500

New 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 brings styling modifications and changes in engine room. These are part of mid-cycle refreshment, and radical moves won’t happen before 2020. Nevertheless, this truck will complete the lineup in 2018 season, as smallest sibling. However, we believe it is going to be the first to appear from all its pairs in segment. Highlight will be on fuel economy. Increased mileage happens because of the other savings. For example, more aluminum and carbon fiber come in many parts.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 redesign

Partial redesign brings new refreshed front of the truck. Transformations come for grille and headlights. There is more chrome details, so 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is more elegant than before. New lights provide better lighting. Aluminum parts are making pickup lighter. Further, this leads to better fuel economy. New Sierra 1500 will be available in few cab configurations. Also, three or four trims are going to be offered to buyers. With these trims, and different drive systems, there will be wide choice of model of this truck.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 side view

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 interior

Cabin of the pickup is going to have various systems for safety and comfort. However, this is working truck, so infotainment and hi-tech features are not priority. Controls are simple. Nevertheless, dashboard will take some modifications and updates. Overall, styling keeps its classic appeal, but new details are making it fresh.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 interior

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 engine

Base units of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 are coming with 3.0-l V-6 engine. This won’t be turbocharged unit, but normally-aspirated drivetrain. Engine is capable to deliver 290 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. Transmission is 6-speed automatic. Power goes to front wheels. All-wheel drive and manual gearbox are optional, while other power sources are not confirmed yet. Engineers are still working on improvements in total towing capacity and mileage. However, big moves won’t happen so soon.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 drivetrain

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 price

The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is going to carry $30,000 tag when it appears. Upper trims, such as crew cab with 4×4 drive, can go over $40,000. However, we will know more details as we are getting closer to release date, probably early in 2018.

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