2016 GMC Sierra

Originally launched in 1998, GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup truck, which alongside with Chevrolet Silverado represents the best offer of GM’s trucks. These two models have pretty much the same characteristics. Except visual appearance, all other parts are almost identical. Current, third generation of these trucks was launched in 2013, so we can say that those models are still very new. However, GM already has plans for the future. Next generation models are planned for 2018/19 and meanwhile, current models will undergo some mid-cycle refreshments. When it is about GMC, this updated model is expected to come as 2016 Sierra.

2015 GMC Sierra

2016 GMC Sierra redesign

As we said, the main difference between these two models is in their look. Both models have their unique appearance in order to attract wider range of potential customers. The 2016 GMC Sierra will come with some fresh details. It is expected that new model will get slightly revisited front fascia, with new headlights and grille. The 2016 GMC Sierra will come will even more accentuated chrome details. Interior will also undergo some changes. It will get new, redesigned center console, five USB jacks, a small 300 watt inverter for the devices of 120 volt plug-in and some additional storage and cup holders.

2016 GMC Sierra side view

2016 GMC Sierra engine

Mechanical features are pretty much identical in Sierra and Silverado. It is expected that 2016 GMC Sierra will come with no mechanical changes, compared to current model. The engine line-up will remain the same and it will be consisted of two units. The base one is 6.0 L LY6 Vortec 6000 V8 petrol engine which is able to produce 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of max torque. The second variant is 6.6 L LML Duramax V8 diesel engine. This unit outputs 397 horses and 765 lb-ft of twist. The 6-speed 6L80 automatic transmission will also remain.

2016 GMC Sierra rear view

2016 GMC Sierra release date and price

The 2016 GMC Sierra will probably come in late 2015 or early 2016. Price is expected to remain pretty much the same, but some small corrections are possible. Ford F-150, Dodge Ram and Toyota Tundra will be the main rivals of 2016 Sierra.

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