The pickup truck has been a popular model of car lately. It is because people love to have single ride while carrying their stuff in the towing box or going on Off-Road ride instead. Many automakers are jumping into this market, including GMC. For the next year, they will release 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 diesel design that focuses on power and fuel economy. GMC Sierra is their flagship pickup truck and the automaker is always eager to release new version each year. For this 2018 version, there is not much revealed. Let’s see some of the descriptions below.
Engine Specification of 2018 New GMC Sierra
The pickup truck is powered with three options of engine that customers can choose. The first option of engine is a V6 engine with capacity of 4.3 liters. It can produce around 285 horsepower and will have torque around 305 lb of feet. The fuel economy of this engine is 18 in city and 24 mpg on the highway. For the second engine, it is a 5.3 liters special engine that can produce 355 horsepower and 383 lb-feet of torque. This engine is definitely more powerful than the previous one and with fuel economy not so different with score of 16 mpg in city and 22 in highway. The last engine is a 6.2 liter capacity of V8 engine that can produce 420 horsepower, by far the most powerful one torque at 460 lb-feet.
Exterior and Interior 2018 GMC Sierra 1500
The exterior of the new GMC Sierra has its look upgraded. What stands out the most from this pickup truck is its aggressive grille that looks squarish with bold lines. The square headlamps are also making the car looks bold and fierce. 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 diesel design is highly unique on the front. The back parts of the pickup are like the usual pickup truck, but due to the fact that it has a very strong design on the front, it can appeal our eyes in just a few seconds. The body now has more parts made of aluminum and it reduces the weight compared to the previous version released in 2017.
The interior of the car is also upgraded. It looks less of a pickup truck than a premium sedan. The leather upholstery is of a good quality. The touchscreen navigation sits comfortably on the lower dashboard. It also has generous enough of leg space. The entertainment features include internet connection and USB port along with the high quality speaker.
Release Date and Price
The new 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 diesel design is expected to be rolling on the market in mid to late 2017 as an opening for the upcoming 2018 year. As for the price of the car, it will depend on the type of engine. The price will range around $32,000 to $36,000. The price is quite more affordable considering the features are on par with the same model from other automakers. By far, it is a considerable bet for the next year vehicle to ride.