2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Release Date, Specs, Redesign

Friday, April 28th 2017. | GMC


To be a serious threat to its rivals, this vehicle is ready to enter the worldwide pickup truck market. It is anticipated to have some new makeovers. GMC outlined the most changes on its concept to make it more powerful and modern. It will take people’s attention on the global market with several customization choices. The features will be the highlight that the company will provide. We heard many rumors for its arrival since General Motors showed their readiness to discuss some of its parts. The grille design is new to complete the new materials, innovative technologies. 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is also speculated to be a bigger and more luxurious efficient truck.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Specs
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Exterior

The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 will receive smart and brave design on its exterior. It is expected to have 20 ft long as well as 6.5 ft. high. The wheels are large, and the arches will make it more muscular than before. It seems that the company will retain its chrome detailing and some redesigns are applied for its mirrors and doors.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior

General Motors also understand about the demand for windows and air conditionings. It is important for them to focus on how to increase the ultimate comfort inside the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. The four-seated cabin has good taste and excellent quality. Numerous options will be added for its luxury touch to impress us. For the front panel board, it has a compact and functional design so passengers can get inside easily. With the use of perforated nuance natural leather seats, it has trendy and intensive styling cues. The company provides it with the latest technology to support a high level of comfort. Also, the vehicle comes out with 8-inch of LCD touch screen with the music player system, USB ports, 4G wireless hotspot, and Bluetooth. It has an aluminum casing, and everything inside is neatly designed. It is also recommended to have central tunnel placement that should be higher than before but with smaller gear shifter.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Engine

There is a green light that the company will use a perfect engine. They have a plan to invent most economical V6 engine inside this pickup truck. To achieve this goal, it is recommended to use V6 engine and 4.3 liters as well as turbocharged aluminum V6 engine to replace the previous V8 and 5.3 liters. However, everything is still unclear. There is a bit indication that they will put the biggest V8 engine for Sierra 2500. The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 has six-speed automatic to complete the V8 engine. For the redesigned V6 engine, it has 285 HP and 308 lb-ft of torque power. Buyers can go with the all-wheel or rear-wheel drive. We expect that it has more than 18 mpg of fuel consumption in the city while on the highway should be about 24 mpg with the use of V6. We also anticipate the use of micro-hybrid engine technology to increase the fuel efficiency.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Release Date and Price

The standard model of the truck should be around $30,000, and the use of V8 engine together with 8-speed plus some enhancements will be about $55,000. Up to now, there is no fixed release date announced by the company. It would be nice if they can start the debut of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 before 2017. After that, it is available to purchase in the autumn of 2017 and the beginning of 2018.