2016 GMC Sierra is Unveiled With Extended List of Upgrades
There are not many more heavy-duty trucks as the GMC Sierra HD which offer versatility, comfort and power. Brand's 112-year legacy of trust and versatility now opens one more page and proudly demonstrates its latest offerings.
For 2016 the brand brings the Active Steering Assist System on some double cab and crew cab models, which will make the whole control of the vehicle easier and more confident. Furthermore, there will be also some controls added that will enhance the stability on highway roads. What GMC is going after is improved steering feel and more responsiveness.
For example, there is a special Gooseneck/5th Wheel Trailering Prep Package which will be available in the first quarter of 2016 for Duramax-equipped models and offers a special frame-mounted hitch platform and tray. The pack also includes a cargo bed-mounted trailer harness.
Additional upgrades for 2016 include a GMC IntellLink with seven-inch touch screen, a special HD radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability. Furthermore, High-intensity Discharge projector-beam headlamps with GMC signature will be now part of the standard equipment.
And for the 2016 GMC also offers and some additional colors: Crimson Red Tintcoat for the double cab, Cardinal Red, Deep Garnet Metallic (crew cab only) and Mahogany Metallic. But along with the colors, buyers will also be granted and with some improved interior space. The vehicles now offer:
- Maximum 2500HD conventional trailering rating of 6,577 kg
- Maximum 2500HD fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailering rating of 8,165 kg
- Maximum 3500HD single-rear-wheel conventional trailering rating of 6,804 kg
- Maximum 3500HD single-rear-wheel fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailering rating of 7,938 kg
- Maximum 3500HD dual-rear-wheel conventional trailering rating of 20,000 pounds (9,072 kg
- Maximum 3500HD dual-rear-wheel fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailering rating 10,523 kg
And All Terrain HD premium package, available with SLT crew cab 4WD models offers Z71 suspension, 18-inch chrome aluminum wheels and all-terrain tires. The 20-inch wheels are optional.
Furthermore gas and Duramax diesel engines are available for the lineup with the special bi-fuel option. It allows the engine to run on compressed gas. How cool is that?
So, what do you think about all the improvements?