The 2015 GMC Sierra is about to continue 111 year tradition of GM’s professional heavy-duty trucks making. With enhanced comfort, smarter technologies and bigger payload, this truck will offer all to satisfy needs of the sticklers. The 2015 GMC Sierra should be a leader in its class, and will be offered in three models – 2500HD, 3500HD and the Sierra Denali HD. Also, what is most important to full-size truck, it includes highest payload of 7,374 pounds and the highest conventional trailering rating of 19,600 pounds. We can expect it to arrive in the first quarter of 2014.
2015 GMC Sierra – powertrains and performance
The 2015 GMC Sierra will use proven engines. Base model will be packed with a Vortec 6.0L gas V-8, mated to Hydra-Matic 6L90 six-speed automatic transmission. It can produce 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. For the 2015 GMC Sierra 3500HD models it will be improved to 322 horsepower and 380 lb-ft. Other engine option is Duramax 6.6L diesel paired with Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission. This combination produces 397 horsepower with 765 lb-ft of torque, and it is available for models 2500HD and 3500HD.
Technologies used on the 2015 GMC Sierra are supposed to make tough things easier and more comfortable, while improving driving experience. StabiliTrak electronic stability control is available and it incorporates trailer sway control and hill start assist. Cruise control, auto grade braking, and diesel exhaust brake features are also equipped on the new 2015 Sierra. From the additional driver control features we have four-wheel disc brakes and rear-vision camera system.
2015 GMC Sierra – interior
The 2015 GMC Sierra is improving interior from the 2014 year model. Premium materials are used and bigger attention on details, with hi-tech features, will make this truck comfortable. Cabin impression is boosted with soft touch materials and aluminum trim. Panel doesn’t interfere visibility, more space for the passengers and knobs and buttons are large enough to be easy to use. At the instrument cluster there is six gauges with an available centrally located, 4.2-inch-diagonal color driver information centre. IntelliLink connectivity system uses eight-inch color touch screen which can control Bluetooth phone features and available navigation with all-new map displays with voice commands.
2015 GMC Sierra – exterior design
The new 2015 GMC Sierra is made with great precision. About changes, we have new headlamp, grille design, power-dome hood and a chrome bumper in one-piece. Aerodynamics is much improved, helping this vehicle to go through air with less drag. Also, wind noise is reduced. New grille is helping better engine cooling. Safety is much improved using ultra high strength steels in making A-pillars, B-pillars, rockers and roof rails. It is also used in areas of the rocker panels and underbody to help improve performance in crashes.
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