Alongside with its brother Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup truck manufactured by General Motors. These two pickups were originally launched in 1998 as successors of legendary Chevrolet C/K line, which was in production around forty years. Current model belongs to third generation, which was launched in 2013 and it is planned to be produced until 2018/2019, when next-generation pickup truck is planned to be launched. If we take that fact in case it seems logical that 2016 GMC Sierra will come with some changes in order to keep current model fresh until new model come.
2016 GMC Sierra changes
New model definitely comes with many changes. The 2016 GMC Sierra will get redesigned front fascia, which will beside expected grille and headlight modifications also get some other novelties. Basically, key words for all these changes are chrome details, which will be much more frequent on 2016 Sierra. Interior of also won’t come without changes. Beside new colors and better-quality materials, new model will also come with slightly revisited center console and some new features. The 2016 GMC Sierra will feature five USB ports and the small 300 watt inverter for the devices of 120 volt plug-in. It will be also equipped with some additional storage and cup holders. Like previous year models, it will be available in four trim levels.
2016 GMC Sierra engine
When it is about mechanic, 2016 Sierra will remain pretty much the same as last-year model. There will be two engines in offer. The first one is petrol 6.0 L LY6 Vortec 6000 V8, which is capable to produce 360 horses and 380 lb-ft of max torque. The second one, more powerful is 6.6 L LML Duramax V8 diesel which outputs 397 horsepower and amazing 765 lb-ft of max torque. Transmission for 2016 Sierra will be the same 6-speed 6L80 automatic.
2016 GMC Sierra release date and competition
Although it is not confirmed yet, it is expected that 2016 GMC Sierra will come in late 2015 or early 2016. When it is about competition, beside its brother Silverado, there are pickups like Ford F-150, Dodge Ram and Toyota Tundra.
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