Great thing about GM is that there are always some fresh things on its trucks and 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 won’t be an exception. This model is in production for many years. Latest version came in 2013, and it was updated already last year. For this occasion, we saw many new things, but company won’t stop on this. According to the latest reports, we will see some novelties next year too. We still don’t know exact details, but we are sure that those changes won’t be as big as it was case last year. Company could introduce some smaller visual tweaks, but the biggest novelty should be new transmission for base model. The 2018 Sierra 1500 will come next year.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 redesign and features
As we already mentioned, 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 will come with some novelties. However, those changes won’t be as big as those from last year. To remind you, we saw many fresh things for the 2016 model. Company improved visual appearance significantly and new model now looks even more attractive. There is new front end, which received new headlights, grille and many other details. We surely won’t see so big changes for the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500, but we could see some smaller visual tweaks. Also, rumors suggest that we are going to see a whole new palette of exterior colors. When it comes to interior, we won’t see changes in styling. On the other side, we expect to see a rearrangement of trim level, and each of them should come with some new standard and optional features in offer.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 engine
Engines will remain the same for 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. There will be three engines in offer. Base one is 4.3 V6 unit with 285 horsepower. There are also two V8 units in offer. Those are 5.3 and 6.2 liter engines, with max output of 355 and 420 horses, respectively. The biggest novelty for 2018 Sierra 1500 should be new transmission for base V6 engine. This unit will be paired with the same 8-speed automatic that is used for V8 engines. A 6-speed automatic transmission won’t be in offer anymore.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 release date and price
The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 should come somewhere in the second half of next year. We should find out exact date of launch soon. When it comes to price, expect no changes, which means that base model will go around 28.000 dollars.