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eAssist is All it Took for These GMC Trucks

winning edgeYour Buick Car Dealership has been focused in the previous few posts, on GMC Trucks and what makes some of them award winners, and others, sort of “meh”.  Well, for starters, we have decided, at your Buick Car Dealership in Thunder Bay, that an award winning GMC Truck, such as the 2015 and 2016 GMC Canyon, must be able to effectively compete across the board.  Meaning, they must have the exact correct combination of power, efficiency, manageability, comfort, control, technology and appearance.  That may not sound like much. But believe me, it’s a lot.

Enter one of Your Thunder Bay Buick Cars Dealership favorite GMC Trucks, the Sierra 1500 and a super feature that often times is all a truck needs to fall over the edge and into award territory, eAssist.  “Compared to a comparable Sierra 1500 with a 5.3L/eight-speed powertrain, the Sierra with eAssist offers an EPA-estimated 14.4 L/100 km city – a 1.5 L/100km improvement. The combined estimate improves 0.8 L/100km to 13.0 L/100km. The 5.3L eAssist V8 delivers the same performance, towing and payload as the current 5.3L V8 engine.”

This feature was recognized almost immediately by your GMC Truck Dealer in Canada and others in the industry as being a real winner, so they made sure it could be found in many different forms for many different truck buyers.  “The new eAssist powertrain is available in the Sierra SLT crew cab with the up-level Premium Plus package, a package that is also available with the standard 5.3L non- eAssist engine and the 6.2L V8 engine.”  Come to your Thunder Bay Buick Car Dealer and see this feature in action.

The Award Winning Truck Criteria

awardLooking at how a truck or car reaches the top of the list in ratings and awards is what we intend to do here, on behalf of your Thunder Bay GMC Truck Dealership in ON today.  We will site a certain example and it will be the GMC Canyon of 2016.  This truck has been given the top pick award from a few different sources, and so, it will be a great one to look at here.

How did cars.com decide on this particular GMC Truck?  “Testing included head-to-head comparisons in 18 objective categories and included the following vehicles:  2016 GMC Canyon, 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Toyota Tacoma and 2016 Nissan Frontier.”  Patrick Olsen from cars.com said that the Canyon is an all-around great truck. So, for starters, most of the time they are looking for a new truck, such as those for sale at your GMC Truck Dealership in Thunder Bay, that will match high criteria set forth amongst many different categories and criteria.

“The Canyon is an all-around great truck,” said Patrick Olsen, Cars.com editor-in-chief. “It is well-balanced and confident both on paved streets and off-road. It’s a well-appointed truck on the interior and has some serious ability when it comes to payload and towing as well as overall engine performance.”  There are many different makes and models of new pickup trucks that do one or two things extremely well.  Maybe they have excellent power under the hood and towing ability, or maybe they are very efficient and quiet.  Some might be comfortable and great looking on the outside.  It can be challenging, however, to find that truck or car that meets a really wide variety of “bests”.  When you find one that is efficient, powerful, comfortable, good-looking and easy to handle, then you may just have yourself a winner in the awards arena.

A Common Buick Cars and GMC Trucks Quest

complimentaryYour Thunder Bay Buick Car Dealership in ON has us writing on their behalf in order to deliver you the latest news on GMC Trucks and Buick Cars as it pertains to the dealership in Canada and Thunder Bay customers who want to stay on top of the most late breaking information in the industry.  According to our most recent research regarding your Thunder Bay Buick Car Dealer, we have found the following to be true and confirmed the details with a recent press release from Buick Cars in Canada, “Building on GMC Sierra’s advanced powertrain technologies, new eAssist technology enhances its position as one of the industry’s most innovative and capable trucks, helping it achieve up to 9 percent greater city fuel economy – and solidifying its segment-best ranking for V8 efficiency.”

The new eAssist system, beginning this spring, is exclusively available on the already well-equipped 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT crew cab 4WD model with the SLT Premium Plus package. For 2016, GMC Trucks, according to our research on behalf of your Buick Car Dealership in Thunder Bay, will be producing a limited number of eAssist models for the Canadian market.

“Innovative technology that enhances capability is at the core of everything we do at GMC and the new Sierra with eAssist takes it to a higher level,” said Mike Speranzini, brand director Buick GMC. “Its advantages are delivered in a compromise-free package that enables real-world fuel savings with premium content that provides a very high level of refinement, comfort and connectivity.”  When it comes to GMC Trucks in Canada, or any make model of truck anywhere, for that matter, it is of the utmost top priority to create and deliver a truck with the most power imaginable in the greatest efficiency known.  It sounds like GMC trucks are on target when it comes to the common quest.