In the vast and often overwhelming world of the internet where random as well as specific information awaits at your fingertips, it is daunting at times when setting out to find what is guaranteed useful date on a subject. We try to do this each week, as we bring you what we find pertinent sharing on new and used GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay. Today’s subject? GMC Sierra 1500 trim levels and options for 2018 that we would actually entertain purchasing and owning ourselves, based on usefulness.
For starters, those interested in a “professional-grade pickup” will have plenty to pick from with the GMC Sierra 1500. We’d take the SLE crew cab with the short box, as it provides the best all-around value, according to all that we have read and seen regarding new GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay ON. Its spacious interior, usable cargo configurations, and excellent equipment pair best with the SLE Value package, and includes so much for the money, as follows:
10-way-adjustable power driver’s seat
• Trailer hitch with wiring harness
• Integrated garage-door opener
• Remote vehicle starter
• LED fog lamps
Consider that it is joined with the 5.3-liter V-8 and all-wheel drive and it costs a class-competitive amount. It totals more than the Toyota, but less than the Ram, and it just so happens that most all experts agree that the “highly capable and fully usable half-ton Sierra is better than both.”
So, you will, as all other new GMC truck shoppers do, need to decide what matters most to you in the process of shopping for your next new GMC Truck in Thunder Bay ON, but if the list is anything close to what experts design, then you will be wise to hone in on the GMC Sierra 1500 for 2018. Come by your local new and used GMC Truck dealership and pursue a test drive today!
How do changes impact the new and used GMC trucks of Thunder Bay ON? Well, depending on the truck, the answer can vary, due in part to the fact that they change to a varying degree. This year, for example, one of the most popular new GMC Trucks, the GMC Sierra 1500, has very little in the way of anticipated change. It receives the smallest of changes for 2018, as a matter of fact, and so the effect is small.
“The eAssist package is now available nationwide after being sold exclusively in California since 2016. This system, which GM calls “mild hybrid,”uses a single electric motor and doesn’t operate as a typical hybrid, meaning it doesn’t power the truck on its own. The lineup adds two new exterior colors—Deep Mahogany Metallic and Red Quartz Tintcoat. Every model now has a backup camera—per a government mandate—and the tire-pressure-monitoring system now has an audible alert when you’re adding air, to indicate when the tire is inflated to the recommended level.” Things were removed as well, though only one slight change as the base 1SA trim scraps the outdated 4.2-inch non-touchscreen display for a standard 7.0-inch IntelliLink touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, moving things along in the technological advancement categories.
When it comes to the outside of the GMC trucks in Thunder Bay, the changes are cosmetic from 2016 and therefore minimal today. “The Sierra received extensive cosmetic updates in 2016, so there were only minor changes in 2017.” One thing worth mentioning that changed, or shall I say, was added, is the General Motors’ Teen Driver system became standard across the range, allowing parents to monitor the speed and location of the truck, as well as muting the radio until all occupants are buckled up. Also standard across the Sierra lineup were a capless fuel filler and new automatic shutters behind the grille, which automatically close to smooth airflow over the front end of the truck and improve fuel economy on the highway. Cool and intelligent running boards were added to the list of available accessories; they power out for easy entry into the cabin and can motor rearward for quick access to the bed. Lastly, two new colors were added to the Sierra palette: Pepperdust and the magnificent Dark Slate.
Do you know all that there is to know about Thunder Bay GMC trucks for sale in Ontario? Neither did we, so we set out to gather as many helpful facts as we could, with the purpose of passing them along to you. Since the number of Thunder Bay GMC Trucks is vast, we have contemplated and landed on one of the best and most popular in its class, the GMC Sierra 1500. “Despite much in common with the Chevrolet Silverado, the Sierra 1500 has a uniquely chiseled design and exclusive features. It alone is available with an adaptive suspension, a versatile split-folding tailgate, and a resilient carbon-fiber cargo bed. The Sierra has a rougher ride than the Ram 1500, but it drives better thanks to responsive steering and restrained body roll.”
It used to be said and proven as well, that the GMC trucks in the Sierra lineup were simply more costly versions of the Silverado. This is no longer the case as is stated above and proven by our research on behalf of your Thunder Bay GMC Truck Dealer. Also important is the following, “Don’t be fooled by the half-ton Sierra’s gussied-up image—it’ll upend stumps and tow several tons with ease. Like its General Motors sibling (the Chevrolet Silverado 1500), the Sierra is highly capable and endlessly configurable with a host of potent powertrain pairings.” The top of all things offered on this new truck in Thunder Bay is an optional 6.2-liter V-8 making a class-leading 420 horsepower and towing up to 12,500 pounds when properly equipped; an eight-speed automatic transmission is also available.
Every GMC Sierra in the lineup of new GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay, boasts an excellent infotainment system, which includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The handsome GMC trucks in Thunder Bay are said to be slightly less advanced as the Ford F-150, but it covers the bases in every situation and matches the outstanding Silverado pound for pound and so the tasks at hand are accomplished quite well. There exists very little change for the GMC Sierra.