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The GMC Changes

newnessHow 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 Things were removed as well, though only one slight change as the base 1SA trim scraps the outdated 4.2-inch non-touchscreen display for a standard 7.0-inch IntelliLink touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, moving things along in the technological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.

Confidence Behind the Wheel of These GMC Trucks

confidenceWhen it comes to new cars and new GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay, what do we feel, from our research, and also our personal experience, are the top contributors to the delivery of confidence behind the wheel?  Ride and handling made the top of the list for confidence delivered by new GMC trucks in Ontario.

How great a new truck’s ride and handling is will be primarily based on the presence or absence of features surrounding it.  The GMC Sierra Denali’s exclusive Adaptive Ride Control offers premium ride comfort with better road isolation and control than ever at your local new GMC Truck Dealership in Thunder Bay. “Through real-time monitoring of the road and driver inputs while accelerating, cornering, braking and trailering, the system’s active dampers can be individually adjusted every 2 milliseconds, based on sensor feedback.”

Moving past that, another great feature that contributes to the confidence of the new GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay ON, is the all-new Traction Select System which allows drivers to choose from preset available drive modes that have been tailored for different terrain or weather conditions. It works be adjusting the GMC Sierra’s transmission shift points, throttle mapping and StabiliTrak, working to optimize performance for whatever the driving situation may be. The system also reacts with the Adaptive Ride Control in Sierra Denali to further enhance the driving experience and refine the ride, thereby contributing significantly to the confidence of the driver behind the wheel of an all new GMC Truck for sale in Thunder Bay at your local new GMC Truck Dealers in Canada.  Come try on these new confidence building features behind the wheel with a test drive today.

Looking at Early GMC Truck Arrivals

did you knowWhen it comes to GMC Trucks in Canada, there is a lot to discover about the 2019 GMC Sierra that is setting records around the globe.   These new trucks set the new benchmark for capability, refinement and innovation when introduced earlier this year. “Now, the GMC Sierra Denali is arriving at dealerships and strengthening GMC’s position as the preeminent brand for premium truck buyers.”

These new GMC Trucks are totally representative of the next generation of GMC Sierra trucks lineup.  “Denali is the flagship of the next-generation Sierra lineup, distinguished by iconic design cues and segment-leading technologies. It leads a broader, bolder range of precisely engineered trucks, including new AT4 and Elevation models1, developed for the segment’s most discerning customers.”

According to Rich Latek, the marketing director of GMC, GMC ignited the premium truck market 17 years ago with the launch of the Sierra Denali.  The next-generation model sets a new standard with unparalleled advancements and exclusive design. “It offers more upscale appointments, purposeful technologies and capability – solidifying Denali as the ultimate in professional grade.”  If you like GMC and you want what is the latest offerings at your Thunder Bay GMC Truck Dealer, you may want to read more about all that these new GMC Trucks have available to those who want one.  Along with its bold design and premium features, the next-generation Sierra Denali raises the bar in its own segment with exclusive ride and handling and performance technologies designed to deliver a seamless balance of comfort, control and capability. They also include in this class of GMC Trucks in Thunder Bay, a new Adaptive Ride Control and the most powerful V-8 engine available in the class, so swing by your local GMC Truck dealer in Thunder Bay and take one for a spin today.