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December 18, 2017
Vehicle Profile: 2018 GMC Sierra 1500
The GMC Sierra gets the job done

When it comes to a good on-the-job vehicle, power and capability are necessities. The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 combines exterior and interior features with undeniably impressive performance to create a truck designed for the modern worker.

Earning a reputation for power

Equipped on the base trim of the 2018 Sierra 1500 is a 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. This powertrain generates a moderate 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. For more power under the hood, the Sierra can be equipped with an available 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine. Producing 420 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, this engine allows you to haul up to 12,500 pounds when properly equipped.

Providing you with the right gear

Complementing the 2018 Sierra 1500’s impressive powertrain are a number of useful exterior features. Basic exterior amenities that come on every trim of the Sierra 1500 include a CornerStep rear chrome bumper for easy navigation around the bed and 17-inch painted steel wheels. Upgrading to higher trims will add LED lights to illuminate your path when you have to drive or work at night. A power rear sliding window with defogger is available for those living or working in chillier climates as well.

Connecting you with the best in tech

Right from the start, the GMC Sierra 1500 comes packed with plenty of technologies that the modern pickup driver will love. Cruise control removes the hassle of constant accelerations and decelerations out on the highway while the rear vision camera provides an optimal view while backing up your Sierra.  

Higher trims of the 2018 Sierra 1500 are equipped with more advanced features, such as GMC’s impressive suite of safety systems. Features like Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Alert, Front and Rear Park Assist, Hill Descent Control and Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking will keep you safe every time you’re behind the wheel.

For a capable and versatile truck that blends power, comfort and technology, look no further than the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500. Visit your local dealership to test drive one today.

This article is presented by Colonial Buick GMC in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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