2016 GMC Sierra 2500 Review

GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup truck, which was first
launched in 1998. Alongside with Chevrolet Silverado it represents the best
offer of GM’s trucks. These two models have pretty much the
same characteristics, except the visual appearance.

Exterior

More than a half of the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 bodywork is made
from high-strength steels. This material is also used in the
fully-boxed frame rails and major frame cross-members.

The new 2016 GMC Sierra will come with some fresh details,
mostly focused on the front end. The new model will probably
get reworked front fascia, with brand new headlights and
grille.

In order to increase room in hood and cooling, the 2016 Sierra
2500 will get an emerging hood-styling and slightly heavier
breeze intakes.

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2016 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

2016 GMC Sierra 2500 Interior

The 2016 GMC Sierra interior will also undergo some changes.
The cabin will come with even more accentuated chrome details
than before. The engineers have been using much higher quality
materials and textures in the four available trim packages.

It will get new, restyled center console, designed so as to
maximize the storage. Also five USB jacks, a small 300 watt
inverter for the devices of 120 volt plug-in and some
additional storage and cup holders.

The vehicle will have knobs with the solid gripping and the
driver information center which is set between the speedometer
and the tachometer.

 

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Engine specs and performance

As for the powertrain of the new GMC Sierra 2500 2016, it is
expected to use a powerful Duramax turbocharged diesel engine.
The Duramax diesel engine has a strong reputation and a proven
track record with nearly 1.4 million sold since 2000. This
particular engine is said to produce 450 horsepower and 855
pound-feet of torque. It would be coupled to the 6-speed 6L80
automatic transmission. The Duramax is one of the best and key
features which would increase the sale of this vehicle in the
market.

Another powertrain option, according to some rumors, is an
excellent and up-to-date 6.6-liter LML turbocharged diesel V8
with an output of 397 horsepower and 765 pound-feet of torque,
which is under the hood of the current edition. Paired with the
sophisticated Allison 1000 series transmission with overdrive,
this powertrain also offers a maximum highway range of up to
680 miles on a single fill-up.

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Price and release date

The 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 is expected to be released by the half
of the next year. The official price of this truck has not yet
been determined, but the company will soon disclose information
about it. It is assumed that the initial (MSRP) price for
the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 HD model will be around $ 33,000,
while the 2500 Denali HD will cost over $ 50,000.

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Competition:

2016 Chevrolet
Silverado

2016 Dodge Ram