2018 GMC Sierra 1500 in Forest City, NC
Making the decision of which pickup truck to buy used to be a fairly straightforward task. However, in recent years, there have been a variety of additional features and updates added to the vehicles that used to be lacking in options, especially when it came to the interior. Now, drivers have multiple engine options to choose from, a plethora of box and cab options, and many of the same technologies that wouldn't be out of place on a passenger car. While some might think that this divergence from the pre-conceived norm might mean that the new truck models like the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 aren't as capable, they'd be wrong. Experience a truck like you've never seen it before when you take a look at the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 in Forest City, NC, at McCurry-Deck Motors.
Features and capability of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500
Even on the base trim levels of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500, drivers will have to ability to stay connected wherever they are. Now included on the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is a standard seven-inch touchscreen display, as well as an available eight-inch screen on higher trim levels. These screens are beneficial when you are using the Bluetooth® streaming, or when you have your devices connected through Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. With these systems, drivers are able to access their contacts for calling or messaging, as well as their music to stream through the audio system. No matter how your phone is connected, you'll be able to interact with the touchscreen or use the voice-activated technology to control your device.
When most people buy a truck, the additional features are not the main aspect that they are looking for. More often, drivers are concerned about how their vehicle will be able to perform. The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 provides four engine options. The base option is a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine that produces 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. The other three engines are V8 offerings, with a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 that also is available as an eAssist engine, which couples the regular engine with an electric motor for increased fuel economy. On both of those engines, there is 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque provided. Those who are looking for stupendous power will want the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine that offers 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. All in all, the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is an excellent vehicle that provides drivers with up to 12,500 pounds of towing capability when properly equipped. To learn more about the features and options on the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 in Forest City, NC, schedule a test drive at McCurry-Deck Motors.