LikeAutomotive ~ Alongside with its brother Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup truck manufactured by General Motors. These two pickups were originally launched in 1998 as successors of legendary Chevrolet C/K line, which was in production around forty years. Current model belongs to third generation, which was launched in 2013 and it is planned to be produced until 2018/2019, when next-generation pickup truck is planned to be launched. If we take that fact in case it seems logical that 2016 GMC Sierra will come with some changes in order to keep current model fresh until new model come.
The 2016 model year will bring numerous improvements, which will affect the way how this full-size pickup truck is received on the market and improve its competitiveness. This heavy duty truck competes against the Ford F-250, so we’re talking about the battle of the world class full-size pickup trucks. The changes prepared for the 2016 Sierra 2500 will upgrade the current version and open a new approach for the future of the moniker. Aside from the other changes, the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 HD will, reportedly, get a new Duramax engine which will deliver more power. We’re talking about a new diesel Duramax which is one of the best mills when you want to improve towing and that’s the field where a heavy duty truck has to excell. Strength, durability, horsepower and torque are the most important characteristics of every powerplant installed under the hood of a HD pickup truck and that’s exactly what the Sierra’s Duramax will generously provide.
2016 GMC Sierra New Features
2016 GMC Sierra has the new look which is more refined and so much improved with some new looks. The C shaped LED lighting on most headlight package. 2016 GMC Sierra design which has the taller griller and it is also wider than the previous generation. It is purposely made to let the air circulation especially into the engine compartment on this car is better, to flow more air, cooler air to let you feel relax and comfortable inside the cars.
2016 GMC Sierra Redesign
For the wheels, 2016 GMC Sierra is more rounded and it offers the inlaid fender flares which are smaller to frame the wheel openings. Then, for the hood on all aluminum in this type of cars gives the larger and singular bulge that implies that there is something which is quite powerful even the power trains are carried out. The same redesigned cabs and also slicker aero designs are installed in this new series. It is as the lighter duty of Sierra 1500. In fact, this new series will offer the more chrome accents than the comparable one Chevys.
2016 GMC Sierra 2500 Specs: Duramax Engine With Stunning Torque
According to some rumor-based early reports, the aforementioned Duramax engine is really stunning. There’s no sufficient information about this mill, but some unofficial reports said that the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 will have astonishing specs thanks to this engine. The rumors about it say that it will deliver 450 horsepower and whooping 855 lb-ft of torque. Until we find out more about this engine, we have to trust our sources regarding the architecture of this engine. Reportedly, it’s an improved turbocharged 6.6-liter V8 diesel engine. We’ll see was this a well founded assumption, but it’s sure that the Duramax will be one of the most important features which will certainly boost the sales of this truck. This engine will also power the new Chevy Silverado 2500.
Expected Release Of 2016 GMC Sierra 2500
We ought to bear in mind that those specs are just rumors and it would be clever if we patiently wait for the official announcement of the 2016 Sierra 2500, but if it happens to be true (which isn’t unlikely), this truck will be the most severe competitor to the Ford F-250 and the Ram 2500. As for the release date, currently we don’t know when the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500 will be available, but it could hit the showrooms sometime in 2015.