2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD
The 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD is part of the reliable Sierra family that has always strived for excellence in the world of powerful pickups. The Sierra 1500 has got enough muscle to get the job done right and ride home in peace. The Sierra 2500HD is impressively powerful and will also make quite an impression on other drivers. The Sierra 3500HD of 2018 though is the only one that is so overpowered it is not recommended for the faint of heart, but was made for the truly zealous driver who is ready to handle some genuinely raw potential.
The 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD is the type of pickup truck that when you see on the streets, your eyes immediately get wide with wonder at its sheer mass and imitating appeal. With a max of 445 horsepower under its hood and a towing capacity that outweighs almost any other pickup at a max of 20,000 pounds, it is not an exaggeration to say this is a pure beast of an automobile.
The 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD has a thick and durable exterior and interior, muscles that would make a bodybuilder turn tail, features that would make a makeup artist gleam with pride, and the brains to make the nerds bow in automotive engineering respect. Basically, this may be a pickup made for the roughest and the toughest on the roads, but it’s got a little bit for every type of person on the street.
Many may be surprised, but the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD is not just a jock, it’s also got plenty of brains, and by brains we mean technology. True power requires both physical and mental strength to achieve, and the Sierra 3500HD handles both with grades that kill the curve for all others in the class.
Powered by AT&T cell phone service, the GMC Sierra 3500 HD offers a 4G WiFi hotspot in order to stay connected to the internet from wherever the beaten path takes you. With this tech feature connected not one or two but an entire seven mobile devices at the same time. Upgrade, and you can also get a brilliantly convenient wireless charging pad for your favorite smartphone. No cords, no problems.
The GMC infotainment system connects to your favorite Apple or Android phone to give you complete access to all your favorite tools like maps and weather. It also offers Bluetooth connectivity. Upgrade to the top level trim, and you will get the full-color eight-inch touch screen display with integrated navigation. The only thing that can make this system even better is upgrading premium Bose speakers to truly feel the sound.
Finally, GMC’s exclusive MyGMC app will offer a number of additional tech features to keep life as convenient as possible so you can just enjoy your ride. This app includes vehicle locator, the ability to remotely start your engine, check your important stats like fuel economy, oil life, and air pressure.
Whoever said big boys couldn’t also be smart never met the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 HD!
Power hungry drivers will be practically drooling when they see the engine options available for the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD. The looks may pull us in, but we all know it’s the muscles that hold us there.
First off is the reliable and always impressive Vortec 6.0L V8 engine with 360 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. This engine also comes with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and is Flex Fuel E85-capable to optimize high-end power and low-end torque.
Second is the more power than most will ever need in a lifetime, Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine with 445hp and 910 b-ft. of torque. Clearly, since this is a Turbo-diesel engine, it is B20-Diesel compatible and includes a 6-speed automatic transmission, exhaust brakes, and the engine block heater.
Third, but not at all the least inspiring of the three, is a 6.0L V8 SFI Gaseous engine. Able to utilize gasoline, CNG, and LPG fuels, the GMC Sierra gives you tons of options for powering up.
It is also essential to never forget that these engines are allowing for some seriously inspired hauling power. With a maximum tow power of 20,000 LBS, the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD lets you achieve all of your recreational or work-related towing dreams. Nothing in the entire GMC lineup can support as much weight as the GMC Sierra 3500.
The skin of the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD is the most intimidating and durable looking vehicle on the street to date. At a curb weight of 5,985 to 7,239 pounds and dimensions of 224-258 in length, 80-96 inches in width, and 78 inches high the 2018 Sierra 3500HD reigns over almost all other vehicles. Basically, the 3500HD is always the authority of the road, because you shouldn’t expect any less from your heavy-duty truck.
For exterior configurations, the Sierra 3500HD is available in only Crew Cab with four full doors, but you can choose between which size box and rear wheel configuration you require. The standard box is 78.86 inches, and the long box is 97.76 inches. You can also get either single rear wheel or dual rear wheel.
You also gain plenty of pulsating paint colors like Cardinal Red, Onyx Black, and Summit White. If you want to pay a bit extra, you can also get some amazing premium color options such as Slate, Mahogany, and Stone Blue. First impressions are important, and the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD will leave a massive one every time.