2016 GMC Sierra Redesign

With a style to die for, 2016 GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup truck with some of the best towing and hauling performance among light-duty trucks. Boasting aggressive design with strong performance and high fuel efficiency, Sierra 2016 gets all the more refined and muscular. Although the GMC Sierra has always been a major success, the new subtle changes have made its strength even more pronounced. The new 2016 facelift includes new rear and front bumpers with elegant lights all around and even more accentuated chrome details. Addition of new ‘C’ shaped rear tail lamp in combination with LED fog lamps and a new bumper design, has made the truck way more appealing.

2016 GMC Sierra Changes

The already elegant interior will have few specific alterations with a redesigned centre console. A small 300W inverter for devices of 120V plug-in, 5 USB slots for entertainment system, cup holders and additional storage has been introduced in the 2016 GMC Sierra. Facility for wireless charging and remote locking tailgate and a brand new IntelliLink audio system with 7” colour touch screen (not in base model) will also be seen in the upcoming truck. The IO4 audio system will be replaced by IO5 and IO6 audio systems with HD audio. The automatic air conditioning system has been improved for better internal comfort and luxury. Cabin will be lit in GMC signature red hue thus adding to the elegance of Sierra 2016.

2016 GMC Sierra

Exterior Styling Alteration

A completely revamped new front appearance with expertly crafted body gives 2016 GMC Sierra 2016 a striking appearance. Introduction of three new colours namely Crimson Red Tintcoat, Cardinal Red and White Frost Tricoat has freshened up the looks of Sierra. However it stopped manufacturing Sierra in shades of Cayenne Metallic, Bronze Alloy Metallic, Fire Red, White Diamond Tricoat, Emerald Green Metallic and Sonoma Red Metallic. The 18” and 20” chrome aluminium wheel has been by new 20″ black painted aluminium wheels.

Other new additions includes Bi-halogen headlight with signature LED, full signature LED headlamps, tail lamps and LPO recovery Chrome hooks. An aggressive front fascia with a bold grille design gives Sierra 2016 a muscular look. Incorporation of IntelliBeam technology ensures automatic on and off of high-beam headlamps in accordance to surrounding traffic conditions.

Engine and Transmission Improvements

The engine line-up remains same and consists of two units. For 2016 GMC Sierra 1500, the basic unit is the 5.3L V8 engine with EcoTec3 technology which offers the best V8 fuel economy in any full-size pickup. The second variant is a powerful 6.2L with capability to generate 420 HP. The 2500 model comes with a standard 6.0 Vortec 6000 V8 L LY6 petrol engine which can produce 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque.

The other unit is 6.6 L DuramaxV8 LML diesel engines with output of 397 HP and 765 lb-ft of torque. Transmission comes as 8-speed and 6-speed automatic, electrically controlled with overdrive and Tow or Haul mode. Paired with transmission, all of these engines are highly fuel efficient.

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