2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Redesign, Specs and Release Date

Rumors have been circulating that the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 will due in late 2015. We all know that the pickup truck has a well established image of combination of power and luxury. The upcoming Sierra 1500 is expected to bring along more aggressive design, improved interior and of course better engine lineup.

2016 GMC Sierra Pickup Trucks

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Exterior

The 2016 model year’s exterior will inherit quite the same as what we see on 2014 model, it will retain the renowned big grille with GMC logo in the center. The lower plate up the front is beautifully finished with chrome finish along with well made angular headlights. In short, every piece of the upcoming Sierra will maintain its angular shape trademark. There will three configuration for its cabin: Regular, Crew and Double, meanwhile, box will be offered in three distinctive options: short, standard and long.

2016 GMC Sierra Side View In Front Of A Building

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Interior

Inside, the upcoming Sierra will feature new upholstery, new dashboard design and refined door panel. You will find elegant leather upholstery, wood grain and aluminum materials all among these features. Passenger will find it has better storage compartments as well as one under the arm rest. Center console features 4.2-inch (for base model) or 8-inch touch-screen display (for other trim levels) complemented with IntelliLink infotainment interface that brings along navigation system and streaming radio, as well as smartphone connectivity. Standard safety features include airbag system, StabiliTrak, rear-view camera for higher trim levels and OnStar package.

2016 GMC Sierra Interior Displaying Dashboard Features

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Powertrain

The 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 with two-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive system, will only be offered on double-cab model which also includes a black-finish grille, mirror caps and cool graphics on the engine’s hood and tailgate. A slightly better version will be the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 20 Edition which is only offered as a SLE double-cab, and it also offers customized 20-inch alloy wheels. The Elevation Edition carries a good amount of equipment list, such as power mirrors, keyless entry, premium LED headlights, 110-volt power outlet and bed lighting.

Meanwhile, the special edition of New 2016 Sierra 1500 is the Carbon 22 Edition which will only available in both Sierra SLE crew-cab and double-cab version. It has cool new features comprising 22-inch black-painted alloy wheels, foglamps, 4 inch tubular side assist steps, remote keyless start, Universal Home Remote and dual-zone climate controls.

Base engine is still a 4.3 liter V6 with 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. You can opt in for a 5.3 V8 with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque with extra $2400. The top mill above all those engine is the 6.2 liter Hemi derived engine which generates 420 horsepower with 450 lb-ft of torque. We think that it’s not really different with the previous model.

2016 GMC Sierra Pickup Trucks Rear View

2016 GMC Sierra 1500 Release Date and Price

We expect that the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks will be introduced in late 2015. Estimated pricing for base version will be $27,000 while the range-topper requires around $50,000. More information should be available as the development progresses, so stay tuned!

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