What engines are available on the GMC Sierra 1500?

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 engine options and performance features

In the GM model family, there are plenty of different body types and manufacturers that have formed solid reputations with all sorts of drivers across the nation. If you're looking for a high-performing, durable and innovative pickup truck with ample luxury to boot, there aren't many better options than the GMC Sierra 1500 line. Today, we'll be checking out its different engine options and performance features, and you can find all of them here in Lakeland FL!

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 available engines and tow ratings

For the most recent model year, the 2018 Sierra 1500 comes with three available engines, each of them able to deliver the kind of adrenaline and unrelenting attitude we've come to expect from the line. We've listed some of their essential specs in the chart below – check it out!
Engine Horsepower (hp) Torque Output (lb-ft) Maximum Towing Capacity Maximum Payload Capacity
4.3L EcoTec3 V6 285 305 7,000 lbs 1,770 lbs
5.3L EcoTec3 V8* 355 383 11,000 lbs 1,810 – 2,170 lbs
6.2L EcoTec3 V8 420 460 12,500 lbs 1,740 – 2,080 lbs
*Also available with eAssist technology The 2018 Sierra 1500 can handle such large trailering and payload amounts because of all its included innovations and functionality. You'll get Trailer Sway Control, a Trailer Brake Controller, and Tow/Haul Mode all built-in, each of which helps to keep your haul centered as you drive along straightaways or take corners. By supplying the right amount of power to keep every component of your pickup balanced, the Sierra 1500 has more than shown its worth to handle both the open road and the job site.

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 technology and drivetrain features

All these available power sources are some of the most advanced on the market, which is especially evident when you consider the amount of innovation that goes into each one. With Active Fuel Management, Variable Valve Timing and Direct Injection technology, your drive will be responsive, efficient, and most of all, seriously powerful.Higher Sierra 1500 trims also offer an 8-speed automatic transmission, which ensures that you'll have the smoothest and most responsive drive that the market has to offer. Plus, with 4x4 capability on all Sierra lines, you can tackle any terrain with ease.

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Test drive a GMC Sierra 1500 pickup in Lakeland FL

Every model year of the GMC Sierra 1500, from 2014 to 2018, is well-represented here at Kelley Lakeland. Be sure to contact our sales team today if you'd like to schedule a test drive. We can also get you set up for a financing deal too, so give us a call for more information!
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