2018 GMC Sierra 1500 engine options and tow rating

Unrelenting energy and force follow trucks like the GMC Sierra 1500 around like badges of honor, giving them some serious leverage in the automotive market for drivers and blue-collar professionals of all kinds. Besides awesome exterior styling cues, there aren’t many pickups as capable as the Sierra. To see what we mean, we’ll be taking you through the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 engine options and tow rating today. Join us!

2018 GMC Sierra 1500 performance specs

There are currently four engines available for the 2018 Sierra 1500, each with their own distinct benefits and advantages, and all featuring next-gen innovations such as Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing. We’ve listed some more information about them below, so come check out what an EcoTec3 engine can do for your needs!

4.3-liter V6

  • 285 horsepower
  • 305 lb-ft torque

5.3-liter V8

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 lb-ft torque

6.2-liter V8

  • 420 horsepower
  • 460 lb-ft torque

5.3-liter V8 eAssist

  • 355 horsepower
  • 383 lb-ft torque

Towing and payload capacities of the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

To get the full scope of the 2018 Sierra’s capability we’ll be looking at its Standard Box Crew Cab model, outfitted with a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 engine. This model can tow up to 11,700 pounds with available options, as well as being able to handle a payload as high as 1,980 pounds! This allows the Sierra 1500 to achieve a full-ton designation, and it also means that you’ll have the best performance on the market by your side every step of the way.

Test drive the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 in Grand Rapids MI

We don’t want to keep you waiting any longer if you want to get behind the wheel of the Sierra 1500 today; feel free to contact our sales team at your earliest convenience and schedule a test drive! We’ll also get you set up with a budget-friendly financing deal if you’re convinced that it’s right for you.

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