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2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Overview

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As a heavy-duty pickup, the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD is built from the ground up with capability, performance, and durability in mind. The Sierra 2500HD offers up to an incredible 910 lb-ft of torque, making towing your heavy cargo easier than ever before.


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2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD

What’s New for the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD?

For the 2018 model year, the GMC Sierra 2500HD adds several exterior colors for the crew cab models: Deep Mahogany Metallic, Red Quartz Tintcoat, and White Frost Tintcoat. Safety and technology features were also added as standards, including a rear-vision camera, a MyLink 7-inch radio system, and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System with a tire fill alert. The Denali also features a redesigned grille for a bold entrance.

The 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD is available in four trims: 2500HD, SLE, SLT, and Denali.

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2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Exterior

With a newly designed grille on the Denali, the 2018 Sierra 2500HD offers a distinct look. Three new exterior colors make the Sierra even more customizable, and each trim level offers its own distinguishing set of wheels. Standard wheels on the base trim are 17-inch painted steel wheels, and the styles transform all the way up to the 20-inch chromed aluminum wheels on the Denali.

The 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD is available in eight exterior colors: Onyx Black, Quicksilver Metallic, Summit White, Stone Blue Metallic, Cardinal Red, Dark Slate Metallic, Deep Mahogany Metallic, and Red Quartz Tintcoat.

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Exterior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD 

  • Moveable upper cargo tie-downs, Tire carrier lock, Outside manually-adjustbale black mirrors, Locking tailgate, Recovery hooks, 17-inch painted steel wheels, CornerStep rear bumper

Exterior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD SLE
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  • LED Cargo box lighting, Deep-tinted rear glass, Remote Locking tailgate, Body-color mirror caps, Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors, 17-inch machined aluminum wheels

Exterior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD SLT
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  • Chrome mirror caps, Rear wheelhouse liners, Outside power-adjustable power-folding heated mirrors, 18-inch chromed aluminum wheels, Fog lamps

Exterior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali
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  • Denali chrome grille, Spray-on bed liner, 6-inch chromed assist steps, 20-inch chromed aluminum wheels, Transfer case shield

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2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Performance

As a heavy-duty pickup, the GMC Sierra 2500HD packs a punch under the hood. Standard across its trims is a Vortec® 6.0-liter V8 engine, producing 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque. For extra heavy-duty towing, drivers can opt for a Duramax® 6.6-liter Turbodiesel V8 engine, exuding 445 horsepower and a stagger 910 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired to a six-speed automatic transmission.

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2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Interior

The 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD is built to perform, but that’s not all it has to offer. The cabin of the Sierra comes standard with several advanced technologies, including a rear-vision camera and a 7-inch diagonal GMC Infotainment System. Drivers also have the option to upgrade their interior, adding features like a built-in 4G WiFi hotspot, Remote Keyless Entry, and wireless charging. The Denali also offers an upgraded 8-inch screen with added Navigation on its GMC Infotainment System.

The 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD is available in three interior colors: Jet Black, Jet Black/Dark Ash, and Cocoa/Dune.

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Interior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD

  • Interior: Transfer case with floor-mounted shifter, Manual tilt steering column, Power door locks, Air conditioning
  • Radio and Technology: 3.5-inch diagonal monochromatic Driver Information Center, Bluetooth® for phone, Six-speaker audio system, Rear Vision Camera, 7-inch diagonal GMC Infotainment System

Interior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD SLE
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  • Interior: Electronic shift transfer case with rotary dial controls, Power windows, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with cruise and audio controls, Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Radio and Technology: SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, 8-inch diagonal GMC Infotainment System, HD radio, Remote Keyless Entry, 4.2-inch diagonal multi-color Driver Information Center, OnStar® 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot

Interior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD SLT
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  • Interior: Tilt and telescopic steering column, Front leather-appointed heated 40/20/40 split-bench seats, Rear 60/40 split folding bench seat, Dual-zone automatic climate control, Power-adjustable pedals, Front and rear carpeted floor mats, Inside rear-view auto-dimming mirror
  • Radio and Technology: Power outlet (100V), Universal Home Remote, Remote start

Interior features available on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali
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  • Interior: Heated and ventilated front leather-appointed seats, Rear sliding power window with rear defogger, Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Radio and Technology: Digital Steering Assist, Driver Alert Package, Bose® sound system, 8-inch diagonal GMC Infotainment System with Navigation, Wireless charging

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2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD Safety

This year, GMC added a rear-vision camera as a standard on the GMC Sierra 2500HD. With a large truck like the Sierra, having tools to assist with maneuverability is important. The StabiliTrak stability control system also assists with handling, making it easier than ever for drivers behind the wheel of this heavy-duty pickup.

Standard Safety Features on the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD

  • Six air bags
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Teen Driver
  • StabiliTrak stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control
  • Rear Vision Camera

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Model Overview: 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD