What to Expect from GMC’s 2018 Lineup
As an automotive brand, GMC‘s focus has always been on family-friendly utility vehicles and powerful pickups. The 2018 model year is no different, with everything from mid-size SUVs like the Acadia to heavy-duty pickups like the Sierra 3500HD. We’ve put together a list of the models you can expect to see in GMC dealerships this year and some of their upgrades in 2018.
What to Expect from GMC’s 2018 Lineup
2018 GMC Acadia
As a mid-size SUV, the 2018 GMC Acadia offers customizable configurations for every family. Drivers can choose between five-, six-, and seven-seat configurations; these configurations are available on the All Terrain for the first time in 2018. With the larger configurations, the third row comes with 50/50-split fold-flat seats for even further customization. Also new for 2018, the Acadia comes with standard tire fill alert with audible notifications during inflation, a new Blue Steel Metallic exterior color, and an automatic heated steering wheel on the Denali.
2018 GMC Terrain
The 2018 GMC Terrain is a compact SUV that is completely redesigned for the new model year. The 2018 model has all-new styling signals, aluminum trim, and brand new available active safety technologies. The new Terrain is also offering two new nine-speed automatic transmissions, said to increase fuel efficiency alongside stop/start technology on the gasoline engines. A turbo-diesel is also available on the 2018 Terrain for the first time.
2018 GMC Yukon
Available in Yukon and XL configurations, the 2018 GMC Yukon includes fold-flat second- and third-row seats to optimize on cargo space inside the cabin. The Yukon XL is true to its name, larger than the original nameplate, with a much longer wheelbase and more than double the interior cargo space. While the majority of the features are being carried over from 2017, there will be a new exterior color for 2018, Satin Steel Metallic. The tire pressure monitor, standard across all trims, now comes with a tire fill alert feature as well.
2018 GMC Canyon
The first of many pickups in GMC’s lineup is the 2018 GMC Canyon. This mid-size truck has four trim levels, including the Denali, and multiple cab and bed configurations. For 2018, the All Terrain model offers leather-appointed front seats with Jet Black and Cobalt Red stitching. In addition, the washer fluid level sensor is now standard across all trims for the 2018 model year.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500
The smallest of the Sierra models, the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is a full-size truck that offers three trim levels, including the powerful Denali. Equipped with a 12,500-pound maximum towing capacity, the Sierra 1500 includes a host of technology features inside the 2018 cabin. The new model year includes a 7-inch, six-speaker Color Touch radio and a rear-vision camera. Just like the Canyon, the tire fill alert feature is now standard across all trim levels, and you can expect two new exterior color options: Deep Mahogany Metallic and Red Quartz Tintcoat.
2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Sitting as the middle Sierra sibling, the 2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD has its own set of new features for 2018. In addition to the added tire fill alert and exterior colors, the Denali has received an entirely new grille design. The interior received a tech upgrade, too, with standard features like a MyLink 7-inch radio system and a rear-vision camera on cargo box models.
2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD
While the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD is on top of the world in terms of performance, its upgrades for 2018 are similar to its smaller siblings. The 2018 model will have new exterior color options, a tire fill alert, a MyLink 7-inch radio system, and a rear-vision camera. The 3500HD’s Denali trim will also receive the same redesign as the 2500HD.