2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD at Greeley Fort Collins Loveland Longmont Denver and Wyoming
Pick-ups are often seen as the kind of vehicle you would want for hard labor. Originally designed for optimum capacity when it comes to transporting en masse, the perception of the pick-up hasn’t changed much over the years. What’s different now is that pick-ups hold a higher status in the vehicle pyramid as car makers don’t just make them for function but also for form.
The 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD is an excellent example of this innovation in pickups. Coming from one of the most reliably car manufacturers today, the model is built for trailing and hauling – perfect for the camper in you.
Sheer power commands its conventional trailer capacity of 14,500 pounds per square inch. The fifth-wheel trailering has an 18,000 capacity and ultimately, a maximum payload of 3,534 lbs3., all of which add up to incredible power for the pickup.
What comes with the pick-up further cements its viability as a trailering machine. Once ordered, buyers will get a trailer hitch platform as well as a 2.5 inch receiver with 2 inch adapter. There will also be a 7 and a 4 pin connector, all of which made available through the SLE and SLT models.
2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD Technology and Build
The main problem with pick-ups is the sheer size of the thing, making it difficult to navigate especially if you are not exactly used to the length and width of the truck. Fortunately, the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD comes with rear-vision cameras that provide you with a more accurate look than the typical rear view mirrors. With these, it becomes easier to negotiate tight spaces, especially with a trailer attached behind you as you make your way to a camping site. For those who like to get started early, it also comes with LED rear guidance lamps, improving visibility, especially when reversing in the dark.
That’s just an overview with what’s in store, however, as the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD offers these additional perks in the build to maximize control and safety on the road:
• A trailer sway control which helps keep the trailer in line, preventing any swerving that might occur while spanning rough roads
• New Digital Steering Assist improves control f speed and direction, whether you are going fast on the highway or parking safely
• There’s also a Hill Start Assist which takes into account high elevation problems and increases safety by holding onto the break just enough so that you can switch to the accelerator. No need to worry about the pick-up suddenly sliding downwards as the technology holds the fort for you in that split crucial second.
• Enjoy a Standard Tow/Haul Mode with an impressive Cruise and Powertrain Grade Braking
You can also avail of the Gooseneck Wheel Prep Package although this is actually an extra and doesn’t come automatically with the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD. You may or may not need it, depending on how you intend to use the pickup.
When it comes right down to it, the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD is really built for safety as additional features of the pick-up are still centered on keeping the truck, trailer, and its occupants safe. Utilizing the latest in technology, it uses Duramax diesel exhaust that manages to create a negative torque through engine compression, effectively slowing down the vehicle. Even the smallest pressure can slow down the vehicle through Grade Breaking strategy, offering the smooth and slow motion that doesn’t instantly throw you out of the seat. Instead, you get this tech control that lets you maintain a safe and desired speed without losing too much time reaching your destination. To top it off, 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD used Duralife brake rotors that help protect against corrosion so that the brake pedals and control lasts longer.
Of course, don’t forget the overall look of this pick-up, boasting of a style and design that is indicative of the classic and loaded with modern technologies designed for long-term use. In terms of engine power, this truck boasts of a 397HP with a 765 lb-ft of torque, making it one of the most powerful pick-ups in the market today.