What are the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Performance Specs?

2018 GMC Sierra

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The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 performance specs are in, and this pickup reaches a max 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque with a 6.2L V8 engine. It can be equipped with different off-road packages and smart performance features like Rancho shocks and Hill Descent Control.

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The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is well-known for a finely-crafted interior, but under the hood, you’ll find an engine that’s all business. Check out the available engine lineup:

  • 4.3L V6 Engine
    • Horsepower: 285 hp
    • Torque: 305 lb-ft
  • 5.3L V8 Engine
    • Horsepower: 355 hp
    • Torque: 383 lb-ft
  • 6.2L V8 Engine
    • Horsepower: 420 hp
    • Torque: 460 lb-ft

In addition, you can upgrade the Sierra 1500 with features that make off-road adventures outside of Dayton, OH more fun:

  • Off-Road Suspension
  • Underbody Shielding
  • Off-Road Inclinometer
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Autotrac 4WD Transfer Case
  • High-Capacity Air Cleaner

On top of that, an available Eaton automatic locking rear differential keeps the rear wheels moving at an even speed, providing better traction in tough terrain. If you need to take care of towing trailers and boats, then check out the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 towing specs.

To learn more about the well-reviewed 2018 GMC Sierra, get in touch with Dave Arbogast Buick GMC of Troy. We offer a range of Sierra 1500 models, and our sales team is happy to guide you through its luxurious interior. Contact us today with any truck questions!

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