If you are looking into purchasing a used pickup truck, you should take a look at used GMC Sierra! There are a ton of body configurations, a quiet and comfortable cabin, engine options and technology features making the Sierra the perfect truck for everyone no matter your needs! Keep reading to learn more about why a used GMC Sierra is the perfect pickup truck for you!
What are some of the standard features available for a used GMC Sierra?
The GMC Sierra is a great full-size pickup that can be built with a ton of different cab and bed configurations. There are three body styles; the regular cab, the extended cab and the crew cab as well as three-bed lengths, 5.8-foot, 6.5-foot and an 8-foot bed depending on the cab chosen. The Sierra is offered in four trim levels: the Base, the SLE, the SLT and the Denali! The Base model comes with some really great standard features if you’re looking for a low price tag! Some of the exterior features include automatic xenon headlights, 17-inch wheels, power locks, power windows and even a locking tailgate! The standard interior features air conditioning, a front bench seat with 40/20/40 split, cruise control, a tilt-only steering wheel, a folding rear seat (folds down full width of the double cab and folds with 60/40 split in the crew cab), a four to six-speaker sound system, USB ports, auxiliary jack, and a 4.2-inch color display interface. If you’re looking for a little more in the convenience and comfort department the Sierra Convenience package that adds, even more, features like a remote locking tailgate, heated and power mirrors, remote keyless entry, an 11-volt AC outlet, a rearview camera, and LED cargo box lighting! If you want the most comfort and capability that a Sierra can offer the Denali model is a perfect choice! The Denali model is built with exclusive exterior styling like chrome trim, a unique grille, a customizable information display, front and rear park assist, perforated leather upholstery, a navigation system, heated and ventilated front seats as well as a heated steering wheel and a Bose audio system!Most of the upper trims features are optional for lower trims so that you can create the perfect Sierra for you. There are also a ton more available features (dependent on the model) such as a power sliding rear window, parking sensors, and rear-seat entertainment system with a DVD player that can also play Blu-ray discs!
Are there any engine options for a used GMC Sierra?
The standard engine for all Sierra models but the SLT is a 4.3-liter V6 that produces 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque that is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine can also be equipped with rear or four-wheel driver. This engine is pretty fuel efficient with an estimated 24 mpg on the highway with the rear wheel drive and 22 mpg with four-wheel drive! It’s also great for towing when properly equipped it can haul 7,600 pounds! The standard engine for the SLT models (optional on all the other models) is a 5.3-liter V8 that outputs 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque! When the base and SLE models are built with this engine they get a six-speed automatic transmission while the SLT and Denali models receive an eight-speed automatic transmission. The EPA estimated this engine at 23 mpg on the highway with the 6-speed transmission, and with the 8-speed transmission, it reaches 22 mpg. When properly equipped this engine can tow up to 11,100 pounds.
What kind of standard and optional safety features does a used GMC Sierra offer?
The GMC Sierra includes a ton of standard safety features like traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes, trailer sway control, side curtain airbags and front and rear airbags. Standard features on all models but the base include a driver blind-spot mirror, a rearview camera as well as OnStar that grants drivers and passengers access to safety features like remote door unlocking, automatic crash notification, roadside assistance and even stolen vehicle assistance! There is also the Enhanced Driver Alert package that adds a forward collision warning system, front and rear parking sensors, a safety alert seat that vibrates to notify the driver when needed and lane departure warning!
Purchasing a truck is a big deal, but we know that you’ll feel good about purchasing a used GMC Sierra! It's a comfortable and incredibly capable full-size pickup truck read for whatever you’ve got planned from work to weekend projects! Come into Sunset Trucks today to take a look at our Sierra inventory and even take one for a test drive!