2015 GMC Sierra 3500 HD wins Heavy Duty Challenge

2015 GMC Sierra 3500 HD wins Heavy Duty Challenge

Comprehensive contrast reveals winning 1-ton diesel dually

2014-08-26

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CHICAGO (August 18, 2014) – The 2015 GMC Sierra 3500 HD won a altogether pretension in a 2014 Ultimate Heavy Duty Challenge 1-ton diesel difficulty following contrast by lorry experts from Cars.com, PickupTrucks.com and Mrtruck.com, Cars.com.

Comprehensive contrast pitted a Sierra HD opposite a dual competitors, a Ford F350, versed with a updated-for-2015-model-year Powerstroke diesel engine, and a Ram 3500, versed with a Cummins diesel powertrain. 

PickupTrucks.com Editor Mark Williams pronounced he enjoyed a comfort of a Sierra HD and a extensive strengths.

“Our judges hugely appreciated a all-new interior and infotainment interface and 8-inch navigation screen,” Williams said. “In a end, a GMC was a best all-around actor of a competitors.”  

Evaluators pronounced a Sierra HD excelled in car control while towing. The formation of a diesel empty brake, customary with each Sierra HD versed with a 6.6L Duramax Diesel engine, with a truck’s class braking and journey control, was engineered to yield a stress-free knowledge for drivers hauling complicated loads over prolonged distances. 

In contrast for a Ultimate Heavy Duty Challenge, a Sierra HD compulsory 0 stop pedal depressions during a 7.2-mile skirmish from a Eisenhower Pass in Colorado, that enclosed adult to 7 percent grades. Neither aspirant matched that performance.

Additionally, a Sierra HD won several other totalled tests, including 0-60 mph time on a Milan, (Mich.) drag strip, 60-0 braking stretch during Milford, (Mich.) Proving Ground, and fuel economy while trailering in Michigan.

The whole set of results and methodology can be found during a PickupTrucks.com.  

“We’ve always believed we’ve had a best complicated avocation lorry on a market,” pronounced Sierra Marketing Manager Stuart Pierce. “This validation from PickupTrucks.com, a personality in covering a pickup industry, is delightful for a whole group that designed, engineered, and now sells this able and polished truck. We demeanour brazen to building on this fulfilment as we pierce forward.”

Every 2015 Sierra HD comes with Pro Grade Protection, which, in further to a five-year/160,000-kilometre powertrain guaranty and three-year/60,000-kilometre bumper-to-bumper warranty, includes dual years or 40,000 kilometres – whichever comes initial – of customary scheduled maintenance.

The 2015 Sierra HD is accessible in dealerships now.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, and is one of a industry’s healthiest brands. Innovation and engineering value is built into all GMC vehicles and a code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. The 2014 Sierra half-ton pickup boasts all-new powertrains and design, and a Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are a many able and absolute trucks ever built by GMC. Every sell GMC model, including Yukon and Yukon XL full-size SUVs, is now accessible in Denali oppulance trim. Details on all GMC models are accessible during http://www.gmc.gm.ca, on Twitter during @GMCCanada or during http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada. 

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