A Few Simple Things to know About 2011 GMC Trucks
General Motors Corporation (GMC) brand new lineup of trucks have always been a great anticipation to a lot of pickup trucks enthusiast, as the 2011 GMC trucks promises more great improvements and upgrades for their truck models in the coming years. As for the next few years, GMC will undertake such great length in innovations, safety, and platform upgrades to the heavy-duty trucks and pickups currently available on the market today.
General Motors Corporation has been providing heavy-duty trucks and pickups all across the United States and GMC has been making trucks all the way back since 1902. Currently, with the 2011 GMC trucks, some models show an ample of changes such as the full-size pickup GMC Sierra 1500 and the GMC Savana full-size passenger and cargo vans. These GMC vehicles are given the ability to run on CNG (compressed natural gas), but aside from that, there were no other significant changes made to these GMC vehicles. Although, according to GMC management, the Sierra is scheduled for an extensive upgrade for 2014. Given that GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty editions have recently undergone some redesigning, they are likewise counted in the introduction of utilizing compressed natural gas as their only major upgrade before 2014.
What to Expect out of 2011 GMC Trucks
For the 2011 GMC trucks like the GMC Sierra, the chassis and platform remains the same. However, the interior touches and exterior appearance are different, as well as underneath it. With new independent suspension at the front and new leaf springs at the rear that are 20 percent larger and 3 inches wider, and a fully boxed steel frame. Moreover, truck aficionados will be greatly pleased with the improvements in the towing capacity and cargo space of various Sierra and Canyon trucks. GMC has included many premium qualities interior to their heavy-duty Sierra trucks in the past couple of years and properly designated it as a Sierra Denali, as it definitely adds many comfort features, which makes riding these new GMC trucks much more pleasurable and enjoyable. The entire cab of these new heavy-duty GMC trucks are now Wi-Fi enabled up to a radius of 150 feet around the truck. This certainly is very convenient for many GMC truck owners, as it allows many users access the Internet both inside and outside of the vehicle.
Other 2011 GMC trucks such as the truck-based, full-size GMC Yukon are retaining their full frame designs and stay true to their rugged roots. Reports of moving the Yukon to the same platform as the GMC Arcadia to maximize the mileage of fuel across the lineup will not happen, as the GMC Arcadia will be redesign in 2014. However, its current symbiotic association with the GMC Sierra pickup truck will remain. While the compact GMC Granite crossover as a 2013 model will finally makes it into production. The GMC Granite will target younger car buyers, as it is a part of revitalization strategy designed to acquire the attention of the youth market.
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Engines of the 2011 GMC trucks like the Duramax and its 6.6-litre diesel engine were slightly upgraded, as it boost to 397 horsepower. A good enough reason for GMC to brag over Dodge Ram’s 2010 6.7-litre Cummins and Ford’s 2011 6.7-litre. The Duramax engine durability is vital, as the Duramax engineers properly developed and upgraded its previous 100,000 miles warranty to go at least 200,000 miles. In addition, for the new GMC trucks with diesel engines, the time on the glow plug cycle has been reduced and the engine has been improve enough to better gain 11 percent fuel economy. As like all automotive manufacturers today, the much concern about the environment is given emphasis, as the new GMC trucks will be introducing the latest Sierra Hybrid and Yukon hybrid models, two powerful and rugged vehicles that are very much cheap on gas.
The latest heavy-duty 2011 GMC trucks are definitely great, as buyers may not be able to see much of a difference, but the improvements and upgrades does its job well. These latest lineup of GMC trucks offers a quiet cabin, smooth ride, not to mention the trucks excellent handling in whatever model level or configuration. It will certainly provide every driver with all confidence and capability needed and a great control while driving.
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