GMC Offers Trailering Enhancement for 2016 Sierra

Posted on 28. May, 2016 by in GM Canada


GMC Offers Trailering Enhancement for 2016 Sierra

Feature adds convenience, certainty to towing duties

2016-05-27

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Oshawa, Ontario (Friday, May 27, 2016) – New accessible underline includes a gooseneck/fifth-wheel trailering prep package to assistance make trailering with a 2016 GMC Sierra easier and some-more gentle than ever, right from a factory.  

“GMC’s repute was fake on a ability to perform complicated work with a reward touch, and this new choice does some-more to make that work comforble and confident,” pronounced Mark Alger, code manager, GMC in Canada. “With a 112-year bequest of professional-grade trucks behind them, a whole Sierra lineup handles a toughest tasks with a pinnacle ease.”

Gooseneck/fifth-wheel trailering prep package

The new gooseneck/fifth-wheel trailering prep package is a $425 choice featuring a frame-mounted join height and tray that accommodates a gooseneck round join or fifth-wheel join ascent brackets.

The height is secluded underneath a truck’s bed building and when a join isn’t needed, it can be private for full use of a bed’s load capacity. Caps for a openings in a building are enclosed and a bed-mounted seven-way trailer wiring tie comes with a prep package.

Additionally, a new gooseneck execution pack is accessible from GMC dealers that facilities a 2-5/16-inch round join and dual sequence tie-downs. GMC dealers can also offer CURT Manufacturing fifth-wheel hitches concordant with a factory-installed join platform. They are accessible in 20,000-lb. and 25,000-lb. versions.  

The 2016 Sierra HDs’ fifth-wheel trailering ratings are aligned with SAE J2807 standards, with limit capacities including:

  • 2500HD trailering rating of 8,165 kilograms (18,000 lbs)
  • 3500HD single-rear-wheel trailering rating of 7,938 kilograms (17,500 lbs)
  • 3500HD dual-rear-wheel trailering rating of 10,523 kilograms (23,200 lbs)

Built-in trailering technologies

Sierra 1500 and HD models are engineered to broach good trailering capability with value and control – attributes that yield pushing certainty when regulating that capability to a fullest.

All models underline customary StabiliTrak electronic fortitude control with trailer lean control and mountain start assist, as good as four-wheel front brakes. An involuntary locking back spindle is customary on HD models and enclosed with a accessible NHT Max Trailering package on Sierra 1500.

Additional facilities include:

  • Integrated trailer stop controller is accessible on Sierra 1500 and 2500HD and customary on 3500HD
  • Available rear-vision camera system
  • Available integrated journey control, automobile class braking and diesel empty braking offer larger pushing control and reduced stop wear on grades

New Digital Steering Assist is offering on organisation cab SLE, SLT, Denali and double cab diesel SLE and SLT Sierra HD models. It enhances motorist control with a trailer by regulating record identical to active rack-and-pinion systems to yield corrections that raise fortitude on a highway.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, with creation and engineering value built into all GMC vehicles. The code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, a Sierra pickup, is a many absolute light avocation pickup on a market, and a initial full-size pickup to accept a top probable five-star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve given a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration altered a New Car Assessment Program for a 2011 indication year. 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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