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2013 GMC Sierra 2500HD Review

Published April 8, 2013

If you are on the market for a heavy-duty pick-up truck, then you are probably familiar with the latest masterpieces from this vehicle segment. The competition is tight because there are very good models. One of them is the 2013 GMC Sierra 2500HD. This heavy-duty truck has a good cargo space. as well as enough room to fit the passengers with commodity. Moreover, it is equipped with the latest technology for safety and security. Of course, the new GMC Sierra 2500HD comes in many variations because the manufacturer offers this vehicle in three different body variations and additional trim levels. Although it is available with a gasoline or bi-fuel engine, the manufacturer includes an additional option for the customers by offering a diesel engine.

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Engines for the GMC Sierra

As it was mentioned, there are several engine options available. The customers can choose between 322 hp, 6.0liter V8 regular gas engine; 360 hp, 6.0 liter V8 flexible E85 engine and 360 hp, 6.0 liter V8 gaseous fuel compatible engine. All these engine options are available with 6 speed automatic transmission. Moreover, the buyers are provided with another engine option. The 6.6 liter V8 diesel engine with the same 6 speed automatic transmission provides 397 hp and very low fuel consumption. With great performances and great fuel economy, this vehicle is head on head with the most advanced opponents on the market.

Features of the GMC Sierra

As a heavy-duty pick-up truck, this one is very well equipped. It has a large number of standard features that are useful on the road. The 2013 Sierra 2500HD is equipped with antilock disc brakes, stability control, trailer sway control and hill-start control. The Denali trim level standard includes rear parking sensors and power adjustable pedals, but these features are optional for the other trim levels as well. Moreover, this vehicle is equipped with pressure monitoring system that constantly monitors the pressure on all four tires and informs you if anything goes wrong. The additional standard or optional features are navigation system, speed control, remote keyless entry, trip computer, compass, rear view camera, heated seats and many other great features. When it comes to the entertainment for the passengers in this vehicle, they can use the AM/FM radio with additional options such as CD player and MP3 encoder. A DVD player can be added as well.

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Overview

GMC offers the new 2013 GMC Sierra 2500HD in three different body types. Precisely, it is available as a regular cab, extended cab or crew cab body style. All these options have their own limitations and advantages. However, if we look at the whole picture of this vehicle, we can make a conclusion that it is a really good example of how the transportation industry grows. It has a lot of standard features as well as optional additions; it provides great performances on the road either on a highway or on a mountain road; it has a fuel economical engine and it has a very affordable price. Nevertheless, the 2013 GMC Sierra 2500HD  is available with rear wheel drive system and an optional four wheel drive system. All things considered, it is a great value for the money!

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