2016 GMC Sierra 3500HD Edmonton AB
Much like automobiles in general, trucks come in a host of different shapes and sizes. More often than not, the bigger a truck is the more powerful it is, thus the more capabilities it can deliver. With that in mind, it isn’t hard to believe, then, that the 2016 GMC Sierra 3500HD in Edmonton AB, which is the biggest truck offered by the brand, is one of the most capable trucks on the market.
Built to get the toughest, dirtiest jobs done right, the heavy duty Sierra 3500 is packed with performance features and capabilities, with tones of standard trailering equipment. If you know that you’re going to have a lot of heavy lifting to do, then look no further than the Sierra 3500HD.
Capabilities of the 2016 GMC Sierra 3500HD
As for performance, the Sierra 3500HD has three different powertrain options. The standard is a 6.0L V8 engine that delivers 360 horsepower alongside 380 lb-ft. of torque. One of its available options is capable off utilizing Compressed Natural Gas. When operating on regular gasoline, it has the same power output as the standard engine, but when running on CNG it drops to 301 horsepower and 333 lb-ft. of torque, but will obviously be a little more fuel efficient. The top engine options is a 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine that can generation just under 400 horsepower alongside a whopping 765 lb-ft. of torque, and comes with a diesel exhaust brake.
Whichever engine you choose, you’ll have plenty of capabilities to work with. When trailering conventionally, you will have a max capacity of 20,000 lbs. When 5th-wheel trailering that bumps up to 23,200 lbs. Equally as impressive is the truck’s ability to hold up to 6,111 lbs. of weight in its bed thanks to its maximum payload. With tons of trailering technology like Digital Steering Assist, Trailer Sway Control, Hill Start Assist and more, you can feel confident when trailering, no matter how much weight you’re pulling behind.
The 2016 GMC Sierra 3500HD also comes with a few great pieces of trailering equipment standard on the model, including a trailer hitch platform, a 2.5’ receiver with 2’ adapter, 7- and 4-pin connectors, and a rear-vision camera. There is plenty of available features and technologies to upgrade the truck as well, so you can get it exactly how you want it. If this sounds like the perfect truck for you, don’t hesitate to schedule a test drive right here on our website or give the Don Wheaton GM sales team a call with any questions.