Detroit, 21 January 2015: Pricing for the GMC 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition starts at $34,865 (Rs. 21.44 lakhs) for a 2WD model equipped with the standard 4.3L V-6 and $38,795 (Rs. 23.85 lakhs) for a 4.3L/4WD configuration. Models with the available 5.3L V-8 start at $35,960 (Rs. 22.11 lakhs) for 2WD and $39,890 (Rs. 24.53 lakhs) for 4WD.
The Sierra Elevation Edition – a uniquely styled full-size truck that combines a bold, monochromatic look with the latest connectivity technologies – goes on sale this month and is based on the Sierra 1500 double cab with 1SA trim.
It is offered in four exterior colors and features body-color exterior appointments, 20-inch black-painted wheels, fog lamps and projector-beam headlamps with light-emitting diode (LED) signature lighting. Standard connectivity features include OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, with a three-month/3GB trial (whichever comes first), GMC IntelliLink with color display and Bluetooth wireless technology for select phones.
“The Sierra Elevation Edition is all about expressive style and technology,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of GMC Sales and Marketing. “Its customized appearance makes it a standout for style-conscious customers, while its technologies help keep them plugged into to their connected lifestyles.”
The standard EcoTec3 4.3L V-6 is SAE certified at 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque and the available EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 is rated at 335 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. The 5.3L delivers the best V-8 fuel economy in the segment – 23 mpg highway (2WD) – and enables a 9,500-pound trailering capacity with the available 3.42 axle (2WD).