GMC recently introduce the second generation of their compact crossover SUV, the new 2021 GMC 2500 in an Auto Show. On the first glance, there aren’t many changes made to the car. This is might be caused by the new version as the previous model which is 2018 GMC 2500 has brought many drastic changes such as the reduction 3 inches in length and its weight by 400 lbs. the GMC 2500 is a medium SUV offering high comfortable and safety.
2021 GMC 2500 Exterior and Interior Redesign
2021 GMC 2500 visual are expected will be just the same as the current model. Indeed, there are minor changes like the addition of new colors, wheels and few other options. The new 2500 also has less weight for about 350 pounds less which will improve fuel consumptions. For the exterior design, the new model does not get that much changes, the manufacturer only makes it sleeker and more gorgeous.
This include the new design of the grille and the changes of C-shaped LED running light. The manufacturer also restyled the LED at the back which gave it much more bold appearance. It comes with two wheels options, the standard 17 inches wheels and the additional 18 inches as an alternative. There is also 2500 Denali that will be using 19-inch aluminum wheels.
The interior for this car has been slightly got smaller because there are some changes in the new platform. Consequently, taller passengers might have a slightly hard time since it has less headroom. Even though the dimension of the car got reduced, it doesn’t affect the cabin as the its size remain the same.
The seats are made with high quality and soft-touch leather. The front and the back seats also have more leg room. It can provide more cargo space if the back seats are folded. It is equipped with 7-inch touchscreen display that are integrated with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It also has rearview camera, Bluetooth, USB ports, audio system, etc.
2021 GMC 2500 Engine Specifications.
Like the previous GMC 2500, 2021 GMC 2500 will be using the same machine type. There are 3 engine choices to be chosen. The first option is 1.5-liter V4 that can produce 170 HP and 203 pounds-feet of torque. The next option is 2.0-liter V4 which will be able to make 252 horse power and the torque of 260 pounds feet.
The last alternative is 1.6-liter turbo-4. The last engine will have the output of 137 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. All three engines are equipped with 9-speed automatic gearbox. Among all the engine, the 1.6-liter engine will be having the most fuel-efficiency rates.
2021 GMC 2500 Release Date and Price
GMC announce that this car will be released available to be sell in late 2018. The price for the 2021 GMC 2500 itself will still have the same price as before which starts at around $25.000