New for 2018:GMC

Christian Wardlaw | Nov 01, 2017

The hottest-selling segment in the U.S. auto market is compact crossover SUVs, and GMC’s big news for 2018 is a redesigned Terrain, which lands squarely where modern vehicle shoppers are looking. Dramatically redesigned and refined, the new Terrain is likely to prove even more successful than the first version. Other GMC models receive minor updates for the 2018 model year.

2018 GMC Terrain front quarter left photo

Detailed changes for each 2018 GMC SUV, truck, and van model are shown below, listed in alphabetical order.

2018 GMC Acadia

  • Standard Tire Fill Alert system for all trim levels
  • All Terrain trim now offered with 5-, 6-, or 7-passenger seating
  • Denali trim gets an automatic heated steering wheel
  • New paint color: Blue Steel

2018 GMC Canyon

  • Standard washer fluid level sensor for all trim levels
  • All Terrain trim now offered with leather: Jet Black with Cobalt Red stitching

2018 GMC Savana

  • GMC has not announced changes for the 2018 Savana

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

  • Tire Fill Alert system is included with tire-pressure monitoring
  • Base trim adds a new radio with a 7-in. color touch screen, reversing camera, and 6 stereo speakers
  • New colors: Red Quartz Tintcoat and Deep Mahogany, Quicksilver now available for Denali

2018 GMC Sierra 2500HD/3500HD

  • Tire-pressure monitoring systems on versions with a single rear-wheel axle add a Tire Fill Alert system
  • MyLink infotainment with a 7-in. touch screen is standard and includes a reversing camera display
  • Denali trim gets a new grille design
  • New colors: Deep Mahogany, Red Quartz Tintcoat, White Frost Tricoat

2018 GMC Terrain

  • Redesigned for 2018, sharing a platform and drivetrains with the Chevrolet Equinox
  • SL, SLE, SLT, and Denali trim levels
  • Turbocharged 1.5-liter or turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engines
  • Available 1.6-liter turbodiesel 4-cylinder engine
  • Front-wheel or all-wheel drive
  • Slightly smaller inside than before, but more upscale in terms of materials and features
  • New rear-seat design eliminates ability to slide fore and aft, but folds flat for easier cargo loading
  • Next-generation IntelliLink infotainment, driver-assistance, and collision-avoidance technologies
  • Standard Teen Driver and Rear Seat Reminder systems for improved child safety whether they’re riding or driving

2018 GMC Yukon/Yukon XL

  • New 10-speed automatic transmission with 6.2-liter V-8 engine
  • Denali trim gets a new grille with active grille shutters, real wood interior trim
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