The great advantage of the 2016 GMC Sierra in competition with other truck brands is the touchs of luxury and comfort it offers in the rough and hardworking truck world. Without compromising on the ability to meet productivity challenges, this truck offers an interior that is a step up from the standard work truck. But which of its four high-quality trims is the best for truck shoppers? In this 2016 GMC Sierra SLE vs SLT comparison, we will look at two of the upper trims of this excellent truck to help shoppers figure out which might best appeal to their needs.
Both the SLE and the SLT trims of the 2016 GMC Sierra offer plenty of power and features. Advantages like Apple CarPlay compatibility come standard on either trim with the GMC IntelliLink system, and both models are also available with the ability to become a Wi-Fi hotspot thanks to OnStar 4G LTE. Other useful details like a rearview camera. LED signature daytime running lights and cargo box lighting, and HID projector beam headlights also come standard on either the SLE or the SLT trim of the 2016 Sierra. Both models also feature a standard 4.2-inch driver information center in the dash to offer updates on vehicle information. Either of these elite trims is also available with the off-road optimized All Terrain Package..
Powertrain Advantages of the SLT Sierra
While either of these trims comes very well equipped, in the 2016 GMC Sierra SLE vs SLT comparison there are many differences in standard and available features. Time and again the SLT trim offers the next step in features. The SLT Sierra trim comes standard with leather upholstery, and is available with heated and ventilated leather front seats. The SLE is available with leather trim and upholstery, but comes standard with cloth. The SLT also comes standard with an automatic locking rear differential and a remote vehicle start system.
When it comes to powertrain there are also some significant differences between these trims. The SLT comes standard with an advanced 355-horsepower 5.3-litre V8 engine rated for 383 pound-feet of torque. It is also available with a 420-horsepower 6.2-litre V8 engine that is not even available on the SLE trim. The standard engine on the SLE is a 4.3-litre V6 rated for 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque which may not meet the hauling needs of all light-duty truck shoppers. For more information on this 2016 GMC Sierra SLE vs SLT comparison, or the 2016 Sierra at Craig Dunn Motor City, call 888-611-6021 today.