2014 GMC Sierra Gets Best-in-Class V6 Torque, Priced From $25,085

2014 GMC Sierra Gets Best-in-Class V6 Torque, Priced From $25,085

When the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra arrives dealerships this summer, the base-model 4.3-liter, EcoTec V6 will offer best-in-class torque with 305 lb-ft.

In total, three new EcoTec3 engines will be available to GMC Sierra buyers, a 5.3-liter that will be available at launch, and the 4.3-liter and 6.2-liter variants coming later this year. Sierras powered by the 4.3-liter V6 will have a tow rating up to 7,200 pounds for a regular cab, short bed, four-wheel drive model. The V6 is backed by 285 hp and will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

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The 2014 Sierra with the 4.3-liter EcoTec V6 will go on sale later this year with a starting price of $25,085 including a destination charge of $995. EPA fuel economy estimates for the V6 will be released closer to the vehicle’s launch.

“This is technology no other truck maker can match, and we offer it in every EcoTec3 engines, for every customer,” said Jordan Lee, GM Powertrain chief engineer. “It is a standard feature, so our drivers get our best and most sophisticated technology regardless of trim level.”

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