Three Reasons to Choose a Pickup Truck

Three Reasons to Choose a Pickup Truck | Fuller Chevrolet GMC Blog | Rockland, ME

Here in America, trucks rule the road. Pickup trucks have been one of the most popular vehicle types for decades. If you are looking to join the truck club, here are three reasons why you should choose a pickup truck.

Towing capabilities

No other vehicles have better towing power than pickup trucks. Consider the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. It is capable of towing up to 13,300 pounds. Trucks also are available with advanced towing technology like the ProGrade™ Trailering system in the GMC Sierra 1500 that includes up to 15 camera views and lets you save multiple trailer profiles.

Engine options

If you like being able to choose how powerful your vehicle is, pickup trucks are a great way to do that. Most models give you multiple engine options. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the GMC Sierra 1500 currently have six powertrain options ­— including the Duramax® 3.0-liter Turbo Diesel.

Bed versatility

A truck bed can be incredibly versatile. This is even more so with the class-leading cargo volume found in the Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500. These trucks are also available with a versatile multi-position tailgate. Whether you are looking for a truck for work or for play, the bed can make it easier to do both.

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Big Changes Coming for 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and 2022 GMC Sierra

Changes Coming For 2022 Silverado and Sierra | Fuller Chevrolet GMC Blog | Rockland, ME

If you stay on the pulse of all things pickup, you probably know that the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are frequently updated to stay fresh for truck lovers with evolving capability and technology needs. According to the industry insiders, the two beloved General Motors trucks have some major updates on the way.

Initial rumblings about updates to the trucks actually predicted that the changes would be for the 2021 model year. Unfortunately, due to global supply chain and production issues that affected the automaker, the refresh is now expected for the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra.

For those curious about what changes might be coming to the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado and 2022 GMC Sierra trucks, GM Authority suggests looking no further than the recent updates made to the newest Chevrolet Suburban and GMC Yukon. These models were refreshed for 2021 and include a number of high-tech features and luxury touches.

While similarities between the recent Suburban/Yukon updates and the upcoming Silverado/Sierra refresh are only rumored for now, it’s likely a safe bet to assume there will be some similarities. The Suburban and Yukon were upgraded to include new features like a heads-up display, 10-inch touchscreen infotainment centers, and an all-digital instrument panel.

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Here’s Why GM Pickups Rule the Market

Why GMC Pickups Rule the Market | Fuller Chevrolet GMC Blog | Rockland, ME

GM trucks are laps ahead of the competition thanks to the longstanding popularity of the GMC Sierra and the sudden resurgence of the Chevrolet Silverado. GM has solidified its status as the best manufacturer of pickup trucks no matter your needs.

While competitors such as Fiat Chrysler’s Ram and the Ford F-150 have respectable popularity, the reputation of GM trucks outstrips them. The sales of the GMC Sierra outpaced those of the Ram, and impressive 2020 sales have moved the Chevrolet Silverado past both the Ford F-150 and the Ram to join the Sierra and give GM the crown in the pickup market.

A manufacturing transition led to lower sales for GM in early 2019. The new truck architecture developed by GM may have slowed down production, but despite the hiccup, GM still manufactured 807,923 full-size trucks throughout the entire year.  A total of 197,743 full-size trucks were built by the auto manufacturer in the first quarter of 2020, giving it a lead over Ford.

GM trucks have earned a reputation for reliability, strength, and versatility. Want to see why the Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra have become the nation’s most beloved trucks? Contact us to learn more about these outstanding models.