The 2018 GMC Granite is going to be one of the most elegant, modern and fuel-efficient models in the automotive industry. Presented at the Detroit Show back in 2010, the General Motors concept model attracted people’s attention from its size, operation, and stylish design. The Granite is expected to hit the market with a bang, attracting many consumers. Especially people who like small and economical vehicles but still modern, sporty and impressive from its appearance.
2018 GMC Granite – Design Changes
The marvelous design will have its chassis made of aluminum, making it light and consequently improving the engine efficiency. LED fog lights will be present on the solid front bumper as head and rare lights will also be equipped fully with up to date LED bulbs. Chromium will be used to make the front fascia and its appearance will be made more of a sports car. The cabin will be large in size, making it spacious even judging from outside. Its wheels will be thick in size, 17-inch rims made of alloy making them strong and efficient. The rear doors on both sides will be opened backward, making it more appealing and attractive, and also a modern design, contrast to the earlier designs.
Modern technology facilities will be installed in the cabin. These include a great dashboard equipped with touch screen technology, modern air conditioners, rearview camera, Google programs bearing maps and navigation aids, Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, up to date audio system, lane change warning, traction control and brake assistant, just to mention a few. Seats in the inner space will be covered with high-quality leather, making them comfy. The seats will be fitted with safety belts on each individual space to a maximum of five people. Equally, the steering wheel will also be covered with leather for top notch luxury. A large boot for luggage will be available at the back of the automotive, making it an efficient choice for hiking and long distance travels for a number of people with luggage.
2018 GMC Granite – Powertrain
The 2018 GMC Granite engine is expected to be compact satisfying the targeted platform. It will have a 1.4-liter engine with four cylinders. This engine will be capable of pulling out 138 hp and a 148 lb-ft of torque. It will have a front wheel drive. Though it is still rumored to have four-wheel drive, with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine is expected to have a combined consumption of fuel as roughly 30 mpg. The above features will boost the new truck’s performance to be fast and also make it proper for smooth driving as compared to the previous models.
2018 GMC Granite – Price and Expected Release Date
Since there is yet no official data released on the price and release date, only estimations have been made by automotive analysts. Its price will range from $20,000 to $25,000 immediately after release. The most luxurious design of the same is however expected to cost a minimum of $30,000. General Motors is expected to release the grand model to the public in February 2018.