Top 5 Useful GMC Truck Accessories

Top 5 Useful GMC Truck Accessories | Clinton Twp., MI

Whether you’ve got a rugged Canyon AT4 or a workhorse Sierra HD truck, it never hurts to accessorize. With GMC truck accessories, you can easily customize your truck to meet your unique needs. These are the five we think are the most useful.

  1. GearOn™ utility rack stanchions: These adjustable stanchions help you secure overhead storage of longer cargo and are compatible with Thule lifestyle products.
  2. Cargo tie-down rings: A must-have for any truck owner, these mount in the truck bed and give you anchor points to tie down cargo so it stays in place during transit.
  3. GearOn™ bed divider package: This sturdy package makes it easier to organize your bed and secure items that may otherwise slide during acceleration and braking.
  4. LUND bed extender: If you don’t already have the MultiPro Tailgate, this extender flips in or out to contain cargo in your bed as far out as the edge of the open tailgate.
  5. Cargo net: Sometimes you just need a simple way to keep lightweight items from flying out of the bed. This cargo net made of stretch shock cords does just that.

Visit Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck in Clinton Township, Michigan, to equip your truck with these accessories and more!

GMC Hosts Honoring Our Heroes Gala

GMC Hosts Honoring Our Heroes Gala | Clinton Twp., MI

In April, GMC teamed with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to host the Honoring our Heroes Gala. The sixth event of its kind, the gala supports the Siller Foundation’s Smart Home Program as well as the Fallen of Wounded Soldiers Fund of Michigan.

The Smart Home Program helps provide wounded service members with custom homes catered to improving their quality of life. These smart homes are offered completely mortgage-free — a comparatively small gesture for the price that many of these soldiers have paid for their country.

“GMC’s Professional Grade identity is a perfect fit for these organizations because it is the same philosophy these veterans live by day in and day out,” said GMC Marketing Director Rich Latek. “This mindset drives us to strengthen our efforts and help provide our veterans the state-of-the-art Smart Homes they need to achieve independent lives.”

GMC playing a key role in the Honoring our Heroes Gala is just the latest example of General Motors supporting the military and veterans. GM employs around 5,000 veterans around America and plans to hire 500 more vets by the end of 2022.

GM also supported the Siller Foundation’s Smart Home Program as well as the Fallen of Wounded Soldiers Fund of Michigan in April with a live concert at Sound Board — Motor City Casino. Proceeds from that show, which featured award-nominated country act Big & Rich, benefited both organizations.

Jim Causley Buick GMC is proud to support our military members and veterans in Michigan — including those stationed at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. Check out our selection of great vehicles online and contact us to learn more about the GM Military Discount.

Get a Glimpse of the All-New Electric GMC Sierra Denali

GMC Electric Sierra Denali | Clinton Township, MI

Forget about underpowered electric vehicles. The all-new electric GMC Sierra Denali is on its way, and it’s bound to prove that EVs can deliver groundbreaking power, impressive capabilities, and rugged good looks.

Capabilities & Technology

“Sierra Denali holds tremendous equity for GMC and our customers,” explained vice president of GMC Duncan Aldred. “We now have an opportunity to evolve Sierra’s capabilities and technologies, as afforded by transitioning to an all-electric propulsion while also elevating the luxurious design and comfort associated with Denali.”

GMC Electric Vehicles

The electric Sierra Denali is slated to be the third GMC electric vehicle. It will follow other rugged, capable models, such as the GMC Hummer EV SUV and Pickup models. Like the two upcoming Hummers, the Sierra Denali will be based on the Ultium Platform. And on top of that strong base, it’ll boast a wealth of premium features and top-quality craftsmanship.

Currently, GMC hasn’t set a release date for this revolutionary pickup truck. However, we do know that the electric GMC Sierra Denali will be built right here in the United States. These innovative trucks will roll off the line at the GM Factory ZERO Assembly Plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan.

Want to learn more about the electric GMC Sierra Denali? More information is to come later this year, so check back with the Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck for the latest scoop.

2022 Sierra 1500 Duramax Has More Towing Capacity

2022 Sierra 1500 Duramax Has More Towing Capacity | Clinton Township, MI

GMC is releasing a powerful update for the capable 2022 Sierra 1500. With the 3.0-liter turbodiesel Duramax® engine under the hood, the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 has more towing capacity to handle your most arduous tasks on the job or at the campsite.

“Sierra’s momentum continues to accelerate, as the fastest growing model in the segment,” said Duncan Aldred, global vice president of GMC and Buick. “With the 2022 Sierra, GMC is offering customers more advanced technologies, upscale appointments, and increased capability across the Sierra lineup, including the all-new Sierra Denali Ultimate and AT4X.”

The available Duramax® turbodiesel engine generates 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. A properly equipped 2022 Sierra 1500 (Duramax® engine and rear-wheel drive) will be able to tow a maximum weight of 13,200 pounds. Compared to the 2021 Sierra 1500, the 2022 model can tow 4,000 more pounds. How did GMC do it? They made changes to the Sierra 1500’s chassis. The changes meant the truck could handle the automaker’s maximum towing package, which thus enabled the increased towing capacity.

Rear-wheel drive-equipped 2022 Sierra 1500’s aren’t the only models that boast an impressive towing capacity increase. 2022 Sierra 1500 models with four-wheel drive can tow a maximum weight of 13,000 pounds. This rating is 4,000-more pounds than the 2021 Sierra 1500’s maximum towing capacity of 9,000 pounds.

Learn more about all the 2022 GMC Sierra can do at Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck in Clinton Township, Michigan.

GMC Sierra HD Outranks Competitors in 2021 APEAL Study

GMC Sierra HD Outranks Competitors in 2021 APEAL Study | Clinton Township, MI

Each year, J.D. Power conducts its U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. This study asks vehicle owners to measure their emotional attachment to and excitement about their new vehicles. The study includes 37 attributes ranging from a sense of interior comfort and the exhilaration of the gas pedal. In the 2021 study, GMC performed well. Here are a few of the highlights.

The GMC Sierra HD came away with the best APEAL ranking in its class for the second year in a row. The GMC Sierra HD offers premium comfort and convenience features like leather upholstery, heated seats, a Bose® sound system, and wireless smartphone charging. The Sierra HD offers all of these available upscale features, while still delivering an available best-in-class maximum tow rating of 36,000 pounds.

In addition to the GMC Sierra HD, the overall GMC brand performed well in this study. GMC scored a total of 861 points out of 1,000 and had the fourth-highest score among mass-market brands. The segment average was a score of 845.

Other GMC models also performed well in the study. The GMC Yukon had the second-highest score in the large SUV segment, while the GMC Sierra 1500 had the second-best score in the light-duty pickup category.

Want to know more about the appealing Sierra HD? Contact our team at Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck in Clinton Township, Michigan.

GMC Canyon AT4 OVERLANDX Off-Road Concept Unveiled

Overlanding is popular with outdoorsy types who modify their trucks to make them suitable vessels for camping and off-roading. It’s a natural fit for the flexible GMC Canyon. The Canyon is already beloved amongst the off-road community for its agile handling and capable AT4 trim, so GMC decided to take it up a notch with its brand new AT4 OVERLANDX concept.

The Canyon AT4 OVERLANDX off-road concept truck completely transforms the Canyon you know and love into a muscular, multi-functional pickup perfect for overlanders. The concept truck is equipped with integrated front recovery points, cast-iron control arms, an off-road rocker panel protector, guy lines to protect the windshield, and a heavy-duty front bumper with a winch. The conceptual Canyon takes design cues from the existing AT4 trim.

GMC equipped the Canyon AT4 OVERLANDX with a 3.6-liter V6 engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission, but the automaker also recommended useful modifications like a 270-degree awning, solar panel, kitchenette, and roof-mounted tent to completely customize the rig. As-is, the Canyon AT4 OVERLANDX can ford up to 32.1 inches of water, has a 27.7-degree approach angle, and boasts 10 inches of ground clearance.

While the AT4 OVERLANDX trim is just a dream right now, you can visit Jim Causley GMC in Clinton Township, Michigan, to browse our off-road capable Canyon inventory today.

2021 GMC Acadia Named One of the Safest Midsize SUVs

Looking for a smart, safe, and comfortable family vehicle? According to U.S. News & World Report, the 2021 GMC Acadia fits the bill. It was just named on the publication’s list of the Safest Midsize SUVs in 2021, based on its performance in tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The 2021 GMC Acadia earned high marks in a barrage of crash tests, which helped it win a rating of 9.7 out of 10 from the editors at U.S. News. This three-row family SUV boasts a variety of advanced safety technologies, including standard HD Rear Vision Camera and Rear Park Assist to make maneuvering easier, Rear Seat Reminder to help you remember pets and little ones in the back seat, and Teen Driver Mode, which makes it easy to check up on your youngster’s safety habits.

For more reassurance on the road, available safety tech includes Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert, and Enhanced Automatic Emergency Braking, a feature that earned the highest rating from the IIHS.

If you’d like to upgrade to the 2021 GMC Acadia, you can find it right here at Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck in Clinton Township, Michigan.

GMC Brings Back High-End Terrain Denali for 2021

2021 GMC Terrain Denali | Clinton Township, MI

If you’ve been hoping to score a GMC Terrain Denali trim at Jim Causley Buick GMC, you’re in luck. After a short absence during the 2020 model year, this luxurious Terrain variant is returning to production again for 2021.

The Denali trim is the most upscale version of the Terrain that you can buy here in Clinton Township. It’s easy to tell right away that you’re in the presence of a Terrain Denali — it stands out in a big way with a gleaming grille design, touches of exterior chrome, bright roof rails, LED headlamps, and 19-inch machined aluminum wheels with gray-painted accents.

The Terrain Denali is loaded with premium features to make your travels more comfortable. A hands-free programmable power liftgate, leather-trimmed seats with unique stitching, a heated steering wheel, and a Bose® audio system are just a few of the amenities you can expect.

The Terrain Denali also comes standard with the GMC Pro Safety Plus package, which includes nine advanced driver-assist features to keep you and your loved ones protected on the go.

Under the hood, the Terrain Denali is propelled by a 170-horsepower 1.5-liter turbo engine paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. An exclusive Denali Premium Suspension with Enhanced Shock Control provides an exceptionally smooth ride on Michigan roads.

For more information on the 2021 GMC Terrain Denali, call or email our sales staff here at Jim Causley Buick GMC in Clinton Township.

3 Essential Off-Road Features on 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Performance Package

Off-Road Reatures On 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 | Clinton Township, MI

If you’re looking for a new truck to take on an off-roading adventure near Clinton Township, Michigan, we always recommend the GMC Canyon. Its AT4 trim is perfectly designed for conquering muddy bogs and sandy dunes. And if you want something even better than perfect, GMC offers a brand-new Off-Road Performance Package for the 2021 Canyon AT4. Here’s a look at the best off-road enhancements and features offered on this capable version of the latest GMC Canyon at Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck.

Extra protection from rubble

The Canyon AT4 Off-Road Performance Edition adds extra aluminum plates to the undercarriage to shield its mechanical components from damage. Now you can cross rocks and logs without worrying about the lower engine or axle.

Enhanced suspension

For better balance on rough trails, the enhanced AT4 uses a suspension leveling kit that increases ride height by one inch. Now it accomplishes a greater approach angle for increased clearance over off-road obstacles.

Massive performance wheels

The Canyon AT4 utilizes a fine-tuned four-wheel-drive system that sends power to each wheel as needed to keep the truck rolling. Each wheel is wrapped in a 31-inch Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac™ tire boasting deep tread and resistance to punctures.

If you’re ready to start your off-road adventures this new year, come to our GMC dealership in Clinton Township and ask about the 2021 GMC Canyon AT4.

 

GMC’s New Hummer EV Lets You Crabwalk

Have you ever felt alienated by the automotive industry’s stubborn refusal to stray from the traditional linear forward and reverse modes of transportation we’ve come to expect from our vehicles for over a century? If so, you might want to sit down and prepare yourself, because General Motors has some exciting news for you: the all-new GMC Hummer is set to rattle the market to its very core with an all-new crabwalk mode.

Before you get too excited, don’t expect that the all-electric Hummer’s crabwalk mode will let you use the super-SUV as an amphibious vehicle, or that it has extendable pincers for dealing with jerks who cut you off in traffic. The Hummer’s crabwalk mode offers four-wheel steering that allows the driver to control both the front and the rear wheels.

Traditional steering columns only control the front wheels, while the rear wheels simply trail behind. With GMC’s innovative new crabwalk mode, both sets of wheels turn, which allows the new Hummer to travel diagonally. This feature will be especially useful when traveling through tricky terrain on the trail or when you’re looking to spice up your commute by striking awe in onlookers.

Even though the new Hummer hasn’t made it to the lot of Jim Causley Buick GMC Truck just yet, you can crabwalk your way over to one of our sales associates to reserve yours today.

GMC's New Hummer EV - Clinton Twp, MI