Thursday, August 12, 2010

What's New for 2011: GMC Sierra Power Tech Edition

If you've been in the market for a new GMC Sierra 1500 in Columbia, SC, we think we have something new you should see!
For 2011, GMC has introduced the Power Tech Edition, available on Sierras equipped with the mid-level SLE trim.  We find that it lines up pretty well with the features our loyal Sierra customers enjoy when looking for a nice (but not too nice) pickup.  Included in the package:

  • Vortec 5.3L Flex-Fuel V8 Engine, easily our most popular engine.
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Heavy-duty automatic locking differential
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control
  • 17" aluminum wheels
  • Bluetooth for pairing your compatible cell phone with the audio system for hands-free calling
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • AM/FM/CD/MP3 with three months of XM Satellite Radio
  • USB Port, for connecting your iPod or thumb drive full of MP3s
  • Trailering package
  • Locking, EZ-Lift tailgate
  • Fog lamps
  • 6-way power driver's seat adjuster
The best part? The package comes with a discount of $1,495!  Pricing for the Power Tech Edition ranges from $1,700 to $3,770 before the package discount, depending on your choice of cab and other options.  (For example, ordering front bucket seats instead of the standard bench seat reduces the package price, since front bucket seats already include the power driver's seat adjuster.)

We already have a few of the first Power Tech Edition Sierras among over two dozen new Sierra 1500s in stock; feel free to check our inventory of new GMC Sierra 1500 trucks in Columbia, SC!

Monday, August 9, 2010 puts the new 2011 Sierra Denali 3500HD to the test!

2011 GMC Sierra Denali 3500HD - Photo:
We here at Jim Hudson GMC have been impressed with the new 2011 GMC Sierra HD models.  Perhaps the biggest addition to the family is the new Denali trim level, which takes the luxury appointments you've grown to expect from the Sierra 1500 Denali and Yukon Denali and applies them to the immensely more capable Sierra HD platform. has the distinct pleasure of getting first crack at the Sierra Denali 3500HD as part of their Heavy Duty Shootout held up in Michigan, and they were nice enough to share the first photos of the dually Denali.  With all the new refinements and increases in capabilities, we look forward to seeing how the Denali HD holds up when the results go public on their site on August 16th.

While we don't have any Denali HD units in stock yet, your Columbia, SC GMC dealer does have a selection of the new 2011 GMC Sierra 2500HD pickups in stock.  Check them out and tell us what you think!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010


All of us at your Columbia, SC GMC dealer, Jim Hudson Buick/GMC/Cadillac/Saab, are proud of our GMC lineup.  We've been a GMC dealer for most of our 30 years, adding it in 1982 alongside Oldsmobile (remember them?).  Along the way, thousands of Columbia residents have discovered professional grade engineering from the original C/K pickups to the latest in technology found in our current lineup like the new GMC Terrain crossover.

Over all those miles, we know that more than a few of you have fallen in love with your GMC trucks, vans, SUVs, and crossovers.  We want to tell Columbia your stories and why you love yours, and we've devised this blog to highlight them.  We'll also mix in the latest news from GMC to keep you in the loop--with the launches of the Terrain and new 2011 Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD, there's much to be excited about!

Click here to find out how to share your GMC story with us!