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TAILGATE LIKE A PRO WITH THE MULTIPRO TAILGATE AUDIO SYSTEM FROM KICKER®

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The month of September has a special place in the hearts of football fans, signaling not just the start of pigskin action, but the tailgate parties that precede it.

As a long-standing tradition, tailgating is not only a critical part of experiencing a football game, but the availability of modern technology and conveniences is allowing more and more fans to take their parking lot party to another level.

This idea of pulling out all the stops can now even extend to the tailgate itself with the GMC Sierra 1500’s available MultiPro Tailgate with MultiPro Audio System by KICKER. This innovative audio system is another addition to the Sierra’s multi-function tailgate, effectively making it a 7-function tailgate.

Installed by GMC dealers, the MultiPro Audio System by KICKER is a 100-watt exterior audio system integrated with the MultiPro’s inner gate panel. It features two 4” coaxial drivers, a compact amplifier and controls, ports for a USB and AUX cord, and full Bluetooth streaming compatibility.

The system’s rugged design and versatile functionality give you a unique way to incorporate music or video entertainment as part of the tailgate experience.

EFFICENT AND DURABLE

When it came to adding even more functionality to the MultiPro Tailgate, GMC and KICKER wanted to make sure the design and capability of the sound system had the customer in mind.

To begin with, it operates entirely independent of the Sierra’s infotainment system within the cabin of the truck, allowing owners to play audio without leaving their key in the ignition and their windows down.

As for taking on the demands of being integrated into the tailgate of a pickup truck box, GMC and KICKER thought of that too. With an expertise in designing audio components and speakers for boats, ATVs, motorcycles and other vehicles that are exposed to harsh elements and off-road conditions, the sound system’s components have gone through durability testing and validation. The system features a weatherproof amplifier and speakers (IP66 rating. Non-Submersible.), an ABS custom baffle that is fully gasketed to protect against moisture and dirt, as well as a weather-resistant wiring harness, connectors and plugs.

TURN IT ON, TURN IT UP

Easy to start and use, the MultiPro Tailgate’s sound system delivers a simple way for truck owners to experience great audio without any hassles.
The screen of the tailgate remote lights up and the system automatically turns on when the MultiPro Tailgate is brought to its full-width step position. Users can then select between three options to connect a compatible device by pushing the power button. The options are:

BLUETOOTH: Connect a smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth® enabled devices wirelessly by selecting KICKER from the device’s settings. Once connected, the Bluetooth signal offers a range of about 100 feet, so users can walk around the surrounding area without interruption.

USB: Capable of playing WMA and MP3 files from a compatible storage device, simply select USB on the tailgate remote. The USB port can also serve as a charger for a compatible smartphone, even while using the Bluetooth or the AUX port.

AUX: To connect to this port, you will need an AUX cord. This option allows you to connect a number of compatible devices, including a television, microphone or portable CD player.

ACCESS PREMIUM PROGRAMMING

Another great way to enjoy the functionality of the tailgate’s sound system is through SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Truck owners who have a subscription and a smartphone or tablet can stream any available station of their choice using a Bluetooth signal. All users have to do before connecting is download the SiriusXM Satellite Radio app onto their smartphone or tablet, select Bluetooth on the sound system’s remote and then connect their device.

The MultiPro Tailgate with the MultiPro Audio System by KICKER is available on the 2019 and 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 and is coming soon to the 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty. To learn more, visit the pages for Sierra 1500, Sierra Heavy Duty or your local GMC dealer.

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