five gift ideas for gmc truck owners

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FIVE GIFT IDEAS FOR GMC TRUCK OWNERS

Looking to surprise a friend or family member with a thoughtful gift this holiday season for their GMC pickup truck? Consider one of these five useful stocking stuffers.

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Thanks to a keen eye for detail, a drive to tackle new projects head-on and a deep love for technology, it’s no wonder Allison Fannin of Two Thirty-Five Designs is taking the design and social media world by storm. For everything from décor ideas, interior design inspirations and current trends, you can find Allison’s creativity in full bloom on Two Thirty-Five Designs’ homepage, Facebook page, or Instagram feed.
This post is sponsored by GMC.

As my family begins to gear up for the holidays, coming up with new and fresh ideas can sometimes present a challenge. We always have the tried and true options as our go-to items, but when it comes to something new and useful it’s easy to get stuck and run out of ideas. If we reach outside the box and look at an item that we use every day, we might be surprised at the ideas that we can come up with.

For our own Sierra pickup truck, we keep a revolving list of items that we need to get for the truck and ones that we want to get for fun. These have turned out to be some of the best gifts, since they are not only useful, but very much wanted and needed.

If someone in your family recently bought a GMC Sierra or Canyon, chances are they may be surprised and excited to receive any of these GMC Accessories as gifts this holiday season.
 

GMC FLOOR LINERS
If you have kids, pets, or find yourself traveling down muddy or snowy roads in winter, chances are you’re familiar with just how dirty your GMC’s floors can get. One of the first items we added to our own Sierra was a full set of GMC Floor Liners, and they have been a total life saver. Not only are they custom made to perfectly fit our truck’s floors, but they’re also insanely easy to clean - we can just pop them out, wash them, and let them air dry.

UNDERSEAT STORAGE
Knowing an organized interior is a functional interior, we purchased this item as soon as we purchased our Sierra. The goal in organization is to leverage all available space, and that’s exactly what the underseat storage compartment does. Easily installed underneath the rear seat cushion in Double Cab and Crew Cab Sierras, this allows us to stash tools, tie-downs, trailer hitches, and other gear inside the cab, away from passengers’ feet and prying eyes.

BED CARGO NET
Between moving my daughter’s belongings to and from her dorm room, and hauling a variety of furniture for my own DIY projects, we frequently carry a wide variety of cargo in our Sierra’s bed. That’s why I’ve had my eye on GMC’s Bed Cargo net accessory for a while now. Elastic cords extend across the bed, helping keep items in the bed from shifting. I also really like the idea of being able to quickly and easily remove the net when not in use, and storing it underneath the rear seat without taking up a ton of space.

STYLISH EMBLEMS
Looking for a stocking stuffer for someone who wants to add a little bit of a personal touch to their truck’s exterior? These custom GMC emblems for the Sierra and Canyon’s grille and tailgate provide a unique look. In my area, customized emblems are quite popular, and I think the black finish of these covers is perfect - not only does it catch your eye and make you want to take a closer look, but it also nicely accentuates the design elements on the truck itself - especially on a Sierra Elevation or Canyon All Terrain.

PICKUP BOX TENT
If the pickup owner in your life is like my husband, chances are they’re a big fan of spending time outdoors. If they’re also into camping, the Sportz Camping Tent by Napier may prove a useful gift. These tents install over the pickup box on Sierra or Canyon models, and allow you to transform the pickup box into an elevated sleeping platform, sheltered from the elements. Installation is straightforward, and it helps eliminate the stress of finding a place to stay after a long day on the trails, at the lake, or elsewhere off the beaten path.

To learn more about any of these items – along with other accessories made for both the Canyon and Sierra pickup trucks – visit the GMC Accessories page for more information.

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  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Non-GM Warranty. Limited Warranty by Napier Enterprises 3 years / 36,000 miles. For more information contact your dealer.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges.

  • Canyon’s 7700-lb rating requires 2WD Crew Cab model with available Duramax 2.8L I-4 Diesel engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Sierra's 12,500-lb rating requires Sierra Double Cab or Crew Cab Short box 2wd with 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine and NHT Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See dealer for details.

  • Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Requires Double Cab with available 6.2L V-8 and Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges. Bed/Roof-Mounted Bicycle Carriers shown. Requires crossbars or Thule Rack Solution. Non-GM warranty. Warranty by Thule®. See dealer for more information.

  • Available. Requires 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine.

  • Terrain's 3,500-lb rating requires available 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine and available trailering equipment. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

  • Requires available 3.6L V6 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Sierra Denali's 9,300-lb rating requires 2wd. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See dealer for details.

  • These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

  • Savana Cargo's 10,000-lb rating requires 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Savana Passenger's 10,000-lb rating requires 2500 Wheel Base with 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle and trailer combination, including the weight of driver, passengers, fuel, optional equipment and cargo in the vehicle and trailer.

  • When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

  • Canyon’s 7000-lb rating requires available trailering package and 3.6L V-6 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

  • Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped, includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

  • When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

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