14 May 2017, Muscat:For the fourth consecutive year, GMC has won the Kelley Book’s 2017 Brand Image Award for Most Refined Brand based on consumer automotive perception data in the US. Brand Watch is an online brand and model perception tracking study tapping into more than 12,000 in-market new-vehicle shoppers annually on Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. The comprehensive study provides insight on how shoppers identify important factors influencing their purchase decision and captures brand/ model familiarity and loyalty among new-vehicle shoppers.
The extra attention to design and detailing has resonated with customers across borders. The GMC appeal, along with reduced pricing, extra benefits and pampering is what a customer can look forward to at any GMC showroom, more so during the two-month long Ramadan promotion starting 8 May. Exceptional value for money and attractive discounts have become the norm that a loyal or a new discerning customer looks forward to during this time of the year.
“While the popularity of GMC brand speaks volumes for itself, customer satisfaction along with a smooth buying and servicing experience throughout the year, underpins everything we do. We look forward to welcoming customers to our showrooms and providing them with the best care in the automotive industry,” states Virendra Agarwal, CEO – Moosa Abdul Rahman Hassan & Co.
On every purchase, a customer can look forward to a plethora of complimentary gifts. While these vary on the selection of the vehicle from the brand’s line-up, it ranges from iPhone 7, gift vouchers, 40-inch TV, fuel cards, complimentary service, 3 M protection and cash gift offers as well!
Yukon andYukon XL
These iconic models are by large the most recognisable SUVs on the road sporting a bold, refined exterior design, full LED turn signals and daytime running lamps featuring GMC’s graphic light signature along with the option of 18- and 20-inch brushed aluminium wheels.
Keyless entry and push button start that is standard on SLT, and adaptive cruise control are some of the popular leading factors designed for the drivers’ and passengers’ convenience. The innovative safety alert seat available in the Yukon vibrates to alert the driver to potential hazards depending on the direction of the hazard. The built-in protective features include the industry’s first front centre airbag to protect driver and passenger, seat-mounted side impact airbags and a reinforced steel safety cage among others. The interiors of the Yukon are a perfect blend of comfort and functionality with contrast stitching on console and doors. Cabin features include inlaid doors and redesigned mirrors for reduced wind noise and enhanced aerodynamics.
The Yukon XL expertly blends craftsmanship and functionality for a comfortable and refined interior. Manual-tilt steering wheel, three distinct heating and cooling zones, triple-sealed doors and valved exhaust systems that drastically reduce interior noise and vibration, hidden rear wiper systems for reduced wind drag are some features that sets it apart.
This Ramadan, you can drive away in any Yukon with a promise of 30,000km service, 1000-litre petrol card, free registration for a year, 3M protection, RO100 gift voucher and an iPhone 7. With the exception of Yukon SLE 2WD, there will be a cash gift on each ranging from RO5740 to RO8700! There will be an additional gift of a 40-inch TV with the purchase of Yukon XL.
Thespacious 8-seater includes rear view camera, Intellink Bluetooth, parking sensors, remote start and cooling as well as cruise controlas standard features.Other than the distinct look and style, it is the safety features and technology that gives the Acadia an edge. A GMC safety exclusive is the industry-first Front Centre Air Bag, part of a 360-degree safety system, that helps protect the driver and front passenger in a side impact collision. It is also equipped with a Side Blind Zone alert and rear cross traffic alert systems that use radar to watch blind spots and provides visible and audible warnings to avoid possible collisions. Standard features include head curtain side airbags with rollover protection and StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with rollover mitigation technology.
Denali, the high end range of Acadia, is a much coveted vehicle. The safety features of this model include side blind zone alert, rear cross traffic alert and head up display. Equipped with 20-inch aluminium wheels, dual SkyScape sunroof and dual exhaust with chrome tips along with Bose 10-speaker system plus sub-woofer, Tri-Zone automatic climate control with individual climate setting for driver and front passenger, the Denali offers looks with unbeatable style and comfort.
On purchase of any Acadia, the special package will comprise of 60,000km service, 500-litre petrol card, free registration for a year and an iPhone 7. There will be a cash gift on offer on each model ranging from RO200 to RO6700.
Yet another power-packed performer, the 2.4L SLE Terraintakes the SUV to a new level of affordability. Offering a combination of safety, comfort and convenience, this model offers features that have proven to be popular with the customer such as keyless entry, rear view camera, power mirrors, cruise control, Intellink audio system that includes Bluetooth for phone and music, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system, music navigator and steaming audio in addition to stability control system and traction control.
Also available is the larger displacement 3.6L V-6 engine with direct injection and continuously variable valve timing, making it one of the fastest and most powerful iterations ever. The SLT2 Terrain has a Safety Package that includes Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning and Rear Park Assist. The interior of the popular five-passenger seater has a power sunroof and boasts of a ‘floating’ centre stack offering ergonomic comfort and convenience controls.
With the purchase of any Terrain vehicle, a customer will also be entitled to 30,000km service, 500-litre petrol card, free registration for a year and cash gifts ranging from RO1000 to RO5945.
GMC has established its mark as an undisputed leader in the market in the lifestyle pick-up segment. Available in Double Cab, Crew Cab and Denali variants, the pickup offers the longest list of standard features seen in a full-size pickup. The updated engine offers increased power and torque with the best fuel economy of any V-8 pickup.
Available IntelliLink connectivity uses a high-definition, fully reconfigurable eight-inch colour touch screen, Bluetooth phone features and navigation with 3-D map displays. Safety features include Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning along with Driver Alert Seat that generates vibrating pulse patterns to alert the driver of an unsignalled lane change or approaching another vehicle too quickly. Drivers have the option of selecting either audible or vibrating alerts.
Sierra models will offer 30,000 service, 1000-litre petrol card, complimentary registration for a year, RO100 gift vouchers and an iPhone 7 on most models along with cash back offers ranging from RO1000 to RO7000.
Each model of GMC caters to a different segment of customers and the special prices during the promotion have made Ramadan one of the best times to buy and truly experience the joy of driving in comfort.Moosa Abdul Rahman Hassan & Co LLC is the exclusive distributor of GMC vehicles in the Sultanate of Oman with branches and a service network that covers all major locations across Oman.