A remote start kit is not something you necessarily need, but it is definitely something that can add everyday convenience to your truck. Using one of these kits, you can ensure that the engine of your truck is nice and warmed up before you start driving it, reducing the strain put on it by cold starts and increasing its longevity. Remote starters are operated by a key-fob remote control that communicates with your vehicle while it remains safe and locked, so it important to buy a secure and reliable one. The GMC Sierra is a line of trucks manufactured by GMC that shares a lot of features with the more popular Chevrolet Silverado. While the Silverado is the more affordable of the two, the Sierra comes with more luxurious and fancy features. As part of our series on the best aftermarket parts for the Sierra, we bring you the 10 best Remote Start Kits for GMC Sierra. Do ensure that the product you picked is compatible with your model, though. Keep scrolling to see what we picked out!
10. Start-X Remote Starter Kit
Starting off the list, we have the Start-X Remote Starter Kit for the GMC Sierra. This remote start kit allows you to warm or cool your truck, by pressing lock 3 times on your existing remote, meaning it has compatibility as well as convenience. The included harness also allows for easy installation.
9. EasyGO Universal Smart Key System
Next up, we have the EasyGO (AM-UNIVERSAL-R) Universal Smart Key System for the GMC Sierra. This smart key system features a factory range remote start without additional keys and allows for full keyless proximity lock/arm and unlock/disarm of the vehicle without having to use any keys.
8. Avital 4105L 1-Way Remote Start System with 4-Button Remote
Eighth on this list is the Avital 4105L 1-Way Remote Start System for the GMC Sierra. This remote start kit includes two 4-button remotes with up to one-and-a-half-mile range with lock, unlock, trunk release, and remote start functionality. It also adds a layer of protection against “hot-wiring” by car thieves.
7. Prestige APS997Z Two-Way LCD Confirming Remote Start & Alarm
Seventh on this list is the Prestige APS997Z Two-Way LCD Confirming Remote Start & Alarm for the GMC Sierra. As the name suggests, this remote start kit has an LCD display to make sure you know what is happening with your car and is compatible with a smartphone app for added control.
6. GIORDON Car Remote
Next, we have the GIORDON Car Remote for the GMC Sierra. This car remote system has passive keyless entry as well as remote start functionality for your truck. Using this kit, you can keep the air conditioner on even after getting out of your truck, or use the remote key to start the engine from outside the truck to turn on the air conditioner automatically.
5. MPC Complete 2 Way LCD Remote Start Kit
Next, we have the MPC Complete 2 Way LCD Remote Start Kit for the GMC Sierra. This is a complete remote start kit compatible with certain models of the GMC Sierra and uses a plug-in harness which greatly reduces number of wiring connections required. Knowledge of wiring is required for its installation so its better to let a professional handle the installation.
4. Fortin EVO-GMT4 Stand-Alone Add-On Remote Start Car Starter
Fourth on this list, we have the Fortin EVO- GMT4 Stand-Alone Add-On Remote Start Car Starter for the GMC Sierra. This remote start kit is compatible with vehicles from various different manufacturers and allows you to remotely start your engine by pressing the factory remote lock button 3 times.
3. DS18 18START 2-Way Car Alarm Security Keyless Entry System & LCD Sensor Remote Engine Start System Kit
The DS18 18START 2-Way Car Alarm Security Keyless Entry System & LCD Sensor Remote Engine Start System Kit for the GMC Sierra takes third-place on our list. This remote start kit and security system highly reduces the chance of becoming a car theft victim as it has shock sensitivity alongside the remote start capabilities for added convenience and peace-of-mind.
2. EASYGUARD EC003 Smart Key PKE Passive Keyless Entry Car Alarm System
In second place, we have the EASYGUARD EC003 Smart Key PKE Passive Keyless Entry Car Alarm System for the GMC Sierra that also provides push-to-start and remote start functionalities for your engine. Thanks to this, you can easily pre-warm or pre-cool your vehicle in cold winter or hot summer before you head out in the morning.
1. Factory OEM Remote Activated Plug and Play Remote Start Kit
And finally, we have the Factory OEM Remote Activated Plug and Play Remote Start Kit manufactured by Lessco for the GMC Sierra. This remote start kit is compatible with the OEM remote from the factory and uses the same remote to activate the remote start function for your truck.
So that rounds up our list of the 10 best Remote Start Kits for GMC Sierra. We hope that it helped you in making a choice for yourself. Stay tuned for more.