GMC Sierra 1500 Is When Premium Pickup Goes to Luxury


The legendary American manufacturer GMC, formally presented “the most luxurious pickup truck on the world market” — Sierra Denali Ultimate of 2017 model year. Full-size truck received a traditional, upscale design changes, inherent to models with the Denali prefix, publicly debuted in Los Angeles.

Exclusive sales of new truck will start in late 2017. Prices will be announced closer to launch.

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Stylistic Updates

The equipment includes a new chromed front grille, 20 inch “ultra bright” aluminum rims with dyed insets, chrome edging, fog lamps, side running boards, polished nozzle on the exhaust pipe and bed liner in back.

Many experts have already noted that a special GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate pickup strives to be the most luxurious pickup on the market. Exclusive car has chrome tow hooks, sunroof, unique 22‘’ alloy wheels, LED optics and LED IntelliBeam and other delights. Already in the basic version the Ultimate pickup 2017 GMC Sierra Denali has a natural wood and aluminum trimming, adjustable front seats (12 positions) with ventilation and heating.

The 2018 GMC Sierra is likely to keep this design.

Premium Stuffing

Plus, GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate 2017 model year truck features a high quality Bose sound system, remote starter, a device for wireless charging of smartphones, a configurable info display for the driver, the infotainment system with 8’’ display and GPS navigation. In General, the presented truck is almost all that can boast of the American auto industry.

GMC Sierra 2017 interior features a leather interior upholstery (front seats punctured leather, heated and aired), the new scheme of a dashboard, console, doorsills and floor mats with the name of the configuration. In addition, a set of basic equipment for GMC Sierra includes heated steering wheel, multimedia system, GMC IntelliLink with navigation, 8’’ screen and support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, distant engine start and Wi-Fi access point with 4G support.

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Powertrain Options

2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup truck can be equipped with two power units.

  • 5.3 V8 engine power of 355 HP (250 kW), 382 ft lb of torque,
  • and a powerful 6.2 V8 engine that develops 420 HP (313 kW) at 459 ft lb of torque.

Regardless of which engine uses a pickup, it works in tandem with all-wheel drive system.

2017 GMC Sierra 1500 6.2 V8
Engine type OHV 16V V8, direct fuel injection
Displacement 6,2L
Power/torque 420 hp; 460 lb-ft
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Wheelbase 119 in inch
Length 205.6 in
Height 74 inn
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume N/A
0-60 5.6 sec
Top speed 99 mph (limited)
PRICE RANGE: $29,000-$60,000 (est)
Competitors: Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500
  • jimbo

    Wouldn’t the release date be in late 2016???

Editor's rating
4.4 overall
  • Safety4.5
  • Performance4.3
  • Design4.4
  • Features4.5
  • Fuel economy4.2

GMC will continue to follow the trend of installing powerful and fuel efficient diesel engines on large pickup trucks. But this time it is not only a utility vehicle.

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