The GMC Sierra is identical to Chevrolet Silverado, which is a full size heavy-duty pickup truck. Chevrolet C/K truck was replaced by Silverado in 1998. The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali and 2017 GMC Sierra Denali are high-end truck models manufactured by General Motors. Sierra is the name given to heavy-duty pickup trucks. The Denali models give more importance to interior by providing bold, redesigned and quality materials. The GMC Sierra Denali is the best full size truck in terms of features, quality and style. There may be further development in future models of Denali with 22-inch wheels. This vehicle is mainly aimed for high-end buyers who want various luxurious features.
2017 GMC Sierra Denali – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
According to official information GMC Sierra Denali 2017 will be available only on four-wheel drive (4WD) option with 20-inch bright aluminum wheels. To give this crew cab more sophisticated look the hood, bumper, and grille design may be changed. Exterior mirror will be resigned to provide better aerodynamics, which will also reduce wind noise. The sides and body work will remain same. At the rear end there will be LED tail light, stainless steel exhaust pipe with chrome finish, a spray-on bed liner, newly designed chrome mirrors, and chrome tow hooks.
The cabin of 2017 Sierra Denali will be perfectly designed to offer superior experience. Premium quality leather (perforated nuance leather) and carbon fibers would be used for interior designing. Front seats are heated, ventilated and will have 12-way power adjustments. Other interior features includes heated leather steering wheel, upgraded 8-inch touch screen display runs on GMC’s IntelliLink software which supports Apple Car play and Android auto, 4G LTE connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot, Bose audio system with 7 speakers, Pandora internet radio, power window with defogger, rear vision camera with guidelines, keyless entry, remote locking tailgate, and remote ignition.
2017 GMC Sierra Denali – Engine and Fuel Economy
Since 2017 GMC Sierra Denali is a heavy-duty truck it has got more powerful engine than GMC Canyon Denali. Sierra Denali is powered with two engine types. The standard model will have 5.3-liter V8 engine which can produce 355 HP and 383 pound-feet of torque. Higher model will be equipped with a 6.2-liter V8 engine which can generate power of 420 HP and 460 pound-feet of torque. Both engine types use General Motor’s Eco Tec3 technology which includes variable valve timing, direct fuel injection, and active fuel management. The transmission in both engines is 8-speed automatic type. This 8-speed transmission helps the V8 engine to give a better fuel economy. Estimated EPA is rated at 15 mpg in city, 21 mpg in highway and 17 mpg combined.
2017 GMC Sierra Denali – Price, Release Date and Competitors
GMC has not revealed anything about price or release date of Sierra Denali still now. It is anticipated that the starting price of 2017 GMC Sierra Denali will remain around $55,000 because rivals have starting price of $50,000. The vehicle is expected to launch by the end of 2016. The premium truck market is growing rapidly. Some rivals of 2017 GMC Sierra Denali is:
• Ford F-150
• Ram 1500
• Toyota Tundra
• Nissan Titan
• Ford F-350 super duty
• Ram 3500