The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is a light-duty pick-up truck from GMC that has new and innovative features to satisfy your needs for a pickup in this range. This series of pickups comes with the bold and street-inspired looks to more heightened off-road capability. It displays very outstanding power when it comes to trailering, hauling and efficiency when cruising on the highway on a trip or going to work. A V8 engine with many features found only on this type of trucks in its class.
It also comes with advanced safety features including driver alert technologies to help you better handle the unexpected on the road. Hence, you should feel totally secure in this truck.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – Immaculate Design:
This truck has a stunning appearance with its daytime GMC signature, with a LED lighting at the front. Intellibeam technology installed automatically turns the high-beam headlamps on/off going by the surrounding. It also has Thin Profile LED lamps that give it a bolder look. It has an angular wheel opening that has accent moldings and also chromes moldings making it bolder too.
The bed at the back has three options. Standard, short and long that proves to be convenient going by the type of good you want to carry on the back. Hence the body of the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is pretty big. It has a length of between 206-240’’, a width of 80’’ and a height of 74’’.
There is a soft touch instrument panel that has a real aluminum trim inside GMC Sierra 1500 2017. You can also enjoy a 4G Wi-Fi connection hotspot and some advanced safety features in the superior comfort of this awesome truck. The seats and steering wheel are heated, big storage in the center console, USB charging ports, and also an 110V power outlet at your convenience. Its cabin is exceptionally quiet with systems like triple door seals, hydraulic engine mounts, aerodynamic exterior windows, valved exhaust system, Bose Active Noise Cancelation System. All designed to block outside noise of any form entering the cabin. The seating surfaces are perforated and there is contrast lighting throughout the cabin.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – Power Expectations:
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 has a great Eco Tec3 5.3-litre V8 engine with a towing capacity of between 5,500 lbs to 9,400 lbs. It has a great range of 355 hp that is great for its range of pickup trucks. However basic model will have an engine of 4.3-liter V6 with 285 hp. Both engines will be paired with six-speed automatic transmission.
The fuel consumption here is pretty good with an EPA range of up to 18 mpg within a city and 24 mpg on the highways. It has a Hill Descent Control and an available Eaton locking rear differential that locks the rear wheel when the slippage is detected hence enhancing its safety features.
one of the rivals of the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is the Chevy Silverado 1500, Ford F-150 and Ram 1500. They are said to be mechanically identical but the other features like interior and exterior separate them.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – Release date and Price:
The manufacturer’s suggested price (MSRP) for this light-duty pickup truck starts from $28,500 upwards depending on the type of body that it comes with. A $28,205 is the regular cab pickup, $32,230 for the double cab pickup and $37,000 for the crew cab pickup.
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is set for release in the third quarter of 2016.