The GMC Sierra 1500 was introduced to the world in December 2012 and that model was mechanically similar to Brethren by Chevrolet. The automakers have announced the 2017 model of this truck. It is a mid-cycle refreshment just to please the fans.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – Design Modifications
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 has been recently caught on the streets so there is a lot of speculation about the truck in the market. Although most parts of the truck were camouflaged but there is still news around about how this truck is going to look. The grille has received some tweaks, and the headlights and taillights are going to get some change. It is also expected that headlights might get a new shape. It is said that the steel bodywork is going to be replaced with aluminum. Yes, it is going to be light weighted and better in fuel efficiency.
It is said that the new model is subject to get significant changes. The current design will get uplifting and the appearance of the truck is going to become more powerful. The designers have decided to make minor changes in the exterior. The lights and the bumper will remain unchanged but the rear is expecting some changes. The LED lights are going to be redesigned and converted into C shape. The front is getting touch ups such as brand new air intakes. The grille is going to be wider than before. Moving to the interior, it is going to be redesigned. The doors, center console and the instrument panel is going to be new. It is going to be highly comfortable indeed. For the convenience of the users, 12 v and 110 v outlets are provided along with USB ports and the dual density seats. The changes are going to be interesting plus comfortable.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – Engine Details
It is exciting for everyone to know more about 2017 GMC Sierra 1500. What’s going to be under the hood? A boost in the performance can be expected. The same 4.3 v6 liter engine is provided that can produce 285 hp and torque of 305-pound feet. The secondary engine option would be the 5.3 v8 liter engine that can produce 355 hp and torque of 383-pound feet. There is third engine unit too and it is the 6.2 liter v8 engine that can produce 420 hp and torque of 460-pound feet. From some sources, it is heard that the v8 turbocharged 6.6-liter diesel engine will be provided as well. 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 will produce 420 hp and torque of 800-pound feet. These engines will be paired with 8-speed auto transmission. Some say it might be 10-speed auto transmission but nothing is official yet. This sums up that the performance of the truck is going to be one of a kind.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 – Price and Release Date
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 might come at the end of 2015 or in the beginning of the year 2016. There are no updates about the price yet. For further information, fans are advised to remain in touch.