The segment of full-size trucks is probably the most prominent, when it comes to rivalry between Ford and General Motors. While Ford produces an absolute leader in class, F-150, GM comes with two models, which are pretty much the same in mechanical aspect, but feature unique styling. One of those two is Sierra. This truck is in production since 1998. So far, we have seen three generations of it. Current model is present since 2013, and we already saw some big updates. The biggest update was made last year, for 2016 year model so, it is hard to believe that 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 will also feature such big changes.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 redesign and features
As we already mentioned, last year we saw big update of this light duty truck. The 2016 year model was refreshed, and it got completely new front end, including new headlights and grille. Because of that, 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 probably won’t feature any visual change. Its appearance will remain pretty much the same as for the 2016 year model but, still, don’t be surprised if you see some smaller tweaks such as new colors, or new wheels. On the other side, changes inside are expected. The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 will be mostly about interior changes, where we expect several of them. Most likely, updated model will feature revisited dashboard. Exact details are still unknown, but we can presume that center console will suffer most. Also, we might see some new, better-quality materials, especially when it comes to plastics.
2017 Sierra 1500 body configurations
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 will continue to be offered in three body configurations – Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew Cab. There will be three trim levels in offer. Those are base Sierra, SLE and SLT. Also, there is a premium Denali model, but is comes pretty much as independent model.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 engine
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 will come without changes in this aspect. There are three well-known engines from General Motors that will be in offer. There is a 4.3 V6 unit, which is good for 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. Also, there are two V8 units in offer. The first one is 5.3 liter V8, which has max power of 355 horses and 383 pound-feet of torque, while the other one is 6.2 liter unit, which is good enough for 420 hp and 460 lb-ft.
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 release date and price
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 will come late this year, in a price range between 28.000 and 55.000 dollars.