2017 Sierra HD – Last year, GMC gave some updates on the exterior and interior to its Sierra truck family. This year, we can expect the arrival of new Sierra for the 2017 model year with a mid-cycle refresh.
GMC Sierra family consists of various models with their own specification. For starters, you should know that the HD is an initial for “Heavy Duty.” This alone will make you think about its powerful ability in assisting you to complete your job.
There are two trims of pickup truck in Sierra HD lineup. These trucks all have a professional grade and they are Sierra 2500HD and Sierra 3500HD. A Sierra Denali HD is the range topping model for each trim. We’d like to remind you that we’ve had a coverage on GMC Denali last month that you can read here.
2017 Sierra HD Update
Some observers expect that the update will comprise reengineering, where a new platform is implemented to achieve a firmer truck with improved durability. The powertrain might be reengineered and some equipment will be rearranged.
2017 Sierra HD Exterior Design
We believe you’re agree that its exterior design reflects its strength and capability. The front part has a large, angular grille that are flanked by squared headlights. The GMC insignia embossed in bold, capital letters on the grille, mud protector, squared fog lights, squared bumper and fenders, and large wheels make this vehicle even more masculine. Viewed from any angle, this truck won’t fail to give us its manly, powerful impression. You can choose the cab you like: regular, double, or crew cab.
2017 Sierra HD Interior
Soft touch instrument panel trimmed with aluminum and premium upholstery will be here in the interior. Triple door seals is effective in blocking the noise coming from the surrounding so you’ll have a quiet cabin. Leather wrapped steering wheel, leather surface seating with contrast stitching, under seat storage in certain models, large center console, 110 Voltage power outlet, and USB ports will make you satisfied to sit in the cabin.
2017 Sierra HD Specs and Features
To make you more convinced, you should check the new Sierra specs and features. A 6.0L petrol engine is the standard powertrain. A turbo V8 Duramax diesel with 6.6 liter displacement is available and is able to put out under the hood will produce 397 hp and 765 pounds feet torque. This high torque capability is achieved by utilizing Allison 100 series transmission.
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The Sierra truck has an impressive towing capacity. Conventionally, 2500HD can haul up to 14,500 pounds, and with fifth wheel, the capacity increases to 18,000 pounds. The 3500HD has greater capacity with 20,000 pounds conventional trailering, 23,200 pounds fifth wheel trailering, and 6,111 maximum payload. The driving assist technology includes StabiliTrak, hill descent control, driver shift control, digital steering assist, and automatic locking rear differential for increased traction.
2017 Sierra HD Price and Release Date
The release date and pricing is not yet announced. As a reminder, the base model of the 2016 Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD MSRP are $33,535 and $34,635 respectively.
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