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2017 GMC Sierra Release Date, Engine Specs, Interior Design, Performance and Price

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GMC is a legendary American pickups manufacturer and their new 2017 GMC Sierra is already for sale. So, if you’re looking to buy a full-size pickup, this might be a great choice for you.

The 2017 GMC Sierra tends to appeal most pickup lovers. The design has attitude, they offer many great features on the standard model, and the interior is not only spacious as it is very comfortable. However, when you look at a truck, you want to know what’s inside the hoods. And you can bet that GMC only provides you with the best engines. You can be sure that you get a strong engine but one that also pays attention to fuel efficiency.

The 2017 GMC Sierra was only going to be released in the middle of 2017 but GMC decided to anticipate it. And we couldn’t be happier!

Let’s take a look at what you can expect from the 2017 GMC Sierra.

2017 GMC Sierra Release Date

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Despite GMC had previously announced that the 2017 GMC Sierra was going to be released only in the middle of 2017, they decided to anticipate it. So, you can already see the new Sierra on car dealers.

2017 GMC Sierra Price

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The starting price of the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab is $35,000. You can get the Regular Cab for $26,500, and the Sierra 1500 Double Cab for $30,500.

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2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Redesign and Changes

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The 2017 GMC Sierra features a new front grille in chrome with some ultra bright aluminum rims. You can also see the chrome edgings and the new fog lamps. All this in conjunction with the side running boards and the bed liner in the rear make the perfect result for the new Sierra that looks more amazing than ever. To complement this changes, the colors that you can choose are simply great and you’ll have some big doubts when choosing the one you like most. The colors include Sonoma Red Metallic, Fire Red, Bronze Alloy Metallic, Summit White, Onyx Black, and Iridium Metallic.

But this section wouldn’t be complete if we missed talking about the three body styles that are offered. You’ll get to choose between the Crew cab, the Regular cab, and the Extended cab. Each cab will have their own configurations in terms of trims and bed lengths.

In what concerns with the trims that the 2017 GMC Sierra provides, there are 4: Base, SLE, SLT, and Denali. Just as a note, the base and the SLE trims are accessible in all cab configurations. The SLT only has the Double and the Crew can, and the Denali only has the Crew cab.

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2017 GMC Sierra  Specs

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There are different engines depending on the trim that you choose. If you go for the standard models like the Base and the SLE, you’ll get a 4.6-liter V6 engine which is able to produce 285 of horsepower and 305-pound-feet of torque. In this case, the 2017 GMC Sierra comes with a six-speed automatic transmission.

The second option in terms of the engine that you have is only provided for the SLT and Denali trims. However, they are optional for the two base models as well. In this case, you can count with a 5.3-liter V8 engine with the ability to produce 355 of horsepower. If you decide to go for one of this trims, you’ll have the chance to choose the transmission as well. You may opt for the 6-speed or for the 8-speed automatic transmission.

The third and last engine is a 6.2-liter V8 engine with the ability to produce 420 of horsepower and 460 of pound-feet of torque.

2017 GMC Sierra Interior

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With the release of the new 2017 GMC Sierra, GMC decided to give this truck a premium look and feel. And the interior is the proof. The 2017 GMC Sierra features leather upholstery. The front seats are actually punctured leather, aired, and heated. You’ll also see a new scheme of a dashboard, door sills, console, and floor mats with the name of the configuration. The steering wheel is heated, you’ll have automatic climate control, distant engine start, an 8-inch screen and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a multimedia system, a Wi-Fi access point with 4G support, and the GMC IntelliLink with navigation.

Overall, and thanks to the wheelbase, the 2017 GMC Sierra cabin is not only very spacious as it is very comfortable as well.

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