The line of Heavy Duty pickup trucks of GMC is expected to get numerous major updates for the model year 2017, and the Sierra 2500HD is one among them. As a result, recently, GMC released the initial photographs of an innovative hood styled 2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD. The most striking difference between the existing model and the 2017 model is the refreshed body shape and the appearance of the vented hood. Most probably, this new look mentions at some structural modifications to the Duramax turbo-diesel powertrain underneath, but there is no confirmation yet about the engine changes for the 2017 models. It is expected that the new model truck would get the same cosmetic changes as before.
2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD Changes
Having received revisions to its exterior for the previous model year, the 2017 GMC Denali truck is expected to get mild changes in its external styling that entail switching out the platform of the truck. The platform of the new truck will now be redesigned for greater durability and strength. The impending truck is expected to come with an updated front part design, featuring a useful hood scoop on top of the grille. The front part of the new truck comes equipped with square-shaped LED headlights, with LED daylight running lights, and big tailoring mirrors. The new 2017 Sierra Denali 2500HD 2017 truck comes with a body length of 20 feet with the bed length of 6.5 feet. The new vehicle is expected to be equipped with lustrous chrome wheels.
New GMC Sierra Denali 2017 Interior
The interior of the 2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD truck is expected to get a well-appointed cabin, which will be crammed with maximum rearrangement of equipment options and groups. It comes with leather-upholstered seats, suede leather covered dashboard, mounted with an 8″ LCD touch-screen, latest version of the navigation system, leather-covered steering wheel, Bose audio system with adequate USB ports and an interface with IntelliLink icon. It also comes equipped with the newest version of OnStar system with 4G Wi-Fi hotspot and a plethora of space on the console to alight a laptop.
In general, the interior of the new truck for the 2017 model year will be more comfortable and luxurious than before to make it vie competently with its class rivals, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, Nissan Titan XD, Ford F-250 Super Duty and Ram 2500.
2017 GMC Denali Duramax, Engine
This time also, the new GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD 2017 truck is expected to come with the same two engines as those of the earlier model, but they may undergo some fine tunings to offer the new truck with more power and twist.
Accordingly, the first powertrain option will be a V8 FlexFuel power unit with the displacement of 6.0 liters. This powertrain will deliver the vehicle the essential power of 360 ponies at 5,400 RPM and the required twist of 380 lbs per foot at 4,200 RPM.
The second optional powertrain will be a turbodiesel Duramax unit with the displacement of 6.6 liters. This will produce the highest power of 397 ponies and the requisite twist of 765 pounds per foot.
Positioned behind these power units are not yet confirmed by the automaker, but it is expected that it will be to some enhanced level from the earlier period, the figure will be the best that it could range from 13,500 pounds (approx 6136 kg) to 15,000 pounds (approx 6818 kg), contingent upon the trim level and supports the buyers pick.
Base price and the date of release
The GMC Sierra 2500 HD Denali is expected to the dealerships for sale during the fall of 2016. Regarding pricing, the starting price of the 2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD will be announced at the time of its release.
2017 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD Photos