Showing of 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty shows that the Sierra is ready for the new kind of truck, mid-cycle type with refreshed body shape, design and engine types. The new Sierra will, at the opposite of the last model, has a diesel engine along with the other new features.
The difference in between 3500 model of Sierra and 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty is similar with the difference between Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500, for example. Usual the higher model, like 3500 is, has a little touch of luxury and feeling of the higher level of features. The rear end of Sierra is a little wider than the front end, where a chromed frontal fascia and high-density mesh grille are. The platform and body are the same as on the last model, but there will be three trim versions – Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew Cab as on the last model, too, with the small changes in the front grille, with lighting and other details. The rear end will undergo some changes, too, in part of lights and wheels, with mentioned wider end. It’s hard to say anything more than that, being unknown what the Sierra built-in in this model.
There are small changes inside of the cabin, but not big as we expect. 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty will have the same ads and features as it previous model, including the infotainment system with high-tech parts already seen on the similar model of truck. Of course, expect the roomy cabin with a lot of space for passengers and cargo, with additional space in the back with dropped back seats. Used materials are also the same, which means leather and wood trim with chrome elements. Design and cabin layout is also the same as on the last model. Speaking about the infotainment system, we must mention standard 4.2-inch audio display with optional 8-inch touchscreen, six-speaker audio system and Bose sound system. Higher trim versions will include navigation and cruise control.
The standard model will have 6.0-liter V8 engine with 360 horsepower of strength and 380 pound-feet of torque. Higher trim versions will have stronger 6.6-liter Duramax V8 with 397 horsepower and 765 pound-feet of torque. Both versions will have a six-speed automatic transmission.
2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty Price
With expected date in the fall of 2016, the price of GMC Sierra 2500 Heavy Duty will cost between $32,000 and $58,000.