In early 2016, the US market, customers will be available 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition. It is a completely new version of this pickup truck model, which represents an insight into the future development of the vehicles. With this edition, the GMC Sierra continues improving. After refreshment models for the year 2016, this edition is the transition to a complete redesign of the model, which is scheduled for 2018. Then it will appear a new generation GMC Sierra pickup truck.
Soon can be expected information about the new Chevrolet Silverado model, because of the tight connection with the GMC Sierra models. In fact, these two vehicles are simultaneously developed, so it is expected that GM company offer Silverado like the 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition.
2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition Specs
The future Sierra model will appear with a refreshed exterior and enhanced functions. The vehicle gets body-colored bumpers, mirrors and door handles . Also, 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition receives a specially-designed five-spoke alloy wheels in black. The new wheels are 20 inches. We should not forget that the vehicle possess the function of remote controls for tailgate.
The interior of the vehicle is well equipped with state of the art systems and facilities. First of all, there are audio system with six speakers, Wi-Fi hotspot and Intelli Link infotainment system. The Infotainment system is equipped with a screen of 7 inches. It features compatibility with Android Car/Apple CarPlay. The interior is made of quality materials, with a large number of decorative details.
The 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition offers a version with 2WD and 4WD. Under the hood will be a 4.3-liter Eco Tec3 V6 petrol engine with 285 horsepower and 413 Nm of torque. Customers will also be available a version with a stronger engine. It is a 5.3-liter Eco Tec3 V8 petrol engine with 355 horsepower and 518 Nm of torque.
2017 GMC Sierra Changes
Anticipated improvements and changes at 2017 Sierra models related to powertrains. The greatest attention is focused on improving the performance Heavy Duty class, in order to be competitive with Ford’s Super Duty models. Like to remind that models from Ford’s Super Duty-class dispose with the powerful 6.7-liter diesel engine, which delivers 440 horsepower and 880 lb.-ft. of torque. Current 397 horsepower, delivered by aggregate at GMC Sierra HD models, trying to improve and bring the level of Ford’s 440 horsepower.
2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition Price
No official announcements about the price of this model. However, it is assumed that the price for the 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition will be equal to the versions of the model with the higher trim levels.