With no major changes to boast of this year, the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 offers an appealing blend of functional features and potent power that keep consumers coming back for more. The brand caters to consumer individuality by offering four trim levels and five different body configurations.
Commodious capacities to conquer any towing job
This beast of a truck is both intimidating and practical. Standard versions feature a 6.5-foot bed while single-cab models have the option of an 8.0-foot bed. The CornerStep rear chrome bumper, durable floor mats and a 40/20/40 split-bench seat extend the vehicle’s functionality. Options for EZ-Lift and Lower tailgate and a Remote Locking Tailgate make it easy to load and unload a variety of items.
Hardy performance for the long haul
Whether you’re off-roading or hauling, the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 has the robust force you need with the durability and handling that you crave. Its off-road suspension, locking rear differential, off-road tires and underbody design give drivers an edge on rough or slippery terrain. For everyday hauling, consumers will appreciate a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 pounds.
As for power, the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 has a wide variety of options. Consumers can choose from five powertrain options depending on how much brawn they need. For a fuel efficient ride, the EcoTec3 4.3-liter V6 engine with 2WD delivers an outstanding fuel efficiency of 18/24/20 mpg city/hwy/combined.* For a roaring ride, pick the 6.2-liter V8 engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission to enjoy 420 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque.
On-road and off-road safety technology to ease your mind
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500’s safety technology complements its spacious, vigorous qualities. Intelligent features like Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking and Hill Descent Control increase the truck’s traction on slippery roads and steep inclines. GMC keeps passengers safe on the road with Front and Rear Park Assist, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Keep Assist. The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 also has towing-specific features like Trailer Sway Control, Tow/Haul Mode and a Max Trailering Package. A rear-vision camera makes avoiding collisions easier.
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is a ferocious force to be reckoned with. It is a great pick for those desiring heavy-weighted practicality combined with cutting-edge safety technology and interior convenience.
*EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary.
This article is presented by Colonial Buick GMC in Watertown, Massachusetts.