GMC’s line of heavy duty trucks ends with this model. It is a pretty much versatile machine, which is capable for the most of hard tasks that you can imagine. On the other side, it also keeps high level of comfort, so you will hardly notice that it is a heavy duty truck. This model was redesigned last year. It is currently in its third generation. According to several reports from the internet, company prepares some refresh for next year, both for GMC’s and Chevrolet HD trucks. The 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 is expected to come with several changes, and most of them is expected to be visual.
2017 GMC Sierra 3500 changes
As we mentioned, GM prepares first bigger update for the current generation of its heavy duty trucks. Along with Silverado, 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 will also made through some modifications. Most of these changes are expected to be visual, while base design will remain pretty much unchanged. As it is usual, main visual changes will come at the front end. We expect to see new front fascia. Some of the parts that are expected to come revisited are headlights, grille, bumper etc. Other areas are also expected to be modified, so expect also things like revisited taillights, rear bumper etc.
2017 GMC Sierra 3500 interior
When it is about interior, bigger changes are not expected. Base styling will remain the same, but we could see some new materials and some new or improved materials. When it is about cab configuration, 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 will be available in Regular Cab, Double Cab and Crew cab variant. Trim levels will also remain the same. There is base Sierra, than SLE and finally SLT model.
2017 GMC Sierra 3500 engine
In this aspect of the truck, things are already well-known. The 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 will come with the 6.0 liter petrol-powered V8 engine in base variant. This unit is good enough for 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. Optional engine is 6.6 liter Duramax diesel V8, which has max power of 397 horses and 765 lb-ft of max torque. Both engines of 2017 Sierra 3500 will be paired with 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 GMC Sierra 3500 release date and price
Exact date of launch is still unknown, but we expect to see 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 somewhere in late period of next year. Price is expected to remain in the same range, which means somewhere between 33.000 and 58.000 dollars.