American truck-maker announced recently that new 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation edition is on its way. That will make happy most of the lovers of this vehicle, since there are not so many models which could be called sport trucks. The GMC Sierra has its version, and it is quite popular among younger population. This model has some unique equipment and different look, which makes it so attractive. However, this truck is also more expensive, but very powerful, so whoever wants to pay, won’t regret about this investment.
2017 GMC Sierra Elevation edition – engine
This trim of the GMC Sierra truck will be available only on 1500 double cab configuration models of the vehicle. However, that version brings its drivetrain and it is 4.3-liter V6. Also, 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation edition is available with larger, 5.3-l V8, which can deliver more power. First engine can produce 285 hp and 305 pound-feet of torque. and bigger one 355 hp and 383 lb-ft. An eight-speed gearbox is mated to powertrains, and it sends power to either rear- or all wheels. Last model had 18 and 19 mpg combined, so with all improvements used on the truck, we expect slight boost on this.
2017 GMC Sierra Elevation edition – redesign
Standard equipment of the new 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation edition is consisted of keyless entry and remote locking tailgate. Then, we get heated power-adjustable exterior mirrors and six-speaker audio system. Nevertheless, Elevation model has new bumpers and black-painted 20-inch wheels. On the front end are HID lights, while inside we have also 7.0-inch touch screen. An Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration boosts infotainment system. There is no other cab configuration available beside double-cab body style.
2017 Sierra Elevation edition – release date and price
Special edition of GMC Sierra sport truck will be out during second half of the 2016 as 2017 year model. With slight changes to previous vehicle, price of the 2017 GMC Sierra Elevation edition won’t raise a lot. We can expect new pickup to be available from around $45,000.