GMC has produced the new truck by keeping all modern concepts and ideas in mind. Production of the 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax is now in progress and it is expected to be the latest trucking opportunity for the Sierra’s fans.
2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax: Improvements and Features
The first model of Duramax was designed with some conventional approaches. Today, GMC has given a completely new approach in order to satisfy the fans. According to the news, the carmaker will drop the structural weight significantly in order to improve the engine performance. Aluminum, carbon and steel utilization will produce a structure will be light weight but strong. Platform will receive some changes. It is expected that it will be modified according to Chevy Silverado.
GMC has produced a significant front for the new 2017 Sierra 2500 Duramax truck. It has combined the attractive features in order to make the vehicle more fascinating. There will be a new design for grille with black and silver lining. Grille is totally black with broad openings. It is covered with silver lining of aluminum. The bumpers are distinctively prominent. These are composed of pure aluminum and metallic color. This combination gives it a prominent look under the black grille. The producer has designed the bumpers with a new concept. There are different segments with unique designing. Fog lights have been installed according to the conventional style but these are also covered with black and silver design. Headlights have a new shape because of one round LED bulb surrounded by an indicator and numerous small LED bulbs. Overall wheelbase of this truck is higher than other models. The truck use 20 inches wheels.
The interior is designed for at least five passengers. The manufacturer has produced enough space inside the vehicle. A big driving cabin contains adjustable seats, active dynamic power steering, wider dashboard, a big HD display with Touch Screen centered by two AC vents and digital sound system. Communication facilities have been improved by adding Wi-Fi, internet, Smartphone connectivity and Bluetooth.
The rearview camera, airbags, traction control, special emergency brakes, stability control, lane keep assist, side exit assist, anti collision alert and specialized driving memory system will make driving secure. The 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax will compete with Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra.
2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax: Engine System
The 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax is paired with a 6.7-liter turbo diesel V8 engine. This system can generate up to 420 horsepower. GMC is also going to introduce a micro hybrid feature in the engine system, so the power output might be even greater. The pickup truck will be an economical option because it has shown potential to cover 27 miles per gallon in city drive. Highway test drive has covered 31 miles per gallon.
Price Range and Arrival
Starting price of the 2017 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax will be around $31,000 in USA. It will increase up to $50,000 depending of the trim level you choose. GMC will launch it in the first months of 2017.