2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Review

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Review

The GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate brings a makeover for 2016, though the adjustments are many thanks to the Sierra-wide update for the 2016 design year. The grille, headlights, hood, and bumper have all be altered, making the truck look much more sophisticated and also modern. The big grille gets the timeless, chrome Denali cheese grader look, which doesn’t transform with the Ultimate bundle.

The grille, headlights, hood, and bumper have actually all be transformed, making the truck look a lot more advanced and modern.

The sides of the truck remain unmodified, conserve for the brand-new Tri-Mode running boards. The bodywork all remains the like it did when the Sierra had its last change-up for 2014. Out back, the tailgate, bumper, and also bed are unmodified as well. Only the taillights have actually been replaced for 2016.

One of the bigger changes with the Denali Ultimate package is the addition of the 22-inch wheels. Formerly optional, the wheels come with your option of chrome or black inserts.

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Review

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Interior

Things inside the GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate haven’t transformed either, save for one item– the revamped facility armrest with an integrated wireless phone battery charger. Suitable with gadgets with wireless charging constructed in or with special cordless charging cases fitted, the billing terminal permits the gadget to be charged without the mess of wires and cables.

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Review

GMC’s IntelliLink software application likewise includes an upgrade that consists of Apple CarPlay as well as Android Car. Simply connect a compatible device into one of the several USB ports, and the infomercial system will run the Apple or Android OS.

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Under on Hood

GMC engineers left on significant product as an option: the 6.2-liter V-8. Coming as criterion is the 5.3-liter V-8, which offers 355 horsepower and also 383 pound-feet of torque. Obviously, selecting the Corvette-derived, 6.2-liter V-8 is the only sensible choice– I indicate, that does not desire 420 horsepower as well as 460 pound-feet of torque?

Both the 5.3-liter and also 6.2-liter functions GM’s EcoTec3 modern technologies, that include variable valve timing, direct gas injection, and also active fuel administration. Both engines likewise come conventional with the new 8L90, eight-speed transmission. Selecting the Denali Ultimate requires getting 4WD, so the electronically managed, two-speed transfer situation comes criterion.

Those two extra equipments in the brand-new transmission aid the V-8s get better gas economic climate. On our last test of the GMC Sierra Denali, our 6.2-liter-equipped truck was EPA-rated to obtain 15 mpg city, 21 mpg freeway, as well as 17 mpg integrated– a one-mpg enhancement over the six-speed automatic-equipped vehicle.

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Review

2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Price

Considering its price, it is said that the makers will launch this vehicle with a price tag of $60,000. It is also heard that 2017 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate will be launched in the 2nd quarter of 2017.