New features for the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500
At the top of the premium pickup truck class is the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 in Edmonton, AB inside the Don Wheaton showroom. The heavy duty pickup is built to be the top choice for people with the toughest demands for performance and overall capability. In addition to offering one of the most refined interiors as well as bold exterior, the 2017 Sierra 3500 has been upgraded with a brand new diesel engine which will produce more torque, be more efficient and is also quieter that previous Duramax diesel engine used by the automaker. The 2017 Sierra 3500 also continues to deliver top-tier, cutting edge technology.
The new diesel engine developed for the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 in Edmonton, AB is the heavy duty pickup’s most important change for the current model year. Combined with a new cowl induction system to continually bring clean and cool air into the engine, the turbocharged, 6.6-liter, V-8 engine will produce 445 horsepower and an incredible 910 pound-feet of torque. Final towing figures and fuel consumption scores for the new engine have yet to be released, Don Wheaton will update this page when that information is made available. Suffice it to say, that the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 will be in a strong position at the top of a tough class.
Technology found with the 2017 Sierra 3500
Heavy duty pickup trucks like the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 in Edmonton, AB certainly offer world-class capability, but they are more than just musclebound brutes. GMC engineers have outfitted the new 2017 Sierra 3500 with the best high-technology equipment this segment has to offer. The heart of the system is the centrally-located eight-inch touchscreen for the GMC IntelliLink infotainment system. From here drivers and passengers can access the audio system, GPS navigation information and use applications offered from todays top developers from Apple and Android. The 4G LTE Wi-Fi mobile hotspot returns for another year as well.
The technology added to the 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 in Edmonton, AB is also aimed at making the truck even safer. Systems added to the new heavy duty GMC pickup will alert the driver to certain dangerous situations like the vehicle drifting from its lane (Lane Departure Warning), if there is an immediate collision risk (Forward Collision Alert) and all of these will create an alert starting with the Safety Alert Driver Seat.