2017 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2016 GMC Sierra 1500

Power and capability have always been necessary when taking on tough jobs. Two-hundred years ago that meant putting your strongest horses in front of the cart, and today it means hopping into your comfortable GMC Sierra 1500 pickup. While there may not be actual horses involved in your daily life, the horsepower under the hood of the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 is what past generations could only have dreamt of. Today, we'll be comparing the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 to give you a peek at what's new this year, and help you choose the best for you..

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2017 GMC Sierra 1500 VS 2016 GMC Sierra 1500
4.3-Liter V-6 Base Engine 4.3-Liter V-6
285/305 Horsepower/Torque 285/305
Yes Standard Cruise Control Yes
$28,105 Base MSRP $27,815

Denali Trim Features 2017 GMC Sierra 1500

There aren't many differences in power and capability on the base model of the Sierra between 2016 and 2017. Both years offer the same impressive 4.3-liter V-6 engine with 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. With a towing capability of 5,500 lbs, both the 2016 and 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 are able to bring boats, trailers and whatever you need to bring along for the ride. Power windows, power locks and cruise control all come standard for your added convenience on both years of the GMC Sierra 1500.

Here is a list of the high-tech convenience features that come standard on the luxury Denali trim of the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500: 

  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats 

  • Magnetic Ride Control System 

  • High-tech Outside Noise Blocking 

  • GMC Intellilink Infotainment 

  • 8-Inch Color Touch Screen 

  • Smartphone Integration 

  • Wireless Charging Pad 

2016 GMC Sierra Grille Design Options
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Chrome Exterior
2017 GMC Sierra 1500 LED headlights
2017 GMC Sierra Exterior Color options

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