What are the Engine Options for the GMC Sierra 1500?

July 27th, 2017 by

2017 GMC Sierra 1500

Are you thinking about getting behind the wheel of a new 2017 GMC Sierra 1500? That’s a good choice. Now you only need to decide which of the capable engine options can get your Amarillo, Lubbock, or Borger adventure off on the right foot.Check out our detailed comparison of all three engines here, then stop by Brown Automotive Group to experience this vehicle in person and see how easy it is to finance your dream with us.

2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Performance

Drivers can choose from three capable engines to power their GMC Sierra, 1500 giving them access to the power and efficiency they need to get the job done:

  • 4.3L V6: The base engine is a 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 that delivers as much as 285 hp and up to 305 lb-ft of peak torque and as much as 7,600 pounds of trailering capability.
  • 5.3L V8: Drivers can also choose a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine capable of offering up to 355 hp and as much as 383 lb-ft of torque that offers drivers access to towing of up to 11,000 pounds.
  • 6.2L V8: Heavy haulers can opt for the capable 6.2L V8 motor that offers access to 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of peak torque and towing capability of as much as 12,500 pounds.

Other Performance Features

Power isn’t the only Sierra 1500 performance feature to delight Texas drivers. Serious truck lovers will also appreciate these features that make this capable truck tough enough to handle just about anything:

  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Tow/Haul Mode
  • Powertrain Grade Braking
  • Trailer Brake Controller
  • LED Rear Guidance Lamps
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Automatic Locking Rear Differential
  • Rear Vision Camera

In fact, the GMC Sierra has so much going for it, Edmunds calls this accomplished truck a “jack-of-all-trades”, and we couldn’t agree more.

Test Drive a 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 Today!

Whether you need a new 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 to commute to work or to head out on an adventure with friends, you’ll find a great deal at Brown Automotive Group. Contact us today at (806) 553-5669 or drop by our showroom at 4300 S. Georgia in Amarillo, TX and test drive this truck today.

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