The GMC Sierra has long been one of the premium full-size trucks in Canada and North America, and for 2016 it is getting a new Denali Ultimate trim. Making its public debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, the 2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate truck promises to offer an even more advanced set of features for the discerning driver. Keep reading for new information on this new model and the 2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate release date.
New 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate features
Available only on four-wheel drive 1500 crew cab models with a 5’ 8” or 6’ 6” cargo bed, the 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate features 22-inch wheels, a sunroof, chrome tow hooks, and safety technology like lane keeping assistance and IntelliBeam automatic headlights are also standard, as well as the specialized Tri-Mode Power Steps which will move back to become a step into the forward section of the cargo bed.
The 2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate will also feature a new front style, including an all-new Denali chrome grille and LED headlamps and taillamps. Interior touches will include top-quality soft-touch materials, aluminum trims, leather interior, and heated and ventilated front seats, as well as a host of top-notch technology features like Wi-Fi hotspot capability, smartphone connectivity, OnStar Remote link capability, and wireless smartphone charging.
2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate powertrain
The standard engine for the new Denali trim will be a 5.3-litre V8 matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Also available is a 6.2-litre V8 which produces a segment topping 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. Active noise cancellation in this engine allows a quieter driving experience. Other technology like the segment-exclusive magnetic ride control and an integrated trailer break controller allow a smoother and more practical driving experience.
“The Sierra Denali has helped drive our growth of the premium portion within the light-duty crew cab segment,” said Mike Speranzini, brand director, GMC in Canada, in a recent press release. “This truck is the ultimate expression of the Sierra Denali with greater emphasis on the bold and refined presence and advanced features that make Denali models synonymous with precision and exclusivity.”
2016 GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Release Date
The elite and stylish 2016 Sierra Denali Ultimate is scheduled to become available later in the first quarter of the new year. Contact a Craig Dunn Motor City sales professional today for more information about this excellent new trim or to schedule an advanced test drive.