Used 2011 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali Truck Review & Ratings

Review & Ratings of the 2011 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali Truck

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Heavy duty trucks that are offered in the market are defined by their performance in extreme applications. Critics and buyers alike agree that the 2012 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali Truck is a well-rounded vehicle, and it certainly is easy on the eyes! It is rare to find a work truck of this size that can turn a head strictly for appearance.

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  • Currently 4.39/5
 
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One good thing this truck boasts about is the power that can be felt instantly once the steering wheel is ordered. The truck makes use of an independent front suspension, which is also found in previous versions of the Sierra. However, this time around, the difference can be seen and felt in the geometry used and the components that all make the ride tougher and more reliable. Another interesting aspect about the 2012 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali Truck is that it is known for possessing a quick steering ratio, meaning drivers will require less effort to steer and move the pick-up. What makes the Sierra 3500HD Truck quicker when compared to other heavy duty pick-ups is that it is one of the lightest in the class. Power comes easy in the 2012 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali Truck and the acceleration is smooth, with it easily reaching 60 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds. The main reason for this is the kind of engine used in the pick-up, which is complemented by the Allison transmission. The main power source of this pick-up is a VORTEC 6.0-liter V-8 engine, which is capable of producing 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque, making this engine a force to be reckoned with. The engine also offers FlexFuel capability which means the driver can expect the pick-up to run on a more environmentally-friendly fuel, without compromising on performance. Of course, one of the strong selling points of this vehicle is that it can two 13,000 pounds, so it is bound to be able to handle whatever load you throw at it.

The 2012 GMC Sierra 3500HD Denali can break from 60 mph in only 147 feet, which is outstanding for a truck of this size. It comes with all the standard safety features, such as dusk sensing headlamps, emergency brake assist, engine immobilizer, daytime running lights, electronic brakeforce distribution, post collision safety system and tire pressure monitoring. However, it also comes with a few very special features as well, including trailer sway control, hill-start, rear parking sensors and power adjustable pedals.

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