What was the first year of the GMC Denali?
2002 marks the first year of the “Denali” designation. GMC wanted the Denali to be more than just a spruced up Sierra – it had to be mechanically superior as well 4 wheel steering (4WS) was made popular in the 90s by many Japanese sports cars, but it wasn’t as effective at improving handling as many had hoped.
Is the GMC Sierra Denali rear wheel steering?
It’s recommended that you keep the A revolutionary new rear wheel steering system is standard equipment on the 2002 GMC Sierra Denali pickup truck. Quadrasteer reduces the diameter of the turning circle by 3 m (10 feet), so it’s comparable to that of a compact car.
How does the Quadrasteer work on a GMC Sierra Denali?
Quadrasteer works by swinging the rear tires in varying degrees based on a driver-selected mode: either two-wheel steer, four-wheel steer, or four-wheel-steer tow. Under 7 mph (parking lot speeds), the rear wheels turn at their maximum (12 degrees) in the opposite direction of the front wheels.
How big is the turn radius on a Denali?
GM began working with Delphi Automotive Systems to develop its own 4WS (dubbed “Quadrasteer”) using electric steering gear and computer-controlled operation. After much trial and error, the end product proved highly effective. The Denali’s turning radius was cut by 10 feet to 37.4 feet (which is only a foot larger than a Honda Accord’s radius)
How big is a GMC Sierra 3500 HD Denali?
Sierra 2500 HD Denali truck comes in 4WD Crew Cab with 6′ 9″ standard box or available 8′ long box. 158.95-172 IN. 68.1/68.3 IN. 10.08–10.12 IN. Sierra 3500 HD Denali truck comes in 4WD Crew Cab with either a 6′ 9″ standard box or available 8′ long box. Long box is available with an SRW or DRW configuration.
What kind of engine does GMC Sierra Denali have?
Sierra HD Denali was built strong so you can tow strong — with its large drive shaft and real axle, the power of the available Allison ® 10-speed automatic transmission, the first in a heavy-duty truck in its class, and available 6.6L Duramax ® Turbo-Diesel V8 engine is maximized so you can tow with command and control.
What kind of frame does GMC Sierra Denali have?
The strong chassis, suspension and wheelbase (standard/long: 158.94″/172″) are built upon a fully boxed, ladder-type frame built from high-strength steel using front hydroformed rails with clamshell design.
How big is a GMC Sierra 4WD truck?
The 3,563 lbs. rating requires properly equipped 2500 Crew Cab Standard Bed 4WD model with available 6.6L Duramax Turbo Diesel engine. These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only.