Reach the Summit with a Denali

February 27th, 2020 by

A blue 2020 GMC Sierra Denali, which is a popular GMC truck for sale, is parked in a gravel parking lot that's overlooking a lake and mountains near Corsicana, TX.

Rising over the state of Alaska like a beneficent white giant, Denali is the name of the tallest peak in North America. The mountain has been called the name Denali by the Koyukon people since they first came to inhabit the great state, but it wasn’t until 2015 that the United States government agreed to stop calling it Mount McKinley. Denali is also the name given to the top line of GMC trucks and SUVs, starting with the 1999 model year GMC Yukon. It is a fitting name for trucks and SUVs that combine power and dependability with style and luxury. If you are looking for GMC trucks for sale, then you should consider visiting us at Frank Kent Country, and we will show you why the name Denali connotes the finest truck on the market for you.

We are conveniently located at 2000 E. State Highway 31 in Corsicana, Texas, and have been serving drivers in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1935. Our guiding motto is and has always been “Morals, values, and ethics over profit,” and we put you, the customer, first. That is why our professionals at Frank Kent Country can help you answer the question, “is the Denali package worth it for you?”

Price Point Differentials for the Denali Trim Level

The Denali is truly the summit of GMC trucks and SUVs, the ultimate version of each vehicle in the GMC fleet. However, as expected for a top trim level vehicle with this much luxury, performance, and features, the price points can be significantly higher than for the base model truck or SUV in question. Currently, GMC offers the Denali trim on three trucks, the Sierra 1500, the Sierra HD, and the Canyon, as well as three SUVs, the Terrain, the Acadia, and the Yukon.

A Complete Package for the Price

Considering the higher price, why should you consider buying a Denali trim? The answer is that you will get a trim of exceptional features in your new SUV or truck that would cost a great deal more if you purchased them separately. It is not unlike ordering from a set menu instead of a la carte. When you order from a set menu, you will get more for your money than if you are ordering each menu item separately. In both cases, you will end up with an appetizer, main dish, and dessert. However, by ordering as part of a package, the meal will cost you less. This is the benefit of paying more for the Denali package.

Let’s look at the specifics. The 2020 GMC Sierra HD Denali comes with a number of key features as standard to the trim. Each truck comes with a GMC MultiPro Tailgate, which will make loading and unloading your truck’s payload bed easier. It also comes equipped with a 6.0-liter V8 Direct Injection with Variable Valve Timing gas engine. This will allow your GMC Sierra 2500 HD Denali to tow up to 18,500 pounds and carry a payload of up to 3,862 pounds. Those figures increase to 31,180 pounds of towing capacity and 6,610 pounds of payload in the Sierra 3500 HD Denali. By going for the Denali package on your GMC Sierra HD, you will get the maximum power, and also all the luxury and safety features that come with this top-of-the-line model.

This is similar to the other trucks with the Denali package. The 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali also comes with the GMC MultiPro Tailgate, as well as luxury features such as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 10-way power front seats, an 8-inch diagonal Premium GMC Infotainment System with navigation, and an 8-inch diagonal digital driver information center. In addition, the Sierra 1500 Denali comes with a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 gas engine with Dynamic Fuel Management, allowing the truck to tow up to 9,500 pounds and carry a payload of 2,206 lbs. This is significantly more than the standard 2020 GMC Sierra 1500, which is rated to tow up to a maximum of 6,900 pounds.

The 2020 GMC Canyon Denali also has plenty of luxury features, such as leather-appointed, heated and ventilated front seats, a GMC Infotainment System with Navigation, and a wireless charging pad for your smartphone. The Canyon Denali has a 3.6-liter V6 engine with Active Fuel Management, which produces up to 308 horsepower, allowing you to tow up to 7,600 pounds, quite a feat for a smaller sized truck.

Safety, Styling, and Luxury Come Standard in Denali

One of the biggest reasons to choose the Denali package is safety. General Motors has made the Denali package come with a full-line of standard safety features for each of the trucks and SUVs. This includes a rear vision camera, lane change alert with side blind zone alert, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, front and rear park assist, StabiliTrak with traction control, a full airbag system, automatic emergency braking, following distance indicator, forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, and rear cross traffic alert. Each of these smart systems utilizes the latest technology to keep you and your passengers safe in your GMC Denali truck or SUV.

The Denali class also comes with OnStar and GMC connected services, so you can utilize the GMC network for increased safety. The Denali trucks come with a few additional safety features, including a hitch guidance system with a hitch view camera, and can have up to 15 camera views available on your infotainment screen. With GMC Denali, premium safety is just part of the trim.

The Denali trucks and SUVs also feature the most stylish and luxurious appointments of any vehicle made by General Motors today. In addition to getting the Premium GMC Infotainment System with Navigation, you and your passengers will also enjoy a premium Bose stereo system, arguably the best factory available sound system in vehicles today.

Summarizing the Denali Trims

Each Denali truck and SUV features a leather-appointed interior, a quiet cabin, and seat trims that make it feel more like a living room than a vehicle cabin. Imagine listening to your SiriusXM radio or streaming your favorite music from your smartphone into that Bose stereo system, while you and your passengers sit comfortably inside your GMC Denali. You will never want to leave your vehicle!

This attention to detail and style carries over into the exterior as well. The design team at General Motors has given each Denali headlamps, grilles, and chrome accents that are distinct to this trim level. Just one look, and the other drivers will know you are in a GMC Denali.

Come in today to Frank Kent Country today to see why you should consider buying your next GMC Sierra, Canyon, Terrain, Acadia, or Yukon with the Denali package. You deserve to reach the summit of performance and luxury offered by the Denali.