2016 GMC Yukon denali, xl, diesel

The GMC Yukon is a full size SUV which goes beyond its three row seating arrangement to offer buyers with additional perfect mixture of iconic luxury and great performance. It represents the ultimate appearance of skilled refinement, competence and technology. Te GMC was initially launched in early 1900 and it was highly appreciated almost instantly. Today, there are other models from other automakers which are similar to GMC Yukon such as Chevrolet Tahoe. Such similar models increase competition in the full size SUV segment. This has made GMC Yukon automaker to plan on redesigning the current Yukon in order to retain its glory in the auto world. It seems that Yukon automaker has discovered some new ways of modifying this renowned model to make it more luxurious than previous models. In that case, a 2016 GMC Yukon is underway and it is expected to reach new heights when it comes to elegance, performance and quality.

2016 GMC Yukon front

2016 GMC Yukon: Redesign Exterior and Interior

The new design of 2016 GMC Yukon will be quite aerodynamic and will include use of quality materials. As for the expected exterior changes, they include installing new bolder bumpers, redesigning the grille to feature chrome details, upgrading its lights to feature LED technology, equipping the 2016 GMC Yukon with 18 or 20 inch wheels and redesigned spokes and installing new fog lights as well as new rear wipers. Again, its entry part will be redesigned to provide easy access to all seats inside this model. The high trims will get an extended wheelbase. As for now, the platform to be used is not yet known, but there are rumors that his new model will utilize the same platform used in building previous Yukon models.

When it comes to its interior part, 2016 GMC Yukon will bring in a rich package of equipments with new devices. It will come with increased cabin space, reduced noise and elegant features. The spacious cabin will offer the passengers comfortable seating arrangements with ample leg and head room, as well as ample space to store their wares. Some of the expected equipments include quality infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, heated seats, CD player, 8 inch touch-screen, climate control, Smartphone Integration, OnStar technology and a space for hanging passengers’ items. In terms of safety, the 2016 GMC Yukon will be well catered for. Its safety features include airbags, cameras, stability control, blind spot alert system, rear view camera and park assist, cross traffic alert system, lane start and change alert system, sensors, and forward collision alerts system among others.

2016 GMC Yukon interior

2016 GMC Yukon: Engine Specs

This new 2016 GMC Yukon will run on similar EcoTec3 engines like its predecessor. These engines have been proven to be quite fuel economical and with low CO2 emission. The first base engine is a 5.3 liter V8 generating 370 horsepower and 400 pounds-feet of torque. The second engine will be optional and it is a 6.2 liter V8 generating more that 400 horses. These engines will be mated with the six speed automatic transmission which will transmit power to the AWD. Again, both engines will comprise of hill start technology and direct injection which will improve the auto’s traction and also improve its off-road abilities.

2016 GMC Yukon rear

2016 GMC Yukon: Release Date and Price

2016 GMC Yukon price as well as release date has not been determined yet, but the release is speculated to be in the second half of 2015. As for the price, it is certainly going to be higher that than of the outgoing GMC Yukon which starts at $ 47 000.

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4 Responses to 2016 GMC Yukon denali, xl, diesel

  1. conroy shields says:

    for 2016 model,8 speed and floor shifter for 6.2 V8.Third row legroom same as second row, lengthen wheelbase to fit third row legroom

  2. newt lingenfelter says:

    What about the Diesel part? Duramax in an XL Denali would make me think about a new ride!

  3. Ed says:

    Duramax in Yukon XL Denali @ 2500 would definitely get my attention. Now I would be able to pull with best MPG, with entire family (need third row seat depth)current Suburban killing us, All five family members over 6 foot tall. All boys. Need Large Diesel Vehicle for family and towing. Oh! and 4 wheel Drive.

  4. Yuly macias says:

    Buenas tardes. M gustaría saber si hay a diésel. Muchas gracias.

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