2016 GMC Yukon Release Date, XL

A full-sized SUV, the 2016 GMC Yukon is set to come from stable of General Motors division GMC. It derives its name from the Yukon Territory located in northern Canada. This car will have a physical appearance similar to Chevy Tahoe and Ford Expedition. It promises newer and superior engine performance. Given that this would be a spacious vehicle, it is likely to be ideal for large sized families with its 3-row seating configuration.

2016 GMC Yukon front

2016 GMC Yukon Interior and Exterior

Its internal cabin will be more spacious, with seating capacity for up to 9 occupants. Seats would be wrapped in high quality leather upholstery. You will find heated seats in the front and the rear area, and the front seats would also be ventilated. Do not expect any dearth of features, with Bluetooth, voice controls for phone functions and radio, five USB ports, rearview camera, Wi-Fi hot spot, blind spot monitoring and more.

2016 GMC Yukon will be offered in 3 trim levels – SLT, SLE & XL. GMC will not alter the basis of the customary refined and bold design of the exterior. You can expect a little modified grille as well as better lighting. It will have a flat rear end complete with a tiny spoiler in the roof extension, along with upright tail lamps. The vehicle would have aluminum wheels with 18 – 20 inch diameter.

You can expect many entertainment, utility and safety features within 2016 GMC Yukon. There will be 4.2 inches color display for offering information to drivers, 9-inch screen Blu-Ray entertainment system in rear seat, a hands-free power lift gate, Bose surround sound system, GPS, 4G LTE built-in-Wi-Fi, Sirius XM Radio, My Media functionality and 8-inch touchscreen along with standard features like USB and Bluetooth. You can find many safety features, such as rear cross traffic alert, numerous airbags, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning, side blind zone alert, lane departure warning, front and rear park assist and forward collision alert.

2016 GMC Yukon interior

2016 GMC Yukon Engine Specs

2016 GMC Yukon will arrive with biggest alteration under its bonnet, in the form of a new 5.3 liter V8 EcoTec 3 engine gas/ethanol power mill having a direct fuel injection system. It would produce maximum 383 lb-ft of torque along with peak power equaling 355 hp. Its 5.3 liter V8 EcoTec 3 engine gas/ethanol engine will be coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox. Buyers can choose from an all wheel drive and a rear wheel drive.

This car would come with fuel tank capacity of 26 gallons. The presence of Active Fuel Management technology with Variable Valve Timing would lower fuel consumption. It will return a maximum mileage of 23 mpg on highways along with 16 mpg on city roads.

2016 GMC Yukon side

2016 GMC Yukon Price and Release Date

Base models would come with a price tag of 47,000 USD while SLE trims would be offered in 50,000 USD. SLT trims are likely to come in 58,500 USD – making it the biggest priced among all 3 trims. According to reports, 2016 GMC Yukon will be launched in the showrooms sometime during middle of year 2015.

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