2016 GMC Yukon Release Date, Specs, Price, Interior – Rumours about the arrival of the 2016 GMC Yukon have been circulating in the market. This full size Sports Utility Vehicle will come with changes in form of additions and redesigns in its interior, exterior and engine parts.
It will fit families especially larger ones because of its spacious cabin which will definitely offer a comfortable driving experience. The auto makers have tried adding some of the most advanced equipment in the model as compared to the previous model.
Below, is a well detailed summarised 2016 GMC Yukon Denali review which Yukon enthusiasts will find informative and enjoyable.
2016 GMC Yukon exterior
The exterior of the 2016 GMC Yukon will be designed to be more aerodynamic than the current model. The materials for the body architecture will be lightweight and which will result in a lighter SUV with immense merits.
Good driver’s visibility will be enhanced through the use of LED in both the front headlamps and the rear taillights. Buyers should also expect the exterior of the new SUV to host a palette of colours.
2016 GMC Yukon interior
The interior of the new 2016 GMC Yukon will most definitely be a safe haven for those who enjoy cruising often. The cabin will come with three rows of seats which will be comfortable enough for everyone aboard.
Despite the high number of rows of seats, the SUV will still have plenty of cargo space and this has been attributed to the increased dimensions the car will come with.
As far as safety of the passengers is concerned, the new crossover will have forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring, front and back park assist, lane departure warning, numerous airbags and back cross traffic warning.
2016 GMC Yukon engine
Engine wise, the new 2016 GMC Yukon crossover will come with a new direct injected 5.3L V8 EcoTec ethanol/gas engine which will provide a cool 355 hp and 383 pounds of torque. The aforementioned engine will be paired to a six-speed auto transmission unit.
The fuel economy ratings will increase thanks to the Variable Valve Timing technology and Active Fuel Management. The technology will result in 16/23 in the city/highway. Additionally, the crossover will be equipped with hill assist technology and direct injection for the purpose of improving the auto’s traction and off road capabilities.
Possibilities of an XL 2500 diesel are still been worked at but the auto maker has not provided any info.
2016 GMC Yukon price and released date
No official details about the price or release date have been provided as yet. However, the Denali XL release date is speculated to be towards the second half of this year (2015). The price will be higher than the current Yukon and will start at around $47,000.
The new 2016 GMC Yukon will come in three trim versions: the base XL, SLE and SLT.