2016 GMC Yukon denali, diesel, changes

2016 GMC Yukon leads the lineup of future Sports Utility Vehicles released by General Motors – one of the largest automobile manufacturing conglomerates in the world. Its huge design & build are perfectly suitable for a family outing considering its luxurious interior & great performance. The model features a fully functional rear wheel drive platform but also offers an optional all-wheel driving mode as well. There is also an updated version of the standard GMC Yukon which is market as – Yukon Denali which offers an upscale& efficient interior décor and provides a greater degree of exclusivity to its passengers than the standard SUV model.

2016 GMC Yukon front

2016 GMC Yukon: Engine and Fuel Economy

2016 GMC Yukon offers a highly redesigned engine configuration which features an Eco-Tec 3 5.3 L V-8 engine and is capable of producing up to 355HP of power in addition to 383lb-ft torque. The upscale model Yukon Denali however offers a bigger & better powertrain which is constituted by a 6.2 L engine that provided a total power & torque output of 420HP and 450lb-ft torque. According to company insiders, there are speculations that General Motors will also release a diesel variant of the same power train in the upcoming generation of GMC Yukon.

2016 GMC Yukon offers a standard EPA measured fuel economy of 14/21 miles per gallon on city/highway roads respectively. It has a maximum speed of 112 miles per hour and can effectively accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just about 5.5 seconds. The model’s interior has been packed with the latest technology and drive systems. One should also take note of its completely redesigned exterior which is a lot more stylish after its recent face lift. Also there is another version of next generation GMC Yukon called Yukon XL which offers a longer wheel base.

2016 GMC Yukon rear

2016 GMC Yukon: Redesign and Features

2016 GMC Yukon has a completely reinforced steel based chassis which is both resilient &high on strength in addition to being resistant to corrosion. The model also features an automatic electronic steer assist module which is very useful & efficient for better handling of the vehicle. Next generation GMC Yukon also features a relatively extended wheel base compared to that of its previous models which has resulted in a greater amount of passenger & cargo volume. Furthermore, it offers a standard automatic 6 speed power transmission system on the base model while a 6L80 6 speed automatic on the updated Yukon Denali model.

2016 GMC Yukon interior

2016 GMC Yukon: Release Date and Price

2016 GMC Yukon release date is yet to be confirmed by company officials; however, industry insiders speculate it to make its debut sometime this year or in the first half of next year predominantly as a 2016 year model.  Its price is expected to range around $ 48 185 with the Yukon Denali costing a little more compared to the base model. Being a family SUV model, it has a perfectly tuned set of brakes &suspension gear so as to ensure a bump free and smooth driving experience.

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