GMC Yukon has been in the market for quite sometime now and is pretty popular in North America and several parts of Europe. American automobile giants General Motors are lagging behind many of its competitors only in the department of sports utility vehicles but with 2016 GMC Yukon they will surely make a much bigger impact. Yukon has always been a tough and resilient vehicle with good on-road performance, 2016 edition will also look to improve the designing section of this vehicle. The name Yukon has been derived from a place in North Canada. It is already creating a stir in the automobile market, long before its actual release.
2016 GMC Yukon Exterior Design
Basic exterior design would remain somewhat similar from previous version. There would be some change in minor yet significant details. It would be built on the K2XXX platform which is currently being used in GMC Sierra. It will be larger in dimensions this time around which also suggests that there would be more use of light weight materials and alloys like aluminium, carbon fibre, etc. in the vehicles body. It will keep the net weight in check allowing a better on-road performance.
2016 GMC Yukon will retain its honeycomb grille with chrome details, on centre of which you will be able to notice the GMC logo. Xenon headlamps and 18 inch alloy wheel would be a nice addition this time around. LED taillights and highly powerful fog lights will allow a comfortable driving experience even in difficult conditions. Higher trim model would also include a panoramic roof. Bodylines and curves will be modified a bit to support better aerodynamic structure.
2016 GMC Yukon Interior
2016 GMC Yukon has a simple yet elegant feel once you get inside. First thing you will notice is top quality leather upholstery and the fact that it’s equipped with all high-tech gadgets which one may expect. Large cabin space provides three row of seating which can easily accommodate 8 passengers. If more luggage space is required, then one has the option to fold the rear seats. A 7 inch LCD screen will be there in the centre of the dash board to control the infotainment system. It would be equipped with many other features such as twin zone climate control, power windows, rear view camera, and direction adjustable power seats. There is also state of the art security features available such as six air bags, traction and stability control, warning for lane departure, etc.
2016 GMC Yukon Engine and Price
2016 GMC Yukon will come with two engine choices. First one is 5.3 L V8 engine, which would be able to generate 355 HP of power and nearly 383 lb-ft of torque. It would be mated to six speed automatic transmission. If you want to go for a higher end option, you may well choose the 6.2 L V8 engine. According the latest information, it would be able to generate 420 horsepower and nearly 480 lb-ft of torque. To confirmation has been given regarding price but the base model is expected to be around $50,000.