GMC Yukon has a remarkable record of performance since the time it was launched. Now, the company has come up with the new 2017 GMC Yukon with more changes in its features and technology. The car is expected to perform well and influence the automobile market in a great way. 2017 GMC Yukon will be available in three models, SLT model, SLE model, and Denali model.
2017 GMC Yukon: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The new GMC’s model will be magnificent in its exterior appearance. The looks suggest that the new model will be sportier in its appearance. The car is expected to have a capacity of nine passengers including the driver. Coming to the exterior features, the front grille will be modified to improve the elegant looks of the car. The headlights and taillights will feature the semiconductor diode lights to provide wider options for lighting. The structure of the vehicle is such that it provides more aerodynamics. The aeration under the hood is increased by modifying the design and shape of the grille. The wheels come with chrome-alloy construction and are very robust. The bumper size has been modified in the new 2017 GMC Yukon. The provision of new rear wiper in the car will make it more favorable for the buyers. The indicators will also be modified in the new model. The weight reducing strategy is being carried out in the new model by the usage of steel and aluminum for constructing the body parts of the car. This is done to improve the fuel economy of the car. The overall exterior is expected to be very attractive for the buyers.
The interior of 2017 GMC Yukon will be more spacious in the new model. It will have all the luxurious features like that of the previous models. The cabin will make of high-quality materials that will be luxurious in looks. The seats and steering will be made of leather that is smooth and soft. There will be changes in the power steering when compared to its predecessors. The dashboard will have all the necessary accessories for the drivers. It will have an 8-inch display screen along with speedometers. The infotainment system will include advanced audio system along with high-clarity speakers. The optional features include five star safety systems, electronics navigation system, multiple USB ports and dual climate control and so on. The fuel management system in the new GMC’s model is expected to give a better fuel consumption, that is, 10% reduced fuel consumption when compared to its competitor vehicles.
2017 GMC Yukon: Engine and Fuel Economy
The base engine option of 2017 GMC Yukon is expected to be a 5.3-liter V8 engine that can power up to 355 hp and can produce a torque of 383 lb-ft. The other engine option will be a 6.2-liter V8 engine that can produce a torque of 460 lb-ft and 420 hp. The automatic transmission comes as either 6-speed or 8-speed. The fuel economy of the 2017 GMC Yukon is said to be around 16-17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg in the highway roads.
2017 GMC Yukon: Release Date and Price
The new 2017 GMC Yukon is expected to cost around $50 000. The 2017 GMC Yukon Denali may cost up to $ 65 000. The price is subjected to vary based on the add-on options along with the car being bought by the buyers. The new model of GMC will hit the market by September, 2016 and it will be available all over the world in 2017.