The GMC Yukon is a full-size SUV from the GMC automobile manufacturer, and it’s expected to receive massive changes and updates for the 2017 model year. This model was initially launched to the automobile market back in the year 1992 and replaced the GMC Jimmy. Initially, it used the platform of the Chevrolet Silverado pickup and was produced in three-door version.
2017 GMC Yukon – Fresh New Look
The exterior of 2017 GMC Yukon is well designed with a refined finish and an aerodynamic proportion that is premium to its accents. 2017 GMC Yukon is specifically made to have a powerful and a lasting impression and retains the looks with the superior capability, towing capacity and comfort. The exterior of this SUV is bold and refined in design, and the front of the car features a detailed GMC grille that has a chrome grille surround. The car is also fitted with projector beam lights, and also, a full LED turns signals and also daytime running lamps. The car rides on an 18-inch or 20-inch brushed aluminum wheels depending on the trim, and an additional of 22-inch chrome wheels is also provided. The fog lamps have a chrome surround and a hidden rear wiper that is meant to reduce wind drag has been installed. Additional features are keyless start that allows the user to access all the four doors when the car senses the key fob approaching. If the user’s hands are full, a kick of a foot immediately opens the rear lift gate, and when the user exits the SUV, the car automatically locks it within several seconds.
The interior of 2017 GMC Yukon is spacious and provides three-row seating and is capable of accommodating nine passengers. With the latest bold styling, inspiring capability and premium materials, inside the cabin is an authentic aluminum trim, a power tilt, and a telescopic steering wheel,heated steering wheel, Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, and a contrast stitching on the console and steering wheel. The interior is remarkably quiet as, the inlaid doors and the redesigned mirrors improve aerodynamics as well as reduce wind noise, the valve exhaust system also minimizes interior noise and vibration.
For the innovative seating and storage, 2017 GMC Yukon provides all that is needed for unparalleled comfort. The third-row seats have a power folding option for increased cargo space; an 8-inch LCD display is available. For the entertainment of the users, a GMC IntelliLink provides seamlessly media usage than before, a smart phone interface has been installed, a MyMedia functionality, a natural language voice recognition, a premium boss surround sound system, a Sirius XM satellite radio and an HD radio among other features are available. A 4G LTE with a built-in WI-FI hotspot that enables the users to stay connected is provided.
For the safety of the users, several safety features that are provided include; a lane keep assist, a forward collision alert, an adaptive cruise control.
2017 GMC Yukon – Engine and Performance
The under the hood of 2017 Yukon is provided by a Yukon’s EcoTec3 V8 5.3 L engine capable of deliver 355 hp. Other engine will have a capacity of 6.2 liters that will generate 420 hp.
2017 GMC Yukon – Release Date and Price
Release date is expected early next year, and the price will range from $ 49,000 to $ 68,000. The competitors of the 2017 GMC Yukon are; Chevrolet Traverse, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Lincoln Navigator, and Toyota Fortuner.