GMC Yukon Changes, Release Date

General Motors is set to launch the all-new 2017 GMC Yukon with a fresh look packed with luxurious features. Slight changes are being made in the new model’s exteriors and the interiors. This 9-seater SUV has been perfectly engineered to offer a luxurious blend of comfort with amazing features and enhanced performance. The car will come in three variants: SLT, SLE, and Denali. This new SUV is expected to do much better in the markets than its predecessor model.

2017 GMC Yukon - front

2017 GMC Yukon – Innovations in the Dashboard, Storage, and Safety Features

General Motors have made slight changes in the exteriors of the 2017 GMC Yukon to enhance its elegance and sturdiness. On the front, the SUV will have a large front grille to give better space to boost better air flow to the air-conditioning systems. The car’s front and rear bumper design and size will be similar to that of the previous model, sturdy as always. The SUV’s headlights are powered by sophisticated semiconductor diodes that provide powerful light in fog or darkness. The 18-inch wheels/22-inch wheels (Denali variant) of the new SUV will be comparatively larger and better than the previous model. Another amazing feature is the total “hands-free” gate-lift system in the SLT models.


The spacious interiors of the upcoming Yukon 2017 are professionally crafted with a blend of comfort and luxury. High-quality materials go into the manufacturing and designing of the all new 2017 GMC Yukon. There are slight changes made in the interiors of the SUV, while the most are similar to its predecessor. The exciting new feature added is that the seats in the second and third rows are compatible to fold flat for maximum comfort and convenience. Here is the complete list off of the other amazing features:

  1. Driver-alert Package: The SUV will have a highly advanced automatic headlight system that is capable of adjusting the car’s headlight beam power according to the incoming traffic.
  2. Infotainment and Navigation Systems: The 2017 Yukon will be equipped with sophisticated infotainment and navigation devices like high-definition satellite radio, premium 9/10-speaker Bose Audio with noise cancellation, Apple Car-play ability, Bluetooth phone and audio connection system, 110-V power outlet, USB ports and a big 8-inch touch-screen interface powered by the GMC Intelli-Link software that provides high speed 4G and WiFi facility in the car.
  3. Cabin and Safety Features: The 2017 GMC Yukon’s stylish steering wheel comes with telescopic tilt feature. The SUV has a stunning interior lighting too. Other standard features include park-assist, keyless engine ignition system, memory adjustment settings, blind spot monitoring system, powered mirrors and cross-traffic alert system.

2017 GMC Yukon - interior

2017 GMC Yukon – Modification under the Hood

The mighty SUV is powered by 355hp, 5.3-liter (V8) engine with 6-speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. It also provides a good fuel economy rate of 16 mpg or 23 mpg. The upgraded 2017 GMC Yukon Denali variant comes with a more powerful 420 hp, 6.2-liter (V8) engine.

Technical Specifications:

  • Wheel-base: 116 inches
  • Length: 203.9 inches
  • Width: 80.5 inches
  • Cargo volume: 15.3 ft³
  • Curb weight: 2.68 US ton
  • Top Speed: 113 mph
  • MPG: 16/23 (in city/highway respectively)

2017 GMC Yukon – Expected Date of Arrival and Price

The price for the basic Yukon SLE trim version is pegged at $ 65,200. The GMC Yukon 2017 is expected to hit the roads in the third quarter of 2016.

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