2017 GMC Yukon Redesign, Features of the Engine, MSRP

GMC has always made headlines for their state of the art SUV vehicles. They are currently working on their all new 2017 GMC Yukon which will probably hit the market sometime next year. So let’s look at the features of this full-size SUV vehicle.

2017 GMC Yukon - front 2017 GMC Yukon – Exterior and Interior Redesign

The 2017 GMC Yukon will be built on the GMT K2UG platform which is known for offering traditional robust body-on-frame truck-like SUV construction and design. The redesigned exteriors of the new SUV will include a remodeled front fascia as well as inlaid doors which tuck into door sills, enhancing fuel economy and aerodynamics. This feature also helps to lessen interior noise. The liftgate panels and hood are made of aluminum for reducing vehicle weight. Additional features include a new bumper and 20-inch rims along with powerful tyres. The new exhaust system is going to offer a deeper, smoother sound. Users can also opt for models that come with a panoramic roof.


The interiors of 2017 GMC Yukon is substantially well designed and comes with a roomy cabin filled with luxurious features. The 9-person seating capacity makes the SUV perfect for family drives. The gmc yukon is also loaded with a wide range of exquisite systems such as navigation panel, heated seats, CD player, 8-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, smartphone integration, climate control, internet access, touchscreen in-dash display, dual Blu-Ray displays, multiple USB ports, heated steering wheel and OnStar technology.

2017 GMC Yukon - interior2017 GMC Yukon – Check out the unique Features of the Engine

The 2017 gmc yukon is going to be fitted with two distinct engine options. Firstly, there is going to be a default 5.8-liter V8 engine that can produce 400 pound-feet of torque and 370 horsepower. The other one is a 6.2-liter V8 engine that can offer 460 pound-feet of torque and 420 horsepower. Both of these engines are further enhanced with cylinder deactivation, direct injection and innovative hill start technology that can help to improve its overall performance. The GMC SUV also comes with 8-speed automatic transmission. Both the engines are EcoTec3, and this is supposed to facilitate economical fuel usage and reduce emission. As the EcoTec3 engines are tailor-made for being used in trucks, the GMC Yukon SUV can surely offer great performance on all kinds of terrains. The vehicle also comes with a 2-speed Autotrac active transfer case feature that allows shifting driver on the fly from 2WD to 4WD at any speed by making use of a rotary control. Safety features for GMC Yukon 2017 include cameras, airbags, stability control, change alert system, blind spot alert system, park assist and sensors.

2017 GMC Yukon - rear2017 GMC Yukon – Expected MSRP and Availability

It is estimated that these gmc suv are going to hit the market sometime in September 2016. The different models of is going to come with individual price tags. For instance, The 2017 GMC Yukon SLE will be priced at around $48,400 and its SLT version will cost around $57,000. The GMC Yukon Denali will come with a higher price tag, i.e. around $65,200.


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