The new GMC Yukon is going to be impressive because it offers the best craftsmanship and has exquisite features which have received a lot of attention. It will be built on GMC k2UG platform, which also replaced the GMT 900 series platforms introduced in 2013 as production model for the next generation full size SUS’s and pickups. It is high quality and perfectly combines sportiness and lavishness. It is very comfortable and luxurious and has received numerous improvements. The new luxurious 2018 GMC Yukon SUV is unique and competitive in the industry.
The following 2018 GMC Yukon review details the upcoming new design and features of the interior, exterior, engine, release date, and price.
2018 GMC Yukon Interior Design and Features
The 2018 GMC Yukon interior design with a seat arrangement to accommodate nine adults. The seats have leather texture and have a beautiful design which captivates the attention of the passenger and the driver with comfort. The seats are equipped with high levels of technological assists, an upgraded air conditioning system, infotainment system, updated driver and safety assists. It will receive a new GMC intellilink infotainment system as a standard offering.
The state of the art infotainment from GMC also offers seamless connectivity via wireless connections Wi-Fi hotspot, 4G LTE connectivity, Bluetooth and internet radio connectivity. It has AM, FM and XM radio tuners with a CD player and a seven inch touch screen interface placed at the center console. This model also has an active city stop and it makes use of Light Detection and Ranging technology. This also enables the car computer to monitor the distance to the vehicle in front and the closing speed determining the risk of any imminent collision.
The 2018 Yukon will also has active park assist, lane departure warning, driver alert system and an adaptive cruise control which uses the front and rear camera which provides optimal driving performance and better safety. The safety is enhanced by installed power four wheel brakes, intelligent brake assist, hill start assist, dual frontal airbags, and antilock braking systems, head curtain and protection to the passengers as well.
2018 GMC Yukon Exterior Design and Features
The exterior of the 2018 Yukon is also an improved piece of art. It has a bigger grille and a modified bumper, bring out a strong masculine appearance. It has new LED lights with sharper fog lights. The modification in the exhaust also changes the outward appearance of the car making it appear more attractive and sleek. The new SUV will have remodified tail lights and rear brake lights to add to the cars design.
2015 GMC Yukon Engine Specs and Performance
The 2018 GMC Yukon engine is fitted with a 6.2 liter V8 unit with a capacity of 420HP and 460lb ft of torque. It has an estimated speed of 6L8o and 6 speed automatic transmissions. The maximum permissible speed limit is about 300kmph and an acceleration of 0-100 kmph in 5 seconds. The 6.2 liter unit is paired with either a 6 or 8 speed transmission with a fuel economy of 17 mpg inside city limits and 24 mpg on highways.
2018 GMC Yukon Release Date and Price
The 2018 GMC Yukon release date is speculated to be late 2017 or early 2018 with no official announcement at the time of this review. We’re also hearing the price will come in around $48,000 to $70,000 according to some of the latest rumors.
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