The release date of the 2016 GMC Yukon XL is getting closer as days progress. As a result, this has created excitement amongst people who love the vehicles from this company as they wait to see the various changes on the vehicle. This particular vehicle is expected to undergo several changes and improvements compared to the previous models. These changes and improvements are meant to make the vehicle more powerful, more attractive and more comfortable to drive.
2016 GMC Yukon XL – Exterior and Interior Design
It is expected that the 2016 GMC Yukon XL will be redesigned to give it a more elegant look. Some of the exterior features that this vehicle is expected to be endowed with include a reshaped front fascia. This will include enlarged head lights and fog lights which will be utilized to improve visibility while driving at night or when driving in places with poor visibility. This vehicle will also have a big company’s logo on the front and enough spaces to let air into the engine. The lift gate and the panel of this vehicle will be made using aluminum so as to reduce the overall weight of he vehicle. This vehicle will be made on the GMT K2UG platform which provides a traditional body on a frame truck based sporty utility construction and design. The 2016 GMC Yukon XL vehicle will be using large alloy wheels which will be suitable for off road driving and will also enhance the appearances. There are also various features that will either be improved or will be newly introduced on the inside of this vehicle. Amongst these features includes that the seats of the 2016 GMC Yukon XL will be filled with specialized foam and will be covered with fine leather to enhance comfort. These seats will be using heating system and will all have adjustable head rests. The driver seat will be adjustable and therefore this vehicle will be ideal to be driven by drivers of different sizes. To further enhance comfort there will be ample leg and head space inside this vehicle. The dash board of the 2016 GMC Yukon XL will have a modern design with all the essential things being within the driver’s reach. On the dash board there will be an eight inch color touch screen which will be used to control different features on the vehicle and also to alert the driver in case of abnormalities on the various features. There will also be various connectivity options including USB ports and wireless Bluetooth connectivity which will give the driver freedom to use the hands free phone without losing concentration. The interior of this vehicle will also have dual climate control functions to regulate temperatures and a surround system entertainment.
2016 GMC Yukon XL – Engine and Performance
The 2016 GMC Yukon XL will be powered by the EcoTec3 5.3 liter V8 engine that will be able to generate a 355 hp and a torque of 383. This engine will be utilizing the six speed automatic transmission. The engine will be paired with a two speed Autotrac active transfer case which will allow the drivers of this vehicle to change from two wheel drive to four wheel drive at any speed using the rotary control. This engine is expected to have a high fuel economy therefore making this vehicle suitable.
2016 GMC Yukon XL – Price and Release Date
Most of the testing on this car has already been completed and as a result it is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2016. The starting price of this 2016 GMC Yukon XL is expected to be about $47,000.