The 2017 GMC Yukon XL is a full-size SUV that is designed with an intention of increasing General Motors’ dominance in the SUV market. Its predecessor was recently released and therefore this new SUV is not expected to undergo many changes. The exterior still looks masculine and powerful but it has been slightly redesigned to make the SUV more elegant. The 2017 GMC Yukon XL’s interior is filled with an assortment of comfortable and modern attributes. The manufacturers of this full sized SUV are also expected to make it more reliable through increasing fuel efficiency and performance of the engine.
2017 GMC Yukon XL – Exterior and Interior Design
This big SUV gets about ten percent improvement in its fuel efficiency through its overall weight being reduced. This is achieved through its main components including the body frame being made using lighter components, therefore, reducing its overall weight. The design of this 2017 GMC Yukon XL is based on the K2UG platform which is characterized by a modern style. This style entails a big grille with a lot of space to enhance air circulation into the engine. The bumper is anticipated to be of the same size but has a new style which is instrumental in enhancing the powerful look and ensuring the important attributes on the front are effectively covered. The edges of the front area come with a set of powerful head lights which have semiconductor diode lights. The design and style of these lights ensure the entire vehicle look very aggressive. The lower area of the front end has wide air vents which further enhance air circulation into the engine. The back end of the 2017 GMC Yukon XL comes with a pair of tail lights which have the same design as the one on the current model. The rear bumper size also remains the same and one can see the tips of the modern exhaust system which are placed on this bumper. The wheels have a chrome amalgam development and are wrapped using high-performance tires to enhance off-road performance. This modern SUV is also available in more color options than its predecessor.
The interior of this 2017 GMC Yukon XL is very spacious and can accommodate nine people including the driver on the three row sitting arrangement. There is also enough luggage room behind the rear row of seats which makes the SUV more convenient to use. There are various attributes that make the interior look lavish including the delicate and smooth cowhide used to cover the seats. There is also a modern air conditioning system which automatically regulates the interior temperatures. The 2017 GMC Yukon XL has also been fitted with a modern infotainment unit that incorporate five propelled sound framework and high-clarity speakers. On the dashboard, there is an eight-inch presentation screen and other well-organized attributes. There are also different security and safety elements inside this big SUV.
2017 GMC Yukon XL – Engine and Performance
This modern SUV has a 5.3 liter V8 engine with the ability to produce 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque. It also comes with an option of a 6.2 liter V8 unit that can generate 420 HP and 460 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle uses an eight spaces gear box and is available in both two and four wheels drive systems.
2017 GMC Yukon XL – Release Date and Price
This modern SUV is expected to be available for sale during the third quarter of 2016 and its expected price range will be about $ 50, 000.