Some families are huge, and they need a car to travel to places together, but there are only a few SUVs on the market. Yukon XL is one of those models that comfortably accommodates up to nine passengers without bulk. The 2018 GMC Yukon XL is a new model of GMC that will have the same load capacity but with improved attributes.
However, GMC refrained from releasing much of the details but car experts suggesting it will come with a powerful engine, extravagant cabin, and ample cargo space. Some unconfirmed sources also indicated that GMC will not feed the prospects of the Yukon XL. However, there could be significant changes. Many people are very found of Yukon XL as it is a type of vehicle that has been made by incorporating truck structure of the old school.
2018 GMC Yukon XL Platform and Design
When it comes to exterior styling, some improvements will be made to improve its appearance. The integration of a newly designed extended grid should give it an aggressive posture. Meanwhile, this facelifted model will adopt aluminum body material to make it lightweight and well-rationalized. On the other hand, the new headlights and LED fog lights will deeply improve the lighting and permeability of this car. It is also expected that the car will incorporate 20-inch alloy wheels. They are designed to offer a perfect grip on different road surfaces, making the car stable.
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Fans should also expect to see a redesigned bumper and a new exhaust pipe that will improve the effective emission of smoke. Break lights and tail lights will also have a redesigned style to improve their overall performance. Other planned changes include: Discovering wiper lights, rear perspective reflects and new color alternatives. Apparently, the 2018 GMC Yukon will possess an elegant and masculine appearance that will make it impressive.
2018 GMC Yukon XL Inside
Although the masculine appearance of the 2018 GMC Yukon takes it to the breath, the interior is piece of art. Luxury SUVs can take 9 passengers, and for each of them, maximum comfort is provided. The air conditioning is improved, security also, and the leather upholstery is better than before. The design of the seats is improved, and the heating is provided for the first row, while the driver can adjust it to his wish. GMC IntelliLink is standard at all finishing levels, and some additional features are offered at higher levels. Modern infotainment supports 4G LTE and Bluetooth connectivity, XM radio and satellite radio.
Engine 2018 GMC Yukon
Under the hood of the 2018 GMC Yukon, we can find a 6.2L V8 transmission. This engine takes a lot of fuel, but it also offers massive production of 450 horsepower and nearly 500 lb.-ft. of torque. The powertrain is coupled to the 6-speed transmission, which distributes power to all wheels. Some rumors say that the 8-speed gearbox is possible, for an estimated fuel economy estimated around 17 mpg.
Prices and Availability, and Rivals
The 2018 GMC Yukon XL will have a starting range of $ 50,000, and it will gradually increase depending on the level of finish. Rumors are circulating on the Internet that will be released in the first quarter of 2017.Finally, the Ford Expedition EL, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia are the main competitor of 2017 Yukon XL, but Ford hopes that the new Yukon attributes will outplay its rivals.