If you need a full-size SUV built on the chassis of a truck, ready to tow a trailer and take out a large number of cargos with nine passengers, there is not much choice. This weekend we drove the top-of-the-line 2018 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4WD.
Yukon Denali, the top GMC trim, uses a sophisticated 10-speed automatic transmission.
2018 GMC Yukon XL Denali 4WD ($ 71,865) comes with features including a three-zone automatic climate control, power adjustable front seats and 60/40-split folding seats in the second and third row.
Other functions include fog lights, side steps, rails on the roof, front and rear parking sensors, automatic windshield wipers and trailer hitch receiver with wiring harness.
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At the top of the Denali, line are added 20-inch wheels, xenon headlights, adaptive suspension dampers, trailer brake controller, upshift display, active noise reduction, second-row bucket seats, navigation system and wireless
The new package for Denali Ultimate ($ 8,030) for the new version of 2018 adds 22-inch wheels, a sunroof, electric steps, adaptive cruise control, a rear seat entertainment system with DVD player, extended satellite radio and a subscription to information on traffic and increased security
Total MSRP on this Denali test including the appointment: 80 190 dollars.
GMC Yukon XL is that it is oversize for additional cargo and passenger capabilities.
Yukon XL absolutely cavernous inside were six feet will feel comfortable for long trips.
When deploying the third row, he offers a generous 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space.
Yukon Denali gets a 6.2-liter EcoTech3 V8 GMC engine, sending 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft.
EPA fuel mileage estimates are in 14/21 city/highway and 16 combined miles per gallon.
When we pushed the gas pedal to the floor, a large 6.2-liter quickly came alive and gave a wonderful response.
Despite the large wheels, the ride is convenient, and in part, this is due to the magnetic control of the Ride Denali.
The cabin is quiet, even when we were standing on the gas.
If you are engaged in city driving with high traffic, the Yukon XL is a difficult task, aimed at navigating through narrow parking spaces and narrow streets.
2018 GMC Yukon XL Denali offers a rugged SUV with the style and finish of a luxury car.
Denis Flierl has invested more than 25 years in the automotive industry in a variety of roles.
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