Except base model in 2018 season, GMC Yukon will be available in two higher trims. These are Denali and XL. Full-size crossover is attractive by itself. Nevertheless, there is wide base of fans eagerly waiting for 2018 GMC Yukon XL. Appearance and performance boost provide better competitiveness for this SUV. With redesign, new Yukon XL will be as attractive as before, or even slightly more. Some details are already available, so we can claim that many buyers will want this crossover. On the other hand, price is not a highlight. However, full-size SUV always cost higher than its smaller segment.
2018 GMC Yukon XL redesign
Appearance of the 2018 GMC Yukon XL is more stylish than before. Because of the new grille, at first place. Then, fog and headlights perfectly fit to bumper and grille. Also, side panels lines are not so aggressive, but again, smooth and elegant. Streamlined back and taillights are notable components on the rear end. Interior of the crossover can take up to 9 passengers. All of them can find enough room for head and legs. Not only comfortable seats, covered by leather, but also security makes cabin more attractive. Furthermore, boost is on air conditioning and safety.
2018 GMC Yukon XL engine
Base unit of the 2018 GMC Yukon XL will be 6.2-l V-8 engine. This option is perfect for full-size crossover, because it can provide enough power and torque. According to current information these numbers go around 450 hp and 500 lb-ft. Massive power uses 6-speed transmission as router to wheels. Of course, all-wheel drive offers best performance, balance and traction. Nevertheless, there are other rumors about brand new 8-speed gearbox. With it, new Yukon XL could make more miles per gallon. However, crossover is not too much fuel-friendly. Experts believe SUV can’t be able to go over 18 mpg combined.
2018 GMC Yukon XL release and price
New crossover could come same day as its base unit. However, it is more likely that XL trim will follow standard SUV in few months. Nevertheless, release date 2018 GMC Yukon XL will be probably end of 2017 or early next year. If we talk about price, predictions are somehow coming from more trustful sources. Yukon XL will be available from $50,000. All-wheel drive will raise it to $55,000.