When you need a people hauler that’s as brawny as it is handsome, look no further than the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali. This full-size SUV has convenience, performance and capability built right into every feature. Here are some of our favorite things about the Yukon XL Denali trim.
Taking the leap to the highest trim level has significant benefits inside and out of the car. The exterior of the Yukon XL Denali has added accents designed to turn heads; like the HID headlamps, a glitzy grille, and sparkling body-side trim. Under the hood, you’ll discover magnetic-ride-control dampers, a larger alternator, and a larger engine overall. The powertrain is a V-8 6.2-liter that earns 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque and paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission that not only improves gas mileage but also provides smooth acceleration, no matter the terrain. This beast is also capable of a maximum tow rating of 8100 pounds, so you’ll be ready for anything extra life might throw at you.
Inside the cockpit of this colossal cruiser are plenty of luxurious materials and features to take your ride to the next level. With premium leather-appointed seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and genuine Java Burl Poplar wood inlays the interior will feel like your rich uncle’s study and thanks to the active noise cancellation technology, it will sound as quiet as his study too. The 8-inch high-definition color display connects effortlessly to either your Apple CarPlay or Android Auto apps to sync with navigation, texting and music, so you never miss a beat on the road. And thank goodness for the tri-zone climate control so every passenger can maintain their temperature without complaint.
The 2017 Yukon XL Denali is equipped with an array of advanced safety features to give you confidence on the road, no matter what it throws at you. Active safety features like Forward Collision Alert with Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert, Lane Keep Assist, and the Safety Alert Driver Seat all help you prevent incidents before they occur. Using an array of radar and ultrasonic sensors, the Yukon XL Denali helps you gain more visibility where you normally would have none so you can be more aware on the road and arrive safely. And there’s always OnStar if you need a helpful voice on the road for turn-by-turn instructions, help changing a flat, or anything else.
Test drive this premium full-size SUV today and find your reason to fall in love with the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali.
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