The 2016 GMC Yukon, a large SUV with three rows, is available in two types of configurations, RWD and 4WD. People from Greeley, Loveland, Fort Collins and Cheyenne can also buy its variant with long-wheelbase known as the Yukon XL. The 2016 GMC Yukon review provided here will help you to know more about this vehicle. Keep reading to see the 2016 GMC Yukon Review Greeley Loveland Fort Collins Cheyenne.
Overview of the 2016 GMC Yukon
The 2016 GMC Yukon is provided with a number of upgraded features like the capability to use Apple CarPlay and IntelliLink infotainment system. It is also provided with two additional features of IntelliBeam headlights along with automatic high-beam control and lane keeping assist through the excellent Driver Alert sensors. A hands-free lift-gate has become a standard feature in the better security package of its SL model. Its SLT & Denali models are also available in two additional exterior colors including white frost tricoat and crimson red tintcoat.
Engine performance of the 2016 GMC Yukon
The 2016 Yukon comes in two trims SLE and SLT with a 5.3L V8 engine rated at 355hp and 383 lb-ft torque, with a six speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy of its rear wheel drive models is 16 mpg in city and 23 mpg on the highways. Whereas its 4WD models give 16/22 mpg in city/highway. If you want to buy a more luxurious version of this vehicle then you can opt for its Denali model with the 6.2–liter, V8 engine which provides 420 horsepower with 460 lb-ft torque and six or eight speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy of its rear wheel drive model with the six-speed transmission is 15/21 for city/ highway and for the 4WD model it is 14/21 mpg. It provides 15/22 mpg mileage on city/highways with rear wheel drive and eight speed transmission along with 15/21 with 4WD and the eight speed transmission.
Interior of the 2016 GMC Yukon
The 2016 Yukon contains seating capacity for up to 9 passengers, depending upon the configuration of your particular model. With the ability to fold down both rear rows of seats for additional cargo space, your 2016 GMC Yukon can go from having 15.3 cubic feet of cargo room all the way up to 94.7 cu ft, with both rear rows of seats folded down. 8,500 pounds is the generous towing capacity for the rear-drive model of Yukon whereas for 4WD it is 8,200 pounds. But in the Denali with rear wheel drive, the capacity is 8,400 pounds and for 4WD, 8100 pounds. The Yukon XL model offers maximum cargo space in its interior of 121 cu ft with both rear rows folded down, and 39.3 cu. ft behind 3rd row with both rows of seats up and in use. The towing capacity of its rear wheel drive model is 8300 pounds and 8000 pounds for 4WD.
Safety features of the 2016 GMC Yukon
The 2016 Yukon is provided with front center airbags along with dual airbags on front, side curtain and front-side to ensure security of the passengers in its front seats. The Driver Alert package is considered as an assistance and safety feature for the driver at the time of collision. It warns the driver and front seat passenger to wear safety belt before starting along with providing IntelliBeam headlights and helping in maintaining the lane.
Standard packages and trims of the 2016 GMC Yukon
The standard features of the base, SLE model of the 2016 Yukon include IntelliLink infotainment system along with Bluetooth connectivity, eight inch touchscreen, rear and front parking sensors, a nine speaker Bose music system, tri-zone climate control, a rear-view camera, 60/40 split folding 2nd and 3rd row seats and remote start system. In order to upgrade the SLE model you can add lighting in its passenger foot well, door storage area and door handles along with cooled and heated seats in its front and second row, power folding third row, perforated plush leather upholstery, a sunroof, heated power folding & adjustable mirrors and wireless phone charging features to it. Additional features provided in its top trim Denali may include magnetic ride control, more powerful and exciting 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 hp, a customizable eight inch TFT display, a 10 speaker Bose Center point Surround Sound system with push-button start and HID headlights.
One may fall in love with the Triple sealed doors set inside the wrapping of the roof, is a feature in which only GMC is using, after being inspired by the GMC Sierra pickup. GMC has improved its aerodynamics to improve its mileage, so that people may like it just that much more.