For 2016 model year, General Motors Company has prepared redesign of its famous model. Off course, it’s one and only, beautiful and stunning 2016 GMC Yukon.
Exterior and interior changes
Even if the new model has been redesigned one year ago, GMC has prepared redesign of it for 2016 model year. It will bring some minor but very interesting and modern changes at the same time. New SUV will be offered in three trim levels: Yukon, Yukon XL and Denali. New 2016 GMC Yukon will be underpinned with GMT K2UG architecture. Beside of the architecture, new model will use some lightweight materials in order to reduce weight and improve general performances and fuel economy. New model will also bring some minor redesign of the front fascia. We will see new slightly redesigned headlights. There are also redesigned and modified front bumper and front fenders. We should also expect some cosmetic changes which will include whole vehicle as well as some wider palette of exterior colors. With these changes new 2016 GMC Yukon will look even more attractive and luxurious. New more modern and powerful 22-inches alloy wheels are also expected to be seen with the new model. When it comes to the interior changes, there will be few minor changes. Laminated windshield and front glass, special foam in the seats for bigger comfort, standard Bose audio system and fold-flat second and third row of seats are some of these changes.
2016 GMC Yukon engine options
When it comes to the performances of 2016 GMC Yukon, there will be some interesting changes. New model should gain a new direct-injected 6.2 liter EcoTec3 V8 engine. New engine will be paired with the brand new 8L9OE 8-speed GM transmission. Beside new power unit, new model will keep the current 5.3 liter V8 EcoTec3 unit. Current engine is capable to produce around 355 horses and 383 pound feet of torsion. According to the rumors, there are good chances for new model to get a hybrid version too.
Release date and price
New 2016 GMC Yukon should be released sometime at the end of 2015, or at the beginning of the 2016. The price will depend from trim level and it will be in range from 47,500 to 67,500 dollars.