The 2019 GMC Yukon is a full-size crossover. This is a very versatile model, with the standard version, extended XL SUV, and top of the class Yukon Denali. The crossover can take up to 8 passengers. A lot of attention is on comfort and technology. This makes Yukon perfect for larger families and long trips. With an output of 350 hp, this vehicle can compete with other large SUVs, such as Ford Expedition and Toyota Sequoia. The size is the main advantage of Yukon crossover. Designed for people who exactly look for this kind of vehicle, 2019 Yukon is not so fuel-friendly.
2019 GMC Yukon specs
The 2019 GMC Yukon will use a huge 5.3-liter V-8 drivetrain as the main source of power. Both standard model and XL are getting around 350 hp from it. Additionally, the mill can produce 385 lb-ft of torque. The power goes through a 6-pace automatic transmission. Two-wheel drive is a default configuration. With it, the 2019 Yukon will be able to go 23 mpg on highways. An optional feature is going to be an all-wheel drive. It increases fuel consumption, and Yukon in standard variant delivers 22 mpg, while XL model returns 21 mpg.
2019 GMC Yukon Denali
Top of the range model in the lineup is going to be 2019 GMC Yukon Denali. This version has a specific drivetrain. A 6.2-liter engine boosts overall outputs for 70 horses and 75 lb-ft of torque. However, fuel economy is not taking damage because of the high outputs. It keeps 23 mpg range for highways, but Denali model is not for a city drive with 14 mpg return. Besides the engine, Yukon Denali has a unique transmission. It is a 10-speed auto gearbox. Furthermore, Active Cylinder Management and direct injection are standard features on Denali crossover.
2019 GMC Yukon pricing
The base model, without upgrades, will cost $50,000. That is an MSRP for current vehicle. However, even the entry-level SUV will have trim levels, which can make it significantly more expensive. Extended XL version costs around $3,000 more. With premium features and high performances, Denali tops the range with a value. This crossover will cost at least $70k. However, we will know more as the release date approaches. The 2019 GMC Yukon should come in summer of 2018.