Vehicle Profile: 2017 GMC Yukon XL
June 2017
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Vehicle Profile: 2017 GMC Yukon XL
The 2017 GMC Yukon XL blends utility, power and style

A total of nine passengers can fit comfortably in the 2017 GMC Yukon XL. The full-size SUV features three rows of seating, offers more cargo space and legroom for passengers in the very back and measures 20.4 inches longer than the standard Yukon.

The 2017 Yukon XL is also available in the SLE, SLT and Denali trim levels. The Yukon XL SLT Premium Edition presents enhancements on the SLT trim.


The EcoTec3 V8 engine in the 2017 Yukon XL generates 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque and achieves a fuel efficiency rating of 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.* The 2017 Yukon XL possesses a larger gas tank that holds 31 gallons, as opposed to the 26 gallon tank featured in the standard Yukon.

When properly equipped with the max trailering package, the 2017 Yukon XL has a towing capacity of up to 8,300 pounds. Trailer brakes can be monitored and controlled with the available Trailer Brake Controller. GM-exclusive DURALIFETM corrosion protection technology will help protect the vehicle’s brake rotors.

The 2017 Yukon XL is engineered to produce a smooth ride due to technologies like hydraulic engine mounts, shear-style body mounts, electric power steering and automatic locking rear differentials.

Distinct style

The 2017 GMC Yukon XL features stylish details like contrast stitching on console and doors, genuine aluminum trim and an optional leather-wrapped heated steering wheel. Elements like the acoustic-laminated windshield and front-door windows, inlaid doors and mirrors, triple-sealed doors, textile liners in rear and front wheel houses and a valved exhaust system all contribute to a peacefully silent interior.

With Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, available power-adjustable pedals and power-tilt and telescoping steering wheel, the 2017 Yukon XL is a comfortable ride.

The flexible seating and storage systems in the Yukon XL make hauling people and stuff a dream. The standard Yukon presents 15.3 cubic feet of cargo space, whereas the XL has 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space. Hanging folders or a laptop fit perfectly in the center console.

Superior lighting is a staple of the Yukon XL with projector beam headlamps, GMC signature LED rear tail lamps, GMC signature daytime running lamps and front LED turn signals. Standard on the SLE and SLT are 18-inch bright aluminum wheels while 20-inch polished aluminum and 22-inch chrome wheels are available. The hidden rear-wiper system helps diminish wind drag. Chrome surrounds fog lamps and the distinct GMC grille and chrome grille trim make a statement.

Entertaining technology

It’s easy to stay connected with the Yukon XL’s available built-in 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot and integration with Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM. Serving as the vehicle’s command center is an eight-inch diagonal Color Touch Radio with Intellilink.

Safety technology

The Yukon XL features a ton of driver convenience and safety features. The RainsenseTM front wipers adjust to precipitation, the rear vision camera helps with backing up, the MyGMC mobile app gives drivers control away from their vehicles and the available power programmable hands-free rear Liftgate lets drivers control the gate with little effort.

Seven airbags, including the industry’s first front center airbag (when outfitted with bucket seats), are standard on the 2017 Yukon XL as well as StabiliTrak®, a technology that assists drivers with control. The 2017 Yukon XL also features a reinforced-steel safety cage. The built-in Teen Driver system reports on driving behavior. An advanced vehicle security system is available on the 2017 Yukon XL.

The 2017 Yukon XL full-size SUV is an example of beautiful form, smart function and power. Drivers will love the way the Yukon XL handles and passengers will appreciate the smooth ride and comfortable amenities this vehicle provides.

*EPA-estimated 16 city/23 hwy 2WD 5.3L V8. Based on GM Large SUV Segment.

This article is presented by Sheboygan Chevrolet Buick GMC in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.


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