2018 GMC Yukon Updates and Release

General Motors Company, continuously improve their designs. We are witnessing changes and improvements come in segments. For the latest information related to improvement in the SUV segment of the company. The 2018 GMC Yukon comes with improved transmission. More specifically, Denali version of the body-on-frame SUV model receives a new 10-speed automatic transmission. This type of improvement is for all SUV models of the company, who own 6.2-liter V8 engine.

The new Yukon Denali is not the only SUV from GM lineup that gets mentioned transmission. Beside him, this transmission also purchased 2018 Chevy Tahoe and Cadillac Escalade 2018. From earlier the transmission is installed in the Camaro ZL1. However, this improvement is not determined solely by SUV line. The program changes gearbox enter new Corvette C8, and Cadillac ATS-V and Cadillac CTS-V.


For now, this is the only announced promotion for 2018 GMC Yukon. It is believed that larger and more extensive improvements are not expected. More specifically, this model has been completely redesigned in 2015. However, although the changes were announced, does not mean that they do not come. It is expected that the 2018 model is available at the end of 2017. Then it will be seen what brings this new GMC full-size SUV.

Specs and Trims

As before, the GMC Yukon will offer a standard version and a version with an extended wheelbase, called the GMC Yukon XL. In both versions, the company offers SLE, SLT and Denali trim levels. In addition to these standard version is also available in Premium Edition model. This model is based on a version with SLT trim level. 2018 Yukon Premium Edition is also available for the standard Yukon and Yukon XL.

Both the 2018 GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL 2018, continue to offer the same drive unit. For SLE and SLT versions, the charge 5.3-liter V8 engine with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. This EcoTec3 V8 engine provides best-in-class fuel economy, which is 16 mpg city /23 mpg hwy. For DENALI version is reserved 6.2-liter V8 engine with 420 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. Offer improved transmission, should raise the economy of this model.

2018 GMC Yukon interior updates

2018 GMC Yukon Price

Regardless of the changes announced or improved transmission 2018 model should cost the same as the 2017 model. This means that the 2018 GMC Yukon SLE have a price of $ 48,500, $ 57,300 SLT and Denali version will cost $ 66,000. On the other hand, the new Yukon XL will have a price of $ 51,200 for SLE, SLT- $ 60.100 and Yukon XL Denali priced from $ 68,700. All these prices are for versions with 2WD, while the price for the 4WD versions of the larger $ 3,000, for each model and each version.

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