Test Drive the New 2017 GMC Yukon in West Edmonton
Like the sharp beltline edge that runs the length of GMC’s newest full-size SUV, there’s a distinct delineation between an amateur and a professional. The 2017 GMC Yukon is a pro in every sense of the word. That’s why whenever you see a convoy of blacked out SUVs with government plates drive by, whisking away a VIP or on RCMP business, the vehicles are almost invariably GMC Yukons.
Is transporting up to eight of your family and friends in safety and style any less important than the prime minister? We think not. The 2017 GMC Yukon is a large and luxurious SUV that can be brought to even greater levels of storage capability with the longer XL model, and even grander premium comfort with the high-end Denali trim.
To find out for yourself what makes the 2017 GMC Yukon the class-leading large SUV in Canada, book a test drive at 1-877-470-0333. And if you’re ready to select the ideal new or certified used GMC Yukon for your budget, browse our handy dealership inventory.
2017 GMC Yukon Engines and Towing Specs
What’s made the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL SUVs such a success with buyers across Edmonton, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, and Leduc? Its prodigious power output likely has something to do with it. If you purchase a standard Yukon, your powerplant is the 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with 355 horsepower, 383 lbs-ft of torque. But if you step up to the more exclusive 2017 GMC Yukon Denali, you get the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 that produces a segment-leading 420 horsepower and 460 lbs-ft of twist. All that power is reined in with a standard 6 or 8-speed (on Denali models) automatic transmission that will always keep you in the optimal fuel efficiency range. And when you want to tow a trailer for camping in the mountains, the 2017 GMC Yukon has a maximum hauling rating of 8,500 lbs.
2017 GMC Yukon Interior Luxury
Hear that sound? It’s the sound of silence. The 2017 GMC Yukon offers the most serene driving experience among full size SUVs. This is thanks to a number of clever design features like acoustic-laminated glass, triple sealed doors, a valved exhaust system, and an inlaid door design. With the din of towns and cities kept at bay, you and your passengers will be able to better enjoy the 2017 GMC Yukon’s real aluminum trim, three climate control zones, ventilated seats, and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi Internet for up to seven devices.
2017 GMC Yukon Safety Technology
To ensure that every commute to work, the mall, and trip to see family in Calgary is a safe one, the 2017 GMC Yukon is available with a huge amount of standard safety features like Forward Collision Alert, Front and Rear Park Assist, Lane Change/Departure Warning, and Rear Cross Traffic Alertthe latter of which uses bumper-mounted sensors to make sure that you don’t hit someone as you back out of a parking stall or driveway. And every 2017 GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, and Denali model comes with a free 6-month trial subscription to OnStar services like Automatic Crash Response, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, and Remote Door Unlock.
2017 GMC Yukon Reviews
But don’t just take our word for it! This is what the independent auto journalists at Edmunds had to say about the new 2017 GMC Yukon:
Car shoppers who are in the market for a traditional full-size SUV have only a handful of choices these days. But among this group, one of the most compelling is the 2017 GMC Yukon. It blends traditionally rugged truck construction and V8 towing capacity with amenities and features one might expect from a full-fledged luxury SUV.
And from Kelley Blue Book:
If you need no-compromises hauling and towing ability, along with a no-compromises, first-rate interior, the 2017 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL are just the ticket. That goes double for the high-end Denali models.
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