2018 GMC Yukon Changes, Engine

The 2018 GMC Yukon continues to be an SUV widely sought after in many markets. This full-sized SUV is looking forward to a redesign. The new model will be getting a facelift with several changes both to the exterior and interior of the vehicle. This crossover will have improvements from a larger engine to better fuel economy.

2018 GMC Yukon – Stylish Design:

The Yukon has always been a staple in the GMC family since the very first model. The improvements over the original boxy design, fuel efficiency issues, and general. The new design for the 2018 GMC Yukon improves both appearance and interior comforts. The massive crossover is sportier, elegant, and attractive. Rounded edges, slightly more aerodynamic design, and tinted glass make the new Yukon feel like it will make an impact anywhere it goes. This bold new design includes headlights and bumpers with fog lights that fit into this more luxurious look. The LED lights are integrated into the exterior design for lighting. Its rear has been modified for a sleeker body style, stylish taillights and new look to the exhaust that makes it less visible when you’re not looking for it. While changes for 2018 may not be extensive, they are noticeable.

2018 GMC Yukon – Engine Performance:

The quiet ride and smooth suspension provide an enjoyable ride for the driver and passengers. There is more than enough cargo room to haul whatever may be needed. While the updates in the last few years have moved it toward a more luxurious feel, the GMC Yukon maintains it’s truck-based design and ability to function on or off the road.

A 5.3-liter V8 engine with 355 horsepower comes standard on this vehicle. The power it offers allows it to travel any road, trail, or highway with ease. It is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission able to move between Front-wheel and all-wheel drive, based on need. It is EPA rated at 19 mpg for two-wheel drive and 18 for all wheel drive. Included as the standard for the 2018 Yukon is a low-speed automatic braking coupled with a forward collision warning system and teen-driver management system. These provide the extra control a driver needs with such a large crossover SUV. The rearview camera and parking sensors help in tight places.

2018 GMC Yukon – Release Date and Pricing:

The 2018 GMC Yukon is expected to make an appearance in the middle of 2017. With a variety of trim options, the price will also vary based on your selection. It will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $49.000.


The 2018 GMC Yukon is a truck based crossover SUV with the same rugged stamina any of GM’s vehicles might have. If the car or truck you’re looking for needs to be able to pull anything, go off road, and still get your family to the movies, this is well worth investigating further. Keep in mind that a truck-based design will provide less overall fuel efficiency than the car-based SUVs. This high-riding adventure vehicle will get you where you need to go in any weather, condition, situation, or location. As with any major purchase, weigh your priorities carefully.

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