2018 GMC Yukon Denali Elevates Style, Refinement

2018 GMC Yukon Denali Elevates Style, Refinement

The ultimate countenance of Professional Grade gets confidant modernise on GMC Yukon models






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Oshawa, Ontario (Wednesday, May 24, 2017) – GMC is elevating a 2018 Yukon Denali lineup with styling and trim enhancements, as good as a new, modernized 10-speed involuntary transmission.

A new, sculpted grille pattern distinguishes a Yukon Denali, while new Mastique Ash genuine timber trim adds abyss and brilliance to a interior.

The new Hydra-Matic 10-speed smoothness — interconnected with Yukon Denali’s 6.2L V-8 engine — enhances value with world-class change smoothness, responsiveness and quietness.  

“Yukon Denali has always matched character with substance, and a enhancements for 2018 allege that legacy,” pronounced Duncan Aldred, clamp boss of Global GMC. “The foundational elements of disdainful design, reward touches and formidable capability have done Yukon Denali an idol for scarcely 20 years.”  

Multi-Dimensional Grille Design

GMC designers developed a iconic Denali grille with a multidimensional, sculpted interpretation that, like other contemporary GMC elements, was designed in a layered manner. It’s a thesis seen in other new GMC models such as a Acadia and Terrain.

“The new grille, that is flanked by HID headlamps and LED Signature Lighting, advances a pattern bequest determined with a really initial Yukon Denali in 1999,” pronounced Matt Noone, director, Global GMC Exterior Design. “It’s a some-more sparkling and worldly design, while remaining now tangible as partial of a GMC Denali family.”

In further to a some-more worldly appearance, a new grille offers larger airflow to a radiator. Active aero shutters behind a grille tighten in certain conditions on a highway to revoke aerodynamic drag and raise efficiency.

10 Speeds, Refined Performance

The Yukon Denali’s new 10-speed involuntary leverages a engineering knowledge of General Motors’ multispeed transmissions to broach softened performance.

A wider, 7.39 altogether rigging ratio spread, compared to a Yukon Denali’s prior eight-speed automatic, enables a reduce numerical tip rigging ratio and contributes to larger efficiency.

The transmission’s optimized gearing and exclusive controls concede a 6.2L V-8 engine to broach a winning multiple well-spoken operation and accurate response.

Standard and accessible facilities include:

  • 420-hp 6.2L V-8 engine with approach injection and Active Fuel Management
  • StabiliTrak electronic fortitude control, tow/haul mode, trailer lean control, automobile class braking and mountain start assist
  • Magnetic Ride Control for softened physique suit control
  • Standard 20-inch wheels and accessible 22-inch wheels
  • Automatic locking back differential
  • Four-wheel-disc brakes with Duralife™ stop rotors
  • Active Noise Cancellation for a quieter interior
  • 8-inch erratic GMC Infotainment complement with Navigation includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability
  • Standard 8-inch erratic customizable motorist arrangement with head-up display
  • Multiple USB ports and appendage energy outlets, including a 110-volt three-prong outlet, to support electronic devices
  • OnStar Basic Plan[1] is customary for 5 years and includes entrance to an in-vehicle 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot[2] and name facilities around a myGMC mobile app[3]
  • Wireless phone charging
  • Heated and ventilated motorist and newcomer seats, exhilarated second-row seats
  • Hands-free programmable energy liftgate

The Denali trim accounts for good some-more than half of all Yukon sales. It is offering in Yukon and Yukon XL models, with a XL featuring a 356 millimetre (14-inch) longer wheelbase (508 mm / 20 inches longer overall), for increasing third-row legroom and some-more than double a load room behind a third-row seat.

The 2018 Yukon Denali goes on sale this fall.


About GMC Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, with creation and engineering value built into all GMC vehicles. The code is elaborating to offer more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, a Sierra pickup, is a many absolute light-duty pickup on a market, and a initial full-size pickup to accept a highest-possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve given a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration altered a New Car Assessment Program for a 2011 indication year. Details on all GMC models are accessible at http://www.gmccanada.ca, on Twitter at @GMCCanada or at http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada.


[1] OnStar Basic Plan is accessible for 5 years from a smoothness date of authorised 2015 indication year and newer vehicles and is transferable. Basic Plan does not embody Emergency, Security or Navigation services; these and other services need a paid plan. Visit onstar.ca for details.

[2] Visit onstar.ca for car availability, sum and complement limitations. Services and connectivity might change by indication and conditions. Eligible car and information devise required. 4G LTE coverage not accessible everywhere.

[3] Compatible mobile device required. Some facilities need a paid OnStar use plan.