2018 GMC Yukon
The 2018 GMC Yukon is a large SUV that is available in two models, the Yukon and the Yukon XL. Both models deliver all the things you want from a large scale SUV. With great tow capapcities, ample and flexible cargo space, great fuel efficiency for its class, and spacious interiors that make longer trips comfortable, even for third row passengers, the Yukon and Yukon XL really deliver. Drivers of large SUVs will find the 2018 GMC Yukon is packed with great, user-friendly technology, and full of available and standard safety features that make drivers more aware and more confident on the road. Its strong yet light build allows the Yukon to tow and perform well, all while being safe and efficient. Whether you are carpooling, transporting kids to practice, working, or hauling serious recreational gear, the GMC Yukon is a great large SUV for any task you can throw at it.
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Today, everyone wants to stay connected, even when they are on the go. GMC understands the need for this accessibility technology and puts its best communication, navigation, and safety foot forward when it comes to technology on board the 2018 GMC Yukon. The infotainment system on board the Yukon is the best there is. With available 4G LTE WiFi, drivers and passengers can stay connected during each and every road trip. With a signal that is more powerful than a smartphone, everyone can get what they need faster. The Bose Surround Sound system creates a sound experience like no other.
There is available rear-seat entertainment on board as well to keep those backseat drivers entertained while they ride. The interactive infotainment system is all controlled by a central 8” touchscreen panel. Destined to be user-friendly, this interface controls entertainment, navigation, and safety features. Drivers can also activate voice control and make hands-free calls and send hands-free texts with Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility features that let drivers access their smartphones directly through the on board interface. GMC left no technology out when designing the 2018 GMC Yukon. There is easy to use tech for every need packed into this large, customer preferred, SUV.
The exterior of the Yukon is a gorgeous model of sleek heavy-duty performance. It is a stand-out on the road and makes a big impression with details like its three-dimensional grille, available wheel selections, and LED signature lighting on tail lamps and headlights. The Yukon SLT premium edition gives more stylish chrome accents to the Yukon, such as 22” chrome wheels, chrome grille, chrome body moldings on the side, and a high-polish exhaust tip.
The 2018 GMC Yukon comes in a variety of exterior colors. Those looking to standout will enjoy the Crimson Red Tintcoat or Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic, while more traditional color selections include Onyx Black, Satin Steel Metallic, or the bright and crisp Summit White.
On the interior, drivers and passengers will feel more like they are inside a luxury vehicle rather than a heavy-duty, hard-working SUV. The 2018 GMC Yukon has interior features like heated and ventilated seating, leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel options, stylish contrast stitching, and a quiet cabin ride. Climate control options and enhanced seating and storage capabilities offer drivers and passengers all the flexibility and comfort that you can only expect from GMC.
For interior color options drivers can’t go wrong with the sharp Jet Black, or a smart color combination like Cocoa and Dune or Cocoa and Dark Atmosphere.
The Yukon can seat up to 9 passengers with its flexible cargo and seating combinations that are easily rearranged with the help of the third-row power fold flat seats. The infotainment screen is moveable and allows for hidden-from-sight storage, and the middle console is large and roomy to hold all of the things you need to take with you on the go.
With a maximum towing capacity of 8,500 LBS, the 2018 GMC Yukon is a powerhouse of towing performance. Drivers have the option of choosing the Yukon or the Yukon XL. With differences in overall length, cargo and leg room, one model is sure to be the perfect fit for your needs. The Yukon is 203.9 inches in length, has 15.3 ft. of cargo volume behind the rear seat, and gives third-row passengers 24.8 inches of legroom on board. The Yukon XL is 224.4 inches long, offers 39.3 ft. of cargo space behind the third-row seats, and gives a roomy 34.5 inches of legroom to third-row passengers.
The trailering power on both the Yukon and the Yukon XL are impressive to say the least, coming in at 8,500 and 8,300 LBS, respectively. For those who take their towing seriously, there is plenty of available towing accessories to choose from like the hitch platform, multiple wire harness with separately fused trailer circuits, all attached to a seven-way trailering receiver. Drivers who are towing a heavy amount of weight know the importance of trailer technology that keeps you in the know of what’s going on around and with your payload. Features like the trailer brake controller, hill assist technology, and trailer sway control technology all work together to keep drivers aware and in control of their towed cargo at all times.
With all this power, the Yukon and the Yukon XL still remain fuel efficient with the ability to get an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 16 city and 23 highway MPGs. The 2018 GMC Yukon combines powerful technology, towing and cargo capability, with fuel-efficient and high-performance powertrains to bring drivers the best in a large SUV.