Features of the GMC Yukon
The latest version of GMC Yukon is a high performer wheel. It is powered by an EcoTec3 C-8 engine, which when integrated with latest technologies does wonders. The model is backed by a GM small-block experience that is more than 50 years old. Enjoy the high-performance smooth ride with the full-size SUV.
Engine and performance
The EcoTec3 C-8 engine produces 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Its fuel economy is best in its category that is 16 mpg in city and 20 mpg on the highway. It uses Active Fuel Management, which activates or deactivates four of the eight cylinders of the GMC Yukon depending on load and power. Advance Direct Injection helps Yukon to perform quieter and better, while Variable Valve Timing helps Yukon adjust different engine RPMs. The latter also adjusts driving condition in a way to maximize performance.
Hills Start Assist gives a driver an extra time to switch from brakes to the accelerator. GMC Yukon can tow a weight anything up to 8,500lbs. Its trailering technologies include max trailering package and heavy duty tailoring equipment. Moreover, Yukon’s Trailer Brakes Controller allows the driver to control and monitor your trailer brakes with a fingertip.
2017 GMC Yukon gives a driving experience that one may not forget easily. Ridding Yukon is a pure comfort. It is solid as well as smooth to drive. GMC Yukon got a much secure handling, quiet cabins and better responsiveness to commands. Its Hydraulic engine mounts improve isolation and damping. Its electric power steering, lead to better fuel efficiency and handling. Its body mounts that are Shear-styles help reduce the shaking of body and ensure settled ride. It got automatic locking controls that automatically lock rear differential locks rear wheel on detecting slippage. Thus, GMC Yukon provides improved traction and control.
Brake rotors of Yukon use GM-exclusive DURALIFE corrosion protection. This technology depends on ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC) therefore to harden rotor surface to cause reduction of rust and corrosion. As a result, steering shudders less on applying the brakes. Also, the lifespan of the rotor is double that of traditional brake rotors.