The 2015 GMC Yukon XL is a foot taller than the 2015 Yukon’s wheelbase hence “XL”, and it is the most comfortable and easiest vehicle to seat 9 people (and their Luggage) all in one go. The large pickup is well known for its towing capabilities and large space. It is the longest continued car brand in U.S. history, since its production and supply started in 1935. It is classed as an extended length SUV and is the new and improved 9 seater from the twelfth generation of GMC Yukon.
This new 2015 GMC Yukon XL has a more boxy look than its predecessor, including the GMC grille made by chrome with specific GMC monogram. Its LED turn signals feature the GMC graphic light signature and fog lamps to see clearer in haze, it also has hidden vipers for the rear windows to reduce wind force drag. The standard wheel size is 18 inch but 20 inch wheel can also be used. The keyless system has also been added as the SUV is designed to sense your key fob which will give automatic access to all 4 doors and rear liftgate, so when you exit the car, it will lock itself in seconds. The rear liftgate has also been upgraded in this version and with the push of a button the gate height can be controlled. The wheelbase is 130 inches, length 244.4 inches, width 80.5 inches and height being 74.4 inches.
2015 GMC Yukon XL Interior
Power adjusted pedals, power or manual tilt steering wheels and optional heated steering wheels are added in the interior zone. The GMC team has used the noise cancelling fabric and other materials to make it more sound proof. The comfortable seats can even fold flat for additional storage, consoles and lit storage area. Now for the gadget and gizmos, the SUV comes accustomed with an 8 inch touch radio screen, with smartphone related icons, voice recognition, handsfree calling and phone book, rear 9 inch entertainment displays and much more.
2015 GMC Yukon XL Engine
The GMC will offer two engines, the first being a 5.3 litre V8 engine the latter being 6.2 litre V8 engine, having 355 horsepower and the torque being 383 lb-ft at 4300 rpm. They both are attached to a 6 speed automatic transmitter; it is both a semi hybrid and a semi diesel model. It is assisted with automatic brakes, lane guide warnings, rear crossing traffic alerts and collision warning systems. The giant vehicle accelerates from 0-60 mph in 6 seconds at 5800 rpm, the fuel consumption ratio being 11.0:1. The safety features of the vehicle include front seat air bags, antilock brake systems and central locking systems that ensure maximum safety for its passengers.
Release date and price
The GMC Yukon XL 2015 is already on sale with its prices starting from $45,000 to $55,000. The model was released in February 2014 but as 2015’s model. This giant car is best for those who are in need for more passenger and storage spaces, but also wish for a sleek design and a friendly welcoming interior, well good news, this would be the dream SUV for such people.