Best Large SUV for Families
Today’s vehicle shoppers have more options than ever. Even focusing on the inventory of General Motors’ cars, trucks and SUVs available in the Don Wheaton showroom shows one of history’s great lineups. Recently, U.S. News and World Report released their list of the Best Large SUVs for Families. With little surprise to anyone who has seen it, the 2016 GMC Yukon came out on top. Reviewers for the publication were very impressed with the capability, features and comfort options for the current Yukon model, which is available at Don Wheaton. Furthermore, there should be little doubt that the 2016 Yukon is the most technologically advanced model that has every been produced.
What were the criteria for the award?
The team from U.S. News and World Report looked at around six different factors to choose the Best Large SUV for families. Among the areas that were examined included were safety, reliability, seating, cargo volume and availability of family-friendly features/systems.
“The Yukon has the most family-friendly features in the class,” Jamie Page Deaton, managing editor for U.S. News Best Cars said in a GMC press release. “The Apple CarPlay and in-car Wi-Fi are really cutting edge, standout features. The Yukon also won because it has such a high US News score – it gets really positive reviews not only for its space and comfort, but also its performance.”
[wrc_column grid=”2″ width=”1″ type=”start”][/wrc_column][wrc_column grid=”2″ width=”1″ type=”end”][/wrc_column]
2016 has been great for the Yukon
Considering that the Yukon, as nameplate, is an elder statesman of the GMC lineup, 2016 has been particularly successful. Not only has the Yukon been as, or more, popular with buyers than ever, but it has been a hit on the automotive awards circuit. In addition to the Best Large SUV for Families award, the Yukon also took home a J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study for the third consecutive year.
Why is the 2016 GMC Yukon so popular?
GMC engineers have outdone themselves when it comes to outfitting the 2016 Yukon to be a class leader at this point in the 21st century. Some of the new features added to the GMC SUV are:
- Enhanced GMC IntelliLink infotainment system
- Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility
- New Driver Alert Package
- Standard hands-free liftgate
- Upgraded Security Package
- Standard capless fuel fill
If you would like to take a closer look at the 2016 GMC Yukon, the Best Large SUV for Families according U.S. News and World Report, contact a Don Wheaton sales professional today.