2016 GMC Yukon XL in Edmonton, AB
For more than a little while, the GMC Yukon has been at the top of the list for buyers who live an active lifestyle. The large SUV’s combination of interior comforts and impressive capability allow owners to do just about anything they want to do. For the crowd that needs a little extra of everything, Don Wheaton would like to show off the 2016 GMC Yukon XL in Edmonton, AB. For comparison’s sake, the standard Yukon and the XL version share the same powertrain. However, the 2016 Yukon XL has a wheelbase that is 14 inches longer than the standard version which makes more leg-room available for third row passengers and also doubles the amount of cargo space that can be used with the third row is deployed for passengers.
GMC designers have not changed much, if anything, on the exterior of the 2016 GMC Yukon XL in Edmonton, AB. The award-winning large SUV platform underwent a fairly radical redesign last year. Instead, the team working on the new vehicle chose to vastly upgrade the available technology found inside the passenger cabin. The biggest addition to the on-board technology of the 2016 Yukon XL is nearly complete integration for the GMC IntelliLink infotainment system with smartphones from Applet and Android. While both phone platforms will have different apps and capabilities, they both will be able to use the touchscreen to manipulate applications and other functions.
Performance of the 2016 Yukon XL
Don Wheaton customers considering the 2016 GMC Yukon XL in Edmonton, AB will have a pair of engines to consider. Base versions will have a 5.3-liter, V-8 engine under the hood that can make 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. Power is sent to the wheels via six-speed automatic transmission. When properly equipped, the 2016 Yukon XL can tow up to 8,300 pounds. The other engine option is a 6.2-liter, V-8 that pushes the peak output of the engine to more than 400 horsepower and around 460 pound-feet of torque. This engine uses the same six-speed transmission as the 5.3-liter engine.
Depending on trim grade and available interior configurations, the 2016 GMC Yukon XL in Edmonton, AB can hold up to nine passengers. There are going to be very few vehicle, that are not vans, which will be able to match this capacity. When all three rows of seating are available for passengers, there is nearly 40 cubic-feet of space to be used. Folding down the third row opens that space up to almost 80 cubic-feet and when the interior is complete configured for maximum cargo space, a grand total of 121.1 cubic-feet of cargo volume is available.