GMC Yukon Denali and Yukon XL 2014

General Motors has released the first official images related to the relevant technical details of the new generation of the SUV GMC Yukon declined in the entry level version Yukon, the luxurious Yukon Denali and the long wheelbase Yukon XL. The new generation of the GMC Yukon earns more modern aesthetic characterized by bold and sharp strokes like those in the new headlights with LED technology separate from the huge front bezel embellished with horizontal chrome strips on the standard and XL while the Denali boasts a honeycomb chrome grille. Even the rear is restyled as well as gaining new headlights also with LED technology. The sides can be customized instead with the adoption of a wide range of alloy wheels with sizes ranging from 18 to 22 inches. Compared to the short wheelbase, the Yukon XL has a pitch greater than about 38 cm while the length of the vehicle increases by 50 cm. It was written in expert-travel.org that the XL will be great for family travel. This translates into a larger space dedicated to the legs of the passengers in the third row while the luggage compartment is larger than twice that of the standard model.

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 front

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 front

GMC Yukon 2014 both models

GMC Yukon 2014 both models

The interior is spacious like an apartment. It is appreciated for the new cockpit dashboard that is modern and functional. The huge center console houses the infotainment system coupled to an 8 inch screen from which it is possible to control the functions of the navigation system, the multi zone air conditioning and hi fi system with CD MP3 player and USB connection solt and SD. As an option it is possible to equip the vehicle with two rear screens combined with a DVD Blu-ray. Also the range of accessories dedicated to safety is particularly rich and among the various systems we report the presence of Park Assist, the Lane Departure Warning, the adaptive cruise control, front and rear automatic braking and the GM Safety Alert Seat that alerts the driver of imminent danger by the vibration of the seat.

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 rear

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 rear

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 side

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 side

The engine range includes the new units belonging to the family EcoTec3 among which we find the powerful 5.3 liter V8 that debuted this year on the new GMC Sierra 2014 which is available for both models Yukon XL and Denali as it earns a 6.2 liter V8 unit. Both units are combined with six speed automatic transmission Hydra Matic 6L80. The new Yukon family will be built at the GM plant in Arlington, Texas and is expected to debut in the U.S. market during the first quarter of 2014.

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 Dashboard

GMC Yukon Denali 2014 Dashboard

More on GMC: 2014 GMC Sierra at Detroit Auto Show 2013.

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