Yukon`s are full size extended SUV rolled out from GMC’s Arlington facility and aptly named after the northern Yukon territory for their rugged looks and commanding performance. The Yukon which is available in the 2WD and 4WD Variants comes in the SLE, SLT Standard, SLT and Denali that can seat up to 8 and one more up to 9 in the SLE with a front bench seat. The Yukon come naturally with a powerful V8. We checked out some amazing features of this amazing features at the Temecula GMC dealer and listed out five things you need to know about the 2019 GMC Yukon.
Technology and Innovativeness Start on the Outside
The inside of the 2019 GMC Yukon is as smart as it gets, but there are some convenient and smart innovations featured on the outside as well. You have Rainsense Front Wipers that automatically operate depending on the precipitation levels on your windshield and an intermittent feature can adjust the speed. A hands-free power liftgate is standard from the SLT trim onwards which opens when the driver places a foot underneath the rear bumper and the system senses the Key fob in close proximity. The height the gate opens can be programmed as per your convenience. The rear wiper is hidden under the rear spoiler which keeps the appearance neat and tidy on the rear and is something car washes would thank you for.
There is a button for everything
When you are inside a Yukon which is crafted to the last detail for that upmarket luxury, things wouldn’t be half as fun if you had to push, pull, fold and move things mechanically. That’s why the inside features some amazing technology and powered arrangements. For instance, the flexible seating that adjusts to accommodate people and cargo has powered third row fold flat seats. From the SLT trim you get powered second row fold and tumble seats. You also have Power-adjustable pedals that are available for the SLE and Standard on the other trims which allow you to move the brake and accelerator front or back to suit your comfort with the push of a button.
Its built to beat the weather and take on the rough
Yukon achieves optimum balance between power and drive irrespective of the challenges. Yukon’s come with a 5.3L V-8 EcoTec3 Engine that delivers 335 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. That’s one of the reasons for which they carry some serious trailering capability. With a short wheelbase 2WD and available HD trailering package. The integrated trailer brake control, Hill Start Assist, and trailer sway control add stability.
Available Two-speed Transfer Case for the 4WD
The 2-speed transfer case allows your four-wheel-drive Yukon to adapt to various driving conditions using a simple control knob. Temecula GMC showed us how to use this to get various driving modes starting from Neutral, Two-wheel Drive High, Automatic Four-wheel Drive, Four-wheel Drive High and Low modes.
Safety Sensors Galore
The safety features of the 2019 GMC Yukon assist you every step of the way and kick in at the right moment to provide some awesome safety and driving convenience. The Automatic Locking Rear Differential is one such feature that directs power to the rear wheel with most traction when they encounter slippery surfaces or loose gravel.