2017 GMC Yukon XL For Sale At Cardinale GMC a GMC Dealer Near Salinas

Powerful and versatile, the 2017 GMC Yukon XL excels at every task it’s called on to handle, whether it’s towing a boat, navigating demanding off-road trails or driving the kids to school. According to the GMC dealer in Salinas, this spacious and luxurious truck-based SUV seats up to nine passengers, with ample room for everyone to stretch their legs. The Yukon XL offers a long list of convenience features.

New for 2017 is the addition of the Teen Driver system. Ventilated seats replace last year’s cooled seats and the forward collision warning system now includes automatic low-speed emergency braking. The rear entertainment system gets a minor update, while the Denali trim now has a standard head-up display.

A longer sibling of the GMC Yukon, the 2017 GMC Yukon XL is a full-size SUV that’s offered in SLE, SLT and Denali trim levels. The SLE and SLT models have seating for eight passengers, but buyers who opt for the SLE can take advantage of an optional front bench seat that provides room for nine. The Denali trim includes standard bucket seats that are optional on the SLT. The bucket seats lower the seating capacity to seven.

The 2017 GMC Yukon XL SLE and SLT models are motivated by a 5.3-liter V8 engine generating 355 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque, teamed to a six-speed automatic. Rear-wheel drive is standard and four-wheel drive is available. FWD models are equipped with a single-speed transfer case, while off-roading fans can choose the optional two-speed transfer case with low-range gearing that can handle the most demanding terrain.

The Yukon XL SLE and SLT models can tow up to 8,300 pounds when equipped with the proper gear. With two-wheel drive, fuel economy is estimated by the EPA at 19 mpg combined (16 city/23 highway), while four-wheel drive models check in at 18 mpg combined (15 city/22 highway).*

The Salinas Area GMC Yukon Is Trimmed For Luxury

The Denali trim is motivated by a 6.2-liter V8 engine that cranks out an incredible 420 hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The Denali gets standard rear-wheel drive. Four-wheel drive with a two-speed transfer case is optional. Towing power for the Denali trim is rated at 8,100 pounds. According to the EPA, estimated fuel economy for a two-wheel-drive Denali is 17 mpg combined (15 city/22 highway). Those outfitted with four-wheel drive get a rating of 17 mpg combined (15 city/20 highway).

The 2017 GMC Yukon XL includes a full complement of safety equipment to protect the driver and passengers, including antilock disc brakes, front side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, traction control, stability control, parking sensors in the front and rear, a rearview camera, and the Teen Driver system. A center airbag that deploys in the event of a side-impact collision is standard on models with front bucket seats. Also standard on all trims is the OnStar emergency telematics system. OnStar comes with roadside assistance, automatic crash notification, remote door unlocking, turn-by-turn navigation and stolen vehicle assistance.

Safety gear offered as options includes blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, a safety-alert seat that vibrates in the event of danger, lane keeping assist, forward collision alert with an automatic braking system, and rear cross-traffic alert.

* All vehicle mileage based on 2017 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.