The 2022 GMC Yukon is the right choice for Watsonville area GMC shoppers looking for a full-size three-row SUV that can haul up to nine passengers. The cabin provides plenty of room for passengers in all three rows, and there’s lots of cargo space. Fold down the middle and third rows, and the 2022 Yukon has 122.9 cubic feet to store or carry anything you’ll want to take along.
Buyers at dealers like the GMC dealership near Watsonville appreciate the Yukon’s refined handling and impressive towing capacity. The versatile 2022 Yukon comes in trim levels with many standard features that offer more luxury as you step up to the higher trims, concluding with the range-topping Denali.
According to the GMC dealership near Watsonville, changes for 2022 include a new infotainment interface developed in collaboration with Google. The Yukon’s 12-inch digital gauge display is now standard across the lineup. The Yukon AT4 trim gets an available dual exhaust system, and the Denali gets last year’s optional power-sliding center console as standard equipment. A new Redwood Metallic exterior color joins the lineup.
Edmunds.com gives the 2022 GMC Denali high marks, writing:
“If you have a sizable family and need to tow on your adventures, chances are you’re considering a classic body-on-frame SUV for your next vehicle. Until recently, you would have had to make some sacrifices to get that kind of capability. But vehicles like the 2022 GMC Yukon prove that modern large SUVs don’t require the kind of compromises demanded by their forebears.”
The 2022 GMC Yukon can seat between seven and nine passengers, depending on the configuration. Watsonville area GMC shoppers can choose from four trim levels: SLE, SLT AT4 and Denali. Powering the 2022 Yukon is a standard 5.3-liter V8 engine developing 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. A 6.2-liter V8 is standard on the Denali and available on the AT4. It generates 420 hp and 460 lb-ft. All models except the AT4 have an optional turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel engine that puts out 277 hp and 460 lb-ft. A 10-speed automatic gearbox handles transmission duties.
The AT4 trim gets standard all-wheel drive. The others have standard rear-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive. EPA-estimated fuel economy is rated at up to 21 mpg city/27 mpg highway.*
Standard features for the base Yukon SLE trim include 18-inch alloy wheels, remote start, keyless entry/ignition, LED exterior lighting, power-adjustable front seats, cloth upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, tri-zone automatic climate control, a Driver Information Center, rain-sensing wipers and two 120-volt outlets.
Technology features that come standard include a 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, satellite radio, Wi-Fi and six USB ports.
Standard safety features include lane-keeping assistance, automatic high beams, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, trailer sway control, rear-seat reminder, Teen Driver and Buckle to Drive.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 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.