2019 GMC Yukon Lands in the Middle East

Prospective customers should check our 2019 Denali Review

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GMC Middle East has recently announced the arrival of 2019 Yukon in the region for customers who appreciate performance, safety, comfort and connectivity. The full-size SUV will be accessible in 4 trim levels namely Yukon, Yukon XL, Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali. The best things about 2019 GMC Yukon is its aggressive design, upscale interior and improved cargo space thanks to power-folding second- and third-row seats that can be folded flat. We had a privilege to test drive the 2019 Yukon Denali in August last year. Prospective customers should check our 2019 GMC Yukon Denali Review to get firsthand knowledge of this spacious utility vehicle.

The standard  2019 GMC Yukon carries an advanced EcoTec3 5.3L V8 engine while the more powerful Denali models are powered by 6.2L unit pumping out 420 horsepower (313 kW) and 624 Nm of torque. The Ecotech3 engine is refined with direct injection, cylinder deactivation, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system. The 5.3L is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, while the 6.2L is paired with a new ten-speed automatic transmission. The new Yukon 5.3L also delivers segment’s best V-8 fuel economy on the highway estimated at 10.4L/100km.

2019 GMC Yukon
2018 GMC Yukon Denali

The 2019 GMC Yukon comes with improved driver-alert systems for crash-avoidance and enhanced occupant protection. The Enhanced Driver Alert Package includes Lane Keep Assist and Intellibeam headlamp technology. Other facilities comprise of segment’s first Front Center Air Bag (front bucket seat models), GM-patented Safety Alert Seat, a regular rear vision camera, Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Forward Collision Alert and Adaptive Cruise Control with Front Automatic Braking.

The Yukon’s next generation IntelliLink system improves connectivity and safe driving. The users can connect their phones to use navigation, hands-free text messaging and entertainment features.

Here are some of the salient features of 2019 GMC Yukon

  • Fold-flat second- and third-row seats that improve cargo ability and ease – containing an accessible power-folding facility
  • Easier entry/exit
  • Tire pressure monitor with tire fill alert
  • Cargo management system that comprises of a cargo net
  • Standard power rear liftgate with multiple programmable height settings
  • On hand hands-free liftgate operation (standard on SLT and Denali)
  • Wireless phone charging (Denali)
  • Standard eight-inch-diagonal color touch screen radio with improved IntelliLink and navigation
  • Eight-inch-diagonal customizable driver display with three user themes and head-up display (Denali models)
  • Multiple USB ports and accessory power outlets – consisting of a 230-volt three-prong outlet –  to assist electronic devices of all types
  • Revised inputs on optional rear seat entertainment system, with video voiceover facility to assist the visually and hearing impaired
  • Extra high capacity USB ports in the rear for convenient tablet charging
  • On hand Blu-ray/DVD rear-seat entertainment system with dual screens on Yukon XL
  • Conversation mirror in the overhead console that offers a panoramic view of the rear seats
  • On hand keyless entry and push-button start
  • Eighteen-inch wheels are typical on SLE and SLT, with 20-inch wheels
2019 GMC Yukon Denali

The 2019 GMC Yukon starts at AED 191,600, which is cheaper than the 2018 Yukon which stared from AED 198,000. The Yukon Denali, Yukon XL and Yukon XL Denali cost AED 310,400, AED 203,300 and AED 322,100 respectively.

We are giving specs of both 2018 and 2019 models below, so you can compare the differences:

2019 GMC YUKON / YUKON DENALI SPECIFICATIONS

 

EPA FUEL ECONOMY          YUKON                       YUKON XL
City 15.1 L/100km (2WD)
15.2 L/100km (4WD)
15.1 L/100km (2WD)
15.4 L/100km (4WD)
Highway 10.4L/100km (2WD)
10.8 L/100km (4WD)
10.4L/100km (2WD)
10.8 L/100km (4WD)

 

FUEL TANK CAPACITY

26 gal. / 98 liters (Yukon)

31 gal. / 117 liters (Yukon XL)

 

ENGINES

Type: 5.3L V-8 VVT DI with Active Fuel Management
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92
Block material: Cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Fuel delivery: Direct high-pressure fuel injection with Active Fuel Management
Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):
355 / 265 @ 5600 rpm (SAE certified)
Torque
(lb.-ft. / Nm):
383 / 519 @ 4100 rpm (SAE certified)

 

TRANSMISSION & AXLE

Type: Six-speed automatic
Final Drive Ratio: 3.08

 

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Front Suspension: Independent coil-over-shock
Rear Suspension: Solid axle with five-link location and coil springs
Steering Type: Electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turning Circle
(ft. / m):
39 / 11.9 (Yukon)
43 / 13.1 (Yukon XL)
Brake Type: Four-wheel disc with ABS; vented front and rear DuralifeTM rotors
Brake Rotor Size (in / mm): 13 / 330 (front)
13.6 / 345 (rear)
Wheel Size: 18-in. aluminum (std.)

20-in. aluminum (avail.)

Tire Size: P265/65R18 all-season

P275/55R20 all-season

P285/45R22 all-season

 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

YUKON YUKON XL
Wheelbase
(in. / mm):
116 / 2946 130 / 3302
Overall Length
(in. / mm):
203.9 / 5179 224.4 / 5700
Overall Width
(in. / mm):
80.5 / 2045 80.5 / 2045
Overall Height
(in. / mm):
74.4 / 1890 74.4 / 1890
Track (in. mm): 68.7 / 1745 (front)
68.7 / 1744 (rear)
68.7 / 1745 (front)
68.7 / 1744 (rear)

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS & CARGO VOLUME

 

YUKON                               YUKON XL
Headroom – front

(in / mm):

42.8 / 1087 42.8 / 1087
Legroom – front

(in. / mm):

45.3 / 1151 45.3 / 1151
Cargo Volume

Behind First Row

(cu. ft. / L):

94.7 / 2681 121.1 / 3446
Cargo Volume

Behind Second Row (cu. ft. / L):

51.7 / 1464 76.7 / 2172
Cargo Volume

Behind Third Row

(cu. ft. / L):

15.3 / 433 39.3 / 1113

 

WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES                                                         

YUKON                                YUKON XL
Curb Weight

(lb. / kg):

5379 / 2440 (2WD)
5626 / 2552 (4WD)
5610 / 2545 (2WD)
5846 / 2652 (4WD)
EPA Passenger volume (cu. ft. / L): 120.8 / 3420 122.4 / 3466
Max Trailering

(lb. / kg):

8500 / 3855 (2WD)
8200 / 3720 (4WD)
8300 / 3765 (2WD)
8000 / 3629 (4WD)

 

 

2018 GMC YUKON DENALI / YUKON XL DENALI

 

EPA FUEL ECONOMY   

YUKON DENALI       YUKON XL DENALI
City 16.0 L/100km (4WD) 16.3 L/100km (4WD)
Highway 11.7 L/100km (4WD) 11.7 L/100km (4WD)

 

FUEL TANK CAPACITY

26 gal. / 98 liters (Yukon Denali)

31 gal. / 117 liters (Yukon XL Denali)

 

ENGINES

Type: 6.2L V-8 VVT DI with Active Fuel Management
Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92
Block material: Cast aluminum
Cylinder head material: Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: Overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing
Fuel delivery: Direct high-pressure fuel injection with Active Fuel Management
Horsepower
(hp / kW):
420 / 313 @ 5600 rpm (SAE certified)
Torque
(lb.-ft. / Nm):
460 / 624 @ 4100 rpm (SAE certified)

 

TRANSMISSION & AXLE

Type: 10-speed automatic
Final Drive Ratio: 3.23

 

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Front Suspension: Independent coil-over-shock with Magnetic Ride Control
Rear Suspension: Solid axle with five-link location and coil springs; Magnetic Ride Control
Steering Type: Electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turning Circle
(ft. / m):
39 / 11.9 (Yukon)
43 / 13.1 (Yukon XL)
Brake Type: Four-wheel disc with ABS; vented front and rear DuralifeTM rotors
Brake Rotor Size (in / mm): 13 / 330 (front)
13.6 / 345 (rear)
Wheel Size: 20-in. aluminum (std.)

20-in. chrome (avail.)

22-in. multiple finishes avail.

Tire Size: P275/55R20

P285/45R22

 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

YUKON DENALI                 YUKON XL DENALI
Wheelbase
(in. / mm):
116 / 2946 130 / 3302
Overall Length
(in. / mm):
203.9 / 5179 224.3 / 5697
Overall Width
(in. / mm):
80.5 / 2045 80.5 / 2045
Overall Height
(in. / mm):
74.4 / 1890 74.4 / 1890
Track (in. mm): 68.7 / 1745 (front)
68.7 / 1744 (rear)
68.7 / 1745 (front)
68.7 / 1744 (rear)

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS & CARGO VOLUME

YUKON DENALI                 YUKON XL DENALI
Headroom – front

(in / mm):

42.8 / 1087 42.8 / 1087
Legroom – front

(in. / mm):

45.3 / 1151 45.3 / 1151
Cargo Volume

Behind First Row

(cu. ft. / L):

94.7 / 2681 121.7 / 3446
Cargo Volume

Behind Second Row (cu. ft. / L):

51.7 / 1464 76.7 / 2172
Cargo Volume

Behind Third Row

(cu. ft. / L):

15.3 / 433 39.3 / 1113

 

WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES   

YUKON DENALI                 YUKON XL DENALI
Curb Weight

(lb. / kg):

5482 / 2487 (2WD)
5743 / 2605 (4WD)
5655 / 2565 (2WD)
5965 / 2706 (4WD)
EPA passenger volume (cu. ft. / L): 120.8 / 3420 122.4 / 3466

 

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