The GMC Yukon

October 12th, 2022 by

gmc yukonOVERVIEW

The Yukon is a full sized SUV that offers the highest of GMC performance, advanced technology, and first-class design. It’s bold styling will turn heads wherever it may take you, and with a cargo capacity of 122.9 cubic feet, you can carry everything you need with you.

With an MSRP that starts at $62,495.00, the Yukon comes with a combination of features that will please the most discerning buyer. Whether you drive in the city or in the country, on paved highways or gravel roads, Yukon will get you there safely and in style.


Yukon can carry up to 8 passengers comfortably. Folding the third row seating down allows you the storage and hauling flexibility you’ll need in a virtually any situation.

Inside your Yukon you’ll be treated to a host of key features:

  • Wireless Smartphone Charging-Onboard charging station allows you to keep your smartphone fully charged at all times
  • 10 Way Adjustable Heated Power Driver and Passenger Seats-The driver’s seat also comes with 2 memory settings you can personalize your driving experience.
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility-This allows you handsfree use of your smartphone
  • Heads Up Display- By projecting key information onto the windshield, the Heads Up display puts the information right where you need it.
  • Surround Vision-Allows you to access front, rear and side cameras to help with manuevering or parallel parking.
  • Panoramic Power Sunroof-Brings in the daylight and the fresh air
  • Engine Start Stop System-Shuts off the engine when the car comes to a complete stop to conserve fuel, but can easily be disengaged with the press of a button
  • 12″ diagonal Color Driver Information Center-To monitor the performance of your Yukon
  • 9-speaker Bose™ Audio System, or Optional Bose™ 14 speaker system

Here are a few more extras you’ll find in your new Yukon

  • Cargo Mats
  • Charging USB ports
  • Power Door Locks
  • Rear Door Child Safety Locks
  • Front and Rear Carpeted Color Keyed Floor Mats
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Active Noise Cancellation System
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Camera
  • Rear Seat Reminder
  • Tilting and Telescoping Steering Wheel
  • Teen Driver System


Now that we’ve taken a look at the inside, let’s check out the exterior of the car.

Colors-Yukon offers you the choice of eight bold and beautiful colors.

Wheels- You’ll have a distinctive advantage in style whether your Yukon is equipped with 18″, 20” or 22” wheels, as they’re sure to turn heads wherever you’re headed.

Hands Free Power Liftgate-When you have a lot to carry, this feature is there to help. With the keyless entry fob in your pocket, simply place your foot under the back bumper for access to the cargo area.

Panoramic Power Sunroof-Opening and closing with the touch of a button, Yukon’s available power sunroof delivers fresh air and breath taking views.


Yukon comes equipped with enough smart technology to satisfy your inner geek. Here are a few of the technological marvels that come with every Yukon.

Infotainment System-Yukon offers a personalized and powerful connected driving experience with the GMC Infotainment System, featuring a 10.2” diagonal touchscreen and modern features such as Apple Car Play™ and Android Auto™ compatibility.

Wi-Fi™- Keep your connection going with an available Wi-Fi ™hotspot. It offers a fast and reliable connection and supports up to seven devices so your passengers can stream, surf, or post from the car.

Heads Up Display- A 15″ diagonal color Head-Up Display projects key information directly onto the windshield so you can keep your eyes on the road.

Adaptive Cruise Control-Yukon’s Adaptive Cruise Control can automatically maintain a driver-selected gap time from the detected vehicle you’re following while you steer. This feature reduces the need for you to frequently brake and accelerate when you’re driving.

High Definition Surround Vision- High Definition Surround Vision uses multiple cameras to display a digital overhead image of the area around your vehicle along with Rear Vision Camera or front views. It works at low speeds and may help you park and avoid nearby objects. You can select additional views on your camera display.


Beyond the styling and convenience options, Yukon comes through with solid performance features.

The 5.3 liter V8 engine works in tandem with a 10-speed automatic transmission to deliver an impressive 355 horsepower and efficient performance.

Yukon offers an EPA-estimated mpg of 15 city/20 highway.

All Wheel Drive-To optimize traction, available intelligent All Wheel Drive constantly monitors all four wheels and redistributes power among wheels when needed.

Stabilitrak™-To give you more confidence on icy, wet, or uneven roads, Stabilitrak™ automatically intervenes when it senses loss of traction to help you maintain control of your vehicle.

Towing Capability- Redefine your weekend routine with the available Trailering Package that offers the convenience of up to 8,000 lbs of towing capability. Yukon even helps with hooking up your trailer: the available Trailering Package includes Hitch Guidance with Hitch View This feature adds a dynamic backing grid line to the HD Rear Vision Camera display.


Yukon comes loaded with driver assistance features. These are not meant to replace the driver, but to help keep you and your family safe at all times:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking-Automatically applies the brakes to avoid a collision
  • Following Distance Indicator-Allows you to monitor the distance between you and the cars around you.
  • Forward Collision Alert-Working with the automatic braking system, this feature sounds a loud warning of an impending front collision.
  • Front Pedestrian Braking-Keeps pedestrians safe if they’re crossing in front of your vehicle.
  • IntelliBeam Auto high Beams-LED headlamps automatically adjust to incoming traffic.
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert- Alerts the driver if the car is moving out of a lane, or if a moving vehicle is detected in a blind spot to your left or right side.
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert- When you’re backing up, this feature will alert you to any traffic crossing behind you from the right or from the left of the vehicle.

Onstar™ Safety and Security-With available Onstar™ by your side, you’ll feel confident and ready for the road ahead with features such as Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, and Roadside Assistance.

Rear vision camera-When in reverse at low speeds the standard rear vision camera shows you an image of the area directly behind your vehicle on the infotainment display.

Teen driver-The teen driver system helps encourage safe driving habits for your teenagers. It defaults active safety features your Yukon is equipped with when a Teen Driver designated key fob is used and mutes the radio if detected front seat occupants are not wearing their seat belts. If also allows parents to set some configurable settings such as a speed warning. Teen Driver can also issue a report card that provides parents with feedback on how their new driver is doing behind the wheel.

Rear seat reminder- Rear seat reminder alerts you to look in your rear seat before exiting your vehicle under certain conditions.  It activates when a second row door is opened while the vehicle is turned on or up to 10 minutes before the vehicle is turned on. Then when the vehicle is turned off, the feature triggers the reminder to check your rear seat via five audible chimes accompanied by a message in the Driver Information Center that reads, ‘Rear seat reminder, look in rear seat.”



Engine-The Yukon engine power comes from a powerful 5.3 Liter V8, coupled with a 10 speed automatic transmission with overdrive.

The Yukon is available in both a rear wheel drive and an optional four wheel drive configuration.

Horsepower: 355 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque- 383 ft of torque @ 4100 rpm

Stop/start system for improved fuel economy

EPA-estimated 15 city/20 hwy/ 17 combined

Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio

Suspension-Front, Coil over shock- Rear, Multi-link

Turning Radius-38.1 Ft.

Brakes-4 wheel disc system with ABS


Wheelbase-120.9 inches

Length-210 inches

Height-76.5 inches

Width without mirrors-81.0 inches


Front headroom – 42.3 inches

Front legroom – 44.5 inches

Second row headroom-38.9 inches

Second row legroom-42.0 inches

Third row headroom – 38.2 inches

Third row legroom – 34.9 inches

Cargo capacity – 122.9 cubic feet

Warranty and Maintenance Coverage:

Basic Warranty- 3 years or 36,000 miles

Drivetrain – 5 years or 60,000 miles

Final Words

With a combination of advanced technology and solid performance, Buick Yukon is a great choice for a full sized SUV. If you’d like to take a test drive, come see us at Dixie Buick GMC .

We have served the Ft. Myers area since 1934, offering a diverse inventory of both new and used vehicles to choose from. Our highly trained sales team is ready to help you select your next vehicle, and our certified factory trained service technicians are equipped to handle your service needs. If you have any automotive needs in the Naples, Cape Coral, or Ft Myers area, we hope you will stop by and let us serve you. For more information, visit our website or contact us. We hope to see you soon!

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