2021 GMC Yukon Denali finally received the much needed upgrade, but should you buy it over the outgoing model?
What’s new with the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali:
SEATING UP TO 8
STARTING AT: $79,798 in Canada
TOW UP TO 3629 KG (8000 LB.)†
The 2020 Denali in the USA starts at about 67k while the new 2021 model starts at 70k. Here are some key features:
- All-new interior design across the Yukon lineup,
- Power Sliding Center Console.
- First-in-class, available, four-corner Air Ride Adaptive Suspension delivers exceptional ride comfort and, when 4WD LO is engaged, allows drivers to raise the body up to 2 inches (50 mm) for additional ground clearance when traveling off-road (late availability).
- An available nine camera views1, the most in the segment, increase driver awareness, including High Definition Surround Vision, Rear Camera Mirror and GMC’s ProGrade trailering system.
- Class-leading available 15-inch-diagonal multicolor Head-Up Display projects speed, navigation, safety features and other driver-centric information when properly equipped.
- The most powerful engine in the full-size SUV segment, an all-new 6.2L V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management (standard on Denali) delivers an estimated 420 horsepower, paired with a standard 10-speed transmission.
- All-new available Active Response 4WDTM System combines technologies including an electronic Limited Slip Differential, to continuously monitor road conditions and react to improve traction, handling and overall control.
Denali’s trademark Galvano chrome grille is larger and more detailed, featuring over 10,000 individual reflective surfaces. GMC’s C-shaped front lighting signature LED illumination for the daytime running lamps. LEDs are also used for the headlamps, taillamps, fog lamps and other illuminative elements, with lenses constructed from durable material with an almost crystalline quality.
The main storage console between the driver and passenger seats can slide back up to 10 inches (254 mm), offering an expansive storage area that enhances overall storage flexibility and organization.