GMC has just announced the 2016 Yukon SLT Premium Edition — a chrome-trimmed special model that offers a premium and personalized appearance on SLT models.
Set to go on sale this summer, the 2016 GMC Yukon SLT Premium Edition is offered on the Yukon and Yukon XL and features:
- Unique design 22-inch chrome-wheels
- Unique design chrome grille
- Bright chrome body-side moldings
- Polished exhaust tip
“The new Yukon SLT Premium Edition adds distinction and personalized style to the already well-appointed Yukon SLT model,” said Stu Pierce, senior marketing manager, GMC Trucks & Full-size SUVs. “For discerning customers seeking uncompromising capability and unparalleled refinement in a full-size SUV, Yukon SLT Premium Edition delivers with the latest in technologies, amenities and a unique and premium style.”
The Yukon SLT and Yukon XL SLT are powered by GM’s 5.3L V-8 L83 engine making 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque while delivering an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 16 MPG city and 23 MPG highway.
Additional standard and available features on the Yukon SLT and Yukon XL SLT include:
- Fold-flat second- and third-row seats that enhance cargo capability and convenience, including an available power-folding feature
- Power rear liftgate with multiple programmable height settings and hands-free operation
- Wireless phone charging
- Standard 8-inch-diagonal color touch-screen radio with enhanced IntelliLink and available navigation
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone projection compatibility
- Keyless Open and Start
- 8,500-pound maximum trailering for Yukon and 8,300-pound maximum trailering for Yukon XL (2WD models)
The Yukon lineup also incorporates technologies that help protect the driver and passengers before, during and after a collision, including a forward radar system and the segment’s only Front Center Air Bag (for models with front bucket seats), which deploys from the inboard side of the driver’s seat and inflates between the driver and front passenger, providing added protection for both front occupants in side impacts.