The brand initially offered a red emblem, with bold lettering spelling out “GMC.” Later, GMC offered a black emblem on its vehicles, once again showing off the familiar lettering and design, but with a darker appearance, coinciding with broader auto design trends and consumer tastes.
Now, GMC will introduce an illuminated emblem (that is, a back-lit emblem) with the all-new 2021 GMC Yukon, lending it a more premium appearance overall.
Pictures of the new emblems are currently unavailable. It’s unclear at this time if the new illuminated emblem will have red or black lettering, but it’s believed to have the more traditional red application.
The new GMC Yukon’s illuminated emblem will initially be offered as a dealer-installed accessory (LPO). The illuminated emblem will only be used for the front fascia, and will not come matched with an illuminated emblem for the rear.
GM Authority has learned that the 2021 GMC Yukon’s new illuminated emblem will be a $475 option, and will be offered on both the standard-length Yukon, as well as the extended-length Yukon XL. The option will be available on all four trim levels, listed in ascending order as:
The next-gen GMC Yukon was introduced back in January, dropping cover with a fresh design for the exterior and the cabin, new technology and features, and new underpinnings headlined by a multilink independent rear suspension that works to enhance the SUV’s ride and handling. The new Yukon also offers the turbodiesel 3.0L I6 LM2 Duramax as a fresh engine option, while the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 L87 is standard on the top-tier Denali trim, and the naturally aspirated 5.3L V8 L84 is standard for the rest of the lineup. The off-road-oriented AT4 trim is also new for 2021.
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