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Step inside the 2017 Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury extended SUV and experience the large-SUV standard for refinement and innovation. 20.4 inches longer than the standard Yukon Denali, XL Denali delivers you more space for cargo and more legroom for third-row passengers. With three rows of first-class seating, your passengers will enjoy the same style and comfort that you do.

Image of the front right dashboard on the interior of the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV.


The 2017 Yukon XL Denali full-size SUV’s interior is the definition of uncompromised craftsmanship, comfort and capability, with an impressive list of premium features that includes:


  • Premium, perforated leather-appointed seating
  • Authentic burnished-aluminum trim
  • Genuine Java Burl poplar wood inlays
  • Contrast French seam stitching on console and doors
  • Leather-wrapped heated steering wheel
  • Power-tilt and telescoping steering column
  • Heated and ventilated driver and front-passenger seats
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control for maximum passenger comfort
  • Power-adjustable pedals
  • Head-up display


Image from the right side of the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV's cabin.


GMC engineers concentrated on every aspect of the Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV to reduce cabin noise, resulting in uncompromised cabin quietness. Contributing innovations include:



  • Inlaid doors and mirrors to reduce wind noise and improve aerodynamics
  • Acoustic-laminated windshield and front-door windows
  • Triple-sealed doors
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Valved exhaust system that drastically reduces interior noise and vibration
  • Textile liners in front- and rear-wheel houses
Image of the a tablet resting in the pocket of the door panel in the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV.


The Yukon XL Denali is designed to offer unsurpassed luxury for your passengers and unbeatable flexibility for your cargo. Features include:


  • Yukon XL Denali offers 39.3 ft4 of cargo volume compared to standard Yukon Denali’s 15.3 ft4
  • Second-row power-release fold-and-tumble bucket seats
  • Power-folding third-row fold-flat seats
  • Illuminated storage behind the articulating 8” diagonal Color Touch Radio screen with IntelliLink5
  • A center console large enough for hanging folders or a laptop
  • Cargo management system located behind third-row seats


From its confident lines to its signature Denali styling, this is one SUV that knows how to make a lasting impression.

Image from the front of the distinctive Denali-specific grille 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV.


Lamp to lamp, the Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV’s exterior exudes stylish confidence. Features include:

  • Distinctive Denali-specific grille
  • Exterior chrome accents include door molding and window surround, assist step accents and fog lamp surround
  • Hidden rear-wiper system for reduced wind drag
  • Available power-retractable illuminated assist steps
Image of the rear right taillight of the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV.


  • High-intensity discharge (HID) projector-beam headlamps
  • Front LED turn signals and GMC signature daytime running lamps
  • GMC signature LED rear tail lamps

Image of the rear exterior of the 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV under an overcast sky.


  • 20-inch, ultra-bright machined aluminum wheels standard
  • Available 22-inch ultra-bright aluminum wheels with Midnight Silver premium paint
  • Available 22-inch chrome wheels


Constant innovation means never having to compromise between luxury and convenience and the proof is in Yukon XL Denali’s advanced technologies, all engineered to keep you purposefully connected and in control.

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The available built-in 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot6 lets you stay connected to the internet on the go.


  • Connect up to seven mobile devices at once
  • Powerful connection powered by AT&T with available Onstar data plan
  • Won’t use up your smartphone’s data plan


Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™7 seamlessly integrate your favorite navigation, hands-free text messaging, contact lists, and entertainment apps for news or music directly onto the 8” IntelliLink radio display diagonal Color Touch Radio with IntelliLink5.


An intuitive high-definition 8” diagonal Color Touch Radio with IntelliLink5 is your command center for all your infotainment options. IntelliLink features include:

  • Customizable home screen
  • Intuitive voice commands
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Smartphone integration for hands-free calling and phone book access
  • Text message alerts
  • Multiple USB8 ports and 3.5mm auxiliary jack
  • Navigation
  • Bose® Centerpoint Surround Sound System
  • Bose Active Noise Cancellation
  • Download in-vehicle apps via Shop


Innovations like myGMC mobile app9 and the driver information display help give you confidence to be in full command.

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  • Keyless Open & Start
  • Rainsense™ front wipers that automatically respond to varying degrees of precipitation
  • Rear Vision Camera System
  • Wireless charging10 located on the storage tray on top of the center console, standard on SLT.
  • Head-Up Display projects important vehicle data at the driver’s eye level such as Turn-by-Turn Navigation and audio data including radio and media information, plus incoming and outgoing calls


MyGMC mobile app9 lets you control many of your car’s features from your mobile device.

  • Locate your vehicle
  • Remote start your engine
  • Check your fuel economy, oil life, and air pressure
  • Send destinations to your vehicle through your smartphone (with OnStar Navigation services)
  • Lock and unlock your vehicle


Yukon XL Denali’s customizable driver display allows you to personalize vehicle information, with a menu of themes that lets you control not only what you see, but also how you see it. Features include:

  • An 8-inch-diagonal, full-color driver information cluster display
  • Three unique themes to select from
  • Convenient access to audio, phone and navigation functions
  • All functions are controlled via the steering wheel and are integrated with the 8” diagonal Color Touch Radio with IntelliLink5 screen display


Yukon XL Denali’s available power programmable hands-free rear liftgate allows you to adjust gate height at the touch of a button and open with the kick of a foot. Inside or outside the vehicle, your key fob opens the gate for easy access. The rear liftglass can be opened separately, so you can load cargo without having to raise the full liftgate.


Rear seat reminder14 is activated when a second-row door is opened and closed during or just before a trip. When the Yukon XL Denali is turned off, five audible chimes and a message in the driver information center remind you to check the second-row.


The 2017 Yukon XL Denali full-size extended SUV is equipped with an array of advanced safety features so you’re ready for the unexpected, should it ever occur. A comprehensive suite of Driver Alert and active safety technologies use cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors to help see where you can’t. For added peace of mind, Yukon features 7 standard airbags11 from the front to third rows, including GM’s industry-first front center airbag.12

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The advanced Safety Alert technologies on the 2017 Yukon XL Denali SUV pairs innovative technology with driver-centric engineering, to help keep you safer on the road. Standard features include:


  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert13
  • Lane Keep Assist13
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Intellibeam Headlamps
  • Safety Alert Driver Seat
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control


Yukon XL Denali protects you in the event of a collision with features engineered to give you greater peace of mind. These include:

  • Industry’s first Front Center Airbag12 to protect driver and front passenger when equipped with bucket seats
  • Dual-stage frontal air bags11
  • Seat-mounted side impact air bags11
  • Head curtain side impact air bags11
  • Reinforced-steel safety cage


The Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV is available with an advanced vehicle security system that includes:

  • Glass-breakage sensors located in the two rear quarter-panel windows and the liftgate
  • Ultrasonic motion detectors located in the overhead console
  • An inclination sensor located in the overhead console that trips an alarm before a tire leaves the ground, helping to prevent wheel or vehicle theft
  • A self-powered high-pitched siren that sounds completely different from the vehicle horn


When one of Yukon XL Denali’s Driver Alert technologies (for example, Rear Cross Traffic Alert) triggers an alert, the Safety Alert Seat vibrates on the left or right bolster, depending on the direction of the potential hazard.


  • Standard 3-month trial to OnStar®15
  • Service includes Automatic Crash Response, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Roadside Assistance, AtYourService, a link to emergency services and Remote Door Unlock.
  • The OnStar Basic Plan, which is available for five years from vehicle delivery date, includes OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification and access to myGMC Mobile App Services.9


Teen Driver is a built-in system that helps encourage safe driving habits for new drivers. It automatically activates certain available safety systems and allows parents to set limits on other features. An in-vehicle Report Card provides information on driving behavior to help parents to continue to coach their teens.


Your safety is very important to us. If you want to determine whether or not there is a recall on your current vehicle or on a vehicle you are considering, visit or call (888) 327-4236.


The 2017 Yukon XL Denali full-size extended SUV features our most advanced 6.2 L V-8 engine yet: engineered to let you go where you want and trailer anything you need. Yukon XL Denali’s standard Magnetic Ride Control System constantly adjusts the suspension for precise control and a consistently smooth ride over uneven terrain.

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The Yukon XL Denali delivers  impressive horsepower, torque and fuel economy2 thanks to its V-8 6.2L EcoTec3 engine, offering:

  • 420hp and 460 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Advanced Direct Injection for quieter operation and improved efficiency
  • Active Fuel Management™ technology that activates or deactivates four of Yukon’s eight cylinders based on load and power demand
  • Variable Valve Timing that adjusts to different engine RPMs and driving conditions to maximize performance
  • Yukon XL Denali features a 31 gallon gas tank compared to 26 gallon tank of standard Yukon



  • Hill Start Assist holds the brakes momentarily to give you extra time to switch from brake to accelerator
  • Tow up to 8,100lbs3
  • Heavy duty trailering equipment
  • The Trailer Brake Controller provides fingertip control and monitoring of your trailer brakes


Nowhere is the result of GMC’s relentless innovation more evident than in Yukon XL Denali’s drive, its smoothest and most solid yet. Features include:


  • Next-generation Magnetic Ride Control for improved responsiveness in quickly changing road conditions
  • Hydraulic engine mounts for improved isolation and damping
  • Electric power steering for greater fuel efficiency2 and handling
  • Tires developed for handling, ride quality, fuel economy2 and stopping power
  • Shear-style body mounts that reduce body shake and provide a more
    settled ride
  • Eaton automatic locking rear differential locks rear wheels when slippage is detected, providing improved traction and enhanced control


Yukon’s brake rotors utilize GM-exclusive DURALIFE™ corrosion protection. The patented process relies on ferritic nitro-carburizing (FNC) to harden rotor surfaces for a dramatic reduction in rust and corrosion. The results are less steering shudder when applying the brakes and a rotor lifespan of up to twice that of conventional brake rotors.


Suspension system that precisely speed-reads the road up to 1000 times a second, constantly adjusting the suspension for precise control and consistently smooth ride over uneven terrain.


GMC Pro Grade Protection, standard on the 2017 Yukon XL Denali full-size luxury SUV, keeps you truly protected with features and services that include:


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  • Two Maintenance Visits16
  • 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty17
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty17
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Roadside Assistance & Courtesy Transportation17
  • 3-month trial of OnStar Guidance Plan with a suite of security and diagnostic features15
  • 5-year OnStar Basic Plan18


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