Step inside the 2016 Yukon Denali and experience the large-SUV standard for refinement and innovation. With three rows of first-class seating, your passengers will enjoy the same style and comfort that you do.

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Passenger dash in the GMC Yukon Denali  full-size luxury SUV.


The 2016 Yukon Denali 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 stitching on console and doors
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power tilt and telescoping steering column
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control for maximum passenger comfort
  • Power-adjustable pedals
Interior view of the 2016 GMC Yukon Denali full-size luxury SUV.


GMC engineers concentrated on every aspect of the Yukon Denali 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
Passenger door storage space in the GMC Yukon Denali  full-size luxury SUV.


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


  • Heated and cooled driver and front-passenger seats 
  • Heated second-row power-release fold-and-tumble bucket seats
  • Power-folding third-row fold-flat seats
  • Lit storage behind the articulating eight-inch-diagonal Color Touch Radio screen
  • 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.

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Chrome grill on the 2016 GMC Yukon Denali full-size luxury SUV.


Lamp to lamp, the Yukon Denali exterior exudes stylish confidence. Features include:


  • Distinctive Denali-specific grille and chrome accents
  • High-intensity discharge (HID) projector-beam headlamps
  • Full LED turn signals and daytime running lamps featuring GMC’s graphic light signature
  • 20-inch, ultra-bright machined aluminum wheels standard
  • Available 22-inch aluminum wheels with chrome inserts
  • Available 22-inch chrome wheels
  • Hidden rear wiper system for reduced wind drag
  • Available power–retractable illuminated assist steps
Door handle on the Yukon Denali full-size luxury SUV.


The keyless entry system on the Yukon Denali allows you to access all four doors when it senses your key fob approaching and start the vehicle with the push of a button. When you exit, the vehicle automatically locks within several seconds of the last door being closed.

Low-profile, rear image of the Yukon Denali luxury SUV.


Yukon Denali’s power programmable hands-free rear liftgate3 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.


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


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Yukon 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 eight-inch-diagonal, full-color 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-inch-diagonal Color Touch Radio screen display


Yukon Denali makes it easy to entertain even the pickiest passengers thanks to options such as SiriusXM® and Blu-Ray. A premium Bose® audio system comes standard, so any entertainment choice is enhanced. Features include:


  • Bose Centerpoint Surround Sound System
  • Available rear-seat Blu-Ray entertainment system with nine-inch-diagonal LCD screen
  • SiriusXM®8 Satellite Radio with standard three-month trial.
  • HD Radio


New for 2016 is Apple CarPlay. TM 9 It’s the smarter way to use your iPhone®. Now many of the functions you use your phone for—entertainment, communication and directions—appear on
Yukon Denali’s 8-inch color touch screen display.


The 2016 Yukon Denali allows you to experience your media like never before through a logical, intuitive interface thanks to the GMC IntelliLink3 infotainment and Color Touch Navigation4 systems, both standard. Features include:


  • An eight-inch-diagonal Color Touch Radio screen with smartphone-inspired interface
  • Natural-language voice recognition
  • MyMedia functionality that can connect media libraries from you and your passengers’ devices
  • Smartphone integration for hands-free calling and phone book access6
  • Customizable “Favorites” allow you to save albums, songs, artists, destinations, and contacts
  • Multiple USB5 ports, and 3.5mm auxiliary jack
  • Bluetooth®6 with phone and audio streaming capability
  • Text message alerts
  • Siri®7 Eyes Free voice pass through


Available OnStar offers 4G LTE built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot so you stay connected to the Internet and your favorite apps anywhere you go.10 It’s available and ready to connect to your devices on the go, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.


Because technology isn’t Professional Grade unless it’s useful, the Yukon Denali features technologies purposefully engineered with your comfort and well-being in mind.



Yukon Denali is available with a multicolor head-up windshield display that projects important vehicle data at driver eye level. Features include:


  • Four different driver views to select from
  • Audio data including radio and media information, plus incoming and outgoing calls
  • Turn-by-turn navigation and compass displays to help you stay on course
  • Available vehicle performance data such as speedometer, tachometer, transmission position and gear shift indicator
  • Safety indicators such as Lane Keep Assist, vehicle-ahead indicators and Adaptive Cruise Control data


Yukon Denali features Professional Grade technologies engineered with your well-being in mind, including:


  • Keyless entry and push-button start
  • Standard Rear Vision Camera System
  • Rainsense™ front wipers that automatically respond to varying precipitation
  • A convex conversation mirror to let you see all your passengers
  • 110v three-prong household-style outlet
  • Ambient air vent for providing enhanced comfort to front-row passengers
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Wireless charging11, located on the storage tray on top of the center console, eliminates the need for cords when charging a compatible device. Visit to check mobile device compatibility.
  • Visit the GMC Owner Center or GMC Life to learn more about wireless charging


The 2016 Yukon Denali is equipped with the most advanced safety features available 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 air bags from the front to third rows including GM’s industry first front center air bag.



The advanced Safety Alert technologies on the 2016 Yukon Denali pair innovative technology with driver-centric engineering, to help keep you safer on the road. Standard features include:


  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert12
  • Lane Keep Assist12
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Intellibeam Headlamps
  • Safety Alert Seat


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


  • The industry’s first Front Center Airbag13 to protect driver and front passenger
  • Dual-stage frontal air bags13
  • Seat-mounted side impact air bags13
  • Head curtain side impact air bags13
  • Reinforced steel safety cage


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


Yukon Denali'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.


The Yukon Denali 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
  • Liftgate Shield


  • Standard 6-month trial to OnStar®14
  • 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
    RemoteLink® Key Fob Services.15


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 2016 Yukon Denali features our most advanced 6.2 L V-8 engine yet: the EcoTec3, engineered to let you go where you want and trailer anything you need. Yukon Denali’s standard Magnetic Ride Control System constantly adjusts suspension for precise control and consistently smooth ride over uneven terrain.

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The Yukon Denali delivers improved 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


Nowhere is the result of GMC’s relentless innovation more evident than in Yukon 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


When engaged, Hill Start Assist technology on the Yukon Denali detects when it’s on an incline and holds the brakes for about two seconds—or until the gas pedal is pressed—to prevent it from rolling backward. This feature is particularly effective when towing, giving the driver time to switch from the brake pedal to the gas pedal without rolling.


GMC Pro Grade Protection, standard on the 2016 Yukon Denali, keeps you truly protected with features and services that include:

  • 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
  • 6-month trial of OnStar®14
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