Meet the 2016 GMC Yukon full-size SUV. Its spacious interior offers three rows of seating that can accommodate up to nine passengers. With its bold styling, premium materials, and inspiring capability, Yukon creates a new standard in full-size utility.

Image of the steering wheel and gauges on the 2016 GMC Yukon Full Size SUV


The 2016 Yukon full-size SUV interior offers a perfect blend of craftsmanship, comfort and functionality. The proof is in the details, including:


  • Authentic aluminum trim
  • Contrast stitching on console and doors
  • Power-tilt and telescoping steering wheel (manual-tilt steering wheel on SLE models)
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control for maximum passenger comfort
  • Available power-adjustable pedals
  • Optional heated steering wheel


Interior view of the 2016 GMC Yukon Full Size SUV


The unparalleled driving experience of the Yukon stems from its strikingly quiet cabin. GMC engineers concentrated on every aspect of the vehicle, with innovations that include:


  • Inlaid doors and redesigned mirrors to reduce wind noise and improve aerodynamics
  • Acoustic-laminated windshield and front-door windows
  • Triple-sealed doors
  • Valved exhaust system that drastically reduces interior noise and vibration
  • Textile liners in front and rear wheel houses


Center console storage in the 2016 GMC Yukon


The full-size Yukon delivers on your need for unparalleled comfort, as well as the flexibility to accommodate passengers, cargo, or both. Features include:


  • Third-row fold-flat bench seats with an available power-folding option
  • Segment-exclusive second-row power release fold-and-tumble seats are standard on SLT
  • Lit storage behind articulating 8-inch-diagonal Color Touch Radio screen
  • A center console large enough for hanging folders or a laptop
  • Available front bench seat (SLE only) and second-row bucket-seat options
  • Heated and cooled driver and front-passenger seats and heated second row seats come standard on SLT



From its confident, aerodynamic proportions to its premium accents and refined finish, the 2016 Yukon has been designed to make a powerful and lasting impression. And because it’s a GMC, Yukon lives up to its looks with superior capability, comfort and towing capacity.

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Chrome grill on the 2016 GMC Yukon


The 2016 Yukon exterior exudes style and confidence from first impression to lasting glance, with highlights that include:


  • Bold, refined exterior design
  • Detailed GMC grille and chrome grille surround
  • Projector beam headlamps
  • Full LED Turn Signals and Daytime Running lamps featuring GMC’s Graphic Light Signature
  • Available 18- and 20-inch brushed aluminum wheels
  • Available 22-inch chrome wheels
  • Fog lamps with chrome surround
  • Innovative hidden rear wiper system for reduced wind drag


Rims and Wheels of the 2016 GMC Yukon Full Size SUV


The keyless entry system available on the Yukon full-size SUV allows you to access all four doors when it senses your key fob approaching and start the vehicle with the push of a button. If your hands are full, a kick of a foot will open the rear liftgate. When you exit, the vehicle automatically locks within several seconds of the last door being closed.

Automatically set how high you want your trunk to open in the 2016 GMC Yukon


Yukon’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.


Setting the new standard for large SUVs means engineering technology and infotainment innovations that let you stay conveniently connected and in control.


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The GMC IntelliLink3 system enables you to seamlessly experience your media like never before through a logical, intuitive interface. Features include:


  • 8-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 access4
  • Customizable “Favorites” allow you to save albums, songs, artists, destinations, and contacts
  • Bluetooth®5 with phone and audio streaming capability
  • Available navigation6 system
  • Multiple USB4 ports and 3.5mm auxiliary jack inputs
  • Text-message alerts
  • Siri®7 Eyes Free voice pass through



Available OnStar® offers a 4G LTE built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot so you stay connected to the Internet and your favorite apps anywhere you go10. It’s available and ready to connect to your devices on the go, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.


In addition to IntelliLink3, Yukon is equipped with a premium audio system and multiple infotainment options to keep all your occupants entertained.


  • Premium Bose® Surround Sound System
  • Available Rear-seat Blu-Ray entertainment system with 9-inch-diagonal screen
  • Time Shift capability that allows you to pause and rewind live radio
  • Sirius XM8 Satellite Radio with standard three-month trial
  • HD Radio


New for 2016 is Apple CarPlay. ™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’s 8-inch color touch screen display.



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

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Yukon’s user-friendly instrument cluster allows for unprecedented control of what information can be displayed, including:


  • A 4.2-inch-diagonal, full-color Driver Information Center
  • Convenient access to audio, phone, and available navigation functions
  • All functions are controlled via the steering wheel and are integrated with the 8-inch-diagonal Color Touch Radio screen display located in the center stack



The Yukon features technologies purposefully engineered with your comfort and well-being in mind. Because to be Professional Grade, technology should first and foremost be useful. Standard and optional features include:


  • Keyless entry and push-button start (standard on SLT)
  • 110v 3-prong household style outlet
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Rainsense™ front wipers that automatically respond to varying degrees of precipitation
  • Rear Vision Camera System
  • Wireless Charging11 is located on the storage tray on top of the center console, standard on SLT. Visit to check mobile device compatibility.
  • Visit the GMC Owner Center or GMC Life to learn more about wireless charging



Yukon full-size SUV offers a full suite of Driver Alert and active safety technologies that rely on a sophisticated network of cameras, radar, and ultrasonic sensors to help prepare you for the unexpected. For added peace of mind, Yukon features air bags12 from the front to third rows, plus GM-exclusive StabiliTrak® technology to help you maintain control.


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The Yukon SLT pairs intelligent technology with driver-centric engineering to help keep you safer on the road. Safety features on the SLT include:


  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Side Blind Zone Alert with Lane Change Alert13
  • Lane Keep Assist13
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Intellibeam Headlamps
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control


The innovative Safety Alert Seat vibrates to alert you to potential hazards. When one of the 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.


In the event of a collision, the Yukon protects you with features engineered to help keep you safe. These include:


  • The industry’s first Front Center Airbag14 to protect driver and front passenger
  • Dual-stage frontal air bags12
  • Seat-mounted side impact air bags12
  • Head curtain side impact air bags12
  • Reinforced steel safety cage


The 2016 Yukon 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 the vehicle from being illegally towed
  • An alarm that activates only when it is fully armed using the vehicle’s remote key fob lock button or the power lock switch
  • A high-pitched siren that sounds completely different from the vehicle horn
  • Liftgate shield



  • Standard 6-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 RemoteLink® Key Fob Services.16


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.


The 2016 Yukon delivers the performance you demand to go where you want and trailer what you want with control and confidence, thanks to an EcoTec3 V-8 engine combining innovative new technologies with more than 50 years of GM small-block experience.

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Yukon’s EcoTec3 V-8 engine is optimized to deliver horsepower, torque and fuel economy2. Features include:


  • An impressive 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque
  • Fuel economy of 16 city/23 highway mpg2
  • 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


Hill Start Assist technology detects when your Yukon full-size SUV is on an incline and in danger of rolling backward. When engaged, it holds the brakes for about two seconds or until the gas pedal is pressed, preventing rollback. This feature is particularly effective when towing, giving the driver time to switch from the brake pedal to the gas pedal without rolling.


The 2016 Yukon has been engineered to deliver its most refined, solid and smoothest drive yet. The result is more secure handling, improved responsiveness, and a quiet cabin. Features include:

  • Redesigned and retuned hydraulic engine mounts for improved isolation and damping
  • Electric power steering for greater fuel efficiency and handling
  • Tires developed for handling, ride quality, fuel economy, and stopping power
  • Shear-style body mounts that reduce body shake and a provide a more settled ride


Standard on the 2016 Yukon, GMC Pro Grade Protection has you truly protected with features and services including:

  • Two maintenance visits17
  • 3-year/36,000-mile Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty18
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty18
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Roadside Assistance & Courtesy Transportation18
  • 6-month trial of OnStar®15
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