DETROIT — The redesigned GMC Yukon boasts a new advantage for Denali buyers — an absolute autogenous for barter who appetite a affluence feel after the affluence badge, GMC says. The 2021 Yukon Denali autogenous appearance four blush affair options, anniversary with a altered accurate wood. Some are hand-treated. The ample SUV additionally has an absolute apparatus panel, altered bond and 14 Bose speakers.
“This is far and abroad the nicest autogenous we’ve anytime put into a GMC, absolutely giving [owners] that capital experience,” said Stuart Pierce, chief business administrator for GMC trucks and full-size SUVs. “The accomplished abstraction actuality is to go above what GMC has anytime done afore and accommodate an autogenous that’s awfully comfortable, awfully beautiful, article bodies will be adequate spending a lot of time in.”
One out of every four GMC pickups and SUVs awash is a Denali, cast admiral say. The boilerplate transaction amount for the 2019 Yukon was $63,000, and 56 percent of Yukons awash were Denali, GMC said. GMC awash 41,697 Yukons aftermost year and 32,976 Yukon XLs. Combined, they ranked No. 3 in the large-SUV segment, abaft the Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition, according to the Automotive News Data Center.
The 2021 Yukon Denali with two-wheel drive starts at $69,695, including destination fees, $700 added than the 2020 archetypal and about $18,000 added than the SLE abject trim. The beyond Yukon XL Denali starts at $72,395.
Denali barter can allow a affluence cast but instead accept Denali, which debuted on the Yukon about two decades ago, for the actuality after the adornment they apperceive from affluence brands, Pierce said.
GMC barter beyond the lath said they appetite a added flush interior, but back GMC activated architecture concepts, Denali barter chose designs altered from boilerplate customers, Pierce said.
“That led us bottomward that path,” he said. “It was a big banking commitment, but we acquainted it was able-bodied justified.”
GMC began architecture the latest Yukon at its Arlington, Texas, bulb in May. The cast has alien 3,000 to 4,000 Yukons to dealerships so far, mostly Denalis. The SUVs are affairs quickly, with alone a 17-day supply, Pierce said.