The 2023 GMC Yukon Denali lineup would get an additional member, which would be called as Denali Ultimate. For this one, the company has prepared Super Cruise, exterior and interior unique touchups, and nice leather – even better than before. Denali Ultimate would be set as the premium and exclusive line in Denali variants, coming with better technologies and improved features. Naturally, you should also expect a significant increase in the term of the price, but you are getting worthy features with what you would be spending.
Basic (and Short) Overviews of What Denali Ultimate Offers
The 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate would be designed as this modern and advanced vehicle that has it all. Dark chrome accents and looks would be used to decorate both the interior as well as the exterior areas. Plus, there would be better (and nicer) leather as a part of the décor. The interior cabin will have improved performance and appearance. Expect functionalities and usages to improve too. The front seats with 16 way power even comes with built-in speakers (you can find them in the headrest) and also massage function. Rest assured that comfort and convenience won’t be an issue in this Denali Ultimate.
If you want to, you can also have the Super Cruise (driving assistance) technology to boost driving easiness and comfort. There would also be the entertainment package for the rear seat area. This is definitely a great deal, considering that Denali has been known as one of the best (and also most exclusive) SUVs from GMC’s production lines. The Denali Yukon has gained a positive popularity as a ‘bling’ SUV because of the well appointed interior and the glittering chrome grille. But GMC is able to take it up a notch by introducing the Ultimate, with its combination of modern and sophisticated techs, subtle (but gorgeous) exterior tweaks, and better interior materials.
The Newest Exterior and Interior Design
A lot of people believe that Denali would look better if all of it is coated in chrome, but I guess GMC has their own classic and elegant plan when it comes to exclusive styling and design. The Denali Ultimate comes with a more understated appearance. Many of the trims would have darkened Vader chrome look that looks simple and classic, and yet masculine and robust. Although the badges have darker finish, the company does have brighter coatings for their trims, like the ones around the windows. Not to mention that the Ultimate also offers a unique seven spoke wheels in 22 inches.
The biggest improvement would happen in the inside area. The three row space would be covered in better leather materials and plaited stitching. There would also be Paldao wood trim for the dash and Bose sound system with 18-speaker features. Expect to get more features with the Ultimate.
Powertrain and Performance
One of the biggest wow factors about the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali is the powertrain. This SUV is coming with V8 unit with 6.2 liter capacity. There would be a turbodiesel Duramax unit with 3.0 liter capacity. The information about the output is still unclear, but expect both powertrains to be punchy and reliable. Both of the powertrains would be paired up with auto 10 speed transmission. It would also come as the standard with Magnetorheological air suspension and dampers, designed to improve its ability and performance, especially related to smooth ride and comfortable driving.
Price and Release Date
This Denali Ultimate is expected to start selling in this fall 2022, which means that the starting date would begin around September. Exact launching date is still unknown, and so is the price tag. Although the company hasn’t stated the figures for the price, it’s predicted that the price would go up $2,000 from the regular Denali. It’s because the Yukon’s ‘sibling’, Denali Ultimate Sierra, is sold $2,000 higher than the standard Denali Sierra. Because of this factor, be ready that the same thing also applies to Yukon Denali Ultimate. If it’s true, then the expected price for Denali Ultimate would be around $92,000. It’s a pretty hefty price, but that’s what you get when you purchase an exclusive ride. We still need to hear more from GMC about their new 2023 GMC Yukon Denali, so it isn’t over just yet.