2006 GMC YUKON XL Gmc car specifications review

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Continual refinements designed to enhance performance, comfort and highlight the 2006 GMC Yukon and XL full-size SUVs as they their final model of the current generation. These changes lay the groundwork for the next of Yukon SUVs, which build on the maneuverability, roominess, and uncompromising capabilities that made the vehicles so valued by

GMC Yukon and Yukon XL offer a choice of models to fit every including two-wheel drive and drive, half-ton and three-quarter-ton and with four different-displacement including the Vortec 4800 V-8, Vortec 5300 V-8, Vortec 6000 V-8 and Vortec 8100 8.1L In addition, the Vortec 5300 is a engine, which can operate on a of gasoline and E85 ethanol fuel. interiors can be configured for five to passengers.

Cargo room is with up to 104.6 cubic (2,962 L) of available space the first-row seats in Yukon and up to cubic feet (3,726 L) of space behind the first-row of the Yukon XL.

Changes for model 2006 Yukon and Yukon XL

Integrated OnStar/XM Satellite antenna – The roof is now smoother and cluttered thanks to a new single, antenna located on the left-front of the roof.

Improved emission – The catalytic converters are moved to the engine to meet improved performance guidelines.

Vortec 5300 Flex-Fuel V-8 – All equipment groups can get the Vortec 5.3L Flex-Fuel V-8 (L59), can run on standard 87-octane gasoline or a of gasoline and E85 ethanol fuel. Up to 85 ethanol can be used.

Tire monitoring system on 3/4-ton – The Yukon XL 2500 models the half-ton Yukon models standard tire pressure systems.

Available power pedals – All equipment groups now the availability of power adjustable which improve comfort for a range of different-height drivers.

power-adjustable camper mirror – A new camper mirror has a larger area and manually extends for improved towing visibility. It heated, power-adjustable flat and integrated turn signals. A ‘spotter mirror’ has also added, which improves the of vision by approximately 20 inches.

interim additions were to standard equipment during the model year and carry into 2006. Those include:

StabiliTrak standard – All Yukon and Yukon XL models standard StabiliTrak, GM’s stability control system, proactive roll avoidance.

rearview mirror – A light-sensitive, electrochromic rearview mirror is on all Yukon models. The mirror contains a compass, outside indicator and right front air bag status indicator.

OnStar – All Yukon models are equipped OnStar and a one-year Safe service subscription.

Steering wheel controls – All equipment groups have steering wheel-mounted controls for and driver information center

Professional Grade powertrains

Yukon and Yukon XL have a array of powertrain choices. The ‘s standard engine is the 4800 4.8L V-8, is rated at 285 horsepower (213 kw) and 295 of torque (400 Nm). The 5300 5.3L V-8 is standard on the XL and optional on the Yukon. The Vortec is rated at 295 horsepower (220 kw) and 335 of torque (463 Nm). The XL 2500 Series are equipped the standard Vortec 6000 V-8, which is rated at 335 (250 kw) and 375 ft.-lb. of torque Nm).

Optional on the Yukon XL series is the Vortec 8100 V-8, which is rated at 325 (242 kw) and 447 lb-ft. of trailer-towing (597 Nm).

The Flex-Fuel 5300 5.3L V-8 is capable of on either 87-octane regular gasoline or a blend of up to 85 percent New programming in the engine control recognizes the amount of ethanol in the system, thus eliminating the for a physical fuel sensor.

versions of the Hydra-Matic 4-speed automatic transmission are matched the Vortec engines: 4L60-E, and 4L85-E. All three transmissions a tow/haul mode. Standard and rear axle ratios 3.23, 3.42, 3.73 and

Ride and handling

Yukon front suspension is an independent bar design with a stabilizer The rear suspension uses a coil spring design on models and a dual-stage multi-leaf design on 3/4-ton Yukons. An bi-state variable shock and rear air-assisted load-leveling package is available. An off-road package (Z71) is available on 4WD models. Four-wheel anti-lock brakes and a locking, heavy-duty differential are standard.

Yukon XL series can tow up to 12,000 pounds kg) when properly equipped. The towing capacity is 7,700 (3,493 kg).

StabiliTrak is on half-ton Yukon and Yukon XL StabiliTrak helps the driver control in sudden maneuvers, in low traction conditions, in emergency changes and during avoidance StabiliTrak assists the vehicle in the driver’s intended path by a brake force at any corner of the independent of the driver’s use of the brake

StabiliTrak works by transferring across the rear axle on Yukons to whichever rear has the most traction. On 4WD models, the goes wherever traction is on all four corners of the truck. drive Yukon models from StabiliTrak in 4AUTO. can be partially turned off in 4AUTO and on drive models, providing yaw stability and traction control, full ABS control.

Only the management is deactivated, allowing to freely spin the vehicle’s when in deep snow, or gravel. In four-wheel drive selecting 4LO turns off StabiliTrak, a low-gear ratio with torque for better hill towing a boat up a launch or vehicle speed for descents steep declines.

Safe and secure

In addition to Yukon and Yukon XL have a complement of standard safety and features. Dual-stage frontal and right front passenger air are standard. Dual-stage air bags the risk of air bag-induced injury by the crash severity.

Depending on the the air bags may or may not deploy. The primary alone will deploy in frontal impacts requiring protection beyond safety Safety belts remain the and most effective form of protection.

In severe frontal the secondary air bag stage will

Side-impact air bags for the driver and outboard passenger are available.

and Yukon XL use GM’s Passenger System (PSS) to turn the passenger air bag on or off. The system off the front passenger air bag if a small is sensed. GM strongly recommends children should be in appropriate safety seats in the second or row of the vehicle. Never install a infant seat in front of an air bag.

GM also recommends all children 12 and under ride in a seat whenever possible.

GM’s LATCH (Lower and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat system provides a secure of anchoring child safety to the vehicle seat structure. models are equipped with PASSlock II theft deterrent Four-wheel anti-lock disc are standard.

The brake systems Hydroboost, which provides power assistance for braking specific conditions.

OnStar-equipped and Yukon XL models feature dual-mode (analog-digital) equipment. digital equipment also enhanced hands-free voice capabilities including more continuous digit dialing and voice recognition accuracy. is the leading provider of in-vehicle security and information services in the States and Canada.

Using the GPS network and wireless technology, features core safety and OnStar Hands-Free Calling allows drivers to make and voice-activated phone calls an externally mounted antenna for reception.

Interior comfort and

Spaciousness is a key attribute of GMC Yukon and XL models. They were to haul people and cargo and can as many nine people. The row will accommodate 2 or 3, the second row also carry 2 or 3, and the optional row will hold 3 passengers. capacity behind the third-row is 16.3 cubic feet L) in the Yukon and 45.7 cubic (1,294 L) in the Yukon XL.

The Yukon XL has a that is 14 inches longer and 20 more total length. seats can be flipped forward for cargo room and the third-row are removable to create a flat surface.

Yukon interiors are very equipped. Available options owners to customize Yukons to specific needs. Seating are available in plush Custom or luxurious leather. A vinyl split bench seat is available. The standard front is a 40/20/40 split bench, but seats with a center are available.

The standard folding seat features a 60/40-split and captain’s chairs are available.

sound systems are available XM Satellite Radio. A rear-seat DVD system is available. A touch-screen radio is also available.

is standard, including a one-year to the Safe Sound service. End of GMC XL review.

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