2010 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid 4WD Review Car Reviews

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GMC’s hybrid Denali is a that has it all and can do it all

FAST FACTS

1. The Denali Hybrid makes and 337 ft-lbs of torque. For 2010, 4WD are rated to tow 6,000 lbs, 2WD models are rated for 6,200

2. Fuel economy is rated at mg (city/hwy) for 4WD models and 21/22 mpg for 2WD which is much improved the standard Denali’s 12/19 mpg

3. The Denali Hybrid starts at about $8,000 more the non-hybrid model, with the 4WD at $61,080. A less-luxurious Yukon is priced from $50,920.

letter describes and illustrates the needs of many American Many need to haul kids, and cargo, and want capabilities in a luxury vehicle can still be environmentally friendly. I tested a vehicle that can fit the of this and many other quite nicely… the GMC Yukon Hybrid.


HYBRID DELIVERS 21/22 MPG FUEL ECONOMY AND CAN TOW

The Yukon is the workhorse SUV in the GMC lineup, and in trim, makes it a luxury It’s powered by GM’s 6.0-liter V8 with Active Management that seamlessly down from eight to four cylinders whenever power is needed. But it’s the two motors inside the CVT two-mode that make this a hybrid, by moving the vehicle electric power only at speeds, or with a combination of and gas, and then on to full gas when up to speed.

Despite the name, however, the motor is extremely capable and produces an 332 horsepower and 337 ft-lbs of torque and can tow up to pounds (6,200 lbs. for the drive version). Perhaps won’t let you tow your 31-foot or 4-horse trailer, but it’s for towing motorcycles, ATVs or

In everyday driving, there is than enough power to get you you’re going and the power is so you don’t know if the electric is on or off, and wouldn’t be able to the operating cylinders at any given Best of all, the hybrid gives you 20 miles per gallon in the and 20 on the highway, with an improved rating for 2WD models. That may not impressive, but the gas only models are at 12 mpg city and 19 highway. And let’s not that this is a vehicle is 202-inches long, weighs over 3 tons, and has full capabilities.

And on that note, compared to the Hybrid, this truck is one better in both the city and on the

HIGH-END INTERIOR, EXTERIOR AND

The Denali model also with GM’s advanced suspension, standard on the Cadillac The shock absorbers use magnetorheological for almost instantaneous dampening and help to provide a more ride than truck handling. The Yukon features all the electronics you’d expect, ABS brakes, and Stabilitrak stability with traction control.

is no sports car, and you’ll plenty of body lean hard cornering, but the 4-wheel and the electronics provide the safety and that this Yukon is under all on-pavement driving and most off-road ones as

On the outside, aside from the Hybrid badging, the chrome grill and handsome 8-spoke, chrome wheels are the major that this is the up-model. But inside the Yukon’s cabin, and the appointments will leave no about the luxury aspect of the version.

The leather trimmed features handsome wood on the dash, doors, console and wheel. The glove-soft leather which are both heated and are wide and comfortable, yet not at all bulky, help to provide more leg for second row passengers. And there’s of headroom for all eight passengers.

row passengers get their own climate and controls as well as heated Cupholders are located in the center and the test vehicle was equipped the $1,295 rear entertainment which allows the kids to a DVD with wireless headphones, Mom and Dad can listen to their music up through the Bose 10-speaker system with XM Satellite And the second row is wide enough for 3 to sit comfortably.

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The second row seatbacks fold and then the whole seat forward to allow entry the 3-person third row bench, or to increase cargo room.

ROW SEATING CRAMPED

Third row don’t get much leg room, These seats should be of as kids-only, as it is still difficult for to squeeze back there, and is only room for short And GM should have placed handles near the roofline for times when older need to wedge in and out of the rear And while the 60/40 third row bench seatbacks fold they must be removed to get a flat cargo area.

removal is easy, and the seats are light, but it would have nice for the third row to fold into the floor, like the Expedition. The liftgate is electric, a feature, and offers a low lift for cargo storage and retrieval.

The System is excellent and easy to Programming addresses into the is simple, and you can even voice tag through the Bluetooth system to your destination. The Nav screen can show you a graphic flow of where the hybrid engine is coming from or flowing to.

A back-up camera and Rear Assist warning is part of the There are redundant controls on the wheel for the audio and phone as well as the cruise controls. The console is huge, and includes 12-volt auxiliary power for charging or operating electronic and there is ample storage in the pockets, which have water bottle holders into them.

PLENTY OF ADD-ONS

One outstanding safety particularly n a truck of this is the Side Blind Zone which flashes a warning on each outside mirror to let you when a vehicle in the adjacent is in your blind spot. And you operate either turn the mirrors also flash a arrow making it easier for drivers around you to notice intentions.

The Denali model I started at $61,080, which is $3,000 more than a drive hybrid model. The drive Denali with the gas engine begins at $53,700. My car added the $1,295 Rear Entertainment System, a $995 moonroof, the Side Blind Alert for only $500, and for the red Jewel Tintcoat paint.

The last line on the sticker a healthy $65,215. That’s not but still almost $10,000 than the Escalade Hybrid.

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