2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate: Release Date, Price, and Specs

The GMC Yukon Denali is already a very luxurious SUV. Now, the Yukon raises the bar for luxury even higher with the first-ever Yukon Denali Ultimate trim. Find out the release date, price, specs, and features of the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate.

When will the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate be released and available?

Front angle view of black 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate, highlighting its release date and price
2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate | GMC

The release date of the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate will be in Fall 2022. The 2023 Yukon Denali Ultimate will be available to buy at GMC dealerships throughout the United States, as well as in select international markets.

How much does the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate cost?

GMC didn’t yet release the price information of the 2023 Yukon Denali Ultimate. However, the 2023 Yukon Denali Ultimate will probably cost around $90,000. Like the GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate pickup truck, the Yukon Denali Ultimate will likely have around a $20,000 price bump over the standard Denali trim. 

2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate specs: Engine options

Wheel on 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate, highlighting its release date and price
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Buyers of the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate have a choice of two engine options. The standard 6.2L V-8 engine generates 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, and the available Duramax 3.0L I-6 Turbo-Diesel engine produces 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission.

For all-weather traction and off-road capabilities, the Yukon Denali Ultimate features an Active Response 4WD system, an electronic limited-slip differential, and an Auto Track two-speed transfer case. The luxury SUV also comes standard with an Air Ride Adaptive Suspension and a Magnetic Ride Control feature. Also, buyers of the Yukon Denali Ultimate can opt for the Super Cruise feature, which includes automatic lane changes and hands-free towing.

2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate: Exterior and interior features

Dashboard and front seats in 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate, highlighting its release date and price
2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate | GMC

The 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate ramps up the luxury with its wide array of premium features. For the exterior, this includes exclusive Vader Chrome finish accents, polished bright chrome along the window and door panels, and unique 22-inch seven-spoke ultra-bright machined wheels. 

Notable cabin features in the Yukon Denali Ultimate include an Alpine Umber interior with full-grain leather seats, 16-way power seats with a massaging function, Aluminum decor trim, and Denali Ultimate-exclusive plaited contrast stitching. Also, the luxury SUV has open-pore Paldao woodgrain trim with a laser-etched topographical map of Mount Denali.

Additionally, the Yukon Denali Ultimate offers many interior technologies. This includes:

  • 18-speaker Bose Premium Series sound system
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Amazon Alexa built-in
  • Wireless phone charging
  • 10.2-inch diagonal GMC infotainment system with Google built-in

The first-ever 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate offers the pinnacle of Yukon luxury with its exclusive design touches and premium features. The standard Yukon Denali trim was already a very luxurious SUV. Now the Yukon Denali Ultimate takes luxury to a new level. However, it’s certainly not for SUV buyers on a tight budget, for it undoubtedly will cost a lot of money. 

As more information about the 2023 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate becomes available, we’ll provide updates. This includes:

  • Official release date
  • Official price information
  • Color options

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