Going Green with a Full Sized SUV

Those that look into various cars know that there are limited options when it comes to ecofriendly hybrid cars. New to 2013 is GMC’s turn to make a hybrid cross over in the Yukon Hybrid. Though it seems to be a little more difficult to find a bigger hybrid, GMC manages in their new line.


Starting at $54,145, the Yukon Hybrid comes standard with a 6.0L Vortec VVT V8 SFI engine with active fuel management, great for journeys that need the power provided. Took get a realistic mileage numbers, which we assume are important to potential buyers, we called up our GM experts at the Williamson GMC dealership. According to them the Yukon Hybrid will give you around 20 city and 23 highway miles per gallon. This is not a huge improvement from the gas version, but it is an improvement, and for some that is enough. The Yukon also comes with a 300-volt Hybrid battery pack and 2-mode Hybrid transmission, making it easier and more efficient to enjoy the eco-friendly ride of a life time.

Other mechanical and interior features for the Yukon include regenerative braking system, smooth ride suspension, a 9 speaker Bose sound system with CD and MP3 player, navigation radio with hard drive, Sirius XM radio and NavTraffic, Bluetooth for hands free phone use, OnStar turn-by-turn navigation, and rear seat DVD entertainment system. Not only is the Yukon a new take on the Hybrid, but it maintains a high standard in technological advancement and owner compatibility.

The interior and exterior structures of the car are just as impressive as the technological enhancements, having refined aerodynamic design, 18 inch hybrid exclusive polished aluminum wheels, assist steps, and heated, power-adjustable power-folding mirrors. The interior has heated front seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, rear vision camera, auto-dimming rearview mirror, cruise control, remote vehicle start, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and power sun roof. GMC has made it easier for drivers and their passengers to enjoy an accident free drive with premium entertainment value.

Finally, there is nothing more important to a driver than a cars safety features. The Yukon is a tough vehicle with dual stage frontal airbags, head curtain side-impact air bags, seat-mounted side impact airbags, StabiliTrak stability control system, tire pressure monitoring system, and 6 months of OnStar with Automatic crash response.

Some of the most important things to drivers are a cars safety, reliability, and optimal performance. GMC now leads the new league of Hybrid vehicles with its 2013 Yukon, an amazingly efficient crossover to cover any ground.

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