The 2018 Yukon lineup just gained a new member with the recent launch of a special edition model to commemorate the vehicles 25th anniversary.
Offered exclusively on SLE and SLT trim levels, each one is marked with an exclusive 25th-anniversary badge. Additionally, the 2018 Yukon is decked out with chrome-trimmed accents, mirror caps, grille inserts door handles and body side mouldings. The chrome doesn’t stop there as the polished exhaust outlets are chrome as are the tow hooks, and that’s where it stops.
Furthermore, each corner is fitted with either 20- or 22-inch alloys. As for the cabin, there are no known changes
What? No 2018 Yukon Denali special edition?
Short answer; no.
However, the 2018 Denali lineup does receive a light refresh for 2018. Highlights include a new dimensional front grille as well as a brand-new 10-speed transmission built to make the most of the output of the engine to ensure optimal efficiency and performance. And of course, the Denali trim is fitted with a plethora of options ranging from safety to connectivity.
The 2018 Yukon, Yukon XL, Denali and XL Denali all benefit from a new tyre fill alert as part of the tyre pressure monitoring system and can be had with a new exterior colour.
Celebrating 25 years, the 2018 Yukon comes standard with an advanced EcoTec3 motor that delivers more horsepower and torque as well as offering one of the best-in-class V8 fuel economy. EPA estimates highway fuel consumption is an impressive 10.4L/100km with the standard 5.3-litre V8 rear-wheel-drive model.
On the other hand, the mighty 6.2-litre V8 found exclusively in the Denali trim level offers 420 horsepower and 624 Nm of torque. This engine is conveniently mated to a smooth 10-speed gearbox.