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2003 GMC Yukon XL Denali

2003 GMC Yukon Denali
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The 2003 GMC Yukon XL Denali is the extra-large, extended version of the Denali. It retains all the features that combine to make the Denali an exceptional vehicle within the premium full-size SUV class, and adds more than a foot of extra room. The 2003 GMC Yukon XL Denali is given upgrades across the board, resulting in the most prestigious model that has ever rolled off the line. Everything from interior comfort to safety and performance are improved, as the Denali continues to move forward with the times.

Available Models
Because the 2003 GMC Yukon XL Denali comes with so many features in its standard package; there is space enough for only one model in the lineup.

Interior Features
The XL Denali seats up to nine people. With a wheelbase of 130 inches, there is plenty of room on the inside for everyone involved, with enough storage area in the trunk to hold the rest of the goods. Leather upholstery is standard, as are a host of new features, including new seats, a redesigned instrument panel, a new driver information center and eight-button steering wheel controls. Also included is the highly convenient OnStar system, given a standard link on the steering wheel.

A new tri-zone automatic climate control system heats up and cools down the XL Denali remarkably quick. Passengers and driver can set the temperature to differing levels, depending on their wish. About the only feature not standard is a DVD system, which is available as an option.

Exterior Features
For 2003, the XL Denali is available in a new color: Carbon Metallic. Also new are body-colored exterior rearview mirrors that improve safety and visibility with power-fold, curb-tilt capability and integrated turn-signal indicators.

The XL Denali is given plenty of power to deal with its larger frame. The standard engine is a Vortec 6.0-liter V8 with 320 horsepower at 5000 rpm and 365lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. All-wheel drive is standard, as is 4-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy on the XL Denali has been improved with a new transfer case, while power adjustable brake and accelerator pedals provide more comfortable, safer vehicle operation for shorter drivers by adjusting 2.95 inches rearward.

The StabiliTrak system is standard with Denali models. Using sophisticated sensors that monitor the vehicle's suspension, steering and braking systems, StabiliTrak compares the driver's intended path with the vehicle's actual path, and selectively adjusts engine torque and any of the four brakes to help bring the vehicle under control.

Safety and Security
The 2003 Yukon XL Denali also sees improvements in safety. A new passenger-sensing airbag system monitors the size of occupants and deactivates in certain conditions where deployment would cause injury. For stopping, the XL Denali boasts HydroBoost hydraulic power, four-wheel disc, four-wheel antilock brakes with dual piston calipers, Dynamic Rear Proportioning and brake proportioning differential valve.

New for the 2003 GMC Yukon Denali

StabiliTrak on Denali Series models
Major brake system enhancements
Standard electronic throttle control and more efficient oxygen sensors for Vortec 6000 V8
Enhanced fuel-vapor leak detection
Sculpted seats featuring more safety, comfort
Expanded alerts, more memory features for driver information center
Standard eight-button steering-wheel controls with feature-personalization capability
Optional second-row captain's chairs for Yukon Denali
Dual-level, occupant-sensing air bags
More flexible headlamp control
More functional standard exterior rearview mirrors
Standard power adjustable brake and accelerator pedals, with memory
High airflow tri-zone automatic climate control
Advanced infotainment systems and upgraded Bose system
Optional Panasonic DVD Passenger Entertainment System
Redesigned instrument panel, cluster, center console, new interior colors
Fully integrated, Class II multiplexed electrical architecture and higher-powered generator
OnStar/cellular/GPS antenna
Carbon Metallic exterior color
Standard XM Satellite Radio

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Fast Stats
7 / 8
MSRP from
6.0L Vortec V8
320 @ 5000
4-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy
14 / 18

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