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2003 GMC Yukon

2003 GMC Yukon
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali - Review
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 - Review
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The Yukon has become the full-size SUV segment's fastest growing vehicle family, in part because of its spacious seating and tested performance features. The other part has to do with the Yukon's blend of comfort, safety and style. The third part, perhaps most important, is the devotion of Yukon owners. Word of Yukon's appeal has spread quickly, and manufacturers certainly provide enough reasons for new and returning customers to experience what all the fuss is about.

Available Models
There is only one base model with the Yukon, offered in 2WD and 4WD configurations, yet it is filled with features addressing all aspects of driving, from power to convenience. However, the entire Yukon line offers XL models for added beef and Denali models for supreme luxury.

Interior Features
With up to nine passengers, the Yukon pushes the family vehicle where it never thought possible. There is extraordinary roominess inside the Yukon, as the trunk is large enough to store whatever can't fit up front. The 2003 Yukon's interior is new and improved, and the list of standard features is long and impressive. An AM/FM CD/cassette player, tri-zone automatic climate control, power steering, tilt leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control and 6-way power front seats with lumbar adjustment are just part of the package.

For options, the feature that stands out is a DVD entertainment system, featuring a 7-inch flip-down screen, two wireless (infrared) headphones, a wireless remote control and three sets of auxiliary video and audio inputs.

Exterior Features
The Yukon boast a wheelbase of 116 inches, giving it a commanding presence on the road. For 2003, a new four-position headlamp switch allows drivers to turn off the daytime running lamps and automatic headlamps for one ignition cycle, when necessary, simply by reverse-rotating the headlamp switch.

The Yukon is no slouch, as it is given a 4.8-liter Vortec V8 engine with 275 horsepower and 4-speed automatic transmission. Standard electronic throttle control and new oxygen sensors for all Vortec V8s improve drivability, fuel economy and emissions. Oxygen sensors light off more quickly and only draw current when needed.

An optional engine upgrade is available on 2003 Yukons, hiking up the performance level of the SUV. The available engine is a 5.3-liter Vortec V8 capable of 285 horsepower.

Safety and Security
The 2003 Yukon shows a definite commitment to safety. Four-wheel disc, four-wheel antilock brakes with dual piston calipers and Dynamic Rear Proportioning result in short stopping distances. Also provided are a dual-stage, dual-level airbag system and the LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system for child seats.

New for the 2003 GMC Yukon

Optional StabiliTrak for Yukon, Yukon XL 1500 Series
Upgraded Autotrac for 4WD 1500/2500 Series without StabiliTrak
Optional Quadrasteer four-wheel steering for Yukon XL 2500
Major brake system upgrades
Upgraded exterior rearview mirrors
Standard electronic throttle control and more efficient oxygen sensors for Vortec V8s
Improved catalytic converter system with Vortec 4800, 5300 V8s in California
Enhanced fuel-vapor leak detection
Sculpted seats featuring more safety, comfort
Standard driver information center, with expanded alerts and memory
Optional eight-button steering-wheel controls with feature-personalization capability
Optional second-row captain's chairs for Yukon
Dual-level, occupant-sensing air bags
More flexible headlamp control
Improved visibility with standard uplevel and optional camper mirrors
Optional power adjustable brake and accelerator pedals, available with and without memory
Optional multi-zone automatic climate control and standard dual-zone automatic control
Advanced infotainment systems and upgraded Bose speaker system standard with bucket seats
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
Redesigned wheels for uplevel 1500 models
OnStar/cellular/GPS antenna
New exterior colors: Sandalwood Metallic and Carbon Metallic

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Fast Stats
7 to 9
MSRP from
4.8L Vortec V8
5.3L Vortec V8
6.0L Vortec V8
8.1L Vortec V8
275 @ 5200
285 @ 5200
320 @ 5000
340 @ 4200
4-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy
4.8L 2WD - 15/20
5.3L 2WD - 14/18

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