What is the GMC Denali Line of Vehicles?

What is the GMC Denali Line of Vehicles?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, GMC, GMC Acadia, GMC Canyon, GMC Denali, GMC Sierra, GMC Terrain, GMC Yukon, Technology on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 4:24 pm
2018 GMC Denali exterior close up of masthead, grille, fascia, and nameplate badge

GMC Denali Top-of-the-Line SUV and Truck Models

Do you know what GMC Denali is? We assume you don’t, or at least have some additional questions you’re looking to have answered, if you clicked on this article. Basically, Denali is the performance/luxury line of GMC models. Many brands have trims like this. Mercedes-Benz has AMG®, Buick has Avenir, and Fiat has Abarth to name a few. So, let’s take a look at what the Denali lineup does to GMC’s SUV and truck models.

Which GMC Vehicles are Available as Denali Models?

The following models currently have a Denali trim variant:

  • GMC Sierra 1500 to GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 
  • GMC Sierra HD to GMC Sierra HD Denali 
  • GMC Canyon to GMC Canyon Denali 
  • GMC Terrain to GMC Terrain Denali 
  • GMC Acadia to GMC Acadia Denali 
  • GMC Yukon to GMC Yukon Denali 

GMC Denali Premium Exteriors

So, how does the outside look of GMC Denali trim change from baseline GMC trims?

  • Aluminum Wheels 
  • Chrome Accents 
  • GMC Headlights with LED Signatures 
  • And More! 

2018 GMC Acadia Denali exterior shot with red paint color parked outside a luxry house garage on the driveway

2019 GMC Sierra Denali exterior shot with gray blue paint color parked by a lakeside near water, rocks, and grass

GMC Denali Premium Interiors

Looking at the cabin of these vehicles, the Denali trim adds a lot of interior luxury. Before moving onto features found inside, we’ll first focus on comfort and style. Interior features you can find with a GMC Denali trim include the following:

  • Authentic Aluminum Trimming 
  • Cabin-Insulated Sound Dampening 
  • French Stitching 
  • Heated Driver and Passenger Seats 
  • Leather Upholstery 
  • And More! 

GMC Denali Premium Technology

Technology, both for the interior and exterior, is greatly improved with a GMC Denali model. Many standard features with a GMC Denali model include:

  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi 
  • Camera, Radar, and Sensor Equipment 
  • Driver Alert and Assistance Technology Suite 
  • GMC Infotainment 
  • Keyless Entry System 
  • Power Rear Liftgate 
  • And More! 

GMC Denali Premium Power

Aside from looks and features, a big reason to upgrade from a standard GMC model to a GMC Denali model is a power boost. This can vary between model, but often the engine power output is quite a significant gain. We won’t list the specs of every model mentioned above, but here is a short appetizer of comparisons.

Model Engine Horsepower Torque (lb-ft)
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3L V6 285 305
2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 5.3L V8 355 383
2019 GMC Terrain 1.5L Inline 4 170 203
2019 GMC Terrain Denali 2L Inline 4 252 260
2019 GMC Acadia 2.5L Inline 4 193 188
2019 GMC Acadia Denali 3.6L V6 310 271
2019 GMC Yukon 5.3L V8 355 383
2019 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L V8 420 460


Updates to 2018 GMC Denali Models

Find More GMC Denali in Kenosha, WI

For more information on GMC Denali models, please contact us here at the Palmen GM dealership. You can even browse our online inventory and schedule a test drive with any GMC model of your choosing. The Palmen GM dealership is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin within Kenosha County.

One Response to “What is the GMC Denali Line of Vehicles?”

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