The chrome exterior accents give the big SUV more panache.

The flashy 2016 GMC Yukon SLT Premium Edition will arrive at dealers this summer to offer SUV customers more bling for less money than buying a Denali. If you’re willing to accept the standard model’s 355-horsepower 5.3-liter V8, this version might not be a bad compromise.

The SLT Premium Edition aims to catch other drivers’ eye when rolling through the neighborhood or dropping the kids off at school. In addition to the SLT trim’s usual features, the SUV now rides on massive 22-inch chrome wheels, which fill the fenders nicely. For even more glitz, there’s a new chrome grille with multiple horizontal slats, and chrome trim runs down each side of the vehicle. A polished exhaust tip at the rear finishes off this Yukon’s shiny styling. The package is available on both the standard wheelbase and the larger Yukon XL.

GMC spokesperson Kelly Wysocki tells Motor1 the SLT Premium Edition "is approximately $3,000." That price suggests a standard wheelbase, rear-wheel drive Yukon with the package would be around $60,000 (plus the $1,195 for destination on all models). Considering that a two-wheel drive Yukon Denali starts at $65,325, the new offering lets customers split the difference between the trims. Buyers here don’t get the Denali’s 420-hp 6.2-liter V8 or interior amenities, but they can have a flashier exterior.

Source: GMC

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