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Why Buy A GMC Denali SUV or Truck?


It’s time for a new luxury vehicle, but you may be on the fence about what to buy. With so many choices out there, we understand it can be overwhelming to decide. That’s why our GMC dealership in Marshall is here to answer all your questions about the luxury GMC Denali trims. Should you buy Denali? What is it, exactly? What are the differences between luxury 2019 GMC models and their Denali trims? Read more below.

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What is the GMC Denali?

The Denali is the luxury trim line of GMC trucks and SUV. In other words, it’s the best of the best, offering more power, more technology, more safety features, and more luxury than other GMC trim packages.

What GMC Denali Models are Available?

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

How do the GMC Model Trims Compare to Denali?

Each GMC model includes some amazing features, but the Denali takes that level of sumptuousness to a whole new level. Here are some comparisons of the range-topping trim packages and the Denali for each GMC SUV and truck.

Sierra 1500 SLT vs. Sierra 1500 Denali

The Sierra 1500 SLT includes:

  • Chrome grille
  • Signature LED Headlamps, Taillights, and Fog lights
  • 18″ aluminum wheels
  • Chrome door handles
  • Chrome mirror caps
  • Chrome tow body side moldings
  • Chrome front skid plate

The Sierra 1500 Denali adds:

  • Standard full-LED headlamps
  • Chrome grille with a unique three-bar grille insert
  • 20-inch machined aluminum wheels
  • Monochromatic bumpers
  • Front bumper accented with a chrome front skid plate
  • Spray-in bedliner

Most importantly, new Sierra 1500 Denali Ultimate models offer a Tri-Mode Power Step, which features a unique mechanism that allows it to function as both a running board and a bedside step. Compare all GMC Sierra 1500 trucks to find out more about this incredible feature.

Acadia SLE/SLT vs Acadia Denali

The Acadia SLE/SLT includes:

  • Distinctive Grille Design
  • Smart Slide Seats
  • Apple CarPlay Compatibility
  • Traction Select System

The Acadia Denali adds:

  • HID Headlamp with LED Signature Lighting
  • Heated and Ventilated Driver and Front Passenger Perforated Leather-appointed Seating
  • Apple CarPlay Compatibility
  • Traction Select System
  • Performance Ride and Handling Suspension
  • Automatic Heated Steering Wheel
  • Available Dual Skyscape Sunroof
  • Heated Second-Row Outboard Seats and Tri-zone Climate Control

Canyon SLT vs Canyon Denali

The Canyon SLT includes:

  • Signature LED lighting
  • Available Soft-Touch Instrument Panel
  • Available Heated Driver and Front Passenger Seats
  • Noise Reducing Innovations
  • Integrated CornerStep Rear Bumper
  • Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi

The Canyon Denali adds:

  • Leather-Appointed, Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Available Duramax 2.8L I-4 Turbo Diesel Engine
  • GMC Infotainment System with Navigation
  • HD Rear Vision Camera
  • Heated and Ventilated Perforated Leather-Appointed Front Seating
  • Heated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Premium Interior Materials
  • Spacious Cabins
  • Quiet Innovations

Yukon SLT vs Yukon Denali

The Yukon SLT includes:

  • GMC Grille and Chrome Grille Surround
  • Flexible Seating and Storage
  • Towing
  • Quiet Cabin
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Controls
  • Available Keyless Entry

The Yukon Denali adds:

  • 10-speed Automatic Transmission
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert
  • Keyless Entry
  • Front Perforated Leather-Appointed Bucket Seats
  • Third Row Seating

Terrain SLT vs Terrain Denali

The Terrain SLT includes:

  • HID Headlamps with LED Signature Lighting
  • Front-To-Back Flat Load Floor
  • Available Built in Navigation
  • Traction Select System

The Terrain Denali adds:

  • LED Headlamps with Signature Lighting
  • Hands-Free Power Programmable Liftgate
  • Built-in Navigation
  • 0L Turbocharged Gas Engine
  • French Stitched Leather-Appointed Front Seats
  • Real Burnished Aluminum Accents
  • Available SkyScape Sunroof
  • Bose Premium 7-Speaker Sound System
  • Hands-Free Power Programmable Liftgate

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Is a GMC Denali Vehicle Right for You?

If you’re craving luxury, style, performance, and the best new truck features and SUV technology, GMC Denali is the obvious choice. Plus, we’re proud to say that J.D. Power gave GMC numerous awards in 2019, including two Dependability Awards. So, add “respected” to that list of Denali-exclusive traits.

When it comes to luxury, accept no substitutions. Come look at our selection of GMC SUVs for lease and GMC trucks for sale in Marshall, or contact us at 660-886-7495 to build your ideal GMC Denali vehicle. Located at 1550 W Arrow in Marshall, MO, McCarthy Chevy Buick GMC is your local SUV dealership that allows you to search, shop, and save thousands on the latest and greatest GMC vehicles in Missouri.


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