When did the GMC Envoy SUV come out?
The Envoy nameplate dates back to 1998 when GMC introduced a gussied-up version of its standard Jimmy SUV to appeal to buyers looking for an upscale ride. Even with a strong V6 and options aplenty, however, the first GMC Envoy was totally outclassed by its competition.
When was the GMC Envoy XL Denali discontinued?
For the Denali, new 18-inch alloy wheels were introduced. The Envoy XL, and the Envoy XL Denali were both discontinued after the 2006 model-year when the Oklahoma City plant closed on February 20, 2006. It was replaced by the Acadia crossover SUV in 2007, and the Acadia Denali in 2011.
When did the GMC Envoy replace the Chevy Blazer?
In line with the Chevrolet Trailblazer replacing the Chevrolet (S-10) Blazer, the 2002 Envoy replaced the GMC Jimmy five-door. The Envoy was Motor Trend magazine’s Sport/Utility of the Year for 2002.
How many trim levels does a GMC Envoy have?
Throughout its production run, the Envoy was available in three different trim levels:
What kind of engine does the GMC Envoy have?
All 2006 models come standard with General Motors’ StabiliTrak electronic stability system. The regular Envoy’s 4.2-liter inline-six-cylinder engine has slightly more power for 2006, and a 5.3-liter V-8 is still offered for Denali models.
What’s the length of a GMC Envoy XL?
The five-passenger Envoy rides on a 113-inch wheelbase, measures 191.6 inches long overall and stands 71.9 inches tall. The extended-wheelbase Envoy XL rides a 129-inch wheelbase, stretches to 207.6 inches long ove… GMC revived the Envoy name for 2002 on a brand-new midsize model related to the Chevrolet TrailBlazer.
What kind of seats does the GMC Envoy have?
Interior appointments include Nuance leather seats with French seam stitching, and the front seats are heated. The Envoy XUV, which debuted in 2004 and featured a power-sliding rear roof, has been discontinued. A shield-shaped grille helps give the four-door Envoy a distinct identity.