Type: The GMC Yukon & Yukon XL are 7 seater full size SUV’s that are the largest in GMC’s lineup. The vehicle competes against the Cadillac Escalade, Lexus LX 570, Infinti QX80, Toyota Highlander, Nissan Armada.
2020 Yukon Review Video
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The Yukon 2020 is a smooth and well built feeling 7 seater SUV in the Denali trim. If you need the utility of a 7 seater, the XL offers almost no cargo storage space, and only shines in price during certain times of the year where it’s eligible for 0% financing or a % off pricing campaign.
Type: Full Size 7 Seater SUV
Seating: 7-9 passengers
Price: Starting from CDN $50,600
Fuel economy: SLE & SLT 15.7/10.5 L/100 KM (city/highway), Denali is 16.5/10.9 L/100 KM (city/highway) There is barely a difference in economy between the XL and non XL version
Horsepower: 355 hp – 420 hp
Engine: 5.3L V8 Ecotec V8, or 6.2L EcoTec V8
Highlights for the 2020 GMC Yukon
- Almost no changes from 2019- 2020 model year – its almost impossible to tell the 2 vehicles apart
Pros & Cons
- Powerful V8 engine in the Denali trim
- Often available for 0% financing campaigns
- Holds resale value quite well
- Base engine is underpowered if the vehicle is loaded with passengers, or towing
- Turning radius is huge – this is a big vehicle, especially on the XL model
- 3rd row seating is quite cramped, and the storage is hugely limited in the non XL model
Frequently Asked Questions
the Yukon Denali comes with more standard features including the 6.2L V8 engine, a 10 speed automatic transmission, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats upgraded Bose performance Series speakers, heads-up display, heated steering wheel, & adaptive cruise control.
The Yukon XL is about 20 inches longer than the regular Yukon. The Yukon is the same size as the Chevrolet Tahoe, and the Yukon XL as the Chevrolet Suburban.
In prior model yyears you could get a GMC Yukon as a hybrid, however for 2020 it is only available in the 5.3 or 6.2 L V8 engines.
Yukon is capable of Towing anywhere from 6000 to 8600 lb and up to $1,100 with the HD trailering package.
Yukon is not available as a diesel, however the towing capacity provided by the gas engines tends to be more than enough for most purposes.
The Yukon XL directly competes with the Ford Expedition – these vehicles are roughly the same in size, and have quite similar real world fuel economy differences despite what the stickers may show.
The combined fuel economy is about 14 litres /100 kilomters. it is recommended that you put 91 octane gas in these engines which is premium fuel and this helps you get better fuel economy as opposed to regular gas. although it is slightly more expensive at the pump you seem to get better fuel economy and performance of your vehicle.