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2015 GMC Yukon Denali

At a Glance

Pricing $46,335 - $65,680
Drive Types RWD, 4WD, AWD
Engines 5.3l V8, 6.2l V8
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 13-15 (city), 18-21 (highway)

Overview Information

The GMC Yukon is shorter of the two GMC full-sized SUVs. Other divisions of GM sell variations as the Escalade and Tahoe. Inside, there are three rows of seats for up to 9 passengers depending on the equipped seating. The standard 5.3L V8 engine can tow over 8000 lbs. when properly equipped. Although full-size SUVs have become popular as family haulers, their only real advantage is higher tow ratings. Full-size SUVs with truck underpinnings are robbed of interior space with the body mounted over the frame. Most families would be better served with a crossover SUV like the GMC Acadia. The Acadia offers similar legroom with improved maneuverability, cargo capacity and fuel efficiency for less money.

What Changed:

The new Yukon wears updated styling on a body that is longer and wider than the prior model. A 5.3l V8 rated at 320-bhp is standard on most models. Denali versions equip a more powerful 400-bhp 6.2l V8.

Official Word:

The all-new 2015 Yukon, Yukon XL and flagship Yukon Denali models deliver greater capability and refinement, greater performance, new fold-flat rear seats and a quieter interior. They're also better-connected, with next-generation IntelliLink. Bold styling and advanced technologies - including new safety and security technologies - support Yukon's greater capability, while a more comprehensive list of standard features is designed to broaden the appeal of one of the industry's most popular full-size SUV lineups. The distinctive Denali...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Yukon SLE 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 RWD 15/21/18 $46,335
Yukon SLE 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 4WD 15/21/18 $49,335
Yukon SLT 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 RWD 15/21/18 $54,735
Yukon SLT 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 4WD 15/21/18 $57,735
Yukon Denali 6.2l V8 (403-bhp) A6 RWD 14/18/16 $62,680
Yukon Denali 6.2l V8 (403-bhp) A6 AWD 13/18/15 $65,680