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2015 GMC Yukon Denali

At a Glance

Pricing $48,530 - $68,965
Drive Types RWD, 4WD, AWD
Engines 5.3l V8, 6.2l V8
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 15-16 (city), 20-23 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 48

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.

Official Word:

The GMC Yukon family of full-size SUVs provides the capability, refinement, safety, performance and connectivity discerning customers expect. For 2016, Yukon, Yukon XL, Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali expand the Enhanced Driver Alert Package; and add two 22-inch wheel options, hands-free liftgate for SLT models, two new exterior colors and a capless fuel fill feature. The Yukon was all new for the 2015 model year, distinguishing itself with bold exterior styling, a precision-crafted interior and...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Yukon SLE 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 RWD 16/23/19 41 $48,530
Yukon SLE 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 4WD 16/22/19 36 $51,530
Yukon SLT 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 RWD 16/23/19 41 $57,315
Yukon SLT 5.3l V8 (320-bhp) A6 4WD 16/22/19 36 $60,315
Yukon Denali 6.2l V8 (403-bhp) A6 RWD 15/22/18 48 $65,965
Yukon Denali 6.2l V8 (403-bhp) A6 AWD 15/20/17 43 $68,965