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2014 Audi Q7 vs. 2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL 1500 than in the Audi Q7, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q7.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q7 as you will with the GMC Yukon XL 1500, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q7 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi Q7 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q7 is much slimmer than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q7, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q7 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Handling
The Audi Q7 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is clearly the choice over the Audi Q7 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q7 has a lot less horsepower than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Utility
The Audi Q7 has less seating than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, making the GMC Yukon XL 1500 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q7 has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q7 than that of the GMC Yukon XL 1500.


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2014 Audi
Q7

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MSRP*: $47,700 - $60,900
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2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,035 - $68,380
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 3.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 19 14 - 16
Highway MPG: 22 - 28 20 - 23
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 8 - 9
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $44,362 - $56,638 $45,603 - $63,593

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