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2016 GMC Yukon vs. 2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the GMC Yukon than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Yukon and the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Convenience
The GMC Yukon XL 1500 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the GMC Yukon, making it more convenient to drive.

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 GMC Yukon 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. Both the GMC Yukon and the GMC Yukon XL 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The GMC Yukon is about the same width as the GMC Yukon XL 1500. If you go with the GMC Yukon, 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 similar torque, the GMC Yukon and the GMC Yukon XL 1500 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The GMC Yukon 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
If you've got something you need to pull, the GMC Yukon will do just as well as the GMC Yukon XL 1500, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the GMC Yukon and the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Yukon and the GMC Yukon XL 1500. The GMC Yukon has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Warranty
The GMC Yukon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

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2016 GMC
Yukon

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MSRP*: $48,315 - $68,325

2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $50,440 - $70,220
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Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.72% As low as 4.61%
City MPG: 15 - 16 14 - 16
Highway MPG: 21 - 23 20 - 23
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 8 - 9 8 - 9
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $44,933 - $63,542 $46,909 - $65,305

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.