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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2021 GMC Yukon XL Review

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2021 Chevrolet

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2021 GMC
Yukon XL

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$49,600 to $72,700
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$53,700 to $74,300
Invoice* $46,922 to $68,774 $50,800 to $70,288
MPG - City 14 - 16 14 - 16
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 19 - 20
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** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

The Chevrolet Tahoe offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the GMC Yukon XL, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon XL.

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

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 Chevrolet Tahoe will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Yukon XL. 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 Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon XL have similar Destination Charges.

If you go with the Chevrolet Tahoe, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Yukon XL.

With similar torque, the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon XL are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

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

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon XL. With the Chevrolet Tahoe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the GMC Yukon XL.

The Chevrolet Tahoe comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Yukon XL.