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2021 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2020 Land Rover Discovery Review

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2021 GMC
Yukon XL

MSRP*: $53,700 to $74,300
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2020 Land Rover
Discovery

MSRP*: $52,300 to $69,200
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Invoice* $50,800 to $70,288 $49,162 to $65,048
MPG - City 14 - 16 MPG 16 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 MPG 21 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 41.5 ft3 83.7 ft3
Engine V-8 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 254 - 340 hp
Towing Capacity 7,500 - 7,900 lbs 7,716 - 8,201 lbs
Exterior Length 225.2 in 195.1 in
Exterior Width Info not available 78.7 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Front 39.0 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.0 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL than in the Land Rover Discovery. The GMC Yukon XL will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Yukon XL as you will with the Land Rover Discovery, 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). The GMC Yukon XL is somewhat more expensive than the Land Rover Discovery. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Yukon XL is much higher than that for the Land Rover Discovery.

Dimensions
If you go with the GMC Yukon XL, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Land Rover Discovery.

Handling
The GMC Yukon XL has a larger turning radius than the Land Rover Discovery, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Land Rover Discovery, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the GMC Yukon XL. The GMC Yukon XL has a little more horsepower than the Land Rover Discovery.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Yukon XL transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Land Rover Discovery.

Utility
The GMC Yukon XL offers greater seating capacity than the Land Rover Discovery, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The GMC Yukon XL has significantly less cargo capacity than the Land Rover Discovery.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon XL is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Land Rover Discovery.