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2021 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2020 Lincoln Aviator Review

New 2021 GMC Yukon XL

2021 GMC
Yukon XL

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New 2020 Lincoln Aviator

2020 Lincoln
Aviator

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MSRP*
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$53,400 to $74,100
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$51,100 to $87,800
Invoice* $50,516 to $70,099 $48,801 to $82,210
MPG - City 14 - 16 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 24 - 26
Engine(s) V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Lincoln Aviator. 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 Lincoln Aviator.

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 XL will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln Aviator. 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 Lincoln Aviator.

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 Lincoln Aviator.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Yukon XL doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln Aviator.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Yukon XL is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Yukon XL has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Aviator.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon XL is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln Aviator.