2023 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2023 Porsche Macan | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2023 GMC Yukon XL vs. 2023 Porsche Macan Review

Picture of the 2023 GMC Yukon XL

2023 GMC
Yukon XL

MSRP*: $60,100 to $97,255
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

Picture of the 2023 Porsche Macan

2023 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $57,500 to $82,900
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

MPG - City 14 - 15 MPG 17 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 18 - 20 MPG 22 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 9 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 144.7 ft3 53.0 ft3
Engine
  • 355-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 434-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 355 - 420 hp 261 - 434 hp
Towing Capacity 7,800 - 8,300 lbs 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 225.2 in 186.1 in
Exterior Width 81.0 in 76.1 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 42.0 in
Info not available
Head Room Front 40.4 - 42.3 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.9 in
Info not available

*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

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the GMC Yukon XL, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Porsche Macan.

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 Porsche Macan.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Yukon XL is much wider than the Porsche Macan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 Porsche Macan.

Handling
The GMC Yukon XL has a significantly larger turning radius than the Porsche Macan, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

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

Utility
The GMC Yukon XL offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Macan, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the GMC Yukon XL, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Macan.