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2020 Lincoln Navigator L vs. 2021 GMC Yukon XL Review

New 2020 Lincoln Navigator L

2020 Lincoln
Navigator L

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New 2021 GMC Yukon XL

2021 GMC
Yukon XL

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MSRP*
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$84,925 to $100,335
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$53,400 to $74,100
Invoice* $79,975 to $93,805 $50,516 to $70,099
MPG - City 16 14 - 16
MPG - Hwy 21 19 - 20
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 8 8 - 9
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
The Lincoln Navigator L offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the GMC Yukon XL, with comparable head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon XL will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lincoln Navigator L.

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 Lincoln Navigator L will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the GMC Yukon XL, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Lincoln Navigator L and the GMC Yukon XL have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
When looking at overall length, the Lincoln Navigator L takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Yukon XL.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lincoln Navigator L transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the GMC Yukon XL.

Handling
The Lincoln Navigator L has the same turning radius as the GMC Yukon XL, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln Navigator L than that of the GMC Yukon XL.