2018 GMC Yukon Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Iridium Metallic
MSRP
$40,382 - $58,109
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MPG (up to)
16 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
355-420
Seats
7-9

How 2018 GMC Yukon Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.4 Overall Score
Performance 4.4Interior 4.3Comfort 4.2Value 4.3

Editor's Overview

A luxurious full-size SUV with V8 power, 2018 GMC Yukon and its longer sibling, the Yukon XL, both including the stylish and chromed-out Denali editions, are great choices for large active families and those who need to tow. GMC's Yukon competes with the Ford Expedition, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia and its mechanical twins, the Chevy Tahoe and Suburban.

GMC Yukon Models & Trims

chevronDown icon SLE $40,382 - $44,843
Horsepower: 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.5, 22 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon SLT $46,399 - $51,522
Horsepower: 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.5, 22 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon Denali $52,332 - $58,109
Horsepower: 420 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 20 x 9.0, 22 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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chevronDown icon SLT Standard Edition $47,128 - $52,331
Horsepower: 355 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 x 8.5, 22 x 9.0 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
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Owner Reviews

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Pros and cons of the new Yukon. Greatest SUV on the market.

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My vehicle is very spacey. I have 3 kids and all of them fit comfortably. We can transport all 3 kids with 2 friends with no problems. Performance this far he's been good. I did have a dead battery the first month but the temperature outside was below 30 for several days and it was not driven for 3 days when that happened. The kids are able to watch there iPad with the build in Wifi. The push button back seats a great new feature compared to my older Tahoe when you manually had to put them down. My only wish is that the back seat control can be up front by the driver so that you do not have to get out of the car.

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Yukon family fit, is it for your family?

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As a family of five, the third row is to small for any of our kids to fit. And my youngest two kids are only 10 and 11. Also, if we have the last row up, then there is no room behind it to fit in anything else, suitcases, groceries, etc. So when running other children that requires more planning on my part, which I do not always have time for. We are a very busy, active family, and this vehicles does not fit us.

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Perfect vehicle for both adults and kids!

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Super comfortable, smooth riding. Light colored interior is easy to clean. Love all the features inside and the kids love the DVD player! Easy to use app from GMC keeps you up to date on your cars needs and helps you out if you lock your keys inside! Heated seats and steering wheel are an absolute must! You will not regret riding in luxury in a Yukon!

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$40,382 - $44,843
$46,399 - $51,522

Horsepower

Horsepower
355 (hp)
355 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Engine Type

Engine Type
5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing, includes aluminum block construction (355 hp [265 kW] @ 5600 rpm, 383 lb, 5.3L ECOTEC3 V8
5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with Active Fuel Management, Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing, includes aluminum block construction (355 hp [265 kW] @ 5600 rpm, 383 lb, 5.3L ECOTEC3 V8
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Not Available
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Optional

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Optional
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Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Standard
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Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
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Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.3 (in.)
45.3 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
42.8 (in.)
42.8 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39 (in.)
39 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.7 (in.)
38.7 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Entertainment System
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Optional
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Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

AC
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Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
8 - 9
7 - 8

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
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Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Not Available
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3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
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Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
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Optional
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Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
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Not Available
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Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
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Not Available
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Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
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Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P285/45R22
P285/45R22

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
116 (in.)
116 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 (ft.)
39 (ft.)

Length

Width

Width
80.5 (in.)
80.5 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Horsepower

Horsepower
355 (hp)
355 (hp)

Torque

Torque
383 (ft. lbs.)
383 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
500 (.lbs)
500 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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Optional
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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Standard
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Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 (gal.)
26 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
20 (mpg)
20 (mpg)

City

City
16 (mpg)
16 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
23 (mpg)
23 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Standard
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Overdrive

Overdrive
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CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Not Available
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
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Not Available
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Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
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Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
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Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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Not Available
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Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
N/A
Side
N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc *
  • Brakes, Hill Start-Assist
  • StabiliTrak, stability control system with brake assist, includes traction control. *
  • Daytime Running Lamps, with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Airbags, Frontal airbags for driver and front outboard passenger; Seat-mounted side-impact airbags for driver and front outboard passenger; Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag; Head-curtain airbags for all rows in outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.) *
  • Front outboard Passenger Sensing System for frontal outboard passenger airbag (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • OnStar and GMC connected services capable; EFFECTIVE WITH RETAIL SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model.) *
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats lower anchors and top tethers located in all second row seating positions, top tethers located in third row seating positions
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Teen Driver mode a configurable feature that lets you activate customizable vehicle settings associated with a key fob, to encourage safe driving behavior. It can limit certain vehicle features, and it prevents certain safety systems from being turned off. An in-vehicle report gives you information on your teen's driving habits and helps you to continue to coach your new driver
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Alert (does not apply to spare tire)
  • GMC Connected Access with 10 years of standard connectivity which enables services such as, Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification, GMC Smart Driver, Marketplace and more; EFFECTIVE WITH SALES STARTING 5/1/2018. (Included and only available with (UE1) OnStar. Limitations apply. Not transferable. Standard connectivity available to original purchaser for ten years from the date of initial vehicle purchase for model year 2018 or newer GMC vehicles. See onstar.com for details and further plan limitations. Connected Access does not include emergency or security services. Availability and additional services enabled by Connected Access are subject to change.)
  • Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking *
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning *
  • Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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