2015 Yukon, Yukon XL and flagship Yukon Denali

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2015 SPECIFICATIONS

Yukon XL/Yukon XL Denali

 

Overview

Models:

GMC Yukon SLE and SLT; Yukon Denali

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive, half-ton models

Construction:

body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Arlington, Texas

Key competitors:

Ford Expedition, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia

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Engines

 

EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (L83)

EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 (L86)

Type:

5.3L V-8

6.2L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

325 / 5328

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

direct fuel injection with Active Fuel Management

direct fuel injection with Active Fuel Management

Compression ratio:

11.0:1

11.5:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

355 / 250 @ 5600
(gas – SAE certified)

380 / 283 @ 5600
(E85 – SAE certified)

420 / 313 @ 5600 (SAE certified)

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

383 / 519 @ 4100
(gas – SAE certified)

416 / 564 @ 4100
(E85 – SAE certified)

460 / 623 @ 4100 (SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded or E85

premium recommended but not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

5800

6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

16 / 23 (2WD)
16 / 22 (4WD)

15 / 21 (2WD)
14 / 21 (4WD)

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

First:

4.03

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.08 (std. with 5.3L)
3.42 (opt. with 5.3L, std. with 6.2L)

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Chassis

Front:

independent coil-over-shock; twin-tube shock absorbers; 36mm hollow stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control with Denali

Rear:

solid axle with five-link location and coil springs ; 28mm hollow stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control with Denali

Traction assist:

all-speed traction control

Steering type:

electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.3

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.4

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

39 / 11.9

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Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS, with Duralife™ rotors; vented front and rear rotors

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 13 x 1.2 / 330 x 30
rear: 13.6 x 0.8 / 345 x 20

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Wheels/Tires

Wheels:

18 x 8.5-in. bright aluminum (std. on SLE and SLT)
20 x 9.0-in. polished aluminum (opt. on SLE and SLT)
20 x 9.0-in. ultra-bright machined aluminum (std. on Denali)
22 x 9.5-in. aluminum with prem.paint/chrome inserts (opt. on Denali)

Tires:

P265/65R18 all-season
P275/55R20 all-season
P285/45R22 all-season

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

116 / 2946

Overall length (in / mm):

203.9 / 5179

Overall width (in / mm):

80.5 / 2044

Overall height (in / mm):

74.4 / 1889

Track (in / mm):

front: 68.7 / 1745
rear: 68.7 / 1744

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

2WD: 8 / 205
4WD: 8 / 205

Step-in height (in / mm):

2WD: 22 / 559
4WD: 22 / 559

Ground to top of load floor (in / mm):

2WD: 35.9 / 912
4WD: 35.9 / 912

Approach angle (deg):

2WD: 15.3
4WD: 15.3

Departure angle (deg):

2WD: 23.2
4WD: 23.2

Curb weight (lb / kg):

5466 / 2479 (2WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
5707 / 2588 (4WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
5533 / 2509 (Denali 2WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
5784 / 2623 (Denali 4WD w/ 20-in. wheels)

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

52 / 48


Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Third Row

Seating capacity
(9 total):

2 / 3

2 / 3

2 / 3

Headroom (in / mm):

42.8 / 1087

38.7 / 983

38.1 / 967

Legroom (in / mm):

45.3 / 1150

39 / 990

24.8 / 630

Shoulder room
(in / mm):

64.8 / 1646

65.1 / 1653

62.6 / 1590

Hip room (in / mm):

60.8 / 1544

60.3 / 1531

49.3 / 1252

Max cargo volume
(cu ft / L)

94.7 / 2681 (behind seat with second, third rows folded)

51.7 / 1463 (behind seat with third row folded)

15.3 / 433 (behind seat)


Note: 3-passenger bench and 2-passenger bucket seats standard or optional depending on the model.

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Capacities

EPA interior volume
(cu ft / L):

120.8 / 3420

GVWR: (lb / kg):

2WD: 7100 / 3220
4WD: 7300 / 3310

Payload maximum
(lb / kg):

1676 / 760 (Yukon 2WD)
1635 / 741 (Yukon 4WD)
1567 / 710 (Yukon Denali 2WD)
1517 / 688 (Yukon Denali 4WD)

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

8500 / 3855 (Yukon 2WD)
8200 / 3719 (Yukon 4WD)
8400 / 3810 (Yukon Denali 2WD)
8100 / 3674 (Yukon Denali 4WD)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

26 / 98.4

Engine oil (qt / L):

8.5 / 8.0

Cooling system (qt / L):

TBD

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Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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Overview

Models:

GMC Yukon XL SLE and SLT; Yukon XL Denali

Body style / driveline:

4-door sport utility vehicle, front-engine, 2- or 4-wheel drive, half-ton models

Construction:

body on frame

EPA vehicle class:

full-size sport utility vehicle

Manufacturing location:

Arlington, Texas

Key competitors:

Ford Expedition, Nissan Armada, Toyota Sequoia

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Engines

 

EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 FlexFuel (L83)

EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 (L86)

Type:

5.3L V-8

6.2L V-8

Displacement (cu in / cc):

325 / 5328

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

3.78 x 3.62 / 96 x 92

4.06 x 3.62 / 103.25 x 92

Block material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder, variable valve timing

Ignition system:

coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

coil near plug, platinum-tipped spark plugs, low-resistance spark plug wires

Fuel delivery:

direct fuel injection with Active Fuel Management

direct fuel injection with Active Fuel Management

Compression ratio:

11.0:1

11.5:1

Horsepower
(hp / kW @ rpm):

355 / 250 @ 5600
(gas – SAE certified)

380 / 283 @ 5600
(E85 – SAE certified)

420 / 313 @ 5600 (SAE certified)

Torque
(lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

383 / 519 @ 4100
(gas – SAE certified)

416 / 564 @ 4100
(E85 – SAE certified)

460 / 623 @ 4100 (SAE certified)

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded or E85

premium recommended but not required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

5800

6000

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

close-coupled catalytic converter, Quick Sync 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor

Estimated fuel economy (city / hwy):

16 / 23 (2WD)
15 / 22 (4WD)

15 / 21 (2WD)
14 / 20 (4WD)

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Transmission

 

Hydra-Matic 6L80, six-speed automatic

Gear ratios (:1):

 

First:

4.03

Second:

2.36

Third:

1.53

Fourth:

1.15

Fifth:

0.85

Sixth:

0.67

Reverse:

3.06

Final drive ratio:

3.08 (std. with 5.3L)
3.42 (opt. with 5.3L, std. with 6.2L)

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Chassis

Front:

independent coil-over-shock; twin-tube shock absorbers; 36mm hollow stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control with Denali

Rear:

solid axle with 5-link coil-spring suspension, 28mm solid stabilizer bar; Magnetic Ride Control with Denali

Traction assist:

all-speed traction control

Steering type:

electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Steering ratio:

17.3

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3.4

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft / m):

43 / 13.1

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Brakes

Type:

power-assisted, four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS, with Duralife™ rotors; vented front and rear rotors

Rotor diameter x thickness (in / mm):

front: 13 x 1.2 / 330 x 30
rear: 13.6 x 0.8 / 345 x 20

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Wheels/Tires

Wheels:

18 x 8.5-in. bright aluminum (std. on SLE and SLT)
20 x 9.0-in. polished aluminum (opt. on SLE and SLT)
20 x 9.0-in. ultra-bright machined aluminum (std. on Denali)
22 x 9.5-in. aluminum with prem. paint/chrome inserts (opt. on Denali)

Tires:

P265/65R18 all-season
P275/55R20 all-season
P285/45R22 all-season

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

130 / 3302

Overall length (in / mm):

224.3 / 5697

Overall width (in / mm):

80.5 / 2045

Overall height (in / mm):

74.4 / 1890

Track (in / mm):

front: 68.7 / 1745
rear: 68.7 / 1744

Minimum ground clearance (in / mm):

2WD: 8 / 205
4WD: 8 / 205

Step-in height (in / mm):

2WD: 22 / 559
4WD: 22 / 559

Ground to top of load floor (in / mm):

2WD: 34.1 / 867
4WD: 34.1 / 867

Approach angle (deg):

2WD: 15.3
4WD: 15.3

Departure angle (deg):

2WD: 20.9
4WD: 20.9

Curb weight (lb / kg):

5687 / 2579 (2WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
5926 / 2688 (4WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
5749 / 2607 (Denali 2WD w/ 20-in. wheels)
6009 / 2725 (Denali 4WD w/ 20-in. wheels)

Weight distribution
(% front / rear):

51 / 49


Interior

 

First Row

Second Row

Third Row

Seating capacity
(9 total):

2 / 3

2 / 3

2 / 3

Headroom (in / mm):

42.8 / 1087

39.1 / 993

38.5 / 978

Legroom (in / mm):

45.3 / 1150

39.7 / 1008

34.5 / 876

Shoulder room
(in / mm):

64.8 / 1646

65.1 / 1653

62.6 / 1590

Hip room (in / mm):

60.8 / 1544

60.3 / 1531

49.3 / 1252

Max cargo volume
(cu ft / L):

121.1 / 3429 (behind seats with second, third rows folded)

76.7 / 2173 (behind seat with third row folded)

39.3 / 1113 (behind seat)


Note: 3-passenger bench and 2-passenger bucket seats standard or optional depending on the model.

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Capacities

EPA interior volume
(cu ft / L):

122.4 / 3466

GVWR: (lb / kg):

2WD: 7300 / 3311 4WD: 7500 / 3402

Payload maximum
(lb / kg):

1655 / 750 (Yukon XL 2WD)
1617 / 733 (Yukon XL 4WD)
1551 / 703 (Yukon XL Denali 2WD)
1492 / 676 (Yukon XL Denali 4WD)

Trailer towing maximum (lb / kg):

8300 / 3765 (Yukon XL 2WD)
8000 / 3628 (Yukon XL 4WD)
8100 / 3674 (Yukon XL Denali 2WD)
7900 / 3583 (Yukon XL Denali 4WD)

Fuel tank (gal / L):

31 / 117

Engine oil (qt / L):

8.5 / 8.0

Cooling system (qt / L):

TBD

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Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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About GMC
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