As a full-size luxury SUV, the 2017 GMC Yukon XL offers ultimate levels of capability. With a towing capacity of 8,100 pounds and a powerful V8 engine, there is little the Yukon XL can’t do. On top of its impressive capability, drivers will be impressed by its fuel efficiency rates. Its sturdy frame and hefty powertrain equip the 2017 Yukon XL for any heavy lifting you may undertake.
Under the hood
Capability begins with the engine. Under the hood of the 2017 Yukon XL is a powerful 6.2-liter EcoTech3 V8 engine. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Yukon XL boasts an outstanding 410 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. With that kind of power, this full-size luxury SUV is ready to take on the toughest jobs.
On the road
While the Yukon XL is extremely powerful, it still holds its own in fuel efficiency. When this full-size SUV hits the city streets, it earns an estimated 14 mpg.* On the highway, its fuel economy improves drastically, earning it an estimated 20 mpg.* To avoid frequent stops at the gas station, the Yukon XL also holds a hefty gas tank with a maximum fuel capacity of 31 gallons.
Impressive towing capacity
The trailer capacity of the 2017 Yukon XL depends on your preferred drivetrain. The full-size SUV is available in both two-wheel and four-wheel drive. On the two-wheel drive model, the Yukon XL has a maximum towing capacity of 7,900 pounds. With the upgraded four-wheel drive, you add an extra 300 pounds, capping out your towing capacity at 8,100 pounds.
If you need top-of-the-line performance out of your SUV, the 2017 Yukon XL will deliver. The full-size SUV comes standard with luxury and capability, making it the perfect choice for heavy-duty endeavors.
*EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.
This article is presented by Colonial Buick GMC in Watertown, Massachusetts.