2019 GMC Yukon XL
Why just explore the world when you can take command of it instead. The 2019 GMC Yukon XL is a full-size extended SUV that has an authoritative personality in that its size and power will clearly demand the attention of all those in its path.
The 2019 GMC Yukon XL is the largest GMC SUV. Measuring to be 224″ L x 81″ W x 74″ H its volume alone will allow you a command of the road. Versatile and vast, what you can do with all this space is only limited by your own imagination.
The 2019 Yukon XL also has a powerful performance output in order to match its massive size. With up to 8,100 pounds of towing capacity this SUV dominates the road. Weak will never again be in your vocabulary as you get behind of the wheel of this legendary beast of the road.
So if you have been dreaming of driving something bigger, stronger, and a whole lot more convenient, it’s time to wake up and embrace the 2019 GMC Yukon XL.
15 City / 22 Highway
The 2019 GMC Yukon XL offers four trim options including GMC’s renowned Denali trim. The best part about the 2019 Yukon XL though is that even the standard trim is fitted with more features than most drivers would consider necessary. In fact, the 2019 Yukon XL SLE may even border on luxurious. You know you have an excellent vehicle when even at its lowest, its shines like the brightest. So here is a quick peek at what these trim levels have to offer:
The SLE is the standard trim starting at just over $53,000. In this trim the highlights include but are not limited to:
- 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine with 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque
- 18-inch wheels
- Immense cargo space
- Power folding seats
- 8-inch infotainment system
- Bose speakers
- Tri-Zone automatic climate control
- Rear Vision Camera System
- Teen driver tech
The SLT Standard Edition is the next level up and start at just over $58,000. I offers all the amazing things the SLE offers along with a few highlights of its own:
- Leather heated seating
- Enhanced safety alert package
- Programmable Liftgate
- Power adjustable pedals
- Auto-dimming rearview mirror
The SLT starts at just over $61,000 and offers all the things the SLE and SLT Standard offer as well as:
- Second-row power release fold-and-tumble seats
- Third-row power fold-flat bench seats
- Heated and ventilated front leather seating
- Heated second-row seating
- Heated leather steering wheel
- Keyless entry and push-button start
- More driver-alert technology
The Denali trim is clearly a fan favorite and offers the 2019 Yukon XL at its peak. It offers everything from the lower trim levels plus:
- 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine with 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque and a new 10 speed transmission
- Denali signature styling with chrome accents, 20-inch wheels, and Ash wood grains accents inside
- Navigation for infotainment system
- 8-inch driver display
- 10-speaker Bose sound system
- Active noise cancellation
- Heads-up display
- Trailer brake controller
HID headlamps and LED lighting
A rule of thumb in the automotive world is that big cars need big engines. Considering the size of the 2019 GMC Yukon XL is fairly massive for an SUV, to say the least, the engine options will need to be able to match up with that mass. Luckily, GMC is a master at fitting big vehicles with engines that roar just as loudly, and so the 2019 Yukon XL has you covered when it comes to powertrain options.
The standard engine option is a 5.3L V8 engine. This engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and offers 355 hp and 385 lb-ft of torque. It also has an advanced direct injection system that will keep the operation quiet and efficient, and variable valve timing that adjusts the rpms and driving conditions in order to maximize performance output. This engine also has 22 mpg of fuel efficiency on the highway.
The other engine option that comes standard with the always popular Denali trim is a 6.2L V8 engine. This is paired with a thrilling 10-speed automatic transmission and offers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. This engine will offer you 8,100 pounds of towing potential when properly equipped.
In addition to this, you will clearly want to take on all the elements as your confidence soars the second you get behind the wheel. The 2019 GMC Yukon XL offers automatic locking rear differential for unsteady surfaces, a two-speed transfer case that will help you adapt any driving condition with a convenient turn of a knob, and corrosion-resistant Duralife brake rotors that will last twice the lifespan of other rotors. These performance features, and many more yet to be named, will allow you the freedom to explore the world whenever, wherever, and however you want.
The interior of the 2019 GMC Yukon XL is clearly as spacious as an SUV can get. While very similar to the 2019 Yukon, the XL highly differs in space. To enter the cabin, it’s as easy as having your keys in your pocket or bag with the available keyless entry. Once inside you will instantly marvel at the size if this extended Yukon that offers room for up to eight passengers.
Even with all seats up and in use you will still have 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space for all your extra belongings or gear. This is more space than some compact SUVs will even offer as a whole. Now if every seat is down and you are making this a more private trip, you will have a fathomless 121.7 cubic feet of flat cargo space. Accessing and loading up all this space is also made easy with power third-row seating, power-release, power-fold, and tumble second-row seating, hands-free Liftgate for when your hands are full. All of this space is versatile in a way that allows you to mix and match the seats and space however you need them to be.
Just in case you thought that wasn’t space for you, there is even a large center console that is deep enough to fit a laptop, files, and folders in order to make a mini mobile office. Oh wait, there is more! You will find a hidden storage area behind the infotainment screen that even contains a USB port so that you can safely store and charge your phone.
The 2019 GMC Yukon XL offers more space then may drivers would even know what to do with, and that is what makes it such an attractive investment.
The exterior the 2019 GMC Yukon XL is all about making a statement and delivering it with pride. The design is bold, but the body is sleek, offering an appealing mix of refined ruggedness.
The GMC signature logo stands firm and proud at the center of the refined black grille with chrome highlighting so that right from the start everyone can see what it’s all about. Additionally, when it comes to style you cannot overlook the stunning aluminum wheels that come in 18-inches, 20-inches, or 22-inches. The large high-intensity discharge (HID) projector-beam headlamps on either side of the grille are not only a powerful exterior design features, but they are also extremely efficient at maximizing visibility with C-shaped LED lighting in the front and rear.
Style is important, but just like with the lights, it shouldn’t be everything. There are many exterior features that prove themselves in both form and function that use the outside of the 2019 Yukon XL not just to make you look better, but also to make your life more convenient. For example, the rainsense front wipers will automatically adjust their response to what they sense on your windshield. There are also hidden rear wipers that you will never even know are there until you actually use them, this is in order to keep the rear as clean and free of clutter as possible.
Nothing is better than having a vehicle that knows how to bring everything together in harmony. Style and function, boldness and refinement, expectations and reality are all mixed together perfectly in the 2019 GMC Yukon XL.