2008 GMC Yukon Yukon XL and Yukon Hybrid Review Car Reviews Car and Driver

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2008 GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, and Hybrid

What s new, levels, optional equipment, and info for the 2008 GMC Yukon.

This is a big family in more than one, a line of vehicles (we omit the word , since it seems inappropriate for with minimum curb north of two-and-a-half tons) to make light of heavy Riding GM’s outstanding truck architecture, the Yukon parallels the Chevy Tahoe with small differences in trim, feature content, and GMC offerings are slightly more than their Chevy In addition to the regular, plain Yukon, there’s the Yukon XL, version of the Chevy Suburban. and the Denali, a loaded version of Yukon with more and upscale appointments.

The most recent addition to the lineup is a dual-mode hybrid a gasoline-electric powertrain. Fuel ratings are impressive for a three-ton particularly on the urban cycle20 mpg highway for a four-wheel-drive modelbut a hefty price premium: start from $50,945 for the version, $53,755 with drive.

Aside from the hybrid, engine choices are all gasoline diesels: a 295-hp 4.8-liter Yukon); a 320-hp 5.3-liter cylinder deactivation and the option of an E85 capability); a 6.0-liter rated for 352, or 366 horsepower, depending on and a 380-hp 6.2-liter. The base for the jumbo Yukon XL is the 5.3-liter but beyond that the powerplants are the as those in the standard Yukon and

Transmission choices for nonhybrid include four- and six-speed depending on engine, and full-time drive is among the options. capacities range from six to and towing capacities range 6000 to 8200 pounds for the 8000 to 9700 for the Yukon XL. and mass demand feeding, and are thirsty brutes.

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EPA ratings from 14 to 21 mpg city and 18 to 22 mpg highway for the Yukon, 1214 city/1720 for the XL. Be aware, however, that E85 where possible makes trucks even thirstier by as as 25 percent.

Verdict


Muscle with Although these full-size are not appropriate as commuters or suburban runners, if the agenda includes of passengers and/or heavy the GMC big boys deliver style, and utility that’s tough to

What’s New for 2008

For this GMC wedged the two-mode gasoline-electric model into the lineup, StabiliTrak stability control on XL 2500 models, and added a model to the Denali lineup. are also a few new colors.

GMC Yukon Electric Cars
GMC Yukon Electric Cars
GMC Yukon Electric Cars
GMC Yukon Electric Cars
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