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2023 GMC Yukon XL 1500

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GMC Yukon XL 1500 highlights

Customer reviews

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RepairPal reliability rating

3 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 27 highway, 23 combined

Pricing for current inventory

(no current inventory)


All GMC Yukon XL 1500 years

New for 2023

  • The Yukon XL 1500 is available in a new trim called the Denali Ultimate.
  • The AT4 trim has been discontinued for 2023.
  • Yukon XL 1500 trims have been upgraded with Panoramic Sunroof and Automated Parking as standard equipment this year.
  • The Denali trim now comes with Smart Key as standard equipment.

Explore GMC Yukon XL 1500 details

SLT 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Diesel Engine

Optional Features

  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blu-ray Video System
  • DVD Video System
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Rear Seat Heaters

Drive type


Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Diesel

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 44.5"/M 42"/R 36.7"

Head room

F 42.3"/M 38.9"/R 38.2"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

780/8300 lbs.



Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

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RepairPal reliability rating

Above Average

RepairPal gave the GMC Yukon XL 1500 an overall reliability rating of 3 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks GMC Yukon XL 1500 15th out of 16 among Fullsize SUVs.


RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a GMC Yukon XL 1500 is $746, compared to an average of $641 for Fullsize SUVs and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.


According to RepairPal, GMC Yukon XL 1500 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.5 times per year, compared to an average of 1.3 times for Fullsize SUVs and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.


RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 18% for the GMC Yukon XL 1500, compared to an average of 16% for Fullsize SUVs and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

2023 GMC Yukon XL 1500 trims


  • 277-hp, 460-lb-ft of torque 3.0L
  • 355-hp, 383-lb-ft of torque 5.3L
  • Traction Control
  • Power Mirrors
  • Cloth Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Side Airbags
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Remote Start
  • View our GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE inventory

Denali Ultimate:

  • Includes all features available on the SLE
  • 420-hp, 460-lb-ft of torque 6.2L
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seats
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Third Row Seat
  • A/C Seats



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