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2021 GMC Yukon XL 1500

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GMC Yukon XL 1500 highlights

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RepairPal reliability rating

3 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

21 city, 27 highway, 23 combined

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All GMC Yukon XL 1500 years

New for 2021

  • The Yukon XL 1500 is available in a new trim called the AT4.
  • The SLT Standard Edition trim has been discontinued for 2021.
  • Yukon XL 1500 trims have been upgraded with Quad Seats and Turbo Diesel Engine as standard equipment this year.
  • Panoramic Sunroof and Adjustable Suspension features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The SLE trim now comes with Navigation System as standard equipment.
  • The Denali trim now comes with Fold-Away Third Row as standard equipment.
  • The SLT trim now comes with Fold-Away Third Row and 20 Inch Plus Wheels as standard equipment.

Explore GMC Yukon XL 1500 details

Denali 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
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Third Row Seat
  • Tow Hitch
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Diesel Engine

Optional Features

  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • DVD Video System
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Panoramic Sunroof

Drive type


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Torque (ft-lbs)


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Overall length






Leg room

F 44.5"/M 42"/R 36.7"

Head room

F 42.3"/M 38.9"/R 38.2"

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Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

760/8100 lbs.



Ratings & reliability

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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.

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2021 GMC Yukon XL 1500 trims


  • 355-hp, 383-lb-ft of torque 5.3L
  • 277-hp, 460-lb-ft of torque 3.0L
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Third Row Seat
  • Power Seats
  • Cloth Seats
  • Remote Start
  • Smart Key
  • View our GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE inventory


  • Includes all features available on the SLE
  • Memory Seats
  • A/C Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • View our GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT inventory



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