If ride quality is of maximum importance to you, we think you'd be better off with a Ford Expedition. But if you must go with the Yukon, the SLT offers the upscale features buyers expect from a GMC while still holding the bottom line around the $60,000 mark. Ponying up extra for the XL may be a good idea, too, if a functional third-row seat is a priority. Find a GMC Yukon for sale
How Much Does a 2022 GMC Yukon XL Cost?
The GMC Yukon comes in four trim levels: SLE, Standard SLT, SLT and Denali. Two body styles, the regular-length Yukon and the larger Yukon XL, are offered. 4WD is available on all versions. Prices include the $1,295 factory destination fee.
The Yukon SLE ($51,895 Yukon; $54,695 Yukon XL) features a 5.3-liter V8, 18-in wheels, a backup camera, automatic wipers, fog lights, remote ignition, a roof rack with cross bars, heated outboard mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, a power driver's seat, cloth upholstery, a tilt steering wheel, tri-zone automatic climate control, an 8-in touchscreen, Bluetooth, OnStar, on-board Wi-Fi, five USB ports, satellite and HD Radios, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and a 9-speaker Bose sound system. Standard front bucket seats can be replaced with a 40/20/40-split bench, increasing the overall passenger capacity from eight to nine people.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package adds forward-collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist. The Convenience package adds a power lift gate, power-adjustable pedals and an auto-dimming mirror.
Moving up to the Yukon Standard SLT ($56,095 Yukon; $58,895 Yukon XL) adds automatic emergency braking, automatic high-beam assist, 12-volt outlets, auto-dimming inside rearview mirror, leather front seats, tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist.
SLT ($59,095 Yukon: ($61,795) Yukon XL) brings with it lane-change alert, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, hands-free power rear lift gate, remote keyless entry, push-button start, integrated turn signals in heated outboard mirrors, heated/ventilated front seats, heated second-row outboard seats, heated steering wheel, power folding third-row seat and power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel.
Optional is the Graphite Edition Package with upgraded 22-in bright wheels, black assist steps, a black grille insert and fog light surrounds as well as the Z85 suspension package. The Graphite Performance Edition includes the larger 6.2-liter V8 engine, the 10-speed automatic transmission, 22-in black wheels, an 8-in driver info center, a head-up display, an upgraded infotainment system with an 8-in touchscreen, Bose active noise cancellation, a trailer-brake controller and magnetic ride control, among other goodies.
The premium Yukon Denali ($68,995 Yukon; $71,795 Yukon XL) brings a 6.2-liter V8, a 10-speed automatic, a magnetically controlled suspension, xenon headlights, a head-up display, second-row captain's chairs, a navigation system and a 10-speaker Bose Centerpoint surround-sound system. Certain features on upper trim levels are available on lower ones. The SLT and the Denali can be equipped with a sunroof, a rear entertainment system and adaptive cruise control. The Denali Ultimate package includes all those items plus 22-in wheels, power-retractable running boards and nine extra months of satellite radio.
Is the 2022 GMC Yukon XL a Safe Car?
The 2020 GMC Yukon includes a full complement of airbags, including front-seat, side-impact and full-length side-curtain airbags. A segment-exclusive front-seat center-mounted airbag is also standard (only on models with bucket seats) and provides the driver and passenger with an extra level of protection in the event of a side-impact collision. Additional safety features and options include parking sensors, GM's Safety Alert Seat, lane-keeping assist, forward-collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, a rear cross-traffic assist system and automatic high beams.
The Yukon earned a 4-star overall score out of five possible stars in crash testing carried out by the federal government's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The regular Yukon received 5-star ratings for frontal and side crash protection, but the XL oddly differed with a 4-star frontal score. Neither have been tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
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