2011 GMC Yukon XL Values

Available in SLE, SLT and Denali trim levels, the 2011 GMC Yukon XL allows up to 9 passengers to ride in complete comfort while trekking considerable cargo. Offering rear-wheel and four-wheel drive capability, there are two V-8 engine options are available on the 2011 GMC Yukon XL. A 5.3 liter V-8 with E85 compatibility comes with a steady 320 horsepower and 335 pounds-feet of torque. Deriving fuel economy of 15 miles per gallon city or 21 miles per gallon highway with unleaded gasoline, the 5.3 liter V-8 powered 2011 GMC Yukon XL is less fuel efficient if E85 fuel is being burned. A more potent 6-liter V-8 engine can also be fitted into the 2011 GMC Yukon XL for 352 horsepower, but fuel economy drops to 10 miles per gallon for city driving. The larger V-8 does allow payloads of up to 2,454 pounds to be hauled inside of the large sport utility vehicle. Tri-zone air conditioning, a Bose 9-speaker stereo system, and Bluetooth Connectivity is found on all 2011 GMC Yukon XL models. While the 2011 Yukon XL SLE features an audible back-up indicator as standard with a back-up camera extra, the SLT trim model adds the camera system standard.

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GMC Yukon Hybrid models for 2011 get the latest Gen 9.0 version of OnStar for better voice recognition. Head restraints for the second row have been revised. On 2011 Yukon and Yukon XL models, a better trailer brake controller is introduced for 2011 and new chrome-clad wheels are now available. Across the Yukon lineup, Mocha Steel Metallic is a new exterior color.

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Towing and hauling ability; ride and handling; quiet, refined interior; available luxury features; available seating for up to nine; hybrid drivetrain available

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The Yukon and Yukon Hybrid are all sturdy full-size SUVs, oriented toward carrying heavy loads of passengers or cargo and towing large trailers, such as those used for boats or horses. Both available V8 engines provide strong performance, while the Yukon and its big brother, the Yukon XL handle much better--even around town--than their mammoth size might suggest. Ride quality and interior refinement are other high points. In addition, the Yukon Hybrid remains one of the most efficient full-size SUVs yet fully capable of heavy loads and tow duty.


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