Options & Specifications

Every Yukon model delivers impressive levels of performance, comfort, reliability and safety, all thanks to GMC's dedication to technical superiority. Listed below are the standard and available features that distinguish the various Yukon models.

S = Standard  O = Optional  — = Not Available

Safety & Security
Airbags – driver and front passenger, dual-stage, frontal with Passenger Sensing System and airbag suppression S S S
Airbags – driver and front passenger, seat-mounted side-impact S S S
Airbags – front-to-rear outboard seating positions, head curtain side-impact with rollover sensor (includes third row) S S S
Door locks – rear doors, child-security, electronic S S S
OnStar® In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service – includes 6 months of the Directions & Connections Plan with Turn-by-Turn Navigation and OnStar RemoteLink™*
  • OnStar® System With 6 Months Directions and Connections Plan. OnStar® System With 6 Months Directions and Connections Plan
  • Automatic Crash Response Automatic Crash Response
  • Emergency Services Emergency Services
  • Crisis Assist Crisis Assist
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • Remote Door Unlock Remote Door Unlock
  • Roadside Assistance Roadside Assistance
  • Remote Horn and Lights Remote Horn and Lights
  • Turn-by-Turn Navigation Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Hands-Free Calling Hands-Free Calling
  • Vehicle Diagnostics Vehicle Diagnostics
Safety restraints – 3-point belts for all seating positions (when equipped with front bucket seats; lap belt for centre position with front split-bench seat) S S S
Safety restraints – LATCH (Lower Anchors and top Tethers for CHildren) S S S
Safety restraints – safety belt pretensioners for driver and front passenger S S S
Security system – content theft alarm S S S
StabiliTrak® – Electronic Stability Control System with Proactive Roll Avoidance, Electronic Trailer Sway Control and Hill Start Assist S S S
Theft-deterrent system – electronic immobilizer S S S
Traction control – electronic, full-function, all-speed S S S
Air cleaner – high capacity S S S
Axle ratio – rear, 3.08 S S S
Axle ratio – rear, 3.42 (included with Trailering Heavy-Duty Cooling Package) O O O
Brakes – 4-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with Dynamic Rear Proportioning (DRP) S S S
Brakes – power, 4-wheel vented disc S S S
Differential – rear, auto locking S S S
Engine block heater O O O
Engine – Vortec™ 5.3L V8 with VVT and Active Fuel Management®, capable of running on up to 85% ethanol (E85) Horsepower – 320 @ 5400 rpm; Torque – 335 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm S S S
Steering – power, rack-and-pinion S S S
Suspension – AutoRide™, road-sensing, electronically controlled shock absorbers with air-assisted automatic rear level control O O
Suspension – front: coil-over-shock with stabilizer bar, rear: multi-link with coil springs S S S
Suspension – Premium smooth ride S S S
Suspension, Z71 Off-Road Package – includes P265/70R17 On/Off-Road tires, Autotrac™ 2-speed transfer case with electronic rotary controls and aluminum underbody skid plate package (4x4 models only) O O
Trailer electric brake controller O1 O1 O1
Trailering Equipment – heavy-duty, includes weight-distributing hitch platform with 51 mm (2 in.) hitch receiver, 7-pin sealed wiring connector and provision for an aftermarket trailer brake controller S S S
Trailering Heavy-Duty Cooling Package – includes external transmission oil cooler and engine oil cooler – 4x4 models also include Autotrac™ two-speed transfer case with electronic rotary controls O O O
Transfer case – 2-speed Autotrac™, with electronic rotary control (included with available Trailering Heavy-Duty Cooling Package or Z71 Off-Road Package) (4x4 models) O O O
Transfer case – single-speed, Autotrac™ with electronic rotary control (4x4 models) S S S
Transmission – 6-speed automatic with two overdrive gears, Tow/Haul mode and manual mode S S S
Vehicle starter system – remote S S S
Assist steps – black S S S
Bumper – front, colour-keyed fascia S S S
Bumper – rear, colour-keyed fascia S S S
Door handles – body colour S S S
Front license plate provision – included with vehicles shipped to British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Ontario O O O
Glass – solar-absorbing tinted, deep-tinted behind front doors S S S
Grille – chrome surround with dark mesh insert S S S
Liftgate – includes liftglass S S S
Lights – dual halogen with Daytime Running Lights and automatic light control S S S
Lights – fog lights, halogen S S
Mirrors – manual folding, power remote control, heated, body-colour S S
Mirrors – power folding, power remote control, heated, integral turn signal indicators, electrochromic auto-dimming driver's side, ground illumination, body-colour S
Mouldings – bodyside, body-colour S S S
Park assist – rear, obstacle detection with audible/visible warning S S S
Rear Vision Camera S S S
Recovery hooks – two, front, black (standard on 4x4 models) O O O
Recovery hooks – two, front, chrome O O O
Roof rack – cross bars, black O S S
Roof rack – side rails, black S S S
Skid plates – includes aluminum front underbody shield from front fascia to first cross member, plus oil pan, front differential and transfer case shields O O2 O2
Sunroof – power, tilt-sliding glass panel with express-open and close feature O O
Tires – P265/70R17 all-season** S S S
Tires – P265/70R17 On-Off Road O O2 O2
Trailer hitch closeout O O O
Wheel and Tire Package – includes 20" x 8.5" chrome-clad aluminum wheels (PCR) and P275/55R20 all-season tires** O3 O3
Wheel and Tire Package – includes 20" x 8.5" polished aluminum wheels (PCL) and P275/55R20 all-season tires** O3 O3
Wheels - 17" x 7.5" bright aluminum, Sport (N88) S S S
Wheels – full-size 17" spare under rear frame, lockable S S S
White Diamond Package – includes polished exhaust tip and chrome recovery hooks (requires White Diamond Tricoat) O
Windshield wipers – variable delay (intermittent), flat-blade with wet arm washers S S S
Wiper/washer – rear-window (fixed intermittent) S S S
Climate Control – tri-zone, automatic air conditioning controls with individual settings for driver, front and rear passengers S S
Climate Control – tri-zone, manual air conditioning controls with individual settings for driver, front and rear passengers S
Console – centre floor, includes storage bin, dual cupholders in front and rear, 2 power outlets, rear-seat audio controls and climate controls S S
Cruise control – electronic, steering wheel-mounted controls S S S
Cupholders – 2 in front-row and 2 in third-row (4) S
Cupholders – 4 in front-row, 2 in second-row and 2 in third-row (8) S S
Defogger – electric rear-window S S S
Floor covering – colour-keyed carpet with 1st- and 2nd-row removable carpeted floor mats S S S
Heater – rear, auxiliary with passenger heating ducts S S S
Instrumentation – analogue gauge cluster (includes speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel level, voltmeter, engine coolant temperature and oil pressure) S S S
Instrumentation – Driver Information Centre (includes compass, exterior temperature display, indicators for low fuel, oil life monitoring system, tire pressure monitoring system, instantaneous and average fuel consumption, fuel range, fuel used, Active Fuel Management indicator,engine hours, driving time, average speed, vehicle programmable features and message centre) S S S
Instrumentation – GM Oil Life Monitoring System S S S
Instrumentation – tire pressure monitoring system (except spare) S S S
Lighting – dome, delayed entry/exit, theatre dimming, front and 2nd-row reading lights, glove box, centre floor console (when so equipped), cargo area and illuminated entry and exit feature S S S
Lighting – storage area, includes rear cargo , centre console and glove compartment S S S
Locks – power, programmable with lock-out protection S S S
Locks – remote keyless entry system with panic feature S S S
Mirror – rear-view, auto-dimming with integrated dual reading lights S S S
Pedals – power adjustable accelerator and brake S S S
Power outlets – 12-volt (two on instrument panel, 1 in cargo area and 1 in seat storage compartment with front 40/20/40 bench seat or 1 in centre console and one on the back of centre console when equipped with bucket seats) S S S
Steering column – tilt adjustable S S S
Steering wheel – leather-wrapped and wood trim with audio system and cruise controls S
Steering wheel – heated O S
Steering wheel – leather-wrapped with audio and cruise controls S S
Sunshades – LH and RH, padded, colour-keyed, extendable with illuminated visor mirrors S S S
Trim accents – simulated woodgrain, includes instrument panel and doors S S S
Universal home remote – 3-channel transmitter S S
Windows – power, driver's express-down and passenger lock-out feature S S S
2nd-row 3-passenger 60/40 split-folding bench with centre armrest S S S
2nd-row reclining bucket seats O O
3rd-row 3-passenger 50/50 split-bench, removable (3rd-row is vinyl when leather-appointed seating is specified. S S S
Heated 2nd-row outboard seats S
Heated and cooled driver and front passenger seats O
Heated driver and front-passenger seats S S
Leather-appointed full-feature power reclining front bucket seats with driver and front passenger power 8-way seat adjusters, manual lumbar adjusters, driver's side 2-position memory controls and centre floor console S
Leather-appointed reclining front bucket seats with power 6-way driver and front-passenger seat adjusters, manual lumbar adjusters and centre floor console S
Power release fold-and-tumble 2nd-row seats S
Premium cloth 3-passenger 40/20/40 split-bench reclining front seat with power 6-way driver seat adjuster and manual lumbar adjuster, centre fold-down armrest with storage and lockable storage compartment in centre seat cushion S
Premium cloth reclining front bucket seats with power 6-way driver and front-passenger seat adjusters, manual lumbar adjusters and centre floor console O
6-speaker up-level performance sound system S
9-speaker premium Bose® audio system with subwoofer S S
AM/FM stereo with CD/DVD/MP3 player upper slot and CD/MP3 player lower slot, seek up/down, scan, auxiliary audio input jack, speed-compensated volume control, auto tone control, TheftLock, Radio Data System (RDS) and digital clock – includes Rear-Seat Entertainment System O O
AM/FM stereo with Navigation, SiriusXM NavTraffic, CD/DVD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, auxiliary audio input jack and USB port. Includes 178 mm (7-inch) touch screen interface display, enhanced DVD based navigation system, voice-based commands, points-of-interest, 80 GB hard drive with 50 GB for media file downloading, time shifting up to 20 minutes and Rear Vision Camera with display in navigation screen‡ ‡ O O
AM/FM stereo, CD player with MP3 playback capability, auxiliary audio input jack, seek/scan, digital clock, auto tone control, speed-compensated volume, TheftLock and Radio Data System (RDS) S S S
Bluetooth® – hands-free phone connectivity S S S
Rear-seat audio controls and headphone jacks S S
Rear-Seat Entertainment System – includes rear-seat DVD player, remote control, 2nd-row overhead display, 2-sets of 2-channel wireless infrared headphones and auxiliary audio/video input jacks O4 O4
SiriusXM Satellite Radio™ S S S
USB port S S S
Engines Vortec 5.3L V8 VVT FlexFuel (LMG)
Application: Yukon
Type: 5.3L V8
Displacement (cc / cu. in.): 5,328 / 325
Bore & stroke (mm / in.): 96 x 92 / 3.78 x 3.62
Block material: Cast iron
Cylinder head material: Cast aluminum
Valvetrain: Overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing,
Active Fuel Management
Ignition system: Coil-near-plug ignition, iridium electrode tip/iridium core spark plugs, low resistance spark plug wires
Fuel delivery:
Sequential fuel injection
Compression ratio: 9.9:1
Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 320 / 239 @ 5400 (gas)
326 / 243 @ 5300 (E85)
Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 335 / 454 @ 4000 (gas)
348 / 472 @ 4400 (E85)
Recommended fuel: Regular unleaded or E85
Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6000
Emissions controls: Close-coupled catalytic converter, 58X ignition, returnless fuel rail, fast-response O² sensor
Estimated Fuel Economy 2WD: 20 / 30 / 23
4x4: 20 / 30 / 23
2WD: 14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1
4x4: 14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1
Estimated Fuel Consumption Vortec 5.3L V8 VVT FlexFuel (LMG)
Mi. / imp.gal. (city / hwy / combined): 2WD: 20 / 30 / 23
4x4: 20 / 30 / 23
L / 100 km (city / hwy / combined): 2WD: 14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1
4x4: 14.3 / 9.4 / 12.1
Transmissions Hydra-Matic 6L80
Type: Six-speed automatic
Application: Yukon
Gear ratios (:1)
First: 4.03
Second: 2.36
Third: 1.53
Fourth: 1.15
Fifth: 0.85
Sixth: 0.67
Reverse: 3.06
Rear axle ratio: 3.08 or 3.42
Chassis & Suspension
Front: Independent, coil over shock; Autoride real-time damping (opt. SLT)
Rear: 5-link with coil springs
Steering type: Power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio: 17.75:1
Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock: 3
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (m / ft.): 11.9 / 39.04
Type: Four-wheel disc, four-wheel ABS
Rotor diameter x thickness (mm / in.): front: 330 x 30 / 13.0 x 1.18
rear: 345 x 20 / 13.5 x 0.79
Wheels & Tires
Wheel size and type: 17 x 7.5 in. sport aluminum (std. SLE, SLT)
20 x 8.5 in. polished aluminum (opt. SLT)
20 x 8.5 in. chrome clad aluminum (opt. SLT)
P265/70R17 all-season** (std. SLE, SLT)
P265/70R17 on/off road (opt. SLE, SLT)
P275/55R20 all-season** (opt. SLT)
Exterior Dimensions Yukon
Wheelbase (mm / in.): 2,946 / 116.0
Overall length (mm / in.): 5,131 / 202.0
Overall width (mm / in.): 2,007 / 79.0
Overall height (mm / in.): 2WD: 1,953 / 76.9
4x4: 1,953 / 76.9
Track (mm / in.): front: 1,732 / 68.2
rear: 1,702 / 67.0
Base Curb weight (kg / lb): 2WD: 2,480 / 5,467
4x4: 2,583 / 5,694
Min. ground clearance (mm / in.): 229 / 9.0
Step-in height (mm / in.): 2WD: 553 / 21.8
4x4: 559 / 22.0
Weight distribution (% front / rear): 52 / 48
Head room (mm / in.): first row: 1,024 / 40.3 second row: 996 / 39.2 third row: 963 / 37.9
Leg room (mm / in.): first row: 1,049 / 41.3
second row: 991 / 39.0
third row: 650 / 25.6
Shoulder room (mm / in.): first row: 1,656 / 65.2
second row: 1,656 / 65.2
third row: 1,567 / 61.7
Hip room (mm / in.): first row: 1,532 / 60.3
second row: 1,539 / 60.6
third row: 1,247 / 49.1
Capacities Yukon
Seating capacity: first row: 3 / 2
second row: 3 / 2
third row: 3
EPA interior volume (L / cu. ft.): 3,084 / 108.9
Cargo volume (L / cu. ft.): 3,084 / 108.9
(behind 1st row, 2nd row folded, no 3rd row)
1,707 / 60.3
(behind 2nd row no 3rd row)
479 / 16.9
(behind 3rd row)
Trailer towing maximum (kg / lb): 2WD: 3,856 / 8,500
4x4: 3,719 / 8,200
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) , standard (kg / lb): 2WD: 3,221 / 7,100
4x4: 3,311 / 7,300
Payload, base (kg / lb.): 2WD: 741 / 1,633
4x4: 728 / 1,606
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