Compare 2008 Ford Expedition vs 2009 GMC Yukon

2008 Ford Expedition
2009 GMC Yukon
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2WD 4-Door XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $28,980 $31,345
4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $31,590 $34,245
2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $33,518 $36,590
2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $35,258 $38,750
4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $36,114 $39,490
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $36,984 $40,690
4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $37,839 $41,650
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $39,565 $43,590
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2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 19 $35,065 $37,705
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 20 $37,358 $40,170
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 20 $38,841 $41,765
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 20 $39,827 $42,825
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 20 $40,310 $43,345
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 20 $41,040 $44,130
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 20 $42,780 $46,000
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 20 $43,510 $46,785
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,980
$35,065
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,345
$37,705
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$628 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Ford Expedition is a big, capable SUV with a truly useful and convenient third row. The 2009 GMC Yukon really stands out among truck-based SUVs because of its great towing and hauling capabilities.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 39.2
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 49.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 65.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.3
Third Head Room (in)
NA 37.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.2 64.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 61.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 39.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 41.1
Passenger Capacity
5 9
Second Hip Room (in)
59.9 60.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 65.3
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 25.6
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Front (in)
39.2 - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
56.7 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.4 31.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
206.5 202.0
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.7 9.1
Height, Overall (in)
77.2 76.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
34.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
48.3 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
119.0 116.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.7 10.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 79.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.4 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
55.0 60.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
82.5 81.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
108.3 108.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 15.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 16.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x - TBD - 13.5 x 0.8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 13 x 1.2
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
28 26
Fuel Tank Location
Midship NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA 17.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.16 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20 17.75
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.83 39.0
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
654 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
T5G QAN
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 2134
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZRS
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
654 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
654 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2305 2134
Rear Tire Order Code
T5G QAN
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 4500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 675
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 4500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2808 2565
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 3200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11800 10000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2741 2697
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7400 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4250 4100
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13 14.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
2250 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 3750 305 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
995 LY2
Displacement
5.4L/330 4.8L/293
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5000 295 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.29
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition GMC Yukon
Body Code
119" WB NA
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.4 1.41
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 4100
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 3250
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 3.23
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
34.9 46
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 3200
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 4100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.9 46
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Semi-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Coil springs
Frame
Frame Type
Fully Boxed Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3

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