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2012 GMC Yukon

2012 Nissan Armada

  2011 GMC Yukon 2WD 4-door 1500 SLT Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Nissan Armada 2WD 4-door SV Side Exterior View
Invoice $37,279 $36,298
13/21 12/19
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Bottom Line The 2012 GMC Yukon–in Hybrid Denali form especially–makes a strong argument that there's still very much a place in today's market for big, capable, and supremely comfortable body-on-frame SUVs. Read Full Review It's lacking in some features and its interior is a bit cheap, but the 2012 Nissan Armada has rugged good looks and a beefy V-8 powertrain. Read Full Review
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  • Luxurious interior
  • Strong acceleration
  • High tow ratings
  • Green-lux Hybrid Denali


  • Inconvenient third-row seating
  • Poor fuel economy (non-Hybrid)
  • The price of a luxury brand...but it's not
  • Lack of maneuverability


  • Accelerates strongly
  • Big towing capacity
  • Seating position is upright, high
  • Interior is spacious


  • Handling can feel clumsy
  • High step-in
  • Interior materials are coarse
  • Low gas mileage
  • High load floor
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