Compare 2008 Ford Expedition vs 2009 GMC Yukon

2008 Ford Expedition
2009 GMC Yukon
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2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $33,518 $36,590
Expedition 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $36,984 $40,690
Expedition 2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $35,258 $38,750
Expedition 2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $28,980 $31,345
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $36,114 $39,490
Expedition 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $39,565 $43,590
Expedition 4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $37,839 $41,650
Expedition 4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $31,590 $34,245
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $35,940 $39,240
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $39,392 $43,340
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $37,666 $41,400
Expedition EL 2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $32,203 $34,870
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $38,535 $42,140
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $41,973 $46,240
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $40,247 $44,300
Expedition EL 4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $34,813 $37,770
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2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Yukon 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 19 $35,065 $37,705
Yukon 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 20 $37,358 $40,170
Yukon 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 20 $40,310 $43,345
Yukon 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 20 $41,040 $44,130
Yukon 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 20 $38,841 $41,765
Yukon 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 20 $39,827 $42,825
Yukon 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 20 $42,780 $46,000
Yukon 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 20 $43,510 $46,785
Yukon Denali 2WD 4-Door 12 19 $46,625 $50,135
Yukon Denali AWD 4-Door 12 19 $49,410 $53,130
Yukon Hybrid 2WD 4-Door 21 22 $48,119 $50,920
Yukon Hybrid 2WD 4-Door Denali 21 22 $55,032 $58,235
Yukon Hybrid 4WD 4-Door 20 20 $50,774 $53,730
Yukon Hybrid 4WD 4-Door Denali 20 20 $57,720 $61,080
Yukon Hybrid Denali 2WD 4-Door 21 22 $55,032 $58,235
Yukon Hybrid Denali 4WD 4-Door 20 20 $57,720 $61,080
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 20 $38,339 $41,225
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 20 $39,190 $42,140
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 20 $42,142 $45,315
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 20 $42,873 $46,100
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SA N/A N/A $39,845 $42,845
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SB N/A N/A $40,659 $43,720
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SA N/A N/A $43,612 $46,895
Yukon XL 2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SB N/A N/A $44,342 $47,680
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SA 14 19 $40,980 $44,065
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE w/3SB 14 19 $41,826 $44,975
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SA 14 19 $44,779 $48,150
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT w/4SB 14 19 $45,509 $48,935
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SA N/A N/A $42,487 $45,685
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE w/3SB N/A N/A $43,305 $46,565
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SA N/A N/A $46,258 $49,740
Yukon XL 4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT w/4SB N/A N/A $46,988 $50,525
Yukon XL Denali 2WD 4-Door 1500 12 19 $49,150 $52,850
Yukon XL Denali AWD 4-Door 1500 12 19 $52,019 $55,935

Pricing

Invoice Price

$33,518
$35,065

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$36,590
$37,705

Monthly Payment Estimate

$610 / 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 Denali still ranks as one of the most stylish and comfortable ways to do serious cross-country hauling.

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Fuel Economy

City

12 mpg 14 mpg

Highway

18 mpg 19 mpg

Vehicle

Rear Door Type

Liftgate Liftgate

Interior Dimensions

Third Hip Room (in)

50.2 49.1

Second Shoulder Room (in)

63.7 65.2

Front Leg Room (in)

41.1 41.3

Third Head Room (in)

38.3 37.9

Front Hip Room (in)

60.2 64.4

Third Shoulder Room (in)

51.9 61.7

Second Leg Room (in)

39.1 39.0

Passenger Capacity

8 9

Front Head Room (in)

39.6 41.1

Second Hip Room (in)

59.9 60.6

Front Shoulder Room (in)

63.2 65.3

Third Leg Room (in)

37.7 25.6

Second Head Room (in)

39.8 39.2

Exterior Dimensions

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

Side Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - NA

Cargo Area Dimensions

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)

13.1 15.2

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

18.6 16.9

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - 41.7

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

44.4 49.4

Brakes

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

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

NA NA

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

28 26

Fuel Tank Location

Midship NA

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

NA NA

Aux Fuel Tank Location

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

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

654 - TBD -

Spare Tire Size

P265/70R17 P265/70R17

Front Tire Order Code

T5N 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

T5N QAN

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

2305 - TBD -

Front Tire Size

P265/70R17 P265/70R17

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

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

Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)

2808 2565

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 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

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA NA

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.40 2.29

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.34 1.63

Trans Order Code

NA M30

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Expedition GMC Yukon

Body Code

119" WB NA

Body Style

4 Door 4 Door

Suspension

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

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

1.4 1.41

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)

4250 4100

Frame

Frame Type

Fully Boxed Ladder

Doors

Side Door Type

- TBD - NA

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- 3

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