Compare 2019 GMC Yukon XL vs 2019 Ford Explorer

2019 GMC Yukon XL
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2WD 4-Door SLE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SLE 15 22 $49,360 $52,400
4WD 4-Door SLE 14 21 $52,186 $55,400
2WD 4-Door SLT Standard Edition 15 22 $54,259 $57,600
2WD 4-Door SLT 15 22 $56,896 $60,400
4WD 4-Door SLT Standard Edition 14 21 $57,085 $60,600
4WD 4-Door SLT 14 21 $59,722 $63,400
2WD 4-Door Denali 14 23 $65,469 $69,500
4WD 4-Door Denali 14 20 $68,295 $72,500
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FWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Base 17 24 $31,394 $32,365
FWD XLT 17 24 $33,024 $34,400
4WD Base 16 22 $33,479 $34,515
4WD XLT 16 22 $35,088 $36,550
FWD Limited 19 27 $41,054 $42,765
4WD Limited 18 25 $43,118 $44,915
4WD Sport 16 22 $44,760 $46,625
4WD Platinum 16 22 $51,998 $54,165
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,360
$31,394
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,400
$32,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$873 / month
$539 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Explorer has many virtues, but its replacement can’t come soon enough.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
49.3 40.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 61
Front Leg Room (in)
45.3 42.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.5 37.8
Front Hip Room (in)
60.8 57.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.6 50.8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.7 39.5
Front Head Room (in)
42.8 41.4
Second Hip Room (in)
60.3 56.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
64.8 61.5
Passenger Capacity
9 7
Third Leg Room (in)
34.5 32
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 151.7
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.13 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
224.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.91 -
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 70
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 112.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.91 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80.5 78.9
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
76.7 43.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
100.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
121.7 80.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
31.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
39.3 21
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.92 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
63.6 -
Brakes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 12.8
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 x 1.2 12.8
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31.0 18.6
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.3 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 39.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
RKX NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
XCQ NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R18 P245/60HR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
RKX NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/65R18 P245/60HR18
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
630 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6300 2000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2749 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2861 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7300 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4443
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.5 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 175
Engine
Displacement
5.3L/325 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5600 290 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
383 @ 4100 255 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L83 998-1
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.87
Trans Order Code
MYC 44J
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.39
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Yukon XL Ford Explorer
Body Code
NA -
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-Over Shock Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 8.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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