2010 GMC Yukon vs. Its Competition

2010 GMC Yukon Denali 2WD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View

Among full-size SUVs, the Yukon lineup has competition within GM itself.

The Cadillac Escalade is a glitzier cousin and uses the top Denali powertrain.

The Ford Expedition is positioned exactly on top of the Yukon and Yukon XL, with a duo of V-8 engines and heavy-duty versions paired with short- and long-wheelbase versions, while the Denalis have some competition in the form of the Lincoln Navigator and Navigator EL-both handsomely styled, with a cockpit bathed in LED lighting and a 1960s flair.

From Toyota comes a Sequoia with a single body style and a powerful V-8, but controversial styling.

And though Nissan also offers an Infiniti QX56 seven-passenger SUV, the Yukon lineup is priced more closely against the less-expensive Nissan Armada, which got a nice new interior last year and continues for 2010, despite Nissan's uncertain plans for future full-size trucks and SUVs.

2010 GMC Yukon Denali 2WD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View2010 GMC Yukon
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2010 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 2WD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View2010 Cadillac Escalade
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2010 Ford Expedition2010 Ford Expedition
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2010 Lincoln Navigator 2WD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View2010 Lincoln Navigator
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2010 Nissan Armada 2WD 4-door SE Angular Front Exterior View2010 Nissan Armada
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2010 Toyota Sequoia 4WD V8 5-Spd AT SR5 (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View2010 Toyota Sequoia
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Quick Specs
The 2010 GMC Yukon Denali gives the moneyed truck aficionado a luxurious, comfortable way to pull thousands of pounds of lifestyle accessories.
The 2010 Escalade Hybrid provides performance, functionality, and luxury, but uses far less fuel.
Truck toughness and a roomy three-row interior make the 2010 Ford Expedition a very well-rounded full-size SUV.
The 2010 Lincoln Navigator is a well-rounded, full-size SUV offering both luxury and performance.
The 2010 Nissan Armada has handsome, rugged good looks and a responsive V-8 powertrain, but in nearly all other respects, it's outdone by its rivals.
The 2010 Toyota Sequoia is hardly in sync with the times, but it does offer competitive towing and hauling abilities—along with plenty of interior comforts—for those who need a real truck.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
Gas/Ethanol V8Gas/Ethanol V8Gas/Ethanol V8Gas/Ethanol V8Gas V8Gas V8
EPA Class     
N/AN/AN/A2WD Sport Utility VehicleN/A2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name     
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE2WD 4-Door Base2WD 4-Door XLT2WD 4-Door2WD 4-Door SERWD V8 6-Speed AT SR5 (SE)
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
4 Door4 Door4 Door4 DoorSport Utility4 Door SR5
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic
Detailed Spec Comparison
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