Both the shorter Yukon and the extended GMC Yukon XL are new for 2015, with a clean new look, and direct injected V8 motors. Get down to Gainesville Buick GMC and our friendly staff will help you find the perfect SUV for your needs. Our extensive inventory is not far from Ocala, Newberry, Palatka, and Lake City, right on our Gainesville, FL lot.
The Ford Expedition EL is also an extended full-size SUV, but except for the new turbo motor, not much has changed in years.
Every Ford Expedition is powered by a turbo 3.5 liter V6, with 365hp, there are no other options. Yukon XL buyers get a standard 5.3 liter 355hp V8, or a 6.2 liter 420hp V8 in the Denali making 420hp. The GMC 5.3 liter does 1 better mpg than the Ford in highway driving, according to the EPA, and ties it for city mileage.
Only the Yukon offers you the option of a split bench seat up front, for 9 passenger seating. The GMC also has 3 inches more front row head room, and 4 more inches of legroom than Ford. The Yukon’s 2nd row has more leg, shoulder and hip room too. Of course Yukon also offers bucket seats up front, and captain’s chairs in the 2nd row as an option.
GMC gives you the OnStar system with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot standard on every Yukon, plus an IntelliLink 8” touchscreen with smartphone apps and voice recognition. The standard Ford Sync system gives you basic voice recognition and Bluetooth phone and audio connection, but not the full integration of the GMC. The Safety Alert Seat is also a Yukon exclusive with warnings for blind-spot intrusions, lane departure, forward collisions, and more.
If you have a big family, a lot of friends, and need to tow a boat around Palatka, Newberry, Ocala, or Lake City, FL, the 2015 GMC Yukon XL is a great way to do it. Come see how small it drives at Gainesville Buick GMC in Gainesville, FL.View Inventory