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2021 Chevy Suburban vs. 2021 GMC Yukon XL

2021 Chevrolet Suburban

vs.

2021 GMC Yukon XL
$51,700 MSRP

Base Price

$53,400 MSRP
5.3L EcoTec3 V8

Standard Engine

5.3L V8 Engine
16/20*

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (city/highway MPG)

16/20
Up to 9 passengers

Seating

Up to 9 passengers

The 2021 GMC Yukon is a force to be reckoned with in Schaumburg but so is the 2021 Chevy Suburban. Why should you consider choosing the Suburban over the Yukon? If you’re looking for a well-appointed, sleek, and spacious new full-size SUV with three rows of seating, it’s hard to beat the Suburban. Still, we invite you to compare the Chevy Suburban vs. GMC Yukon XL for yourself to determine which option is best for you.

Chevy Suburban vs. GMC Yukon: Interior Specs

The interior dimensions are important when looking for the best large three-row SUV your money can buy you, not only so you can fit more stuff inside during your Streamwood travels, but also so you can get the biggest bang for your buck:

  • 2021 Chevy Suburban Dimensions: With seating for nine passengers, the Chevy Suburban accommodates everyone comfortably thanks to 38.9 inches of second-row headroom, 42 inches of second-row legroom, and 64.8 inches of second-row shoulder room. You’ll also be glad to hear that if you’re traveling in the third-row, you’ll still get 38.2 inches of headroom, 36.7 inches of legroom, and 62.8 inches of shoulder room.
  • 2021 Chevy Suburban Storage: The Chevy Suburban makes it easy to pack in the cargo, thanks to a maximum cargo capacity of up to 105.4 cubic feet. Behind the second row of seating, you’ll get 72.2 cubic feet. Behind the third row, you’ll still have access to an impressive 38.2 cubic feet!
  • 2021 GMC Yukon Dimensions: The GMC Yukon offers standard seating for 8 passengers, but you can pack in 9 with the SLE upgrade. Inside, you’ll enjoy 38.9 inches of second-row headroom, 42 inches of second-row legroom, and 64.8 inches of second-row shoulder room similar to the Suburban. Third-row passengers get 38.2 inches of headroom, 34.9 inches of legroom, and 62.7 inches of shoulder room.
  • GMC Yukon Storage: The 2021 Yukon hasn’t yet released the new dimensions for the storage. The 2020 Yukon, however, offered 94.7 cubic feet behind the first row, 51.7 cubic feet behind the second row, and 15.3 cubic feet behind the third row.

Chevy Suburban vs. GMC Yukon: Performance Specs

Try to compare the 2021 Chevy Suburban vs. GMC Yukon gas mileage, you’ll notice the 2021 Yukon fuel ratings haven’t been released. That said, the Suburban boasts a 28-gallon tank, versus the Yukon’s smaller 24-gallon tank. Curious how the Suburban and Yukon XL differ with regard to engine options? Here’s that information:

  • 2021 Chevy Suburban: A standard 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission makes up the standard Suburban powertrain. Boasting 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, this combination is certainly anything but slow. What’s more, it’s available to your choice of either rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Want more power? Upgrade to the 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission that delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2021 GMC Yukon: Not unlike the new Suburban, the new GMC Yukon comes standard with a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine that delivers 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. You can also choose a 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine that delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, but it’s paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. An upgraded engine is also available.

Chevy Suburban vs. GMC Yukon: Safety Specs

There are more standard features in the Chevy Suburban vs. the GMC Yukon XL (the Yukon Denali notwithstanding) to keep your family safe around Bartlett:

  • Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking: Standard on the Suburban, unavailable on the Yukon
  • Forward Collision Alert: Standard on the Suburban, available on the Yukon
  • Teen Driver: Standard on the Suburban, unavailable on the Yukon
  • Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning: Standard on the Suburban, available on the Yukon
  • OnStar® & Chevrolet Connected Services capable: Standard on the Suburban, unavailable on the Yukon

Experience the new Chevrolet Suburban at Biggers Chevrolet

What’s the difference between the GMC Yukon and Chevy Suburban? Ultimately, how you see these two SUVs and what they offer is best left up to your judgment. So visit us at Biggers Chevrolet to explore a new Suburban for yourself. In the meantime, contact us with any additional questions you may have. We can’t wait to equip you with the perfect new SUV for the right price!

*With 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine. EPA-estimated MPG city/highway 16/20 (2WD), 15/19 (4WD).

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