When it comes to choosing roomy SUVs, there are few brands who can stand next to what GM has to offer. Both the 2016 GMC Yukon and 2016 Chevy Tahoe are full-size SUVs with powerful engines, versatile capability, and a truly high-tech and comfortable interior. There are some differences between these two SUVs that we're going to point out on this page. We'll compare engine specs and the exterior design, but when it comes to choosing between the 2016 GMC Yukon vs 2016 Chevy Tahoe, you'll have to go with the option that best fits your style preference and lifestyle.
We'll start by saying that the standard engine for both the Yukon and the Tahoe is a 5.3-liter V-8 that puts down an impressive 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. With this, you can tow upwards of 6,500 lbs and still achieve over 20 miles per gallon on the highway. These powerful SUVs mean business! With either option, you can choose all-wheel drive, but for a cost in fuel efficiency.
|2016 GMC Yukon||VS||2016 Chevy Tahoe|
|5.3-liter V-8||Engine||5.3-liter V-8|
|8 Passengers||Passenger Capacity||8 Passengers|
|9 Brand Speakers||Audio System||5 Speakers|
|Standard||Theft Deterrent Radio||N/A|
What separates the two SUVs is really the style and number of features available. Only the Yukon has the available Denali trim level that offers unmatched luxury and convenience. Not only the does the Denali trim come with a larger 6.2-liter V-8 engine, and all-wheel drive, but the exterior and interior are completely decked out. Leather seats, several interior LCD screens, BluRay rear seat entertainment and more are available in the Denali trim of the 2016 GMC Yukon.
Comparing the standard features that come inside the 2016 Yukon and 2016 Tahoe, you might not know that these vehicles are so closely related. The additional speakers in the higher quality audio system that comes with the Yukon improves listening experience. Both SUVs come standard with Bluetooth compatibility and rear seat entertainment. The Yukon and the Tahoe both have seating for up to eight passengers and the 3rd row of seats manually fold into the floor, allowing you to have access to more cargo space.
When you have to choose between the two, it comes down to your personal preference and style. It's clear that there's additional luxury and convenience to be enjoyed behind the wheel of the 2016 GMC Yukon.