If you require tons of utility, copious amounts of seating/cargo room, ample power and plenty of interior amenities to keep your family and friends busy, the 2011 GMC Yukon XL 1500 full-size SUV has you covered.
The mammoth 2011 GMC Yukon XL is offered in half-ton 1500, three-quarter-ton 2500 and high-end Denali models. Closely resembling the Chevrolet Suburban, the 2011 Yukon XL 1500 is available in rear- or four-wheel-drive configurations, while the Denali has a permanent all-wheel-drive system. The 2011 GMC Yukon XL 1500 is powered by a whopping 310-horsepower, 5.3-liter flex-fuel V-8 engine with 335 pounds-feet of torque and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission plus auto-manual mode.
*12v power outlet: cargo, front and rear
*Air conditioning with fully automated climate control 3 and auto
*RDS audio system with satellite and CD player CD player reads MP3
*Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 101.8, front width (inches): 49.2, width between arches *(inches): 49.1, height (inches): 41.4 and loading floor height (inches): 32.6
*Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 137.4, all seats in place (cu ft): 45.8 and third row seats *removed (cu ft): 90.0
*Computer with average fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel
*Delayed/fade courtesy lights
*Front seats, rear seats and 3rd row seats cup holders
Exterior features include power heated side mirrors, an optional lift gate and power-operated retractable running boards. An integrated brake controller option provides proper brake force to a trailer in tow.
*Driver and passenger 3rd row windows
*Painted front and rear bumpers
*Day time running lights
*Driver and passenger power heated painted door mirrors
*External dimensions: overall length (inches): 222.4, overall width (inches): 79.1, overall height *(inches): 76.8, ground clearance (inches): 9.2, wheelbase (inches): 130.0, front track (inches): 68.2, *rear track (inches): 67.0 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 43.0
*Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
*Luxury trim wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
*Driver side and passenger side rear side windows
*Hinge rear window with defogger and intermittent
*Side platform step
*Underbody protection for engine
Engine: 5.3L V 8 overhead valve ( 9.9 :1 compression ratio ; two valves per cylinder)
Fuel: E85 and/or unleaded
Fuel consumption: city= 11 (mpg); highway= 16 (mpg); combined= 13 (mpg); vehicle range: 403 miles
Multi-point injection fuel system
31.0 gallon fuel tank
Power: 326 HP ( 243 kW) @ 5,300 rpm; 348 ft lb of torque ( 470 Nm) @ 4,400 rpm
Secondary fuel economy: US std – highway – mpg 21 and US std – city – mpg 15 ; 17
Secondary power: maximum power (kw): 239, maximum power (hp): 320, maximum torque (ft lb): 335 and maximum torque (nm): 4,754
A suite of standard safety technologies helps keep occupants well protected. They include front dual-stage airbags with a passenger-sensing system, side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor, four-wheel antilock brakes and an electronic stability system with traction control. An optional blind spot warning system, rear parking assist and rain-sensing wipers enhance the safety package on the 2011 Yukon XL 1500.