|2015 GMC Yukon XL||2015 Ford Expedition EL|
|1,764 lbs.||Max Payload||1,696 lbs.|
|14.7 l/100km||City Fuel Efficiency||15.7 l/100km|
|10.2 l/100km||Highway Fuel Efficiency||11.2 l/100km|
|355 HP||Horsepower||365 HP|
2015 GMC Yukon XL vs 2015 Ford Expedition EL
While the sport utility vehicle segment is slowly being overtaken by the rapidly growing crossover class, there is still a demand for SUVs for those drivers who need plenty of cargo capacity. And when that greater capacity still isn’t enough, car shoppers can turn to extended length SUVs like the Yukon XL to take care of their business. We wanted to take a closer look at the differences and similarities between two of the most popular extended length SUVs, so we compared the 2015 GMC Yukon XL vs 2015 Ford Expedition EL.
Advantages of the 2015 GMC Yukon XL
Both SUVs are monstrous road machines with plenty of room to hold your stuff, but each one has its own advantages that set it apart from the other. For instance, unfortunately, the Expedition EL has 10 extra horsepower than the Yukon XL. But on the flip side, the Yukon XL has quite a few advantages over the Expedition EL, namely in terms of payload and fuel economy.
When it comes to fuel economy, the 2015 GMC Yukon XL has advantages in both city and highway efficiency. Both through city streets and on the highway, the XL utilizes an entire litre less than the the EL, with 14.7 l/100km city and 10.2 l/100km highway. As for payload, which in case you aren’t sure means how much weight its cargo area can hold, the Yukon can hold nearly 70 extra lbs. at 1,764 lbs. to the Expedition’s 1,696 lbs. If you’re interested in checking out the 2015 GMC Yukon XL cargo hold or taking one for a spin yourself, give us a call right away!