Compare GMC Yukon vs. Chevrolet Suburban

Compare the GMC Yukon against the Chevrolet Suburban. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Yukon stacks up against the Suburban in terms of performance, features, safety, prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Yukon or Suburban. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2015 GMC Yukon 2015 Chevrolet Suburban
2015 GMC Yukon 2015 Chevrolet Suburban
2WD 4dr SLE
  • 2WD 4dr SLE
  • 2WD 4dr SLE
  • 4WD 4dr SLE
  • 4WD 4dr SLE
  • 2WD 4dr SLT
  • 2WD 4dr SLT
  • 4WD 4dr SLT
  • 4WD 4dr SLT
  • 2WD 4dr Denali
  • 2WD 4dr Denali
  • 4WD 4dr Denali
  • 4WD 4dr Denali
  • 2WD LS
  • 4WD LS
  • 2WD LT
  • 4WD LT
  • 2WD LTZ
  • 4WD LTZ


MSRP $47,740 $49,000  
Invoice $44,398 $45,570
Avg. Paid $47,364 $47,658

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.3  
Critics' Rating 9.0 8.9
Performance 8.2 8.0
Interior 8.4 8.4
Safety 8.7 7.9
Reliability 3.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful engines
  • Composed handling
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Upscale cabin materials
  • Quiet cabin
  • Lots of cargo space
  • Less cargo space than rivals (non-XL models)
  • Transmission hesitates to downshift when more power is needed
  • Ride can be harsh over bumpy roads

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Ethanol V8 5.3L/323 Gas/Ethanol V8 5.3L/- TBD -
MPG 16 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 23 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle  


Wheelbase(in) 116.00 130.00  
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 80.50 80.50
Height, Overall (in) 74.40 74.40
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Standard Standard  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard  
Tires - Front Performance Optional Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Optional


Trailer Hitch Receiver Standard Standard  
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Optional
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 9 8  
Front Head Room (in) 42.80 42.80
Front Leg Room (in) 45.30 45.30
Front Shoulder Room (in) 64.80 64.80
Front Hip Room (in) 60.80 60.80
Second Head Room (in) 38.70 39.10
Second Leg Room (in) 39.00 39.70
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.10 65.10
Second Hip Room (in) 60.30 60.30
Third Leg Room (in) 24.80 34.50
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 94.7 121.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 57.6 76.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 15.3 38.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard  
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard


Cloth Seats Standard Standard  
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Split Bench Seat Optional Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Adjustable Pedals Optional Optional
Front Tow Hooks Optional Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional


Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Standard  
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Displacement 5.3L/323 5.3L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 355 @ 5600 355 @ 5600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 383 @ 4100 383 @ 4100
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 39.0 43.0


Flexible Fuel Capability Optional Optional  
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.0 31


Air Suspension Optional  
Suspension Type - Front Coil-Over Shock Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.