2014 GMC Yukon Review

OVERALL RATING 3.8 of 5.0
  • Performance
    4.0 of 5.0
  • Cost of Ownership
    4.1 of 5.0
  • Interior
    3.6 of 5.0
  • Reliability
    3.5 of 5.0
CarSession
06 Jul 2014
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GMC is a renowned manufacturer and is known for the fine SUV and pickup trucks it produces. One of the most famous SUVs in the company’s lineup is the Yukon. It has been a favorite amongst SUV lovers for a long time now. The latest Yukon promises to exceed the expectations set by the previous models. Let’s look at what the company offers in the 2014 GMC Yukon:

Engine Specifications

The 2014 GMC Yukon is available in two engine variants. Regardless of which engine variant you select, you will have plenty of power. The first engine variant is a V-type engine with eight cylinders. The capacity of this engine is 5.3-L. The second engine variant is more impressive than this. It is a 6.3-liter V-type engine with 8 cylinders. If you want immense power at your disposal, this is the variant you should go for.

Performance

Each of the two engines perform exceptionally well on the road. The most alluring aspect of both engine variants is the gas mileage. Even though the 2014 GMC Yukon has massive engines, it is fuel-efficient. The 5.3-liter V-8 gives a gas mileage of 21 miles to a gallon on the highway and 15 miles in the city. On the other hand, the 6.3-liter engine gives 18 miles to a gallon on the highway and 15 miles to a gallon. The 5.3-L engine produces 320 horsepower and 335 pounds of torque. The 6.3-L engine produces 403 horses and 417 pounds of torque. The best part about the engines in the 2014 GMC Yukon is that it runs on two fuel types. You can operate these engines on gas or ethanol.

Transmission Specifications

The transmission across all 2014 GMC Yukon’s is uniform. Each SUV is equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. This transmission is electronically controlled and comes with an overdrive option. There are separate modes for towing and hauling. You can even tap shift. There are three options for the drivetrain as well. You can get a 2014 GMC Yukon in rear-wheel drive, four-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive option.

Exterior Design

The exterior design of the 2014 GMC Yukon is rather amazing. The massive SUV is a status symbol. Even though the appearance is stunning, the frontend does not have aggressive styling. Instead it has a mellow appearance. The grille is set in the centre and does not stretch across to the lights. The frontend may not have aggressive styling, but is sure looks powerful. The rear-end styling is quite similar to the previous model. There are a few fresh aspects here and there. Overall, the appearance of the 2014 GMC Yukon is not much different from the previous model. However, the company has managed to bring about some unique and fresh accents to the design.

Interior Styling

There are many great aspects of the 2014 GMC Yukon’s interior that you will love. The intriguing thing about the SUV’s interior is the fact that it is completely adorned in leather. Just the fact that the interior is made from leather gives it a sophisticated appearance. Each and every aspect of the interior is simple. There is no fancy styling. Yet the interior is amazing to look at. It is extremely spacious and offers plenty of legroom.

As you can see, the 2014 GMC Yukon is a great car.