2012 GMC YUKON/YUKON XL

The spacious Yukon XL features unique exterior styling that lets you know this full-size SUV is more than capable. It's ready to take anything on with the professional grade attitude of a true GMC vehicle.

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Specifications

MODELS

  YUKON YUKON XL 1/2-TON YUKON XL 3/4-TON
SLE 2WD/4WD
SLT 2WD/4WD

EPA ESTIMATED FUEL ECONOMY IN MPG

  5.3L V8 5.3L V8 6.0L V8
Yukon 2WD city/highway 15/21 - -
Yukon 4WD city/highway 15/21 - -
Yukon XL 2WD city/highway - 15/21 10/16
Yukon XL 2WD city/highway - 15/21 10/15

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES

  YUKON YUKON XL
Cargo volume (cu. ft.)1 with third-row seats removed and second-row seats folded flat) 108.9 137.4
Trailering (lbs.)2 (max.) 8,500 9,600
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 1/2-ton 26 31
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 3/4-ton - 39
Seating 9 9

EXTERIOR FEATURES

  SLE SLT
Rearview camera system Optional3 Standard

ENGINES/CHASSIS FEATURES

  SLE SLT
Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI with Active Fuel Management, 320 hp and 335 lb.-ft. of torque Standard Standard
Vortec 6.0L VVT V8 with 352 hp and 382 lb.-ft. of torque (3/4-ton models only) Standard Standard
Skid Plate Package (3/4-ton models) Standard Standard
Suspension Package: Autoride; includes bi-state variable shock dampening and rear, air-assisted load leveling Not Available Optional4
Suspension Package: Premium Smooth Ride (1/2-ton models only) Standard Standard
Suspension Package: Handling/Trailering, heavy-duty (3/4-ton models only) Not Available Standard
Trailering equipment: heavy-duty; includes trailer hitch platform, integrated trailer brake controller, two-inch trailering receiver and seven-wire harness with independently fused trailering circuits mated to a seven-way sealed connector Standard Standard
Transfer case: single-speed (4WD models only) Standard Standard
Transfer case: two-speed (4WD models only)5 Optional Optional
Transmission: six-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive, Tow/Haul mode and Tap-Up/Tap-Down shifting (1/2-ton models only) Standard Standard
Transmission: six-speed automatic, heavy-duty, electronically controlled with overdrive and Tow/Haul mode (3/4-ton models only) Standard Standard

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

  SLE SLT
Air bags:6 driver and right-front passenger dual-stage frontal, with Passenger Sensing System; seat-mounted side-impact for thorax and pelvic protection; head curtain side-impact with rollover sensor for all outboard seating positions Standard Standard
Brakes: four-wheel antilock disc (with Hydro-Boost on 3/4-ton models) Standard Standard
OnStar®:7 Directions & Connections® Plan with Turn-by-Turn Navigation standard for the first six months Standard Standard
StabiliTrak® Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control; includes trailer sway control and Hill Start Brake Assist Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor (does not monitor spare) Standard Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES

  SLE SLT
Bluetooth® wireless technology8 for select phones Standard Standard

SEATING

  SLE SLT
Front, bucket: includes driver and passenger six-way power adjusters and Premium Cloth seating surfaces Standard Not Available
Front, bucket: includes leather-appointed seating, driver and passenger six-way power adjusters, outboard adjustable head restraints, floor console and rear storage Not Available Standard
Front, 40/20/40 split-bench: includes manual recliners, driver six-way power adjuster, center armrest storage and Premium Cloth seating surfaces Optional Not Available
Front, bucket: includes 10-way power adjusters, power lumbar and power recline controls, heated cushions and seatbacks, two-position driver memory and leather-appointed seating surfaces Not Available Optional9
Second-row, 60/40 split-folding bench, Premium Cloth, three-passenger Standard Not Available
Second-row, 60/40 split-folding bench, leather-appointed, three-passenger Not Available Standard
Second-row, captain's chairs, leather-appointed, two reclining bucket seats Not Available Optional
Third-row, 50/50 split-bench, three passengers, removable Standard Standard

SOUND SYSTEMS

  SLE SLT
Bose® sound system: includes subwoofer and nine speakers Standard Standard
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player, auxiliary input jack, Radio Data System (RDS),10 speed-compensated volume and TheftLock Standard Standard
Audio controls, rear: include volume, station selection, media type and dual headphone jacks (headphones not included) Standard Standard
USB port11 Standard Standard
Audio system with rear-seat DVD entertainment system: AM/FM stereo with DVD/CD/MP3 player, auxiliary input jack, RDS,10 speed-compensated volume, and TheftLock Optional12 Optional13
Audio system with navigation: AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and navigation radio with voice prompts, seven-inch color touch-screen, 30 GB hard drive, time-shift recording capability, RDS,10 and speed-compensated volume Not Available Optional14
SiriusXM Satellite Radio:15 with three trial months Standard Standard
SiriusXM NavTraffic:16 with three trial months Not Available Optional

WHEELS

  SLE SLT
17-inch polished-aluminum (1/2-ton models only) Not Available Standard
17-inch machined-aluminum (3/4-ton models only) Standard Standard
20-inch17 polished-aluminum (1/2-ton models only) Optional Optional
20-inch17 chrome-clad (1/2-ton models only) Optional Optional

AVAILABLE DEALER-INSTALLED GMC ACCESSORIES18

20-Inch and 22-Inch Chrome Wheels17 Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Chrome Fuel Door Rear-Seat DVD Entertainment System
Chrome Grille Two-Way Advanced Remote Start
  • 1 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
  • 2 Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your GMC dealer for additional details.
  • 3 Requires available Convenience Package.
  • 4 Available on 1/2-ton models only. Requires available Trailering Package.
  • 5 Included and only available with Heavy-Duty Trailering Package, 3/4-ton models or Z71 Off-Road Package.
  • 6 Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.
  • 7 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.
  • 8 Go to gm.com/bluetooth to find out which phones are compatible with the vehicle.
  • 9 Requires available SLT-2 Equipment Package.
  • 10 RDS functions only where stations broadcast RDS information.
  • 11 Not compatible with all devices.
  • 12 Requires available rear-seat DVD entertainment system.
  • 13 Requires available rear-seat DVD entertainment system. Not available with Sun, Entertainment and Destinations Package.
  • 14 Includes inside rearview auto-dimming mirror.
  • 15 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after three-month trial. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and Washington, D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details.
  • 16 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after trial period. Available only in select markets. For more information, see siriusxm.com/navtraffic.
  • 17 Use only GM-approved tire and wheel combinations. Unapproved combinations may change the vehicle�s performance characteristics. For important tire and wheel information, go to gmaccessorieszone.com or see your dealer for details.
  • 18 Some accessories may not be available on all models. See dealer for details.
  • 19 1/2-ton SLT models only.

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