The base engine offered on the 2018 GMC Yukon is a 6.2-liter Gas V8 that makes 420 hp @ 5600 rpm and 460 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm. It is mated to a 10-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 GMC Yukon takes 5.2 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in 15.5 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 6.2-liter Gas that makes 420 hp @ 5600 rpm and 460 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm. It is mated to a 10 speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 GMC Yukon takes only 5.2 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 15.5 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 5.3-liter Gas V8 that makes 355 hp @ 5600 rpm and 383 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 GMC Yukon takes only 5.2 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 15.5 seconds.

Finally, the 5.3-liter Gas here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 6 speed Automatic, this engine generates 355 hp @ 5600 rpm and 383 lb.-ft. @ 4100 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 GMC Yukon achieves a 0-60 time of 5.2 seconds, while maintaining a 15.5 seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 GMC Yukon 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
Denali 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 10A)
Denali 4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 10A)
SLE 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLE 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLT 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLT 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
+2 More
5.2 sec--
SLT Standard Edition 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLT Standard Edition 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
5.2 sec15.5 sec192 ft.
The 2018 GMC Yukon tries its best to outclass the likes of the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2018 Dodge Durango, and the 2018 Lincoln Navigator but falls short. Its 0-60 number is respectable for the class and only falls behind the leaders here by only 1.7 seconds.

However, after the initial demonstration of performance, the 2018 GMC Yukon falls behind the class. As far as quarter-mile numbers are concerned, it falls to last place. The 3.5 takes the stage here, with a lead of 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee seconds over the 2018 GMC Yukon.

2018 GMC Yukon vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee3.5 sec12 sec117 mph168 ft.-
2018 Dodge Durango4.6 sec----
2018 GMC Yukon5.2 sec15.5 sec-192 ft.-
2018 Lincoln Navigator5.4 - 5.9 sec----
2018 Ford Expedition5.7 - 5.9 sec----
2018 Cadillac Escalade5.9 sec----
2018 Volvo XC605.4 - 6.4 sec----
2018 Nissan Armada6.2 - 6.3 sec14.9 sec120 mph-128 ft.
2018 GMC Acadia6.5 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Traverse6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 Toyota Sequoia6.3 - 6.8 sec----
2018 Buick Enclave6.6 - 7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Suburban7.5 sec----
2018 GMC Yukon XL SUV7.5 sec14.3 sec113 mph179 ft.-
2018 Ford Explorer7.7 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Tahoe9.2 sec----

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2017 GMC Yukon 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Denali 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 8A)
Denali 4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 8A)
SLE 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLE 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLT 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLT 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
+2 More
5.2 sec

2017 GMC Yukon vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

2016 GMC Yukon 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
Denali 4dr SUV 4WD (6.2L 8cyl 8A)
Denali 4dr SUV (6.2L 8cyl 8A)
SLT 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLT 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLE 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
SLE 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
+2 More
5.7 sec

2016 GMC Yukon vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Lexus LX 5707.2 sec---
2016 Chevrolet Suburban8.4 sec---
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe6.8 - 6.9 sec---
2016 Lexus GX 4607 sec---
2016 Ford Expedition9 sec---
2016 GMC Yukon5.7 sec---
2016 Ford Explorer6 - 7.1 sec---
2016 Cadillac Escalade5.8 - 7.8 sec14.3 - 16.2 sec130 mph119 ft.
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