How Much Can the GMC Yukon Tow?

October 26th, 2020 by
2020 GMC Yukon Towing

The GMC Yukon is known for top-notch performance and features, but if you need a powerhouse for the Bismarck roads, just how much can the GMC Yukon tow? The 2021 GMC Yukon reaches a towing capacity maximum of 8,400 pounds when properly equipped – and that’s just one small part of its phenomenal performance specs. So whether you need to haul a trailer to your next job or hefty camping equipment on weekend adventures, find out how this SUV handles the toughest tasks with Ryan Buick GMC.

GMC Yukon Towing Capacity

The base Yukon SLE and SLT trim levels are equipped with a 5.3L V8 engine that boasts 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, resulting in the maximum 8,400-pound towing max. And even when you’re not towing heavy-duty cargo around New Town, the Yukon also delivers a best-in-class max cargo volume of 144.7 cubic feet for day-to-day tasks. Want to really test the Yukon’s towing potential? Opt for the available Max Trailering Package and Available ProGrade Trailering System™ for upgrades like:

  • Hitch Guidance With Hitch View
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
  • In-Vehicle Trailering App
  • Trailer Side Blind Zone Alert (Not Available on SLE)
  • Enhanced cooling radiator
  • 2-speed active transfer case (SLE and SLT 4WD only)

GMC Yukon Safety Technology

You know how much can the Yukon tow, but just how does the Yukon feel on the Bottineau roads? Drivers can navigate with complete confidence, thanks to the built-in safety features on board the latest model:

  • Trailer Brake Control gives precise control over your trailer’s braking system using a special set of controls behind the steering wheel.
  • Hill Start Assist allows you to seamlessly switch from brake to accelerator, even while driving up steep hills.
  • Trailer Sway Control reduces road sway by automatically adjusting to driving conditions, along with help from StabiliTrak sensors.

Explore the New Yukon at Ryan Buick GMC

The GMC Yukon towing capacity is impressive, but that’s just one highlight from an outstanding set of features. If you want to experience the Yukon’s performance and features up close, head to Minot for a test drive at Ryan Buick GMC. Our team can help you find just the right model and options for your driving needs, so contact us today to get started. While you’re here, take a look at the 2022 GMC Yukon Towing Capacity!


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