Compare 2021 GMC Yukon Denali vs. 2020 GMC Yukon Denali

2021 GMC Yukon Denali
2020 GMC Yukon Denali

2021 GMC Yukon Denali

vs.

2020 GMC Yukon Denali

6.2L 8cyl

Engine

6.2L 8cyl
420 HP

Horsepower

420 HP
15 city / 20 hwy*

Fuel Economy

15 city / 20 hwy*

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

Following a full design refresh, the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach is the most impressive version of the Denali yet. The Denali’s list of upgrades include an extended wheelbase that gives it a wider and longer frame. The extra space adds over six inches of volume to the interior, which gives occupants more headroom and legroom. The 2021 Denali also adds storage space to its cargo area, which now covers 122.9 cubic feet. The loading floor has been lowered for easy use, and the Denali has an independent suspension system in the rear for the first time. The new suspension system also provides a smoother ride. Regardless of whether you get the 2021 Yukon Denali or the 2020 edition, you will find plenty of standard and available amenities to make every ride pleasant and enjoyable. Both have room for up to nine occupants and a strong base engine.

Performance and Handling

The 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach has the same standard engine as the 2020 Yukon, which is a V8 that cranks out 420 HP and 460 LB-FT in maximum torque. The engine comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission for precision and efficiency. New for the 2021 Denali is a diesel engine, which will be offered later in 2021. You can try this engine when available with an online test drive. The diesel increases the Yukon’s fuel economy and gives it a power output of 277 HP with the same torque as the gasoline engine. The Yukon tows up to 8,400 pounds in 2020 and 2021.

Interior and Features

Along with adding more interior space, the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali has some new interior features compared to the 2020 Denali. The 2021 Denali has heated seats and ventilated seats in front. Massaging seats are a welcome luxury for the driver and front passenger, and the two front-row seats are power-adjustable for convenience. The Denali also has plush leather upholstery, a wireless charging pad, and a Bose audio system with nine speakers. A hands-free liftgate is also standard on the GMC Yukon Denali. Multiple packages are added as standard items to enhance your GMC Yukon Denali, including a package that adds navigation and two 12.6-inch infotainment screens in the back row. Both models are equipped with a Pro Safety Plus package containing lane departure mitigation, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring. Parking sensors are an optional added safety feature, and automatic headlights are standard.

Design and Style

A new satin-chrome grille is a notable change for the GMC Yukon Denali in 2021. The Denali has a more commanding exterior this year, but you’ll find many striking features on both models. The GMC Yukon Denali has standard 22-inch wheels regardless of whether you choose the 2020 or 2021 model. You have the option of getting several different wheel styles, but all available wheels are the same size. A panoramic sunroof is available for the GMC Yukon Denali. You can also add some extra exterior features including power-retractable side steps. A trailering package is available for either model of the Yukon Denali that you choose.

Take an Online Test Drive

Both model years of the Denali have much to offer. To compare the models for yourself, simply contact Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach to schedule an online test drive. You can also visit our website to set up a GMC Yukon Denali online test drive from home. You’ll be able to see what distinguishes the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton and try its latest features and amenities. We can help you select an optimal trim level of the Denali and provide more details about financing if you are interested in buying a car.

For more details on the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach, visit our dealership website or contact Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach to schedule your custom GMC Yukon Denali online test drive.


*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.