Compare 2021 GMC Yukon Denali vs. 2021 Cadillac Escalade

2021 GMC Yukon Denali
2021 Cadillac Escalade

2021 GMC Yukon Denali

vs.

2021 Cadillac Escalade

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

The 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach is rated as the #1 SUV in its class of large SUVs. The Denali, which is the top trim level of the GMC Yukon, is loaded with a dazzling array of features and amenities. This year’s Denali benefits from a full redesign. The Denali now has more interior space than before, including more legroom and storage space. An independent rear suspension is another new and notable feature on the Denali. It also has more ground clearance and a smoother ride quality. Another vehicle in the Denali’s class is the 2021 Cadillac Escalade, which ranks #3 in the class. However, the Denali has more bells and whistles compared to the Escalade, and it has more top-notch features in key areas that make it a stronger choice overall.

Interior and Amenities

The 2021 Denali has an exquisite and lavish interior that has all the creature comforts you need for a road trip and much more. You can preview all the interior amenities on the Denali with a GMC Yukon Denali online test drive, which allows you to try the standard features along with the available amenities available with packages or as add-on amenities. Heated high-quality leather seats are a highlight of the Denali. It also has a backseat entertainment system with two 12.6-inch touchscreen displays. Navigation, heated outboard seats, and a heated steering wheel are also standard. The Denali also has more interior space than the Cadillac Escalade, which makes it a good option for large families or those who don’t travel light. The Cadillac does not have dual back-row infotainment systems, and it doesn’t have all the luxuries that the Denali includes such as premium leather upholstery.

Exterior Design

The 2021 GMC Yukon Denali turns heads at first glance with its commanding frame, which is now even larger than before. The Denali has an impressive list of exterior features that includes large 22-inch wheels, which you can also order in several different styles depending on the package that you choose. Chrome touches add an upscale look, and you’ll get luxury features such as power-retractable side steps and a panoramic sunroof. An adaptive suspension system is also included. The 2021 GMC Yukon Denali has a more polished appearance than the Cadillac Escalade. The Escalade does not have as many customization options, and it lacks the Denali’s premium features such as retractable power side steps.

Performance

Powering the GMC Yukon Denali this year is a 6.2L V8 engine capable of up to 420 HP in top power output and 460 LB-FT in maximum torque. A diesel engine will also be available later in the year with the same torque and 277 HP in power. The Denali is available with four-wheel drive. The Denali can tow up to 8,400 pounds, which beats the maximum towing capabilities of the Cadillac at 8,200 pounds.

Take an Online Test Drive

While Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach can provide you with plenty of details about what the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach offers, trying it out is the best way to find out for yourself what the trim level offers and what features and amenities you like best. You can easily get behind the wheel of the GMC Yukon Denali without even getting off the couch with our GMC Yukon Denali online test drive. You can set up your personalized test drive at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach with your phone or personal computer, and you can take a tour of the Denali from any location that’s most convenient. You’ll be able to get a good look at the Denali inside and out with our online test drive, and you can ask our helpful staff whatever questions you have about the SUV and its features.

Contact us today to get more details on the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC of Fort Walton Beach and set up an online test drive for your favorite Yukon trim level.


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