Compare 2021 GMC Yukon Denali vs. 2021 Lincoln Navigator

2021 GMC Yukon Denali
2021 Lincoln Navigator

2021 GMC Yukon Denali


2021 Lincoln Navigator

6.2L 8cyl


3.5L 6cyl Turbo
420 HP


450 HP
15 city / 20 hwy*

Fuel Economy

16 city / 22 hwy*

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

In 2021, the GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach is the Denali at its best year. The latest GMC Yukon Denali is available for you to try out at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach. Taking the Denali for a spin is easier than ever before with our new 2021 GMC Yukon Denali online test drive. You can see the changes in store for this year’s Denali from home, including some light exterior updates and a fresh new look for its cabin, which is also enhanced with more technology and infotainment features this year. The latest Yukon Denali includes many standard items, and it can be further accessorized and enhanced with a number of add-on options. The Yukon Denali competes with the 2021 Lincoln Navigator in the field of large SUVs, but it has a more well-equipped cabin compared to the Lincoln, and it also has more options for performance. With some exterior updates in 2021, the Yukon also has a contemporary and refreshed appearance that gives its rivals strong competition.

Performance and Handling

When you schedule your 2021 GMC Yukon Denali online test drive through Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach, you’ll have the opportunity to try out the Denali and decide which of the two engines available works for you. The Yukon Denali has a standard 6.2L V8 gasoline engine that is capable of a power output reaching 420 HP. The gasoline engine gives the Denali a peak torque output of 460 HP. With either engine the Denali has a maximum tow rating of 8,400 pounds. A 10-speed transmission is included with the standard gasoline engine and the new diesel engine, which is optional for the first time this year. The Denali’s available diesel engine has a top torque output of 460 LB-FT, which matches the torque capacity of the SUV’s standard engine. The Denali has slightly better fuel economy with the diesel engine, which also makes it a more fuel-efficient vehicle than the Lincoln Navigator. Unlike the Denali, the Lincoln Navigator only has one standard engine, which is a gasoline engine. A diesel option is not available.

Interior and Features

When you schedule your online test drive for the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali, you can get a firsthand look at the updates to the Denali’s cabin this year. The latest Yukon Denali has some stylistic modifications that give its cabin a more contemporary and fresh appearance. The latest technology rides onboard with you in the Denali for 2021, including cutting-edge safety equipment. The Yukon Denali emphasizes comfort, connectivity, and entertainment with plush premium leather seating material. Heated seats are a nice touch in cooler weather, and the large SUV also has a heated steering wheel. The Denali has a 10-inch touchscreen up front, and it is equipped with a second touchscreen system in the back featuring a dual-screen layout. A WiFi hotspot, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay are included. The Lincoln Navigator just has one infotainment system in the front row. Unlike the Yukon Denali, the Lincoln does not include WiFi as a standard feature. Many of the advanced safety tools included in the Yukon Denali are only available if you select a separate safety package with the Lincoln, which makes the Yukon a better choice for a value-oriented SUV.

Exterior and Style

The 2021 GMC Yukon Denali has historically stood out from the pack with its sheer size. This year, the Denali also has some premium updates that give its exterior a more contemporary and commanding look. The Denali has a choice of two wheels, which range from 20 to 22 inches. It has full LED lighting, a panoramic sunroof, and retractable side steps, which are not available with the Lincoln. The Lincoln only has unique color options and special exterior accents if you purchase a separate appearance package.

To find out more about the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali at Buick GMC Fort Walton Beach, we invite you to take an online test drive. You can sign up for a test drive right from home with your phone or computer. Simply tell us when you want to take the Denali for a spin, and a helpful sales associate will ride with you to point out the SUV’s best features.

Contact us today for more details on the 2021 Yukon Denali.

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