2020 GMC Yukon Towing Capacity

September 15th, 2020 by

GMC Yukon Towing a Trailer
Long Island City drivers in the market for a new, hard-working family SUV have surely considered the new 2020 GMC Yukon. With a maximum towing capacity of up to 8,500 pounds, you can confidently haul all you need from Astoria to Great Neck with the whole family comfortably in tow. Read on below to discover more about how much the GMC Yukon can tow and see how it sizes up vs. the 2020 Chevy Tahoe.


How Much Can the GMC Yukon Tow?

The GMC Yukon comes in a variety of trim levels. Equipped with the 5.3L Ecotec3 V8 engine are the Yukon SLE, SLT, SLT Standard Edition models. With that engine, these first three trim levels generate 355-hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. The two-wheel drive options can tow up to 6,500 pounds while the four-wheel drivetrain can safely haul up to 6,300 pounds. With the GMC heavy-duty trailering package, that maximum 2WD towing capacity boosts to the maximum 8,500-pound Yukon towing capacity. The HD trailering package includes:

  • 3.42 Axle Ratio
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
  • Premium Smooth Ride Suspension with Rear Air Leveler
  • Two-Speed Active Transfer Case on 4WD Models Only

The range-topping Yukon Denali features a 6.2L Ecotec3 V8 engine, producing 420-hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. The maximum towing capacity of the 2020 GMC Yukon Denali is 8,400 pounds on the 2WD model and 8,100 pounds on the 4WD version.
GMC Yukon Driving

GMC Yukon Towing Features and Technologies

The following trailering technologies come standard across the many Yukon trims: tow/haul mode selector, trailering equipment like the trailering hitch platform, 2-inch trailering receiver, and a 7-wire electrical harness and 7-pin sealed connector for connecting your trailer’s lights and brakes to your vehicle. For additional trailering safety, GMC presents:

  • Trailer brake control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Sway Control

Test Drive a 2020 GMC Yukon at City Cadillac Buick GMC

Stop in to City Cadillac Buick GMC, not far from Brooklyn, to test drive a 2020 or 2019 GMC Yukon today. When you discover how much you love this capable sport utility vehicle, you’ll want to talk to our finance team about our new vehicle specials to get a Yukon home to your driveway for a price you can be proud of. Also check out our used GMC Yukon inventory. Interested in what sort of financing you may qualify for? Apply for financing ahead of time online, and be sure to check out our Yukon lease deals.

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