2005 GMC Yukon XL Overview

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4 Dr 1500 4WD SUV
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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 6 reviews

Overall This Is My Most Favorate Vehicle I Have Ever Owned. It Is Perfect. by Tiffany
 — I absolutely love my Yukon XL. Its beautiful. It looks like a million bucks. GMC went out of the way to make a great truck. I have a TV which is wonderful for my kids. I have leather seats that are he... Read More
Buy American You Cheap Bastards, I Can't Stand Hundai, Mercedes, Audi ... Rebuild America by Trent
 — Absolutely fantastic rig, only wish the steering wheel radio controls were compatible with newer aftermarket head units. ride comfort is fantastic, fit and finish is above other manufacturers. My r... Read More
Great All Around Family Car by TGB
 — We towed this behind our motor home, like it wasn't even there. This gave us extra carrying capacity for antiques hunting. Very comfortable ride and easy to get in and out. The heated seats are a real... Read More

2005 GMC Yukon XL Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 6 reviews

2005 GMC Yukon XL

Aside from touch screen DVD navigation and Stabilitrak electronic stability control, the Yukon XL full size SUV didn't change too much for 2005.  Drivers get their choice of two V8 powertrains: a 5.3 L, 295 hp model or a 6.0 L, 335 hp.  The Yukon with the extended wheelbase comes in 13 trims in the last year before GMC decided to scale down the variations.

Expect gas mileage to come out to around 14 mpg in the city and 19 on the highway.  All trims have 4 doors and seat 9 passengers.  Max towing capacity ranges anywhere from 8000 to 9000 lbs.  Max cargo capacity comes out to around 132 cubic feet.

Overall, drivers especially appreciate the '05 Yukon XL's roomy interior and powerful V8 lineup.  On the other hand, critics would like to see better materials and less bulk for a less stressful ride in tighter residential areas.  Despite the shortcomings, the 2005 GMC Yukon XL should satisfy any SUV fan's desire for power and modern features.


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GMC Yukon XL Questions


Replace Captain Chairs With Bench?

I have a 2005 yukon xl with 2nd row captain chairs that i am looking to replace with a 2nd row bench. anybody have any idea where i can find a tan leather bench thanks

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Want To Trade Heated Grey Captian Leather Seats (x2) For 60/40 Grey Leather...

Would like to trade. My seats are in good condition. One handle to fold down is attached but does not work, haven't looked into it. Looking to go to 60/40 Seat ASAP MUST BE Leather Grey

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If A Mechanic Replaced A Part On A Car, And It Malfunctioned Or Wasn't The ...

A coworker of mine, her car when she bought it, had issue with leaking transmission fluid. The shop(of the dealership) put thin rubber hoses to replace the transmission line(removing the metal on...

8 views with 6 answers (last answer about a week ago)

Vehicle Cuts Out At Turns And Stops

Our Yukon stalls when turning a corner or coming to a stop. As long as its moving its fine. Could this be a fuel pump issue or water in the tank?

887 views with 5 answers (last answer about a month ago)

2nd Row - Bench To Buckets - 2005 Yukon Denali Xl

We are considering buying a 2005 Yukon Denali XL. My wife would like to swap the current second row bench for 2 buckets. Can someone help me understand if this is a relatively easy swap - or somethi...

93 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)