2001 GMC Yukon XL - Road Test Specs

2001 GMC Yukon XL SUV

(5.3L V8 4x4 4-speed Automatic)
Vehicle
Model year2001
MakeGMC
ModelYukon XL
StyleK1500
Base MSRP$37,983
As-tested MSRP$43,090
Drivetrain
Drive type4WD
Engine typeV8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5.3
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)285 @ 5,200
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)325 @ 4,000
Transmission type4-speed automatic
Chassis
Steering typepower steering
Tire size, frontLT245/75R16E
Tire size, rearLT245/75R16E
Brakes, frontfront and rear ventilated disc
Track Test Results
0-60 mph (sec.)8.7
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)16.6 @ 83.4
60-0 mph (ft.)137
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)57.2
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)42.3
Test Driver Ratings & Comments
Acceleration commentsThe best run was achieved by manually shifting the transmission at 5,800 rpms. This engine is strong and well suited to the weight of the vehicle.
Braking commentsABS system was excellent, period. Very little ABS system noise, good stability and short (relatively speaking), distances.
Testing Conditions
Elevation (ft.)85
Temperature (F)56
Wind (mph, direction)9 mph
Fuel Consumption
EPA fuel economy (mpg)Auto 14/16 Manual /
Edmunds observed (mpg)14
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)32.5
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,113
Length (in.)219.3
Width (in.)78.9
Height (in.)75.7
Wheelbase (in.)130
Legroom, front (in.)41.3
Legroom, rear (in.)38.6
Headroom, front (in.)40.7
Headroom, rear (in.)39.4
Seating capacity9
Cargo volume (cu-ft)45.7
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)132
Warranty
Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain3 years / 36,000 miles
Corrosion6 years / 100,000 miles
Roadside assistance3 years / 36,000 miles
Safety
Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard
Head airbagsNot Available
Antilock brakesStandard
Traction controlNot Available
Stability controlNot Available
Emergency assistance systemOnStar
NHTSA crash test, driverGood
NHTSA crash test, passengerGood
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot Tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceAverage

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