2004 GMC Yukon XL Consumer Review: Ultimate SUV
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2004 GMC Yukon XL - Consumer Review

2004 GMC Yukon XL

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1500 SLE 4dr SUV (5.3L V8 FFV 4-speed Automatic)

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By tonyd on

Vehicle

2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE Rwd 4dr SUV (5.3L 8cyl 4A)

Review

With a drop-down DVD player and a hand full of movies you can take the family on that 1500 mile trip without a fuss. It's big enough for all your luggage, tows trailers without worry, fits 6-8 adults without worry, offers sleeping room and seating postions, excellerates great, and handles like a Mercedes. After driving an S500 recently, I returned to the Yukon XL with a renewed point of view of how much vehicle this really is. The stable-track nearly eliminates body sway. The long wheelbase soaks up the bumps much better than a pounding/bucking ride Short-Wheel-Base SUV. Towed trailers 10,000 miles and I put a post-it note on the dash to remind me it was back there. Mercedes in GM clothing.

Best Features

327 V8 vortec engine. Flex fuel with 300 real horsepower. Smooth ride, quiet interior. Bose radio is same as a Mercedes. Satelite radio is better than CD. 16-20 mpg highway 13-15 mpg with trailer in mountains. Heated seats. Trailer lights work perfectly

Worst Features

Put in the $40 K&N filter.10 minute install, 6 hp gain. Install the $50 low impedance spark plug wires. 25 minutes, 5 hp gain. Run synthetic fluids, in every system possible. Lube all 8 zerks on the steering linkage/front suspension yourself
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