by S. Bradley on Oct 23, 2003 Vehicle: 1992 GMC Yukon SLE 2dr SUV 4WD
A perfect "tank" for my teenaged (and
now college aged) daughter! It holds
ALL her stuff when packed to the gills
with a cargo carrier on top. Mileage is
surprisingly good (15-16 mpg) with
its low gear ratio for towing. Its bright
Bahama Blue with a red stripe and
its good performance make it the
only "sports car" in our family of
Some maintenance, but no real
mechanical trouble compared to my
two newer Tahoes. This is more like
my trusy old suburban.
Totally redesigned and based on same platform and sheetmetal as Sierra pickup, the old Jimmy becomes the Yukon to differentiate it from the Sonoma-based Jimmy. Six-passenger seating is standard. Cargo area gets fixed metal roof rather than fiberglass shell. Four-wheel ABS is standard and works in 4WD. New Sport appearance package includes two-tone paint and wheelwell flares. Diesel option is dropped. Five-speed manual is standard transmission. An automatic is optional. Shift-on-the-fly 4WD is standard.
My mother-in-law tried to purchase a Yukon XL last week from a huge Atlanta dealer using the GM employee discount(her father is a GM UAW retiree). The dealership tried to talk the mother-in-law to do ...