The 2013 GMC Yukon XL is sold in 1500 or 2500 heavy-duty models with SLE, SLT and Denali (Model 1500 only) trim levels. The LES adjustment includes 17-inch wheels, aluminum rear tinted glass and electric heated exterior mirrors. Standard on the 2500 model Yukon XL are 8-lug wheels with all-terrain tires. The Yukon XL SLE trim level control is equipped with triple-zone automatic climate Telematics OnStar with six months of free service, satellite radio, the premium Bose audio system with Bluetooth connectivity and the USB port.
2013 GMC Yukon XL Optional Features
The Yukon XL SLT setting has ultra skin, heated front seats, power adjustable pedals, remote engine start, Homelink universal remote sensors, rear park-assist and a rear-view camera. The Yukon XL Denali has set a power lift-gate, Bose Center-point surround sound system, and a blind-zone alert system side. Inside, the Denali is equipped with heating and cooling 12 seats Electric front positions, bucket seats in the second row seats and a heated steering wheel, while the exterior features 20-inch wheels and a chrome grille.
2013 GMC Yukon XL Engine
A 5.3-liter V-8 engine equipped with cylinder deactivation technology Active Fuel Management is standard on Yukon XL SLE and SLT trims. A 6-speed automatic transmission provides 320 horsepower and 335 lb-ft of torque at the rear (2WD) or 4WD (4WD). The Yukon XL Denali setting is equipped with a V-8 6.2-liter engine delivers 403 horsepower and 417 lb-ft of torque. Standard in this setting is full-time four-wheel drive (AWD). The Yukon XL 2500 model is equipped with the creation of a V-8 6.0-liter 352 horsepower and 382 lb-ft of torque, along with a heavy-duty 6-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive is available.
2013 GMC Yukon XL Safety
The 2013 GMC Yukon XL is equipped with 6 airbags, side curtains but only protect occupants in the first two rows of seats. Also standard brakes 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, traction system and stability control, and OnStar Automatic Crash Response. Park-assist sensors and rear reversing camera are included in all models except the LES. The Denali offers exclusive system-side blind zone alert.
In crash tests National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 Yukon XL 1500 received a rating of 4 (out of 5) stars, with 3 (out of 5) star rollover resistance grades for both models 2WD and 4WD. As this summary was written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not tested the 2013 GMC Yukon XL.