2019 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2019 GMC Yukon

November 27th, 2018 by

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Both Chevrolet and GMC offer several options in both of their respective fleets when it comes to sport utility vehicles. For a larger sport utility vehicle that can fit the entire family or T-ball team, you may want to consider both the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe and the 2019 GMC Yukon. Having investigated both vehicles, you should come to realize that the 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe, available for sale in Purcell, Oklahoma at our Chevrolet dealership, is the better of these two choices.

Engine Specifications and Performance Measurements

The 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe is equipped with a flex fuel (FFV, gasoline/E85) engine and a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The base model 2019 Tahoe comes with rear-wheel drive and can fit an impressive eight people. The 2019 GMC Yukon is equipped with a standard gasoline-powered engine with a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. The base model 2019 Yukon comes standard with rear-wheel drive and can also seat eight people.

Both sport utility vehicles have a combined fuel efficiency of 18 miles per gallon and have V8 cylinders. Both vehicles also have cylinder deactivation and a fuel tank capacity of 5.3 liters. Both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon have an impressive horsepower of 355 running at 5,600 revolutions per minute and a torque of 383 feet-pounds running at 4,100 revolutions per minute. They both square up with a turning circle of 39 feet and variable timing overhead valves (OHV). The Chevrolet Tahoe has a towing capacity of an impressive 8600 pounds, while the GMC Yukon trails with a maximum towing capacity of 8,500 pounds.

Safety Systems and Features

Chevrolet and GMC want you to feel and be safe when you are driving or a passenger in their sport utility vehicles, and there are numerous safety systems and features to ensure that.

If you were to get into an accident both the GMC Yukon and the Chevrolet Tahoe have side-mounted airbags on both sides in the front of the vehicle as well as head airbags in the front, middle and third row, a back center seat three-point seat belt, and airbag occupant sensing technology for the passenger seat to protect you and your passengers.

In addition, there are further systems and features that will greatly help decrease the chances of getting into an accident at all in both sport utility models. A post-collision safety system, emergency braking assist, monitoring of tire pressure and traction control are present in both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon.

You will be able to see in the dark and through the rain or snow with headlamps that have an auto delay off function as well as dusk sensing technology, front fog, and front driving lights, and daytime running lights, all of which are standard on both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon. In addition, both sport utility vehicles also have stability control, anti-theft remote alarm system, anchors for child safety seats, engine immobilizer, safety locks on both rear doors, and four-wheel automatic braking system (ABS).

Comfort Measures and Convenience Features

You will have no issues when parking your large sport utility vehicle because both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon have a backup rearview camera for safety and increased precision, as well as parking sensors in the rear. You also have the advantage of four one-touch power windows, eight-way power adjustable driver seat along with power adjustable lumbar support for both driver and passenger seats, and keyless power door locks with a remote for easier control. In addition, you will be able to customize your driver seat and steering wheel with the audio and cruise controls on the steering wheel, the tilt adjustable steering wheel, and the leather upholstering on the steering wheel, all of which both the GMC Yukon and the Chevrolet Tahoe include.

There will be no shortage in storage for your belongings because both of these sport utility models include a console overhead with extra storage, more storage on the back of the front seats, and cup holders in all three rows of seating in the vehicle. The Chevrolet Tahoe has taken this a step forward with providing door pockets for the front and rear doors as well as a rear folding armrest with a storage center; unfortunately, these are not currently available in the GMC Yukon. However, sport utility models include rear ventilation fan control ducts, a split folding rear seat back, and if that is not enough, they also have manual folding third-row split bench seats.

You will be sure to entertain both yourself and your crew with the entertainment systems in both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon. It’s an even playing field across both sport utility models with three months of complimentary provided satellite radio service, standard AM and FM stereo radio, and auxiliary audio input ports as well as USB ports with external control of all your media. The difference between the two models as far as entertainment goes is small with the Chevrolet Tahoe including real-time traffic satellite radio along with the regular radio, this is not currently offered in the base model of the GMC Yukon.

Warranty Information

The GMC Yukon and the Chevrolet Tahoe have an even tie in regards the warranties that each make offers complimentary with a purchase of a new vehicle. Very similar to just about every make of vehicle, they both offer a three year or up to a maximum 36,000 miles basic warranty, a five-year or maximum of 60,000 miles roadside warranty, and a five-year or up to a maximum of 60,000 miles drivetrain warranty. Chevrolet and GMC have your basics covered!

Both Chevrolet and GMC not only offer the standard warranties but a rust warranty and a free maintenance warranty complimentary with a purchase of a sport utility vehicle. It is noteworthy to say that the majority of other makes do not include a rust warranty and a free maintenance warranty as complimentary with the vehicle purchase. Both the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon have a rust warranty of up to six years or until you exceed 100,000 miles as well as the free maintenance warranty that is good for up to two years or until you exceed a maximum of 24,000 miles.

Though similar on paper, the Chevrolet Tahoe and the GMC Yukon have stylistic differences. The Chevrolet Tahoe also includes better storage systems and better technology, such as real-time traffic alerts.