1999 GMC Yukon

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$1,309–$6,317 Inventory Prices
(4.5) 6 reviews

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1999 GMC Yukon Road Test

Larry Printz

Everything is shrinking -- cell phones, digital assistants, my bank account . . .

But there are always exceptions. Take trucks.

Trucks and their numbers are growing larger, as are televisions. But, since there's little that's very interesting to watch on the gigantic black box, why not hop in this big box and go driving?

The big container in question is the 1999 GMC Yukon Denali, top dog in the GM full-size truck stable, at least until Cadillac's new Escalade, a Denali clone, comes along. (That's not counting the Suburban, which is in a class by itself.)

What distinguishes this Alaska-sized sport utility visually is front-end sheet metal that's positively shapely. Its bold yet luxurious look leaves little doubt as to this truck's intentions.

Mechanically, this is the Chevrolet Tahoe/GMC Yukon. With a 117.5-inch wheelbase and 201.2-inch length, the Denali is about the dimensions of a full-size car. But with 79 inches of height and 8.6 inches of ground clearance, it seems quite a bit bigger -- although it doesn't seem as high as its main competitor, the Ford Expedition.

But it feels bigger than the Expedition. Certainly when driving it, you're always aware of the amount of vehicle you're handling, something not true of the Ford.

Not to say there's anything wrong with the handling. This Denali delivers a comfy ride for a truck, with decent insulation from road intrusions. There's little side-to-side rocking. Like ... Read more

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Very reliable

by Klrassi on October 18, 2017

This was actually how it was describe, it runs great and great for the money. Use to own an older model that was great and gmc keeps making great vechiles, couldn’t found what I wanted without cars.... Read full review


Most ReliableCar That I Have owned.The 2nd Owner

by wonderpride68 from Kannapolis,NC on August 9, 2017

Wife saw it 2002 We bought it.Has been well maintained & driven.Tires recently replaced & fuel pump.Leather interior has no rips or tears.Vey comfortable riding & driving vehicle.Only selling because ... Read full review

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The 1999 GMC Yukon currently has 2 recalls

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