• (4.3) 18 reviews
  • Available Prices: $9,006–$22,870
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: N/A
  • Engine: 352-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 7-9
2008 GMC Yukon XL

Our Take on the Latest Model 2008 GMC Yukon XL

What We Don't Like

  • Indistinct from Chevrolet Suburban at lower trim levels
  • Unwieldy dimensions

Notable Features

  • Standard side curtain airbags
  • V-8 with cylinder deactivation
  • Available 6.2-liter V-8 (Denali)
  • Seats up to nine
  • Available 4WD

Consumer Reviews

(4.3)

Average based on 18 reviews

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Cadillac feel without the cost

by Jeep.87.05 from Southern Ohio on October 31, 2017

I test drove this SUV to get a feel and to see if I'd like to own it. One Major flaw these have is that the metal used to create the body panels now no longer protect from rust as well. This was a 20... Read Full Review

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6 Trims Available

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2008 GMC Yukon XL Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 4 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/100,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60mo/100,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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