Comparison - GMC Yukon Denali 2017 - vs - BMW X6 xDrive50i 2017

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
70,791
Updated: 
16 Nov 2016
70,516
Updated: 
29 Nov 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.00gals
22.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crimson Red Tintcoat
#750619
Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
#26313D
Iridium Metallic
#7B7C8E
Mineral Metallic
#736D5A
Onyx Black
#000000
Quicksilver Metallic
#DADEDD
Sparkling Silver Metallic
#E9E3D7
Summit White
#FFFFFF
White Frost Tricoat
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Atlas Cedar Metallic
#88887E
Azurite Black Metallic
#000D31
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Carbon Black Metallic
#171C24
Dark Graphite Metallic
#404143
Dark Olive Metallic
#746C57
Flamenco Red Metallic
#9B2E2B
Pearl Silver Metallic
#EAEBEF
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Jet Black
#000000
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C8C8C8
Space Gray Metallic
#6D7577
Ruby Black Metallic
#352A30

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

If you've got a lot to haul, the GMC Yukon range is one of the best ways to do it. But if not, consider a crossover that will use much less fuel and be better to drive.
Its spec sheet may read like an SUV from a different era, but the 2017 GMC Yukon range is a highly-refined passenger, cargo, and trailer-hauler that makes a compelling choice to those who need to carry around more than just the family.

Pros
Refined demeanor
Sauve interior
Denali's Magnetic Ride Control
Automatic emergency braking

Cons
Expensive, especially with options
Third row folds flat but takes up a lot of room
A crossover may make more sense for many

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2017, the GMC Yukon receives low-speed automatic braking paired with the existing forward collision warning system and a teen-driver management system. Cooled seats have now been replaced with ventilated seats, the rear entertainment system input has been updated, and a head-up display is standard on the Denali trim.

Pros
Seating for up to nine passengers
Standard V8 engine delivers ample passing power and a stout tow rating
Clean cabin design is one of the best in the class
Available two-speed transfer case gives the Yukon the ability to tackle difficult off-road terrain.

Cons
High cargo floor height makes loading bulky items difficult
Hard to maneuver in tight spaces
Less cargo room than car-based SUVs of similar size
Maximum passenger capacity is available only in the base model
Engine doesn't respond to gas pedal inputs quickly enough.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 GMC Yukon ranks 3 out of 6 Large SUVs. The GMC Yukon gets high scores and a high ranking in the small – but fierce – large SUV class. Its strong performance and attractive interior keep it ranked above most other options.

Pros
Decent power
Stellar fuel economy for the class
Premium interior materials
Large cargo hold in XL trim

Cons
Slow-to-shift six-speed transmission
Limited cargo space in non-XL models

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 BMW X6 started the coupe-like SUV trend, and keeps above the fold with potent powertrains.We know what the BMW X6 is not: It's not a coupe. It's not an SUV. It's not even really much of a family car.
We also know that it's not alone. Since it showed up nearly a decade ago, the X6 has been copied by Mercedes-Benz, Range Rover, and others. Even BMW sells an smaller version of the X6, the X4, and reportedly a smaller X2 is in the works.

Pros
Stylish body
V-8 is compelling in its performance
Functional rear seat
New touchscreen

Cons
A $6,000 premium over the X5
Ride is a little harsh
Not an off-roader and not a super sedan

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2017, the BMW X6 gets an updated iDrive system with touchscreen technology. The Premium and Executive option packages also now include wireless cellphone charging and a Wi-Fi hot spot.

Pros
Powerful engines
Agile dynamics
Comfortable and quiet ride
Top-quality interior with comfortable front seats and ample storage.

Cons
Small cargo area
Poor rearward visibility
Limited rear headroom
Rear seats don't recline
Priced higher than many other luxury SUVs.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 BMW X6 ranks 15 out of 21 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The 2017 BMW X6 sits around the middle of our luxury midsize SUV rankings. Its stellar performance credentials keep it from falling too close to the bottom, but it doesn't have enough positives to elevate it above middling.

Pros
Powerful engine choices
Sporty handling
Upscale interior
Intuitive infotainment

Cons
Small back seat
Minimal cargo room
High price

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
20.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
6.20L
3.00L
Torque: 
460ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
300ft-lbs
at 1 200rpm
Horsepower: 
420hp
at 5 600rpm
300hp
at 5 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
42.00Feet
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Power rear seat easy entry
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless ignition
Concierge Service
Hands-Free Calling
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Roadside Assistance
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Hands-Free Calling*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.90in
193.80in
Width: 
80.50in
78.30in
Height: 
74.40in
67.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
8.30in
Front Track: 
64.60in
Rear Track: 
67.20in
Wheel Base: 
116.00in
115.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
39.30
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
61.10in
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.80in
60.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.70
37.90
Rear Hip Room: 
60.30in
59.60in
Rear leg room: 
39.00in
37.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
65.10in
57.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
94.70cu.ft
59.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8100lbs
7716lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.30cu.ft
26.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
5743.00lbs
4585.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
8-way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated passenger seat
Ventilated driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating passenger seat
14 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
14 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Heated
Power folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Reclining rear seats
Folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Sun sensor
Heated steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Extended cabin heating/cooling
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bose premium brand speakers
10 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
9 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
2 subwoofer(s)
205 watts stereo output
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 9.0
19 x 9.0
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
Null spare wheel
All season tires
Run flat tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Pre-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Rear height adjustable headrests
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Night Vision w/Pedestrian Detection
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Adaptive headlights
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Emergency braking preparation
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Parking Assistant

Options

Packages: 
Interior Protection Package
Open Road Package
Open Road Package Discount Not Desired
Enhanced Security Package
Cognac/Black Bi-Color Interior Design Package
Driver Assistance Plus
Ivory White/Black Bi-Color Interior Design Package
XLine
Cold Weather Package
Lighting Package
Executive Package
Dynamic Handling Package
M Sport
Exterior Options: 
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Chrome Inserts
Molded Splash Guards
22" x 8.5" Ultra-Bright Aluminum Wheels w/Midnight Silver Finish
Power Retractable Assist Steps w/Perimeter Lighting
Power Sunroof
Wheel Locks
22" x 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Black Inserts
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Custom Molded Splash Guards
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheels
22" 5-Spoke Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels w/High-Gloss Black
20" x 9.0" Chrome Aluminum Wheels
Polished Exhaust Tip
22" 6-Spoke Premium Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
Space-Saver Spare
19" Y-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
20" V-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Soft-Close Automatic Doors
19" M Double Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
20" M Double Spoke Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
20" Star Spoke High Gloss Light Alloy Wheels w/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Aluminum Running Boards
Interior Options: 
Adaptive Cruise Control
Front Console Storage Bin Organizer
Console Insert Organizer Tray
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Rear Seat Blu-Ray/DVD Entertainment System
All-Weather Floor Mats
Reflective Window Shade
All-Weather Cargo Mat
Cargo Security Shade
Rear Seat Blu-Ray/DVD Entertainment System
ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Enhanced USB and Bluetooth Plus Smartphone Integration
Front Ventilated Steats
Side and Top View Cameras
Concierge Services
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cocoa/Dark Atmosphere, leather
#534F4C
Cocoa/Shale, leather
#9F9890
Jet Black, leather
#131313
Color: 
Amaro Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#806047
Black Dakota, leather
#101010
Canberra Beige/Black Dakota, leather
#D5D0C6
Cognac Dakota, leather
#977560
Cognac/Black Bi-Color Nappa, leather
#1D1D1D
Coral Red/Black Dakota, leather
#73231C
Criollo Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#5A403D
Ivory White and Black Dakota, leather
#C3C2BF
Ivory White/Black Bi-Color Nappa, premium leather
#1D1D1D
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#8E877E
Smoke White Extended Merino, premium leather
#E3DED4
Taupe Extended Merino, premium leather
#8D847D
Terra Dakota, leather
#604F49