Comparison - GMC Yukon XL SLT 2018 - vs - Nissan Armada Platinum 2018

General

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2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali Review
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Make: 
Average Price: 
62,830
Updated: 
16 Feb 2018
62,090
Updated: 
22 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
31.00gals
26.00gals
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: 
Brilliant Silver
#B6B6B6
Forged Copper
#7B2901
Gun Metallic
#747577
Hermosa Blue
#36425C
Mocha Almond
#442D27
Super Black
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 GMC Yukon XL receives only minor changes. The Denali version comes with a new 10-speed automatic transmission that should slightly improve fuel economy and acceleration. Other changes include a new chrome grille design and a new Denali Ultimate package with 22-inch wheels, a sunroof and a large helping of tech add-ons.

pros
Seats up to nine passengers
Plenty of cargo capacity, even with all the seats deployed
Can tackle rough terrain when fitted with four-wheel drive
High towing ratings

cons
Size, weight and length make it unwieldy around town
Slow gas pedal response makes engine feel weaker than rated
Cargo space utility is limited by high load floor

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Safety alert driver's seat available
Quiet cabin
Spacious interior
Easier-than-expected maneuverability

Cons
Trucklike ride with body roll in corners
Small cargo space behind third row (regular-length Yukon)
Interior design too similar to Chevrolet siblings
Some dashboard buttons could be larger

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Nissan Armada ranked #6 in Large SUVs. Currently the Nissan Armada has a score of 7.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 19 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Strong V8 engine
Good towing capacity
Expansive second-row seats
Well-built cabin

Cons
Outdated infotainment system
Below-average cargo space
Below-average fuel economy
Smaller front seats than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Instead of imitating the boxy and costly stalwarts of this popular segment, the Armada breaks the mold—sort of. After all, it’s still a big-bodied, fuel-thirsty family dreadnought. But the three-row Armada has a serene, expensive interior and an upscale exterior that enable it to undermine high-rent rivals when it comes to price.

Pros
Rich,
comfortable,
and quiet interior;
useful power and towing capacity;
looks expensive.

Cons
Old-school fuel economy,
no Apple CarPlay or Android Auto,
imprecise steering.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Nissan redesigned the Armada last year, so the 2018 model carries over with only minor changes. NissanConnect telematics services, an 8-inch touchscreen display, HD radio, hands-free text messaging, and additional USB charging ports now come standard on all trims. A rearview mirror that can stream a constant video feed from the rear camera is also new this year

PROS
High-quality interior is appealing
Smooth V8 engine delivers ample power for towing and hauling
Rides more comfortably, less trucklike, than some rival SUVs

CONS
Third-row seating isn't as spacious as some rivals
Infotainment system is dated
No getting around the V8's poor fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.30L
5.60L
Torque: 
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
394ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
355hp
at 5 600rpm
390hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
41.30Feet

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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Adjustable Pedals
Power rear seat easy entry
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adjustable Pedals
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
224.40in
208.90in
Width: 
80.50in
79.90in
Height: 
74.40in
75.80in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
9.20in
Wheel Base: 
130.00in
121.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
41.90in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
41.00in
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
59.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.80in
63.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.30in
58.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
65.10in
63.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
121.70cu.ft
95.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8000lbs
8500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
39.30cu.ft
16.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.30degrees
20.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
22.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
5846.00lbs
5963.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

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

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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Heated Steering Wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
9 total speakers
1 subwoofer
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Bose premium brand stero system
1 subwoofer(s)
13 total speakers
Audio/video remote control remote control
Speed sensitive volume control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Radio Data System

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Rear window wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.5-In
20 x 8.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Polished Alloy Wheels
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Polished alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification
4-Wheel ABS
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
2 Front Headrests
Pre-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Emergency Service
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Pre-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
4-Wheel ABS
LED Headlamp
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Open Road Package Discount Not Desired
Interior Protection Package
Open Road Package
Enhanced Security Package
Premium Edition
HD Trailering Package
Captain Seat Package
Platinum Reserve Package
Exterior Options: 
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Front License Plate Mounting Package
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Chrome Inserts
Custom Molded Splash Guards
Molded Splash Guards
22" 6-Spoke Premium Silver Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
22" 5-Spoke Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels w/High-Gloss Black
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels w/Black Inserts
Power Sunroof
Polished Exhaust Tip
Wheel Locks
22" x 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
Black Recovery Hooks
Black Assist Step Kit
Chrome Assist Step Kit
Chrome Grille Insert
Trailer Hitch Insert
Body-Color Bodyside Moldings
Bright Bodyside Moldings
Chrome Recovery Hooks
Special Paint- Pearl White
Roof Rail Cross Bars
Interior Options: 
AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD GMC Infotainment System W/Navigation
Rear Seat Blu-Ray/DVD Entertainment System
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
Adaptive Cruise Control
Cargo Security Shade
Front Console Storage Bin Organizer
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Console Insert Organizer Tray
Reflective Window Shade
All-Weather Cargo Mat
Front Console Storage Bin Organizer
All-Weather Floor Liner
Power Release Second Row Bucket Seats
Welcome Lighting
Interior Lighting Package
Illuminated Kick Plates
Cargo Package
Floor Mats and Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cocoa/Dark Atmosphere, leather
#750619
Cocoa/Shale, leather
#9F9890
Jet Black, leather
#151515
Color: 
Almond, premium cloth
#B59B68
Charcoal, premium cloth
#22292B