Comparison - GMC Yukon XL SLT 2020 - vs - Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe 2021

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Average Price: 
$
63,400
Updated: 
22 Aug 2019
$
116,000
Updated: 
20 Feb 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
8
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
31.00gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crimson Red Tintcoat
#750619
Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
#26313D
Dark Sky Metallic
#616C76
Smokey Quartz Metallic
#878278
Onyx Black
#000000
Quicksilver Metallic
#DADEDD
Pepperdust Metallic
#B2ABA5
Summit White
#FFFFFF
White Frost Tricoat
#FFFFFF
Satin Steel Metallic
#9BA0AB
Color: 
Selenite Grey Metallic
#74849F
Black
#000000
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
Designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7
Emerald Green Metallic
#445044
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Iridium Silver metallic
#ADB1B2
Mojave Silver metallic
#999594
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 GMC Yukon XL comes with four wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed shiftable automatic.The Yukon XL carries over essentially unchanged for 2020.

Pros
Seats up to nine passengers
Plenty of cargo capacity, even with all the seats up
High towing ratings

Cons
Size, weight and length make it unwieldy around town
Slow gas pedal response makes base engine feel less powerful than it's rated
Cargo space utility is limited by the high load floor

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 GMC Yukon is a business-casual blue-collar SUV with truck-like capability, but many crossovers do it better, and cheaper.

Pros
Strong V-8 engines
Massive towing capacity
High-class interior
Business-class looks
Comfortable ride quality on Denali

Cons
Limited cargo space
High top-end price
Floor height hampers leg room
Most crossovers do people better

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The all-new 2021 GLE-class is back and badder than ever. Based on the new Mercedes-Benz GLE-class SUV, these high-performance models bring a higher level of luxury along with fire-breathing engines.

Pros
Two excellent twin-turbo engines,
truly luxurious interior,
unique air-suspension abilities.

Cons
Awkward-looking coupe variant,
coupe reduces practicality,
heaviness reduces responsiveness.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fully redesigned for 2021.AMG GLE 53 makes 429 hp from a turbo inline six-cylinder.AMG GLE 63 S cranks out 603 hp from a twin-turbo V8.EQ Boost adds up to 21 hp and 184 lb-ft.

Pros
Premium-feeling well-trimmed interior
Many standard safety and technology features
Effortless acceleration from either engine.

Cons
Roofline compromises backseat headroom
Cargo space is similar to a compact SUV's
Only two trim levels available
On-road performance abilities limit off-road capability

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
15.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.30L
4.00L
Torque: 
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
627ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
Horsepower: 
355hp
at 5 600rpm
603hp
at 5 750rpm
Cam Type: 
overhead valves (OHV)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
43.00Feet
39.40Feet

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: 
no
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
no
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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio 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
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Automatic Parking Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
224.40in
195.30in
Width: 
80.50in
79.30in
Height: 
74.40in
67.70in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
Wheel Base: 
130.00in
115.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
65.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
121.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8000lbs
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
39.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
5846.00lbs
5390.00lbs

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: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

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
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Heated
Power folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
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: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Zone Front Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
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
590 Watts Stereo Output
Burmester Premium Brand Stereo System
Burmester Premium Brand Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
13 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

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
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.5-In
21 X 11.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Polished Alloy Wheels
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
315.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21

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
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
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
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Pre-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Graphite Edition
Open Road Package Discount Not Desired
Open Road Package
Enhanced Security Package
Premium Edition
HD Trailering Package
Graphite Performance Edition
Warmth And Comfort Package
Air Balance Package
AMG® Night Package
Acoustic Comfort Package
ENERGIZING Package Plus
Driver Assistance Package PLUS
Exterior Options: 
Black Recovery Hooks
P275/55R20 All-Season Blackwall Tires
22" X 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Multi-Featured Design Wheels
Front And Rear Black GMC Emblems
Polished Exhaust Tip
Wheel Locks
22" 5-Spoke Bright Machined Wheels W/High-Gloss Black
Chrome Grille Insert
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Trailer Hitch Insert
Bright Bodyside Moldings
22" X 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
Black Assist Step Kit
22" 6-Spoke Premium Bright Silver Machined Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
Chrome Recovery Hooks
Chrome Assist Step Kit
Body-Color Bodyside Moldings
20" X 9.0" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Power Sunroof
Molded Splash Guards
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheels
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Trailer Hitch (Class III)
Carbon Fiber Engine Compartment Cover
21" AMG® Twin 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Illuminated Running Boards
22" AMG® Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels
22" AMG® Forged Cross-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
Soft Close Doors
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
Illuminated Star
Wheel Locking Bolts
Interior Options: 
AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD GMC Infotainment System W/Navigation
Black All-Weather Cargo Mat
Cargo Security Shade
All-Weather Floor Mats
Interior Protection Package
Power Release Second Row Bucket Seats
Reflective Window Shade
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Front Console Storage Bin Organizer
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Console Insert Organizer Tray
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
All-Weather Floor Liner
Rear Seat Blu-Ray/DVD Entertainment System
Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control
MBUX Interior Assistant
4-Zone Climate Control
Burmester® High-End 3D Surround Sound System
Speed Limit Assist
Red Seat Belts
Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage
Heated 2nd Row Seats
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In DINAMICA
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In Nappa Leather
Rapid Heating Front Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Black Seat Belts
Silver Seat Belts
MBUX Augmented Video For Navigation
AMG® Head-Up Display
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber/DINAMICA

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cocoa/Dune, leather
#6F6154
Jet Black, leather
#151515
Color: 
Black Exclusive, premium leather
#08090E
Classic Red/Black Exclusive, premium leather
#932216
Tartufo Brown/Black Exclusive, premium leather
#756C6C
Black Exclusive w/Diamond Stitching, premium leather
#08090E
Black Exclusive w/Grey Accents Exclusive, premium leather
#08090E