Comparison - GMC Yukon XL SLT 2020 - vs - Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 2020

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Nissan Terrano

Make: 
Average Price: 
$
63,400
Updated: 
22 Aug 2019
$
44,610
Updated: 
27 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
8
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
31.00gals
19.50gals
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: 
Mocha almond pearl
#442D27
Scarlet ember tintcoat
#941619
Gun metallic
#3B424B
Pearl white tricoat
#EBECE4
Magnetic black pearl
#000000
Caspian blue metallic
#293D80
Midnight pine metallic
#424941
Brilliant silver metallic
#BDBBBC

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 2020 Nissan Pathfinder comes with front wheel drive, and four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.New Rock Creek Edition offers unique visual flair.

Pros
V6 engine delivers strong acceleration with decent fuel economy
Third-row seating is easy to access
Robust towing capacity
Automatic emergency braking and rear parking sensors are standard on every trim level

Cons
Cargo capacity and small-item storage are below average
Offers less roomy third-row space than some rivals
The top trim's ride quality may be too firm for some drivers

By: 
edmunds.com

Nissan doesn't change or update the 2020 Pathfinder in any meaningful way. The rugged-looking Rock Creek Edition that was introduced last year is still available. However, those who hope the heritage-inspired package actually packs some legitimate off-road equipment will be disappointed.

Pros
Solid value in this class, cushy cabin experience, notable 6000-pound towing capacity.

Cons
Drives more boatlike than it should, middling cargo storage, small third row.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.30L
3.50L
Torque: 
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
259ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
Horsepower: 
355hp
at 5 600rpm
284hp
at 6 400rpm
Turning Circle: 
43.00Feet
38.70Feet
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: 
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
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
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
224.40in
198.50in
Width: 
80.50in
77.30in
Height: 
74.40in
70.60in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
7.00in
Front Track: 
65.70in
Rear Track: 
65.70in
Wheel Base: 
130.00in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.80
41.10
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
56.80in
Front Leg Room: 
45.30in
42.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
64.80in
60.90in
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
38.50
Rear Hip Room: 
60.30in
56.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
41.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
65.10in
60.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
121.70cu.ft
78.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8000lbs
6000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
39.30cu.ft
16.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.30degrees
16.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.90degrees
20.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
5846.00lbs
4659.00lbs

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
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
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
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
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
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
stabilizer bar
stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
stabilizer bar
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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Keyless Ignition

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
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
13 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
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
20 X 7.5
Wheels more: 
Polished Alloy Wheels
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18

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
ventilated discs
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
ventilated discs
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: 
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
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Graphite Edition
Open Road Package Discount Not Desired
Open Road Package
Enhanced Security Package
Premium Edition
HD Trailering Package
Graphite Performance Edition
Nissan Mobile Entertainment System Package
Cargo Package
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
Cross Bars
4-Piece Black Splash Guards
4-Piece Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Protector
Running Boards
Special Paint - Pearl White TriCoat
Special Paint - Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
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
Welcome Lighting
Interior Accent Lighting
4-Piece Floor Mats
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cocoa/Dune, leather
#6F6154
Jet Black, leather
#151515
Color: 
Almond leather
#AA9F8D
Charcoal leather
#000000