GMC Yukon Towing Capacity

September 24th, 2021 by

2021 GMC Yukon Driving on Road

How much can the GMC Yukon tow? The GMC Yukon towing capacity can reach up to 8,400 pounds when properly equipped! While most SUVs can only tow small equipment or items, the Yukon is game-changing with the strong power that is expected from GMC. Learn more below with the team at National Auto Plaza before browsing our used SUV inventory to save on your next purchase near Salt Lake City.

How Much Can the GMC Yukon Tow?

The GMC Yukon towing capacity is backed up by the durable 5.3L V8 EcoTec3 engine that generates 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. The whole 8,400-pound towing capacity is supported by the standard trailering hitch, which features a seven-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits. They also work with a seven-way connect and 2-inch trailering receiver. 

Looking for an upgrade? Check out the available Heavy-Duty Trailering package, which includes:

  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
  • 3.42 Axle Ratio
  • Two-Speed Active Transfer Case on 4WD Models Only
  • Premium Smooth Ride Suspension with Rear Air Leveler
  • Yukon Maximum Payload – 1,910 pounds
  • Yukon Maximum Towing – 8,400 pounds
  • Yukon XL Maximum Towing – 8,3000 pounds

At National Auto Plaza, our finance experts can help you come up with a sound-proof plan to pay off your next Draper ride even if you plan to upgrade! We can provide a smooth car-buying experience. 

Yukon Towing Safety Features

Stay safe and sound on the South Salt Lake roads, so you can focus on navigating towing and hauling with these features:

  • Trailer Brake Control – Access your trailer’s braking system with the controls located behind the steering wheel. 
  • Hill Start Assist – Switch from the brake to the accelerator in time. If you’re towing on a slope, Hill Start Assist will hold the brakes on your behalf, so you won’t slide back. 
  • Trailer Sway Control – Avoid trailer sway with the StabiliTrak sensors detecting any swaying motions. 

Experience the GMC Yukon at National Auto Plaza

National Auto Plaza is known to be one of the leading used car dealerships in Utah that sell many name-brand trucks, so of course, we have pre-owned GMC Yukons in various trim levels for an irresistible price as well! Now that you know how much the GMC Yukon can tow, come by either our Sandy or Murray location for a test drive. Contact us to get started! 


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