2021 GMC Yukon Towing Capacity

2021 GMC Yukon SLE/SLT

 

 

If you’re looking for a powerful SUV that can tow your motorboat or even a large trailer on Virden streets, a 2021 GMC Yukon will do the trick. So, how much can the GMC Yukon tow? With 3,810 kg of max towing capacity when properly equipped, it can go toe-to-toe with midsize trucks. Read on to learn about its capability and towing features. Then, fill out a pre-approval to take the next step with Virden Mainline Motors!

How Much Can the GMC Yukon Tow?

Under the hood of a 2021 GMC Yukon SLE or SLT, Birtle driers will find a

5.3L V8 EcoTec3 engine that generates 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. This engine grants the 2021 GMC Yukon towing capacity 3,810 kg worth of capability. If you’re driving the GMC Yukon XL, you can expect virtually identical numbers at: 3,765 kg. As for payload capacity, the Yukon can haul up to 773 kg worth of goods in its cargo bay.

GMC Yukon Towing Packages

Also standard to the GMC Yukon are a 2-inch trailering receiver and trailering hitch that features a seven-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits that feed into a seven-way connect. Upgrade to the Heavy-Duty trailering package, and you’ll benefit from:

  • Premium Smooth Ride Suspension with Rear Air Leveler
  • 3.42 Axle Ratio
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
  • Two-Speed Active Transfer Case on 4WD Models Only

GMC Yukon Towing Technologies

The GMC Yukon offers up a suite of technologies that makes towing down the highways of Oak Lake safer than ever. Highlights include:

  • Hill Start Assist: This system holds the trailer brake for you when you switch between your brake pedal and accelerator while towing on steep inclines, so you don’t slide back or slide forward on accident. 
  • Trailer Sway Control: This system used StabiliTrak to perfect your traction when towing and intelligently manage trailer sway when you’re changing lanes or driving at high speeds.
  • Trailer Brake Control: Your trailer’s brake control is conveniently located behind your steering wheel.

Test Drive the 2021 GMC Yukon at Virden Mainline Motors

Now that you know how much a GMC Yukon can tow, and you’re better acquainted with all the features that help the GMC Yukon towing capacity achieve such high ratings, test drive this SUV in Virden. To arrange for your appointment, give us a call at 204-842-3301. We’ll break down all of the Yukon’s towing features in greater detail and show you some of its other highlights, as well. Still doing research? Be sure to explore our manufacturer guides for other informative reads about GMC models and features, like our overview of the 2021 GMC Canyon tow rating!

 

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