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2013 GMC Yukon Hybrid SUV - Overview

Research another Yukon Hybrid:

$53,570 – $64,230 MSRP

$50,624 – $60,697 Invoice

20 / 23 MPG City/Hwy


2013 GMC Yukon Hybrid SUV

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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard powertrain grade braking
  • Champagne Silver Metallic exterior paint

Exterior Features
GMC offers the 2013 Yukon in SLE, SLT, Hybrid, and Denali trim levels. The Yukon SLE trim has 17-inch aluminum wheels, dark-tinted rear glass, and heated power side mirrors. Hybrid models employ aerodynamic styling details and lightweight 18-inch wheels to maximize fuel economy.

Interior Features
Standard equipment for the Yukon SLE includes triple-zone automatic climate control, power front seats, power windows and locks, remote keyless entry, tilt steering wheel, and cruise control. A Bose premium sound system features Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, and a USB port. Six months of free OnStar telematics service is standard.

Optional Features
Included on the Yukon SLT trim are Ultrasoft leather seats, heated front seats, power-adjustable pedals, remote engine starting, Homelink universal remote, rear park-assist sensors, and a reversing camera. Yukon Hybrid models also include a navigation system and power-folding side mirrors.

The Yukon Denali trim features 12-way power front seats with ventilation, heated second-row bucket seats, heated steering wheel, Bose Centerpoint surround-sound audio system, and a power tailgate. The Denali has 20-inch wheels, and features a chrome grille and a side blind-zone alert system.

Under the Hood
Standard in Yukon SLE and SLT trims is a 5.3-liter V-8 engine creating 320 horsepower and 335 lb.-ft. of torque, and featuring Active Fuel Management cylinder-deactivation technology to improve gas mileage. A 6-speed automatic transmission delivers power to the rear (2WD) or all 4 wheels (4WD).

The Yukon Denali trim is equipped with a 403-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8 engine with 417 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard on this model is full-time all-wheel drive (AWD).

The Yukon Hybrid model is powered by GM's Two-Mode hybrid powertrain, comprised of a 6.0-liter V-8 engine with Active Fuel Management, automatic engine stop/start system, and a 300-volt nickel-metal hydride battery powering electric assist motors for a combined power rating of 332 horsepower. A full hybrid, the Yukon Hybrid can travel at low speeds on electricity alone, GMC says.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 GMC Yukon are:
  • Yukon SLE/SLT 2WD: 15/21/17 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Yukon SLE/SLT 4WD: 15/21/17 mpg
  • Yukon Denali AWD: 13/18/15 mpg
  • Yukon Hybrid 2WD: 20/23/21 mpg
  • Yukon Hybrid 4WD: 20/23/21 mpg

All Yukon models are equipped with 6 air bags (side curtains protect occupants in the first two rows of seats), 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, and 6 months of free OnStar Automatic Crash Response service. Included on all trims except the SLE are rear park-assist sensors and a reversing camera. The Denali trim has a side blind-zone alert system.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 Yukon an overall crash-test rating of 4 (out of 5) stars. As this overview was written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not tested the 2013 Yukon.

Available Trims for the 2013 GMC Yukon Hybrid SUV

  Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Base automatic/CVT $53,570 332-hp / 6.0L 8-cyl 20/23
Denali automatic/CVT $61,385 332-hp / 6.0L 8-cyl 20/23

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