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1992 - 1999 GMC Yukon Pre-Owned

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Khatir Soltani
High on Yukon buyers' priority lists was the need to haul plenty of occupants, cargo and occasionally, trailers. It featured a
GM's 5.7-liter OHV V8 came standard, in 200 to 210 horsepower iterations from '92 to '95, and 250 to 255 horsepower versions from '96 through '99. (Photo: General Motors)
commendable 7,000 lb towing capacity, making it ideal for summer getaways with the power boat or jet skis in tow, and jaunts to the ski hill with four-wheel drive engaged. Important for hauling heavy loads, GM's 5.7-liter OHV V8 came standard, in 200 to 210 horsepower iterations from '92 to '95, and 250 to 255 horsepower versions from '96 through '99. Also made available in '94, was a 180 horsepower 6.5-liter turbodiesel featuring 360 lb-ft of torque. While noisy and somewhat unrefined compared to today's leading diesels, the
Diesel and four-door Yukon models are the most popular in the used market. (Photo: General Motors)
GM oil-burner was much thriftier than its gasoline counterparts. On the used market, the diesel is extremely popular due to current fuel prices, as are 1995 through 1999 models that boast four doors - '92 through '94 models only came with two doors as GM initially thought that those who wanted easier access to the rear seats would opt for the larger Suburban.

While truck-like, Yukon passengers enjoy relatively low wind noise thanks to fairly aerodynamic exterior sheetmetal and near-flush windshield and door glass. GMC added sound deadening material to improve HVH levels as the years went on, but it never achieved the level of luxury attained when the 2,000 model year Yukon arrived.

Khatir Soltani
Khatir Soltani
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