2018 GMC Yukon vs 2018 Ford Expedition

exterior side view of a white 2018 GMC Yukon on the left "vs" side exterior view of a white 2018 Ford Expedition on the right

Everyone has their own individual reasons for needing a full-size SUV.  Whether it be for toting around kids, cargo, or anything in between an SUV is your answer, and the 2018 GMC Yukon and the 2018 Ford Expedition provide an abundance of interior space, style and exciting new technology features that will have you fawning all over them. Unfortunately, you can’t take them both home with you, so you have to decide between the 2018 Yukon and the 2018 Expedition which can be difficult. Here at Davenport Auto, we understand customer's needs for a comprehensive comparison of two similar vehicles. So, to help you make an educated decision on your new SUV purchase we have assembled the key differences and similarities between the 2018 GMC Yukon and the 2018 Ford Expedition for you here.

2018 GMC Yukon


2018 Ford Expedition

5.3L EcoTec3 V8 Standard Engine 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 10-Speed Automatic
16 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 17 MPG City/ 24 MPG HWY
9 Passengers Max Seating Capacity 8 Passengers
*EPA estimates of the Base Trim level with Standard Equipment.

Differences & Similarities

The 2018 GMC Yukon and the 2018 Ford Expedition both offer a rugged yet refined exterior appeal with a long and wide wheelbase for an athletic posture, but the exterior of the 2018 Yukon shines a little brighter with its chrome grille surround and window trim. On the interior of the 2018 GMC Yukon, you will also find more first-row headroom and legroom than the 2018 Ford Expedition has. And, as you can see from the chart above the 2018 GMC Yukon also offers seating for up to nine passengers when the Yukon SLE is equipped with the available front-row bench seat, something the 2018 Expedition doesn’t offer.

Other enticing standard interior features of the 2018 GMC Yukon include an 8” GMC Infotainment Center with a Bose® 9-Speaker Stereo System, Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, a Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel, and even Keyless Entry with Remote Start. You can get most of these features on the 2018 Ford Expedition when you start paying for trim level upgrades. With more standard interior amenities, a more spacious driver’s cockpit, and more bling on the exterior, the 2018 GMC Yukon is the clear choice over the 2018 Ford Expedition. Get inside the 2018 GMC Yukon today on a test drive at Davenport Auto in Rocky Mount, NC.

Front exterior view of a gray 2018 GMC Yukon

2018 GMC Yukon in Rocky Mount NC

Oh, where has the time gone, it feels like yesterday the kids were only newborns and somehow life seemed simpler then. As the kids have grown older, they have also grown bigger, much bigger, and now your compact SUV doesn’t cut it anymore. Not only are the kids bigger, but so is all of the things they tote along with them for the day, from science fair projects to sports equipment and apparel, it’s overtaking your vehicle. If your vehicle looks more like a storage locker than something you drive, it is time to upgrade to the full-size 2018 GMC Yukon SUV. You can find the 2018 GMC Yukon at Davenport Auto in Rocky Mount, NC today, so you don’t have to suffer another day with your current insufficient SUV.

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