2021 Ford Expedition vs. 2021 GMC Yukon

2021 GMC Yukon Denali vs. 2021 Ford Platinum Expedition

2021 GMC Yukon Denali


2021 Ford Platinum Expedition

Starting MSRP

420 hp


400 hp
21 mpg city/27 mpg hwy

Fuel Economy

17 mpg city/23 mpg hwy
7,700 pounds

Max. Towing

6,000 pounds
122.9 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

104.6 cubic feet

When you shop for a full-size SUV near Amarillo, chances are you need a vehicle with plenty of space for passengers and cargo. Unfortunately, that can mean forgoing some of the creature comforts and efficient fuel consumption. That’s not the case when you compare the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali vs. Ford Platinum Expedition. Both of these full-size SUVs are well-equipped with comfort and technology features without sacrificing the power and space you need. However, one edges out the other when it comes to long-term value. Take a look at the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali vs. Ford Platinum Expedition with Frank Brown GMC. 

GMC Yukon Denali vs. Ford Platinum Expedition—Long-Term Value

Value might not be the first thing Midland drivers consider when they think about buying a full-size SUV. Especially a top-tier one like a Yukon Denali or Platinum Expedition. That doesn’t mean they want to waste money. When it comes to value, the GMC Yukon Denali bests the Ford Platinum Expedition. For starters, it has a lower starting MSRP of $68,400, compared to the Platinum Expedition at $73,775. In the long haul, the GMC will keep saving you money with better fuel economy than the Ford. When you choose the GMC Yukon Denali, you’re choosing to keep a lot of money in the bank. 

GMC Yukon Denali vs. Ford Platinum Expedition—Engine Specs

With its higher fuel economy, you might expect the GMC Yukon Denali to have weaker engine options. Far from it! The standard gas engine in the GMC Yukon Denali generates more power than the Ford engine: 

GMC Yukon Denali Engine 

  • 6.2L V8
  • 420 hp — best in class
  • 7,700-pound maximum towing capacity

Ford Platinum Expedition Engine

  • 3.5L V6
  • 400 hp
  • 6,000-pound maximum towing capacity

In addition, the Yukon Denali also offers a diesel engine option, so you have a choice in the level of power you get from your GMC. 

GMC Yukon Denali vs. Ford Platinum Expedition—Interior Features

Both the GMC Yukon Denali and Ford Platinum Expedition are loaded with all the luxury features Odessa drivers love. The GMC offers more space to pack cargo with over 18 cubic feet more cargo space than the Ford Platinum Expedition. Here are some interior features you’ll find in both SUVs:

GMC Yukon Denali Interior Features

  • Class-exclusive available power sliding center console
  • Class-leading nine exterior camera views
  • Class-leading 15-inch head-up display
  • All-new interior design 

Ford Platinum Expedition Interior Features

  • Available panoramic Vista Roof®
  • Multicontour seats
  • Real wood accents

Find Your Winner at Frank Brown GMC

Clearly, the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali has more to offer for less money than the Ford Platinum Expedition. Now that you’re ready to get into the new GMC Yukon Denali, check out the Yukon inventory at Frank Brown GMC. If you’d like more information about the Yukon Denali or would like to schedule a test drive, contact us

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