In comparing the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier's and the GMC Yukon Denali's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The GMC Yukon Denali has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier's and the GMC Yukon Denali's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier is a better car than the GMC Yukon Denali.
Chevrolet Tahoe Premier vs. GMC Yukon Denali Pricing
A used 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe Premier ranges from $70,895 to $84,380 while a used 2023 GMC Yukon Denali is priced between $81,044 to $99,993. For a new model, the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier's price is between $71,460 and $86,510, with the GMC Yukon Denali priced between $79,491 and $94,907.
Chevrolet Tahoe Premier vs. GMC Yukon Denali Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier loses 41.1 percent of its value and the GMC Yukon Denali loses 43.6 percent of its value. This means the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier retains 2.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the GMC Yukon Denali.
Chevrolet Tahoe Premier vs. GMC Yukon Denali Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Chevrolet Tahoe is 8.2 out of 10 while the GMC Yukon's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Chevrolet Tahoe being ranked 4 out of 10 Best Large SUVs and the GMC Yukon being ranked 5 out of 10. Out of 16 Best 8-seater SUVs, the Chevrolet Tahoe is ranked 7 and the GMC Yukon is ranked 8. The Chevrolet Tahoe is also ranked 10 out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows while the GMC Yukon is ranked 13 out of 30.
Chevrolet Tahoe Premier vs. GMC Yukon Denali Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Chevrolet Tahoe is 8.9 out of 10. For the GMC Yukon the reliability rating is 8.8 out of 10. This gives the Chevrolet Tahoe a slight advantage in reliability compared to the GMC Yukon.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier’s base engine makes 355 horsepower, and the GMC Yukon Denali base engine makes 420 horsepower. The Premier is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, while the Denali is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon. Both have a highway range of 480 miles. The Premier uses regular unleaded, and the Denali uses premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Chevrolet Tahoe Premier and the GMC Yukon Denali have the same average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.