When we compare the Ford Expedition Platinum's and the GMC Yukon Denali's specifications and ratings, the Ford Expedition Platinum has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability and overall quality score. The GMC Yukon Denali has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford Expedition Platinum's and the GMC Yukon Denali's specifications and ratings, the Ford Expedition Platinum is a better car than the GMC Yukon Denali.
Ford Expedition Platinum vs. GMC Yukon Denali Pricing
A used 2023 Ford Expedition Platinum ranges from $77,052 to $89,229 while a used 2023 GMC Yukon Denali is priced between $81,044 to $99,993. For a new model, the Ford Expedition Platinum's price is between $79,995 and $91,341, with the GMC Yukon Denali priced between $79,491 and $94,907.
Ford Expedition Platinum vs. GMC Yukon Denali Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Ford Expedition Platinum loses 52.4 percent of its value and the GMC Yukon Denali loses 43.6 percent of its value. This means the GMC Yukon Denali retains 8.8 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Ford Expedition Platinum.
Ford Expedition Platinum vs. GMC Yukon Denali Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Expedition is 8.6 out of 10 while the GMC Yukon's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Ford Expedition being ranked 3 out of 10 Best Large SUVs and the GMC Yukon being ranked 5 out of 10. Out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows, the Ford Expedition is ranked 5 and the GMC Yukon is ranked 13. The Ford Expedition is also ranked 5 out of 16 Best 8-seater SUVs while the GMC Yukon is ranked 8 out of 16.
Ford Expedition Platinum vs. GMC Yukon Denali Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Ford Expedition is 9.0 out of 10. For the GMC Yukon the reliability rating is 8.8 out of 10. This gives the Ford Expedition a slight advantage in reliability compared to the GMC Yukon.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford Expedition Platinum’s base engine makes 400 horsepower, and the GMC Yukon Denali base engine makes 420 horsepower. The Platinum is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 536 miles. The Denali is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 480 miles. This gives the Ford Expedition Platinum the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the GMC Yukon Denali. The Platinum uses regular unleaded, and the Denali uses premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Expedition Platinum and GMC Yukon Denali are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Ford Expedition Platinum has higher safety ratings than the GMC Yukon Denali, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.