The Impressive 2022 GMC Yukon Towing Capacity

March 2nd, 2022 by
2022 GMC Yukon Towing an Airstream


It looks fantastic, but how much can the GMC Yukon tow on our Houston roads? The maximum GMC Yukon towing capacity is a massive 8,400 pounds. Let’s talk about that in more detail, as well as discuss the GMC Yukon horsepower and other engine specs.



How Much Can the GMC Yukon Tow?

So, how much can the GMC Yukon tow, exactly? As we said, the maximum GMC Yukon towing capacity is 8,400 pounds. Here are the payload and trailering specs when properly equipped:

  • Yukon Maximum Payload: 1,910 pounds
  • Yukon Maximum Towing: Up to 8,400 pounds
  • Yukon XL Maximum Towing: Up to 8,3000 pounds

2022 GMC Yukon Towing Capacity — What You Can Tow

You can tow quite a bit with the 8,400-pound GMC Yukon towing capacity. If you play hard on the weekend and like to bring your boat or camper to the lake, the GMC Yukon is the SUV for you.

What You Can Tow with the GMC Yukon Towing Capacity

  • Car trailer
  • A-frame camper
  • Teardrop trailer
  • Small enclosed utility trailer
  • Small open utility trailer
  • Tow dolly with car
  • Bass boat and trailer
  • Jet skis
  • Motorcycles

GMC Yukon Horsepower and Other Engine Specs

What accounts for the impressive GMC Yukon towing capacity? That would be the equally impressive GMC Yukon horsepower. Here are the engine specs:

GMC Yukon Horsepower and Other Engine Specs

  • 5.3L V8 EcoTec3 engine
  • Horsepower – 355 hp
  • Torque – 383 lb-ft

2022 GMC Yukon Heavy-Duty Trailering Package

Channelview drivers who do a lot of serious towing know that it’s about more than the GMC Yukon towing capacity. You need the right accessories. Here are the items which come with the GMC Yukon Heavy-Duty Trailering Package:

  • standard trailering hitch
  • seven-wire harness with independent fused trailering circuits
  • seven-way connect and 2-inch trailering receiver
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
  • 3.42 Axle Ratio
  • Two-Speed Active Transfer Case on 4WD Models Only
  • Premium Smooth Ride Suspension with Rear Air Leveler

Towing-Related Features

One of the great things about the new GMC Yukon is that it is loaded with features that make towing easier and safer. Here are just a few:

  • Trailer Brake Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Trailer Sway Control

Check Out the New GMC Yukon at Big Star Buick GMC of Baytown

Are you ready to hitch your boat up to the new GMC Yukon? Stop by our dealership and test drive this SUV so you can see for yourself at great it handles. While you’re here, make sure to check out our new vehicle specials. Our dealership is conveniently located near Crosby. We’re here to help, so contact us today!


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