2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD.

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD has 5 model options: Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L, Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L, Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L, Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L and Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L.

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD car class.

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD car class.

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L runs on diesel and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD car class.

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD car class.

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD is 18 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 16 14 20
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L 18 16 20
Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 23 21 27
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 16 14 20
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L 17 15 20

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD is $3,950.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $8,250 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L $4,600 spend $11,500 more
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L $3,500 spend $6,000 more
Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L $3,350 spend $5,250 more
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L $4,600 spend $11,500 more
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L $3,700 spend $7,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD will consume in one year is 18 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 19
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L 17
Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L 16
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L 19
Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L 18

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Emit?

The 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD will emit an average of about 7,671,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 261 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 5 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD model options.

Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L:

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 20
Combined MPG 16
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $11,500
Fuel Cost $4,600
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 19
Grams of CO2 8,085,000
Trees Needed to Offset 385
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L:

City MPG 16
Highway MPG 20
Combined MPG 18
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 17
Grams of CO2 7,380,000
Trees Needed to Offset 351
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 6-cyl, 3.0 L:

City MPG 21
Highway MPG 27
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $5,250
Fuel Cost $3,350
Fuel Type 1 Diesel
ATV Type Diesel
Barrels of Petroleum 16
Grams of CO2 6,555,000
Trees Needed to Offset 312
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Start/Stop? Yes
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 6.2 L:

City MPG 14
Highway MPG 20
Combined MPG 16
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $11,500
Fuel Cost $4,600
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 19
Grams of CO2 8,490,000
Trees Needed to Offset 404
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2021 GMC Yukon XL 2WD Automatic 10-spd 8-cyl, 5.3 L:

City MPG 15
Highway MPG 20
Combined MPG 17
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 18
Grams of CO2 7,845,000
Trees Needed to Offset 374
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 8
Transmission Automatic 10-spd
Vehicle Class Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

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