2020 Ford Expedition vs 2020 GMC Yukon 

2020 Ford Expedition vs 2020 GMC Yukon

America's full-size SUVs have a certain soul about them. These towering, tough family-hauling rigs persevere through the worst, shrugging off poor weather conditions and unlocking larger-than-life capability ratings. See where the segment stands with its Ford and GMC entries as we compare the advantages of the 2020 Ford Expedition vs the 2020 GMC Yukon.

With seating for up to eight passengers, the 2020 Ford Expedition makes room for everyone with 41.5 in. of second-row legroom and 36.1 in. of third-row legroom. The GMC Yukon can be optioned with seating for up to nine passengers, but overall space is less generous. Second- and third-row passengers get just 39 in. and 24.8 in. of legroom, respectively.

2020 Ford Expedition 


2020 GMC Yukon 

$52,810 Starting MSRP $50,600
17 city / 24 hwy Fuel Economy 15 city / 22 hwy
9,300 lbs. Towing Capacity 8,500 lbs.
20.9 cubic feet Cargo Volume 15.3 cubic feet

Performance & Capability Advantages of the 2020 Ford Expedition 

The 2020 Ford Expedition is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 rated impressively at 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. In the 2020 GMC Yukon, drivers get a 5.3-liter V8 good for 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque.

Both entries offer a little extra oomph on their highest trim grades. In the Expedition Platinum, the standard twin-turbo V6 is retuned for 400 horsepower and 480 lb-ft of torque. On the GMC side, the Yukon Denali gets a 6.2-liter V8 rated at 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft.

The Ford Expedition comes out on top in capability with a maximum towing capacity of 9,300 lbs. The GMC Yukon is rated for just 8,500 lbs. Even with its lofty power ratings, the Expedition stays on the efficient side of the full-size segment with up to 17 mpg city, 24 mpg highway. The Yukon burns gas faster at 15 mpg city, 22 mpg highway.

Packing more muscle and interior space, the 2020 Ford Expedition proves itself as the superior option. Drivers with more questions on the Expedition lineup are invited to reach out to an Akins Ford representative for additional assistance.