2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer vs. 2021 GMC Yukon Denali

2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer vs. 2021 GMC Yukon Denali
2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer


2021 GMC Yukon Denali

Starting MSRP

471-hp 6.4L V8


420-hp 6.2L V8 ; 277-hp 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel
4WD only


2WD or 4WD
Up to 10,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

8,200 pounds (2WD & V8 engine)
23-speaker McIntosh

Sound System

Bose® 14-speaker

Rear-Seat Touchscreens


If you’re shopping for a full-sized luxury SUV with top-notch performance, technology, and comfort, you might be checking out the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali or the all-new 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. These are two of the most popular luxury SUVs on the market today, but how do they compare to each other? You might be stuck trying to make a decision, so Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria has put together a handy comparison guide. While the Yukon Denali has plenty to recommend it, we’ve found that the Grand Wagoneer comes stacked with features and capabilities you won’t find anywhere else! Read on, then check out our online inventory to see if we’ve got a Jeep Grand Wagoneer for you to bring home.



Grand Wagoneer vs. Yukon Denali: Performance

With the 2021 GMC Yukon Denali, you have two engine options: a 420-hp 6.2L V8 and a 277-hp 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel engine. These options both come with a powerful 10-speed automatic transmission. Configurations are available in 2WD and 4WD; with the 2WD V8 engine, the Denali has a towing capacity of up to 8,200 pounds.

The 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, however, outmatches the Denali on the Dunlap roads, with a powerhouse 471-hp 6.4L V8 engine that can tow up to 10,000 pounds when coupled with 4×4 capability! You can choose between three 4×4 systems, all with an 8-speed automatic transmission, giving you unmatched power and traction.

Grand Wagoneer vs. Yukon Denali: Technology Features

The GMC Yukon Denali and the Jeep Grand Wagoneer both offer top-level technology inside the cabin. With the Yukon Denali, you’ll be getting Yukon’s highest trim level and all the advanced technology that comes with it. This includes an HD Rear Vision Camera, 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen, and a Bose 14-speaker surround system with CenterPoint audio system. The Jeep Wagoneer comes out strong with plenty of exceptional technology itself, including rear-seat infotainment screens and a 23-speaker McIntosh audio system! Here are some of our favorite technological features you’ll be getting with the Jeep Wagoneer:

  • 12-inch touchscreen on the center console (runs on the newest Uconnect® 5 infotainment system)
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen for climate controls
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen for the passenger side, which has four major functions: Co-Pilot, entertainment, Fire TV for Auto, and freedom to view the feed from the exterior cameras
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot (supports up to eight devices)
  • Both second-row passengers also get 10.1-inch entertainment touchscreens, along with a 10.25-inch comfort display between the captain chairs
  • Top trim gets a 23-speaker McIntosh audio system with a 24-channel, 1,375W amplifier, and 12-inch subwoofers

Grand Wagoneer vs. Yukon Denali: Interior Dimensions

Now that we’ve looked at performance and technology, how do the Yukon Denali vs. Grand Wagoneer stack up when it comes to size? They’re both full-sized premium SUVs, but their interior dimensions differ in some important ways. While the Yukon Denali gives Bartonville more cargo space behind the first row of seats, the Grand Wagoneer holds its own with more passenger volume. Here are the full measurements of these SUVs’ interior dimensions:

Jeep Grand Wagoneer Interior Dimensions:

  • Front Headroom: 41.3 inches
  • Second-Row Headroom: 40 inches
  • Third-Row Headroom: 39 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Second-Row Legroom: 42.7 inches
  • Third-Row Legroom: 36.6 inches
  • Height: 75.6 inches
  • Width: 83.6 inches
  • Length: 214.7 inches
  • Cargo Volume (Front / Second / Third Row): 94.2 / 70.9 / 27.4 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 8

GMC Yukon Denali Interior Dimensions:

  • Front Headroom: 42.3 inches
  • Second-Row Headroom: 38.9 inches
  • Third-Row Headroom: 38.2 inches
  • Front Legroom: 44.5 inches
  • Second-Row Legroom: 42 inches
  • Third-Row Legroom: 34.9 inches
  • Height: 76.5 inches
  • Width: 81 inches
  • Length: 210 inches
  • Cargo Volume (Front / Second / Third Row): 122.9 / 72.6 / 25.50 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 8

Reserve Your Jeep Grand Wagoneer Today!

Comparing performance, interior comfort, and technology, the Jeep Grand Wagoneer pulls ahead of the Yukon Denali. If you have any questions about the Grand Wagoneer or our other Jeep models, feel free to contact our office near Galesburg anytime. You can also browse our new vehicle specials to see if you can save on your next vehicle.


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