Ad Radar

1997 Yukon SL Utility Specs

View the specific features and standard equipment for the GMC Yukon with our specs at Truck Trend. Visit the photos section for visual of the Soft Top SUV’s features and equipment.
New Truck Price Quote
Get FREE, up-front new vehicle pricing and a no hassle buying experience.

1997 Yukon SL Utility Specs

Section Opened 1997 Yukon SL Utility Performance Hide
5,735 cc 5.7 liters 90° V 8 front longitudinal engine with 101.6 mm bore, 88.4 mm stroke, 9.4 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 13 and country/highway (mpg): 17
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 17 and EPA city (mpg): 13
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
30 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 190 kW , 255 HP @ 4,600 rpm; 330 ft lb @ 2,800 rpm
Section Opened 1997 Yukon SL Utility Handling & Brakes Hide
Four-wheel ABS
3.42:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Torsion beam front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and torsion springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
Section Opened 1997 Yukon SL Utility Exterior Hide
Black/grey medium body side molding
Chrome separate front and rear bumpers with rubbing strip
Chrome/bright trim on side of body and on bumpers
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 188, overall width (inches): 77.1, overall height (inches): 73, ground clearance (inches): 8, wheelbase (inches): 111.5, front track (inches): 64.1, rear track (inches): 63.5, curb to curb turning circle (feet): 39, 21 and 0.8
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Gloss paint , metallic paint , black paint
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Fixed rear window
Black rear step
Tinted glass
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,250, curb weight (lbs) 4,858, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 7,000, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 3,925, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,750, max payload (lbs) 1,392, max roof rack load (lbs) 200 and max tongue load (lbs) 850
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and variable intermittent wipe
Section Opened 1997 Yukon SL Utility Interior Hide
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray
Stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, seek, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 74.6, front width (inches): 62.8, width between arches (inches): 49.7, height (inches): 39.7, loading floor height (inches): 30.6, loadspace volume (cu ft): 51.6 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 51.6, rear seat down (cu ft): 99.4, all seats in place (cu ft): 51.6 and all seats removed (cu ft): 99.4
Rear double-hinged cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with three switches
Front seats cup holders
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment and plastic/rubber in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Illuminated glove compartment with lid
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats
Illuminated entry system on interior
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.9, rear headroom (inches): 37.8, front hip room (inches): 60, rear hip room (inches): 60.7, front leg room (inches): 41.9, rear leg room (inches): 36.4, front shoulder room (inches): 65.4 and rear shoulder room (inches): 66
Internal button power locks with internal switch operates from passenger door
Power steering
Front and rear reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three one-piece bench front facing removable rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Seating: five seats
Vinyl seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds, recirculation setting and rear seat heater ducts
Recent Articles
2015 Lincoln Navigator First Look
Refresh Brings Standard EcoBoost, Split-Wing Grille... more
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban and GMC Yukon, XL and Denali First Drive
The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL have taken a decided step upscale,... more
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI R-Line First Test
It's hard to believe the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg represents the 10th model year VW's upscale SUV... more
First Look: 2013 GMC Terrain Denali
It started with the Yukon back in 1998 as an upgraded trim level, but has since migrated to nearly... more
GMC Yukon Earns AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Award
read the press release below: GMC Yukon Earns AutoPacific’s Vehicle Satisfaction Award Consumers... more
Death of the SUV
If i had the extra cash, i would totally by a new SUV for hauling my jet skies. Right you can get a... more
Big SUV
is it me or are past due for a big SUV? I'm in my ram on day waiting for the wife while she picks... more
Will greater mpg resurge truck/suv sales
At the second 2006 LA Auto Show, GM announced it's developing plug-in hybrids with the company's... more
Worst Term ever invented: SUV
I own a 2001 GMC Yukon XL SLT w 145000 miles. I grew up driving Suburbans Yukons, Tahoes for both... more
Truck Trend
Trade In Value