The top end of GM’s full-size SUV portfolio offers a few options for those customers looking for a blend of luxury and copious interior space. Over in the Bow Tie brand camp, there’s the Chevy Tahoe High Country, while Big Red offers the GMC Yukon Denali. While there is a huge amount of overlap between these two models, there are a few important distinctions as well. Now, we want to know – which one is the better choice?
Before we dive into this, we should also mention the Chevy Suburban High Country and GMC Yukon XL Denali, which could be compared in the same manner as the Chevy Tahoe High Country and GMC Yukon Denali, the only real difference being that the Suburban High Country and Yukon XL Denali offer more interior room and cargo space than the Tahoe High Country and Yukon Denali. It’s also worth mentioning that this comparison will focus on the pre-refresh 2024 model year.
So then, where do the Chevy Tahoe High Country and GMC Yukon Denali differ? Let’s start outside, where the Tahoe High Country is equipped with 20-inch Sterling Silver premium painted wheels with chrome inserts (RPO code RPT), while the Yukon Denali gets 20-inch 6-spoke multi-dimensional polished aluminum wheels (RPO code RTL). Both offer several 22-inch wheel options, as well. The Chevy Tahoe High Country is also available in nine different paint colors, including two extra-charge colors, while the Yukon Denali is available in nine colors, but with Summit White offered as the exclusive no-charge option.
Inside, the Tahoe High Country is equipped with perforated leather seating surfaces with either Jet Black or Jet Black/Mocha colorways, while the Yukon Denali is equipped with perforated leather seating surfaces with Jet Black, Dark Walnut / Very Dark Ash Gray, as well as Teak / Light Shale colorways. Both SUVs are equipped with the naturally aspirated 6.2L V8 L87 gasoline engine as standard. However, the Tahoe High Country’s tow rating is 100 pounds higher than that of the Yukon Denali.
Finally, we have pricing, with the Chevy Tahoe High Country starting at $76,895, while the Yukon Denali starts at $76,800. Both prices include destination freight charge. As a reminder, both SUVs ride on the GM T1 platform, and both are produced at the GM Arlington plant in Texas.
So then, with all that covered, we want to know which is better – the Chevy Tahoe High Country, or the GMC Yukon Denali? Tell us by voting in the poll below, and remember to subscribe to GM Authority for more Chevy Tahoe news, GMC Yukon news, Chevy news, GMC news, and around-the-clock GM news coverage.