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    Default Interested in 07 Yukon Denali

    OK so my Jeep is now officially the beach crawler with my 3rd child on the way and I am looking to purchase a used 07 yukon denali. I don't know much about them. Anything i need to be looking out for? it has 67K miles which is good for the year, but anything i need to be worried about at this point? They are asking like $24K. Any help would be greatly appreciated and if all is good, I'll be cruising around in it soon. pics to follow after I get it to my buddies shop for fun.

    Thanks everyone.

    -Brad

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    The denali is a nice truck. It gets about 1mpg less than the standard yukon. This is due to the all time 4 wheel drive and the 6.0L motor. Really with that low amount of miles on it it is hard to tell you specific things to look for. The obvious of course, fluid leaks, odd tire wear, does it shift smoothly, those type of things

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    all I know is that they are a GM/CHEV breed ......what else could you want !!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pikey View Post
    The denali is a nice truck. It gets about 1mpg less than the standard yukon. This is due to the all time 4 wheel drive and the 6.0L motor. Really with that low amount of miles on it it is hard to tell you specific things to look for. The obvious of course, fluid leaks, odd tire wear, does it shift smoothly, those type of things
    I was under the impression that not ALL Denalis are AWD and that you can get a RWD Denali.

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    I think that I have only seen one 2wd denali. They are not all that popular where I live.

    1995 Silverado 4x4
    6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
    4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge

    2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors, http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...5-GMC-Yukon-XL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pikey View Post
    I think that I have only seen one 2wd denali. They are not all that popular where I live.
    X2. I think you can get 2wd denalis and escalades, but they don't seem very popular. In Canada, the Denali and Escalade is only available in AWD though. Overall, I'd go with what Pikey said for things to watch out for. As long as there are no leaks, weird sounds, or unusual wear on the tires/suspension, and the transmission/engine seem strong and smooth, everything should be good.

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    It cracks me up that people buy $65K SUVs and demand that they be 4WD or AWD. Seriously, is the guy that just bought the Escalade going to be off-roading it? No.

    Yes, I'm aware that 4WD or AWD can give a little better traction in snow. Still IMO not worth the extra $$$$$. Hey, this is just my opinion.

    In many cases 4WD is ~$4K more(new purchase), I just don't know if I can justify dropping that much money for something that I'm going to use 0.1% of the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bracker7 View Post
    OK so my Jeep is now officially the beach crawler with my 3rd child on the way and I am looking to purchase a used 07 yukon denali. I don't know much about them. Anything i need to be looking out for? it has 67K miles which is good for the year, but anything i need to be worried about at this point? They are asking like $24K. Any help would be greatly appreciated and if all is good, I'll be cruising around in it soon. pics to follow after I get it to my buddies shop for fun.

    Thanks everyone.

    -Brad
    Is this a dealer or private party?

    According to Kelly Blue Book, $24K is a good price for that SUV with that mileage.

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    Hypertech Max Energy Tune (only top end limiter removed and AFM disabled)
    Chrome Tailgate Handle Cover
    TonnoPro HF-155 Tonneau Cover
    WeatherTech Front and Rear Splash Guards
    Husky Liners X-Act Contour Floor Liners
    WeatherTech Side Window Deflectors

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    65k is nothing for these trucks.

    1995 Silverado 4x4
    6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
    4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge

    2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors, http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...5-GMC-Yukon-XL
    2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
    2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)

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    Its a dealer. I'm in the process of getting the carfax, but they have had the truck into service for over a week and they said it wouldn't be available for me to check out until next week because it will still be in the shop. They have been reluctant to say why...I'm definitely taking it to my mechanic for a once over to make sure it is still a yukon when they are done with it

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