Update - I didn't get the Yukon buckets I was after but I did get a set of Denali buckets for an excellent price and they fit perfect. Trying to decide now if I should save the bench or sell it.This topic has been addressed many times. There are several threads here with walk through instructions detailing the process and what parts and work are required for the swap. Bench seats can be converted to buckets and vice versa. The only catch is that the seats need to be from the same wheel base suv. Suburban and Yukon xl seats will NOT fit in a Tahoe or non XL Yukon. And Tahoe and non XL Yukon seats will NOT fit into a suburban or Yukon XL. The bolt locations in the floors are different between the two wheel base platforms. So make sure if you’re swapping from bench to captains, or captains to bench for your Yukon, that you verify the seats that are being swapped into it come out from the same wheel base SUV as what you currently have.
And for what’s it’s worth; my 2006 XL Denali has mid row buckets, that recline, and there’s plenty of room to climb in between the two seats to get in and out of third row seats, my 11 year old nephew, and 9 and 7 years old nieces do it all the time. I’ve done it plenty of times in my own rig and in the many GM SUVs that belong to clients that I detail for getting in and out during the detailing process.
Hi, I have a black 2018 Tahoe, looking to swap the black leather rear captains seats (not heated/powered) for black leather bench seats. I am in NJ. Any takers?
Also, I contacted the dealer to see if they might be able to do it, they said they were not allowed to do so because of safety concerns, that the seat belts would not work. For those who have done this, how do we manage that?