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GMC Acadia:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

GMC Acadia side view
GMC Acadia angular front perspective
GMC Acadia angular rear perspective

Overview of the GMC Acadia

Learn about the GMC Acadia

GMC Acadia Summary

If you're looking for reliable performance in a sleek, mid-size SUV then the GMC Acadia could be the answer. Depending on how you set it up, the GMC Acadia has space for five to seven passengers or over one hundred cubic feet of cargo space. Newer GMC Acadias have the available All Terrain twin-clutch system. This advanced system gives the vehicle an extra level of torque for those off-the-beaten-path adventures. From the entry-level model to the luxurious Denali trim, the GMC Acadia has the space for your whole family while providing the power to take on any adventure.

Pros and cons of the GMC Acadia

  • Five model choices
  • All-wheel drive available
  • Quick acceleration from optional V6 engine
  • Advanced safety tech only on higher trims
  • Limited legroom in third-row seats
  • Low quality interior finish
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the GMC Acadia

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the GMC Acadia

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats6 - 7
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.6 - 13.5 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8.7 - 9.5 L/100km
  • Width1915 mm
  • Length4912 - 4917 mm
  • Trunk space362 - 363 L
  • Cargo space2237 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the GMC Acadia

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the GMC Acadia 2018 - 2021 is available in 5 trims:

SLE trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the GMC Acadia

Dimensions of the GMC Acadia

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211694 mm1915 mm4912 mm
20201694 mm1915 mm4912 mm
20181676 mm1915 mm4917 mm

Towing capacity of the GMC Acadia

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021454 kg907 − 1814 kg
2020454 kg907 kg
2018454 kg907 kg