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GMC Acadia

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2020
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GMC Acadia 2020 4-door SUV
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
The Acadia is a very pleasant three-row SUV, particularly in the Denali trim. The ride is steady and composed, and handling is responsive. The the smooth 3.6-liter V6 returned 19 mpg in our tests. A less powerful but still capable 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard. A 230-hp turbocharged four-cylinder joins the ranks for 2020. All engines get a nine-speed automatic transmission. This family-friendly SUV is very quiet, the front seats are comfortable, and the infotainment system is easy to use. The outboard second-row seats can slide and tilt forward, even with a child seat in place. There are myriad cosmetic tweaks and detail upgrades for 2020. Available safety features include forward collision warning with automatic braking, and blind spot warning.
All Ratings & Reliability
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
The Acadia is a very pleasant three-row SUV, particularly in the Denali trim. The ride is steady and composed, and handling is responsive. The most appropriate engine is the smooth 3.6-liter V6 that returned 19 mpg in our tests, which isn't a standout number. A less powerful but still capable 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard. This family-friendly SUV is very quiet, the front seats are comfortable, and the infotainment system is easy to use. The outboard second-row seats can slide and tilt forward, even with a child seat in place. But many luxury features, such as four-way adjustable lumbar support, a power sunroof shade, and auto-up windows, are missing even on the high-end Denali version. Available safety features include forward collision warning with automatic braking, and blind spot warning.
All Ratings & Reliability
2017-2018
2017 Redesign Year
GMC Acadia 2018
The new Acadia is shorter and 500 pounds lighter than the previous model. The ride is steady and composed, and handling is responsive. The most appropriate engine is the smooth 3.6-liter V6 that returned 19 mpg in our tests, which isn't a standout. A less powerful but still sound 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard. This family-friendly three-row SUV is very quiet, the front seats are comfortable, and the infotainment system is easy to use. The outboard second-row seats can slide and tilt forward, even with a child seat in place. But many luxury features, such as four-way adjustable lumbar, a power sunroof shade, and auto-up windows, are missing even on our high-end Denali version. Available safety features include forward-collision warning with automatic braking, pedestrian detection, and blind-spot monitoring.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $21,050 - $35,000 $19,265 - $33,025
2017 $18,850 - $31,725 $17,155 - $29,755
2007-2016
2007 Redesign Year
GMC Acadia 2016
The Acadia is a car-based SUV with three rows of seats and seating for seven or eight, depending upon the configuration of the second row. It uses a 275-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. These combine to form a smooth and refined powertrain, though the transmission is sometimes reluctant to downshift. Later versions have improved transmission tuning. Expect about 16 mpg overall. The Acadia is available with front- or all-wheel drive. The ride is comfortable, handling is responsive and the interior is quiet. The third-row seats are roomy enough to accommodate three adults, especially when the second row is moved forward. A 2013 redesign brought an upgraded interior with an improved infotainment system and a new center airbag between the front seats.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $17,325 - $26,650 $14,600 - $24,650
2015 $16,900 - $23,600 $14,015 - $21,565
2014 $15,250 - $20,150 $12,325 - $18,075
2013 $13,050 - $17,925 $10,160 - $15,610
2012 $9,575 - $15,300 $6,820 - $12,270
2011 $8,325 - $13,275 $5,600 - $10,300
2010 $7,100 - $9,675 $4,390 - $6,840
2009 $7,000 - $8,300 $4,285 - $5,535
2008 $6,100 - $7,525 $3,460 - $4,810
2007 $5,600 - $7,100 $2,985 - $4,385
2020
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2020 GMC Acadia Ratings & Reliability
The Acadia is a very pleasant three-row SUV, particularly in the Denali trim. The ride is steady and composed, and handling is responsive. The the smooth 3.6-liter V6 returned 19 mpg in our tests. A less powerful but still capable 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard. A 230-hp turbocharged four-cylinder joins the ranks for 2020. All engines get a nine-speed automatic transmission. This family-friendly SUV is very quiet, the front seats are comfortable, and the infotainment system is easy to use. The outboard second-row seats can slide and tilt forward, even with a child seat in place. There are myriad cosmetic tweaks and detail upgrades for 2020. Available safety features include forward collision warning with automatic braking, and blind spot warning.
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 GMC Acadia Ratings & Reliability
The Acadia is a very pleasant three-row SUV, particularly in the Denali trim. The ride is steady and composed, and handling is responsive. The most appropriate engine is the smooth 3.6-liter V6 that returned 19 mpg in our tests, which isn't a standout number. A less powerful but still capable 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard. This family-friendly SUV is very quiet, the front seats are comfortable, and the infotainment system is easy to use. The outboard second-row seats can slide and tilt forward, even with a child seat in place. But many luxury features, such as four-way adjustable lumbar support, a power sunroof shade, and auto-up windows, are missing even on the high-end Denali version. Available safety features include forward collision warning with automatic braking, and blind spot warning.
2017-2018
2017 Redesign Year
GMC Acadia 2018
The new Acadia is shorter and 500 pounds lighter than the previous model. The ride is steady and composed, and handling is responsive. The most appropriate engine is the smooth 3.6-liter V6 that returned 19 mpg in our tests, which isn't a standout. A less powerful but still sound 2.5-liter four-cylinder is standard. This family-friendly three-row SUV is very quiet, the front seats are comfortable, and the infotainment system is easy to use. The outboard second-row seats can slide and tilt forward, even with a child seat in place. But many luxury features, such as four-way adjustable lumbar, a power sunroof shade, and auto-up windows, are missing even on our high-end Denali version. Available safety features include forward-collision warning with automatic braking, pedestrian detection, and blind-spot monitoring.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $21,050 - $35,000 $19,265 - $33,025
2017 $18,850 - $31,725 $17,155 - $29,755
2007-2016
2007 Redesign Year
GMC Acadia 2016
The Acadia is a car-based SUV with three rows of seats and seating for seven or eight, depending upon the configuration of the second row. It uses a 275-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. These combine to form a smooth and refined powertrain, though the transmission is sometimes reluctant to downshift. Later versions have improved transmission tuning. Expect about 16 mpg overall. The Acadia is available with front- or all-wheel drive. The ride is comfortable, handling is responsive and the interior is quiet. The third-row seats are roomy enough to accommodate three adults, especially when the second row is moved forward. A 2013 redesign brought an upgraded interior with an improved infotainment system and a new center airbag between the front seats.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $17,325 - $26,650 $14,600 - $24,650
2015 $16,900 - $23,600 $14,015 - $21,565
2014 $15,250 - $20,150 $12,325 - $18,075
2013 $13,050 - $17,925 $10,160 - $15,610
2012 $9,575 - $15,300 $6,820 - $12,270
2011 $8,325 - $13,275 $5,600 - $10,300
2010 $7,100 - $9,675 $4,390 - $6,840
2009 $7,000 - $8,300 $4,285 - $5,535
2008 $6,100 - $7,525 $3,460 - $4,810
2007 $5,600 - $7,100 $2,985 - $4,385