2021 GMC Acadia

MSRP range: $29,800 - $48,600
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MSRP$30,995
Edmunds suggests you pay$29,924

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2021 GMC Acadia Review

  • Refined ride quality
  • Quick acceleration from optional V6 engine
  • Simple, easy-to-use cabin layout
  • Modern onboard technology keeps you connected
  • Cabin isn't particularly luxurious, even in the priciest trim level
  • Some rival SUVs offer more cargo and third-row space
  • Lackluster base engine
  • Elevation Edition debuts with black wheels and exterior trim
  • Wireless functionality for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Minor changes to trim option packages
  • Part of the second Acadia generation introduced for 2017

As a three-row midsize SUV, the 2021 GMC Acadia fills the gap between the smaller GMC Terrain and the larger Yukon. After a styling refresh and several upgrades last year, the Acadia returns in 2021 with only minor changes. From the affordable albeit modestly appointed base model to the off-road-themed AT4 and luxurious Denali trim, there's a wide range of Acadias to choose from. The question is: Should you?

We like the Acadia for its smooth ride and optional V6 engine, but its interior quality doesn't meet expectations for the price. It also comes up a little short on third-row space and cargo room. As such, we suggest cross-shopping some of Edmunds' highly rated three-row SUVs such as the Honda Pilot, Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride.

Which Acadia does Edmunds recommend?

The SLT trim gets our vote because it has a more powerful turbocharged engine and a lot more standard features than the SL or SLE. On top of that, it's also eligible for more options. If you plan on towing, you'll want to get a Denali with its available V6 engine and tow package. Combined they provide a 4,000-pound maximum tow rating.

GMC Acadia models

The 2021 GMC Acadia is offered in five trim levels — SL, SLE, SLT, AT4 and Denali — and comes with one of three engine choices. Most Acadia trim levels have standard front-wheel drive and offer all-wheel drive as an option. Feature highlights include:

SL and SLE
The SL base model has a second-row bench seat and seven-passenger capacity. The SLE has second-row captain's chairs, reducing passenger capacity to six. Otherwise, these two trims are very similar, though the SLE is eligible for more options than the SL. Standard features include:

  • A 193-horsepower four-cylinder engine
  • Keyless ignition and entry
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • 8-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Five USB ports
  • OnStar connected services with an onboard Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Blind-spot monitor (alerts you if a vehicle in the next lane over is in your blind spot)
  • Rear cross-traffic alert (warns you if a vehicle behind you is about to cross your vehicle's path while in reverse)

SLT
The midrange SLT trim receives a more powerful engine and bevy of extra features such as:

  • A 230-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine
  • Roof rails
  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • Foglights
  • Remote ignition
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Power-adjustable driver's seat
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Household-style power outlet for the middle row
  • Navigation system
  • Eight-speaker Bose audio system with HD radio

You also get these safety features as standard:

  • Forward collision mitigation (warns you of an impending collision and applies the brakes in certain scenarios)
  • Lane keeping assist (steers the Acadia back into its lane if it begins to drift over the lane marker)
  • Automatic high beams

AT4
The AT4 trim is similar to the SLT but has a few extra features that enhance its off-road capability. Feature additions include:

  • A 310-hp V6 engine
  • All-terrain tires
  • Standard all-wheel drive with componentry unique to the AT4 for greater traction
  • Hill descent control
  • Hill hold assist

Denali
The top-of-the-line Denali forgoes the AT4's off-road features but keeps the V6 engine. Standard feature additions include:

  • Power-folding heated mirrors
  • Digital instrument panel
  • Head-up display
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Driver-seat memory functions
  • Wireless charging pad

The Denali is also eligible for two exclusive option packages:
Technology package

  • Surround-view camera system (gives you a top-down view of the Acadia and its surroundings for tight parking situations)
  • Adaptive cruise control (maintains a driver-set distance between the Acadia and the vehicle in front)
  • Enhanced automatic braking for forward collision mitigation system
  • Digital rearview mirror (allows you to see out the back even with a fully loaded cargo area)

Denali Ultimate package requires the Technology package and adds:

  • Sunroof
  • Adaptive suspension dampers (enhance ride comfort and handling stability)
  • Tow package

Many of the features found on the upper trim levels are available on supporting trims as options. Other optional features include a rear entertainment system, a second-row bench seat (for seven-passenger seating), and an Elevation Edition package that adds black exterior styling accents and 20-inch wheels.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2021 GMC Acadia.

Average user rating: 3.0 stars
13 total reviews
5 star reviews: 46%
4 star reviews: 0%
3 star reviews: 0%
2 star reviews: 15%
1 star reviews: 39%

Trending topics in reviews

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  • spaciousness
  • transmission
  • technology
  • maintenance & parts
  • doors
  • road noise
  • oil
  • visibility
  • reliability & manufacturing quality
  • interior
  • value
  • appearance
  • comfort
  • dashboard
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Most helpful consumer reviews

5/5 stars, 2021 Acadia Denali AWD... Likes and dislikes
Rudy,
Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A)
Likes: Looks great, Powerful V6, very smooth transmission, solid braking, adjustable heads up display is great, plush comfortable ride on long trips, plenty of room for adults in 2nd row bucket seats, easy to navigate and personalize electronics, many safety features, defeat switch to disable stop/start feature, hidden tow hitch. Outside of the few minor personal dislikes listed below, this is a really nice vehicle, and so far I am very happy with it. Dislikes: No audible warning from blind spot monitor when using turn signal to change lanes. Loud wind noise at highway speed when roof rack cross rails are installed. Additional monthly fees for "MyGMC" internet app. The optional integrated cargo mats don't fold well, and can be frustrating when raising 3rd row seats. The right and left instrument panel clusters are designed differently than the center cluster and the outboard halves of both can be difficult to see clearly when bright sunlight is coming through the driver's window.
5/5 stars, Top End SUV. The sleeper among the competitors
David S. from Colorado ,
SLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
After researching SUV’s ( yes, we looked at the Telluride which is being priced way too much or MSRP) Nothing beats the Acadia in my opinion. The ride is smooth, the combination of the 3.6 L V6 engine with the 9 speed transmission is flawless, with a 6.1 second 0-60! The AWD , Led interior and exterior lights plus other features in the SLE are items which the Telluride would command a much higher price. Very satisfied with our purchase. But one you won’t regret it. On another note, odd that the SLE trim options for the review doesn’t have the 3.6L listed.... wrong!
5/5 stars, Smooth rider
Edward Zielinski ,
AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A)
Great car for highway driving with excellent gas mileage.
1/5 stars, 1800 miles and transmission needs replaced
Jim C,
AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A)
I purchased a 2021 GMC Acadia SLT on December 30th 2020. On March 11th (70 days and 1800 miles into my ownership) the vehicle lurched forward and the check engine light came on. I'm being told by the dealer it is a stuck valve problem that GM is aware of and put out a paper on. The transmission needs replaced. Now nobody can answer whether I'll get a new or remanufactured transmission. I obviously am disgusted this would happen to a brand new vehicle. I would expect GM to put a new transmission in not remanufactured.

2021 GMC Acadia video

SPEAKER: I'm Edmund's editor Josh Sadlier and this is a rundown of the features you'll find in the 2018 GMC Acadia. The Acadia is a smaller, lighter SUV that gives up some passenger space compared to its rivals but, in return, you get improved fuel economy and a more enjoyable driving experience. The SLE2 is the best bang for your buck. It's reasonably priced and it adds a power lift gate, powered driver's seat, and heated front seats. We also think it's worth checking the box for the V6 engine. You'll appreciate its superior performance when you're carrying passengers or towing. Blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert and rear parking sensors are available with the driver alert one package, which we also recommend. The rear cargo area has a wide, unobstructed cargo floor when you fold the third row, while remote release handles make it easy to fold the second row. There are two USB ports for second row passengers and a single port for the third row. Wireless charging and mobile Wi-Fi are also available. GMC's infotainment system supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and it's easy to learn and use on a daily basis. The top of the line Denali is the only trim level available with the optional 360 degree parking camera and adaptive cruise control. The Acadia's exceedingly roomy front row is easy to access, but it comes up a little short on storage space for your small items. The GMC Acadia's top competitors include the Toyota Highlander, the Honda Pilot, and the Ford Explorer. Bottom line, the GMC Acadia is a solid choice for a comfortable, three row SUV, but it might also be worth your time to look at a few rivals, especially if you prioritize expansive third row seat space and lots of cargo room. [MUSIC PLAYING]

2018 GMC Acadia Features Rundown

NOTE: This video is about the 2018 GMC Acadia, but since the 2021 GMC Acadia is part of the same generation, our earlier analysis still applies.


Features & Specs

Base MSRP
$29,800
MPG & Fuel
21 City / 27 Hwy / 23 Combined
Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.0 gal. capacity
Seating
7 seats
Drivetrain
Type: front wheel drive
Transmission: 9-speed shiftable automatic
Engine
Inline 4 cylinder
Horsepower: 193 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque: 188 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Basic Warranty
3 yr./ 36000 mi.
Dimensions
Length: 193.4 in. / Height: 66.7 in. / Width: 75.4 in.
Curb Weight: 3923 lbs.
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place: 12.8 cu.ft.

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Safety

Our experts’ favorite Acadia safety features:

Side Blind-Zone Alert
Gives you a visual indicator when a car is in your blind spot. Also sounds a warning if you signal in that direction.
Forward Collision Alert
Warns you of an impending front collision with both an audible and visual alarm.
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
Sounds an alarm when there is traffic approaching from either side of the vehicle while in reverse.

NHTSA Overall Rating 5 out of 5 stars

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.

Frontal Barrier Crash RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Driver5 / 5
Passenger4 / 5
Side Crash RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Side Barrier RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Driver5 / 5
Passenger5 / 5
Combined Side Barrier & Pole RatingsRating
Front Seat5 / 5
Back Seat5 / 5
RolloverRating
Rollover4 / 5
Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
Risk Of Rollover16.4%

IIHS Rating

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.

Side Impact Test
Good
Roof Strength Test
Good
Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
Good
IIHS Small Overlap Front TestNot Tested
Moderate Overlap Front Test
Good



GMC Acadia vs. the competition

2021 GMC Acadia

2021 GMC Acadia

2021 Kia Telluride

2021 Kia Telluride

GMC Acadia vs. Kia Telluride

The Kia Telluride has been an Edmunds top-ranked pick for two years running. With a standard V6 engine and plenty of space, comfort and technology, it's easy to see why. Fuel economy isn't stellar, and it could stand to have more interior storage, but otherwise this is as good as it gets. Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Kia Telluride.

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GMC Acadia vs. Hyundai Palisade

The Hyundai Palisade is mechanically related to the Kia Telluride, so it should come as no surprise to see it listed here too. The Palisade has a distinctly different style but shares the same strengths such as a roomy interior, plenty of features and a capable V6 engine. It can get pretty expensive at the top of the lineup, but overall it's an all-around better choice than the Acadia.

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GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot is another well-regarded three-row SUV. It offers a roomy interior, a smooth ride quality, strong fuel economy figures and helpful storage areas. It also comes standard with more advanced safety features than the Acadia. Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Honda Pilot.

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2021 GMC Acadia First Impressions

What is the Acadia?

The GMC Acadia is a three-row midsize SUV that straddles the line between conventional and luxury classes. On one hand, you have the base Acadia trim levels that start in the low $30,000s. Then you have the very popular Denali trim that dips its toes into the luxury class with its $48,000 starting price.

For the 2020 model year, the Acadia received a refresh that included updated styling, a new turbocharged four-cylinder option, a nine-speed transmission, an upgraded infotainment system, and a new AT4 model designed to appeal to outward-bound families.

With that refresh in mind, we don't expect any significant changes for the 2021 GMC Acadia. That means if you're considering one, you won't miss out on much if you stick with the 2020 Acadia. We'll have more definitive information as we get closer to the on-sale date, which should be late in 2020.

2021 GMC Acadia - Rear 3/4
2021 GMC Acadia
EdmundsEdmunds says

We give the Acadia credit for its comfortable ride, powerful optional V6, simple cabin layout, and long list of available tech features. It's held back by interior quality that doesn't match up with its price, a weak base engine, and smaller-than-average third row and cargo space. As a result, it doesn't really manage to challenge the top SUVs in either the conventional or luxury segments.

2021 GMC Acadia - Front Interior
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FAQ

Is the GMC Acadia a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 Acadia both on the road and at the track. You probably care about GMC Acadia fuel economy, so it's important to know that the Acadia gets an EPA-estimated 21 mpg to 25 mpg, depending on the configuration. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that carrying capacity for the Acadia ranges from 12.8 to 41.7 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a GMC Acadia. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 GMC Acadia?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 GMC Acadia:

  • Elevation Edition debuts with black wheels and exterior trim
  • Wireless functionality for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Minor changes to trim option packages
  • Part of the second Acadia generation introduced for 2017
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Is the GMC Acadia reliable?

To determine whether the GMC Acadia is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the Acadia. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Acadia's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 GMC Acadia a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 GMC Acadia is a good car. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 Acadia is a good car for you. Check back soon for the official Edmunds Rating from our expert testing team Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 GMC Acadia?

The least-expensive 2021 GMC Acadia is the 2021 GMC Acadia SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $29,800.

Other versions include:

  • Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) which starts at $48,600
  • SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) which starts at $33,900
  • SLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) which starts at $37,100
  • SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) which starts at $41,100
  • SLT 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) which starts at $39,100
  • AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) which starts at $41,400
  • Denali 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 9A) which starts at $46,600
  • SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) which starts at $29,800
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What are the different models of GMC Acadia?

If you're interested in the GMC Acadia, the next question is, which Acadia model is right for you? Acadia variants include Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A), SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A), SLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), and SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A). For a full list of Acadia models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 GMC Acadia

2021 GMC Acadia Overview

The 2021 GMC Acadia is offered in the following submodels: Acadia SUV. Available styles include Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A), SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A), SLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), SLT 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A), Denali 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 9A), and SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A). GMC Acadia models are available with a 3.6 L-liter gas engine or a 2.5 L-liter gas engine or a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 310 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 GMC Acadia comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic. The 2021 GMC Acadia comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2021 GMC Acadia?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 GMC Acadia and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 Acadia 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 Acadia.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 GMC Acadia and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 Acadia featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 GMC Acadia?

2021 GMC Acadia SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A)

The 2021 GMC Acadia SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $30,995. The average price paid for a new 2021 GMC Acadia SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) is trending $1,071 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,071 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $29,924.

The average savings for the 2021 GMC Acadia SL 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) is 3.5% below the MSRP.

2021 GMC Acadia SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A)

The 2021 GMC Acadia SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $38,380. The average price paid for a new 2021 GMC Acadia SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) is trending $5,967 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $5,967 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $32,413.

The average savings for the 2021 GMC Acadia SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A) is 15.5% below the MSRP.

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2021 GMC Acadia SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2021 GMC Acadia SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $46,375. The average price paid for a new 2021 GMC Acadia SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $6,424 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,424 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $39,951.

The average savings for the 2021 GMC Acadia SLT 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is 13.9% below the MSRP.

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2021 GMC Acadia AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A)

The 2021 GMC Acadia AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $46,170. The average price paid for a new 2021 GMC Acadia AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) is trending $6,212 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,212 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $39,958.

The average savings for the 2021 GMC Acadia AT4 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) is 13.5% below the MSRP.

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2021 GMC Acadia Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A)

The 2021 GMC Acadia Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $54,545. The average price paid for a new 2021 GMC Acadia Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) is trending $6,481 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,481 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $48,064.

The average savings for the 2021 GMC Acadia Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A) is 11.9% below the MSRP.

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Which 2021 GMC Acadias are available in my area?

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What is the MPG of a 2021 GMC Acadia?

2021 GMC Acadia Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
21 compined MPG,
19 city MPG/26 highway MPG

2021 GMC Acadia SLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
23 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/27 highway MPG

2021 GMC Acadia SLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (recommended)
24 compined MPG,
22 city MPG/27 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG21
Transmission9-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drive
Displacement3.6 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase112.5 in.
Length193.4 in.
Width75.4 in.
Height68.7 in.
Curb Weight4390 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2021 GMC Acadia?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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