Used 2011 GMC Acadia SUV

2011 GMC Acadia
List price range
$8,797 - $19,877

Pros

  • Compliant ride
  • seating for up to eight passengers
  • adult-friendly split-folding third-row seat
  • massive cargo area
  • top safety scores.

Cons

  • Compromised outward visibility
  • large size hampers maneuverability
  • some lower-quality interior materials.

Used 2011 GMC Acadia SUV for Sale

GMC Acadia 2011 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
111,072 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLE
List$10,967
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
104,063 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
CarTrust
8.3 mi away
List$11,995
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-2 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
146,246 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-2
List$11,672
Est.Loan: $218/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
159,174 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
List$8,900
Est.Loan: $166/mo
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Air Conditioning; Power Windows; Power Locks; Power Steering; Tilt Wheel; AM/FM CD/MP3; Satellite; AM/FM CD/DVD; Sentry Key; Keyless Entry; Daytime Running Lights; Dual Airbags Front Head and Side; Active Seatbelts; Passenger Airbag Sensor; All Wheel ABS
GMC Acadia 2011 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
47,293 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLE
WBM of Arlington
23.3 mi away
List$15,995
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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Options%3A AIR CONDITIONING, TRI-ZONE AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL, SUNROOF, DUAL SKYSCAPE 2-PANEL POWER WITH TILT-SLIDING FRONT AND FIXED REAR, LPO, &%252339;HIT THE ROAD&%252339; PACKAGE, ENGINE, 3.6L SIDI V6, AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH MP3 COMPATIBLE CD PLAYER, EBONY, SEAT TRIM, PREMIUM CLOTH, SEATING, 7-PASSENGER, TRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED - Thank you for visiting another one of W B M of Arlington&%252339;s exclusive listings%2521 W B M of Arlington is a small family operated business established in 1988. 1 We never purchase our vehicles from auctions. 2 Our prices are generally the lowest because of our lower over head, and not due to poor quality. we are satisfied with lower profit margins 3 All our cars are inspected and are with CARFAX history%2521 For pictures, please visit us %40 www.wbminc.com %2A Some vehicles may have a few more miles than advertised. This is due to test drives, inspection, and service. %2A Please double check the accuracy of the options with your sales representative. On some rare occasions, in transmission of the electronic feeds, some options may not be properly indicated. %2A Ask me about how to get an extended warranty on this vehicle %2A We welcome pre-buy inspections %2A You won&%252339;t find a better price for this vehicle anywhere
GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
60,000 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
(1)
Audi Frederick
25.6 mi away
List$19,499
Est.Loan: $355/mo
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CARFAX One-Owner. Odometer is 52178 miles below market average! Awards: * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick (built after 1/11)
GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
105,352 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
(3)
Sheehy Honda
28.9 mi away
List$12,500
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
92,701 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
Denali
List$18,123
Est.Loan: $330/mo
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Dealer Notes
Heated Leather Seats, Sunroof, 3rd Row Seat, All Wheel Drive, Power Liftgate, Tow Hitch, Alloy Wheels, Quad Seats. %3D%3D%3D%3D%3D%3DKEY FEATURES ON THIS ACADIA INCLUDE%3A Leather Seats, Third Row Seat, All Wheel Drive, Quad Bucket Seats, Power Liftgate %3D%3D%3D%3D%3D%3DSIMPLY THE BEST%3A THE GMC ACADIA%3A Unmatched Cargo Volume in its Class. With 24.1 cubic feet of space behind the 3rd row, the Acadia can accommodate the equivalent of 4 carry-on suitcases and 2 sets of golf clubs. This dwarfs the competition from the Ford Explorer, Ford Flex, Dodge Durango, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. In fact, Acadia has more space than you'll find in many full-size SUVs. More Overall Passenger Volume than the Explorer, Durango and Highlander. More Cruising City and Highway miles than Explorer and Flex. %3D%3D%3D%3D%3D%3DVISIT US TODAY%3A Family owned and operated for over 30 years%2521 Home of the no-pressure sale - WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD%2521 Come visit our showroom at 11001 Indian Head Highway Fort Washington, MD, or see our full inventory at jackwinegardnerchevy.com. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
114,068 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
Philmark Motorcars
35.3 mi away
List$12,990
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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$300 Below Market
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We have expanded to serve you better!!! Come and visit our conveniently located retail stores in the Washington DC Metro RegionLike new condition, this beautiful 2011 GMC ACADIA SLT1 presented in this amazing color combination with White exterior and Tan interior does not get any better. This beauty has it all, 3.6L SIDI V6 (288 hp [214.7 kW] @ 6300 rpm 270 engine with great low miles is ready for a test drive today! Looking for a superior vehicle quality and a hassle free experience? Here at MR CAR we are the Home of the ** GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL** WITH OVER 500 CARFAX CERTIFIED VEHICLES IN STOCK WE COVER IT ALL, FROM SUV'S TO PICK UP TRUCKS and WORK VANS, CONVERTIBLES, COUPES, SEDANS AND A TOUCH OF LUXURY IN OUR JUST OPENED CAMP SPRING'S STORE that HAS IT ALL. MD CERTIFIED INSPECTED VEHICLES, The best extended warranties available in the industry. Come in and experience why we are the leaders in the Region, with the best approvals that the competition can not touch.We have the vehicle that fits your needs and mostly your monthly payment needs... we will help you establish your credit at the same time and lead you to the path of success...come and check us out and you will see why when others say no...Mr Car says yes!!! Come and drive your new vehicle home today without drama and disappointments. YES! It's that easy..Apply online at www.mymrcar.com and find out how easy we will get you driving today!! Hablamos Español!! Contact our Sales Team at 855-546-7227 / 301-277-4480
GMC Acadia 2011 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
65,121 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLE
(8)
Carnova
36.7 mi away
List$13,890
Est.Loan: $259/mo
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$300 Below Market
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5 DAY EXCHANGE POLICY, MD DC INSPECTION PROGRAM 2011 GMC ACADIA AWD with powerful 3.6L SIDI V6 (288 hp [214.7 kW] @ 6300 rpm 270 engine and driven only 65121 miles! Fully loaded and much more! CARFAX CERTIFIED**FINANCING AVAILABLE** Contact our Sales at 703-441-1770 CARFAX Certified, Extended Warranty & Financing Available
GMC Acadia 2011 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
75,409 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLE
List$12,988
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
97,958 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$13,524
Est.Loan: $253/mo
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3.16 Axle Ratio,Power Reclining Bucket Seats,Leather-Appointed Seat Trim,Heated Driver & Front Passenger Seats,Ride & Handling Suspension,AM/FM Stereo w/CD Player/MP3 Playback,Preferred Package,7-Passenger Seating %282-2-3 Seating Configuration%29,8-Way Power Driver Seat,Carpeted Removable Front 2nd & 3rd Row Floor Mats,Acoustical Insulation Package,Remote Vehicle Start,Body-Color Bodyside Moldings,Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control,Digital Compass Display,Inside Rear-View Auto-Dimming Mirror,Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel,Variable Effort Power Steering,Double Dual Exhaust w/Chrome Tips,Power Rear Liftgate Body,XM Radio,Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist,Front Round Halogen Fog Lamps,5-Gauge Instrumentation,Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls,Rear Audio System Controls,Bose Premium 10-Speaker Audio System,Universal Home Remote,USB Port-Receptacle,BluetoothAr For Phone,4-Wheel Disc Brakes,Air Conditioning,Electronic Stability Control,Front Bucket Seats,Leather Shift Knob,Spoiler,Tachometer,Voltmeter,3rd row seats%3A split-bench,ABS brakes,Alloy wheels,Automatic temperature control,Bodyside moldings,Brake assist,CD player,Delay-off headlights,Driver door bin,Driver vanity mirror,Dual front impact airbags,Dual front side impact airbags,Emergency communication system,Four wheel independent suspension,Front anti-roll bar,Front dual zone A/C,Front fog lights,Front reading lights,Fully automatic headlights,Garage door transmitter,Heated door mirrors,Heated front seats,Illuminated entry,Low tire pressure warning,MP3 decoder,Occupant sensing airbag,Outside temperature display,Overhead airbag,Overhead console,Panic alarm,Passenger door bin,Passenger vanity mirror,Power door mirrors,Power driver seat,Power passenger seat,Power steering,Power windows,Radio data system,Rear air conditioning,Rear anti-roll bar,Rear audio controls,Rear reading lights,Rear window defroster,Rear window wiper,Remote keyless entry,Roof rack%3A rails only,Security system,Speed control,Speed-sensing steering,Steering wheel mounted audio controls,Telescoping steering wheel,Tilt steering wheel,Traction control,Trip computer,Turn signal indicator mirrors,Variably intermittent wipers,Front beverage holders,Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror,10 Speakers,Compass,Front Center Armrest w/Storage,AM/FM radio%3A XM
GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
105,025 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
Buchanan Cadillac
49.4 mi away
List$13,993
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
81,527 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
List$16,453
Est.Loan: $300/mo
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Dealer Notes
2011 GMC Acadia SLT-1 Carbon Black Metallic AWD, AM/FM Stereo w/CD Player/MP3 Playback, Bluetooth� For Phone, Bose Premium 10-Speaker Audio System, Power Windows w/Driver Express-Down, Rear-View Camera System, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist, Universal Home Remote, USB Port-Receptacle, XM Radio. Recent Arrival! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
98,664 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
List$13,488
Est.Loan: $252/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
76,947 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
Denali
List$19,877
Est.Loan: $362/mo
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GMC Acadia 2011 Denali 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
97,600 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
Denali
Neons Auto
53.9 mi away
List$15,998
Est.Loan: $292/mo
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$300 Below Market
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GMC Acadia 2011 SLT-1 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
145,272 miles
Used 2011
GMC Acadia
SLT-1
Overlea Motors
56.1 mi away
List$10,995
Est.Loan: $205/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Like its platform-mates from Buick and Chevy, the three-row 2011 GMC Acadia offers a winning combination of comfort, features, cargo space and performance.

vehicle overview

In the wake of rising fuel prices and buyers' more realistic assessments of their needs, a traditional truck-based SUV isn't the popular family vehicle it once was. While most of the shoppers who used to flock to these large, thirsty beasts would likely be well served by minivans, many are instead opting for another choice that's just as suitable: large crossovers like the 2011 GMC Acadia.

The Acadia is one of GM's "Lambda" platform triplets (the Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse are the others). Like its cousins, the Acadia uses carlike unibody architecture that makes it lighter and more space-efficient than heavier, body-on-frame truck-based SUVs. As such, the Acadia offers more passenger and cargo space while also providing better handling, a more pleasant driving experience, superior crashworthiness and higher fuel economy.

Available with either front- or all-wheel drive, the Acadia is powered by a strong V6 engine. Families that take road trips will appreciate the Acadia's smooth, quiet ride. Those in the habit of transporting very large items will be grateful for the crossover's generous amount of cargo room, because maximum cargo space stands at 117 cubic feet. The Acadia's resume is rounded out by its top safety scores and ability to seat up to eight passengers.

This spacious and handsome cabin has a few weak points, however. Some of the materials are subpar and the third row, though fairly accommodating, isn't as comfortable as that in the Ford Flex. Outward visibility (admittedly a weak point in most large crossovers) falls short relative to that of other models in this segment. Lastly, driving enthusiasts might find the Acadia's handling a bit ponderous compared to lighter, more nimble rivals such as the Mazda CX-9.

Even so, these are but minor quibbles when viewed against the 2011 GMC Acadia's many strengths. The crossover faces some worthy rivals like the aforementioned 2011 Ford Flex and 2011 Mazda CX-9, as well as the new and technology-packed 2011 Ford Explorer and the more luxurious 2011 Hyundai Veracruz. We'd suggest trying them all out to see which best suits your needs. In the end, though, we suspect that the Acadia will be the best pick for many shoppers, on the strength of its impressive combination of comfort, features, cargo space and performance.

trim levels & features

The 2011 GMC Acadia is a large crossover SUV offered in five trims: base SL, SLE, SLT-1, SLT-2 and Denali. Seven-passenger seating is the default configuration, while eight-passenger seating (substituting a fold-flat second-row bench for the standard fold-flat captain's chairs) is optional on all but the SL.

The SL comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, front and rear air-conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, OnStar telematics (with a six-month subscription to Directions and Connections) and a six-speaker CD/MP3 stereo system with satellite radio. The SLE adds foglamps, a power liftgate, remote engine start, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, power front seats (eight-way driver/two-way passenger), an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth, rear parking sensors and a back-up camera with a small rearview-mirror-integrated display.

The SLT-1 ups the ante with 19-inch wheels, heated mirrors, a variable-assist steering system, tri-zone automatic climate control, rear audio controls and headphone jacks, leather upholstery, heated front seats and a 10-speaker Bose stereo with a USB audio jack. The SLT-2 adds power-folding heated mirrors with driver-side auto-dimming, additional power adjustments for the front passenger seat, driver memory functions and a Towing Preparation package.

The plush Denali trim level adds unique body treatment (including grille, front/rear fascias, side moldings and wheel flares), 20-inch chrome wheels with black chrome accents, xenon headlights, additional sound insulation, illuminated sill plates, the "SkyScape" power front/fixed rear dual sunroofs, a head-up display, perforated leather upholstery, heated/ventilated front seats and a leather/wood steering wheel.

Many of the additional features on the upper trims can be added to the lower trims as options. Other optional highlights, depending on the trim level, include a navigation system, a rear entertainment system, a 115-volt power outlet, a surround-sound version of the Bose stereo, a second-row center console and the SkyScape sunroof.

performance & mpg

There is only one engine/transmission combination available for the GMC Acadia -- a 3.6-liter V6 mated to a six-speed automatic with manual shift control. The V6 produces 288 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque.

EPA fuel economy estimates for the front-wheel-drive Acadia are 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway and 19 mpg combined. All-wheel-drive Acadia models are very close at 16/23/19 mpg. Properly equipped, the Acadia can tow up to 5,200 pounds.

safety

Antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags for all three rows are all standard on the 2011 GMC Acadia, as is one year of GM's OnStar service, including turn-by-turn navigation and hands-free phone connectivity. In Edmunds brake testing, an Acadia came to a stop in 135 feet -- the Flex and CX-9 perform better.

In the government's new, more strenuous crash testing for 2011, the Acadia earned a top five-star rating for overall performance, with four out of five stars being given for front-impact protection and five stars for side-impact protection.

The Acadia also aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, where it earned the highest rating of "Good" in both the frontal-offset and side-impact tests.

driving

Like the other large General Motors crossovers, the 2011 GMC Acadia hits a happy medium between secure handling and a comfortable ride. However, you'll never forget that it's a big and heavy vehicle (nearly 5,000 pounds with all-wheel drive), and it feels more cumbersome to drive than other large crossovers on the market. Opting for the larger 19- or 20-inch wheels can also degrade the Acadia's ride quality. We have no complaints about the 3.6-liter V6, as it provides willing acceleration in almost all situations.

interior

Inside the Acadia's roomy cabin is an attractive layout in a two-tone color scheme with brushed aluminum and chrome trim (the Denali also includes wood grain accents). The instrument panel consists of dual gauges; featuring bright white numbers on a black background, these gauges are simple and easy to read. Minor complaints include a few lower-grade interior plastics and audio and climate controls that consist of too many small and similar-looking buttons.

Depending on the configuration chosen, the Acadia seats either seven passengers (with second-row captain's chairs) or eight passengers (with a split-folding second-row bench seat) in three rows. The first- and second-row seats are quite comfortable and supportive, and the split-folding third-row seat — which is often a kids-only zone in traditional SUVs — can accommodate adults in reasonable comfort. Maximum cargo capacity is a generous 117 cubic feet with the second- and third-row seats folded down. Even with all three rows of seating in use, there's a useful 24 cubic feet of luggage space.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2011 GMC Acadia.

THOROUGH REVIEW
patrick1982, 12/23/2010
Owned an 05 Honda Pilot AWD EX before this one. Test drove the new pilot, traverse, acadia, enclave, 4runner, highlander, cx9. The Acadia out-performed all these. Great interior space, great features if you like the additional XM radio and ONstar services. No lag on the throttle... immediate response, steady cornering and level steering. Superb traction control system; disengages acceleration when slipping on ice or when lack of traction, stops engine RPM shootups. ABS system works great. It does weigh nearly 7,000 lbs so braking is a bit more noticable at higher speeds (nose dive). After 5,000+ miles I am averaging 16.3mpg / city and 20.2mpg hwy cruising at 70-75mph...23 or 24mpg as stated??? yeah right! Overall safety specs are sufficient; airbags all around, great framework. well thought out interior heating and cooling system, is loud enough to overpower a bluetooth phonecall when turned all the way up. remote start, auto liftgate great features except when parked too close to something. bad side depth perception on back up cam. low road noise, good stock tires (goodyear fortera comfort tread); bad for rain, snow and ice... will hydroplane or loose traction at 45mph+ on standing water. upgrade tires to fortera triple tread (my opinion). steering wheel controls are oddly placed. front wipers on left stick, rear wipers on center console below a/c system controls, why? volume and radio controls in a good consolidated location on steering wheel. good location for cruise control buttons. three locations for liftgate operations (key, on liftgate, and next to rear wipers.. why?) auto dimming rear view mirror great, black lower trim around Acadia difficult to clean need special cleaner from autoparts store. a little above average accessory selection, great audio even without BOSE, radio buttons can be confusing, double vanity lighted shades, dual exhaust great feature. battery location inconvenient (center of car between 2nd row captain seats), deep lubricated slide rails for 2nd row captain seats, much debris can be lodged or stuck in there, not good. inside material "plastic" poor choice of material, easily scuffed, marked up and just unsightly. Maintenance costs are average for this type of vehicle. Great interior storage capacity (glovebox, center console armrest area and rear liftgate area.
2011 Not entirely a miss or a hit
nmydst, 8/31/2010
Over all my experience has been fine. I have only owned my car for 3 weeks, however I did previously own a 2009 so I do have prior Acadia experience. The car seems to idle rough and doesn't switch smoothly into gears, as my 2009 did. I have many blind spots such as the second row headrests. You cannot see over them if you turn to look over your shoulder to check for cars. Your two back side windows are of no use to you with those headrests in the way. The seats themselves don't seem as comfortable as before and the car just seems to be bulkier and louder. I used to drive the 2009 like it was a car. This one I feel nervous, worrying that I'm going to hit someone because of the blindspots.
Maintenance costs out of control
Peter, 10/11/2016
The frequency and exorbitant cost of maintenance has made the Acadia our worst car purchase to date. After a couple domestic vehicles in high school and college, my wife and I have both owned only imports since (Toyota, Acura, Nissan, two Audis). But we were happy to buy domestic once again. Detroit, we thought, was back. Or so people said. The Acadia shined during our test drives. The configuration of the seats (2nd-row buckets & 3-seat third row) was a big selling point for our growing family. We liked the vehicle's size and styling. It seemed comfortable. So, we bought it. It's my wife's vehicle. It was a huge financial mistake. For comparison's sake: I drive an Audi that has almost identical mileage (about 70k) and is one year older. The Acadia is in the shop about 3x as often for repairs big and small. The cumulative cost of the Acadia repairs has been about 4x that of the Audi. Seemingly routine repairs on the Acadia are overly involved. For example, replacing a headlamp requires you remove the wheel well liner, loosen the bumper and loosen the grill. There are a couple dozen bolts to remove or loosen just to get to the bulb. The A/C condenser was leaking, and it required two days in the shop, as they had to disassemble the dash to get to the condenser. Almost $2k. The timing chain is now failing. That will be more than $2k. Going in, I would have assumed maintenance on a German import would outstrip that of a domestic, but it isn't even close. Detroit is not back. GMC is not back. In fact, I hate GMC with every fiber of my being. We'll be reluctant to trade in this car sooner much than anticipated, but we'll be relieved to be back into a less costly, more reliable import.
Nice crossover that smokes on cold starts
skpa, 1/20/2011
Purchased 2011 in 11/10 Acadia after much research of crossovers. Were leaning to the Pilot, but the ride and styling of the Acadia are a step above. After purchase, noticed blue and black smoke emission on cold starts for 30-45seconds. First thought was car was passing oil. Brought car to dealer. Dealer did not see any abnormal emissions. Met with GM DSM to review smoke issue. He observed cold start smoke on my Acadia. Started three new Acadias, all emitted blue and black smoke. DSM was puzzled. GM quality manager in Detroit explained fuel is pulsed to cat convrtr to accelerate heat up to prevent emissions. Condition on 10 and 11's. GM needs to eliminate smoke on cold start.
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Features & Specs

MPG
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
288 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
288 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
288 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
288 hp @ 6300 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover16.9%
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 Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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