GMC Acadia

Price $37,498 – $54,298
Fuel consumption 8.7 – 12.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 69%(view ratings)
The GMC Acadia is a cousin of the Chevrolet Blazer, though with more muscular styling. All models are available with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The Acadia offers a selection of three engines, starting with a naturally aspirated four-cylinder rated at 193 horsepower. Next up is a turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 230 horsepower. Finally, buyers can opt for a V6 with 308 horsepower. All-wheel drive is offered on mid-level models or higher. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 4,500 pounds.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 69%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 4/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 6/10
Overall 7/10

What's new in 2021

No major change


  • Pleasant driving
  • Comfortable rear seats
  • Convenient cargo space
  • Efficient 9-speed automatic transmission


  • No “automatic” 4x4
  • Base engine too short on power
  • Price that climbs quickly depending on the options chosen
  • Not very upscale interior design