2017 GMC Terrain vs 2017 GMC Acadia

There is no denying that crossovers and SUVs are extremely popular right now and GMC has its fair share of models to offer customers. With all of these options, it can be overwhelming to decide what one is the best one for you, so we take two of our available SUVs and compare them side to side to give customers a better idea of the similarities and differences. Check out our 2017 GMC Terrain vs 2017 GMC Acadia comparison to see what model could be the better one for you.

To start things off, the GMC Terrain is a compact crossover whereas the GMC Acadia is classified as a midsize crossover. This means that the Terrain will have less seating capability and cargo volume than the Acadia. The 2017 Terrain has the ability to seat up to five passengers whereas the 2017 Acadia has the ability to seat up to seven. With all seven seats being used, the Acadia offers 12.8 cubic feet of cargo volume which is considerably lower than the Terrain's 31.6 cubic feet though if you match the Terrain and Acadia's seating the Acadia does offer more cargo volume.

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2017 GMC Terrain VS 2017 GMC Acadia
5 Seating Capacity 7
63.9/31.6 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 79/41.7/12.87 Cubic Feet
Yes Available V6 Engine Yes
1,000-3,500 lbs. Towing Capability 1,000-4,000 lbs.

Differences Between the 2017 Terrain and 2017 Acadia

On the mechanics and performance side of things both the Terrain and Acadia offer a V6 engine option as well as all-wheel drive. The 2017 Terrain is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with an optional V6 engine on SLE-2, SLT and Denali models. The 2017 Acadia offers a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a V6 engine depending on model. Both crossovers have comparable and similar towing capabilities, which vary on engine and model.

The 2017 Terrain is available SL, SLE-1, SLE-2, SLT and Denali models while the 2017 Acadia is available in SL, SLE, SLT and Denali models. For the most part the available safety and technology features on both GMC crossovers remain the same but to compare the base Terrain SL model of the Terrain features standard 18-inch alloy wheels, a rearview camera, cruise control, a 60/40 split folding rear seat with sliding and reclining functions, a 7-inch touchscreen and more. The base Acadia SL model offers standard 17-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, cruise control, tri-zone automatic climate control, a 7-inch touchscreen, smartphone connectivity, a rearview camera and more.

Interested in the 2017 GMC Terrain or the 2017 GMC Acadia? Please contact us at Davenport Autopark for more information or to schedule a test drive for one or both of the available crossover SUVs. We are located in Rocky Mount, NC so come visit us today.

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