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2014 Ford Flex vs. 2014 GMC Acadia Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the GMC Acadia. The Ford Flex offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
With the GMC Acadia, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Flex, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Flex will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Acadia. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Flex and the GMC Acadia have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Flex is much slimmer than the GMC Acadia, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Ford Flex takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Flex doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the GMC Acadia.

Handling
The Ford Flex has the same turning radius as the GMC Acadia, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Flex will do just as well as the GMC Acadia, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Flex and the GMC Acadia.

Utility
The Ford Flex has less seating than the GMC Acadia, making the GMC Acadia the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Flex has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Acadia.

Warranty
The Ford Flex comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Acadia.


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2014 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,015 - $42,375
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2014 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $34,485 - $48,825
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% --
City MPG: 16 - 18 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 23 - 24
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $27,346 - $39,515 $32,761 - $46,384

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