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2018 GMC Acadia vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review

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Comfort
The GMC Acadia offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Chevrolet Equinox. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Acadia and the Chevrolet Equinox.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Equinox requires fewer stops at the gas station than the GMC Acadia, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The GMC Acadia will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Equinox, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 GMC Acadia and the Chevrolet Equinox have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Chevrolet Equinox, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Acadia, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Chevrolet Equinox.

Drivetrain
The GMC Acadia has much lower torque than the Chevrolet Equinox, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Chevrolet Equinox is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Acadia greatly out-muscles the Chevrolet Equinox.

Utility
The GMC Acadia offers greater seating capacity than the Chevrolet Equinox, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The GMC Acadia has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Warranty
The GMC Acadia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Equinox.

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2018 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $29,000 - $47,020

2018 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $23,580 - $37,230
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City MPG: 17 - 21 22 - 28
Highway MPG: 25 - 26 28 - 39
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $28,855 - $44,669 $23,462 - $35,369

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.