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2015 GMC Acadia vs. 2015 Chevrolet Traverse Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The GMC Acadia offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Chevrolet Traverse, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Acadia and the Chevrolet Traverse.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Acadia as you will with the Chevrolet Traverse, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Traverse. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Acadia will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Dimensions
The GMC Acadia is about the same width as the Chevrolet Traverse. When looking at overall length, the GMC Acadia takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Chevrolet Traverse.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the GMC Acadia and the Chevrolet Traverse are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Acadia and the Chevrolet Traverse. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the GMC Acadia as you will in the Chevrolet Traverse.

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

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2015 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $33,975 - $49,690

2015 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $30,995 - $43,935
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 17 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 23 - 24
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,276 - $47,206 $29,755 - $41,299

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