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2014 GMC Acadia vs. 2014 Ford Flex Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the GMC Acadia, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Flex offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The GMC Acadia requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Flex. 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 Ford Flex have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Ford Flex, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the GMC Acadia takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Flex.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Acadia transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford Flex.

Handling
The GMC Acadia has the same turning radius as the Ford Flex, 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 Ford Flex, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the GMC Acadia and the Ford Flex.

Utility
The GMC Acadia offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Flex, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the GMC Acadia, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Ford Flex.

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


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2014 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $34,485 - $48,825

2014 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,015 - $42,375
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 5.85%
City MPG: 16 - 17 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 23 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 7 - 7
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*: $32,761 - $46,384 $27,346 - $39,515

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