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2014 GMC Acadia vs. 2014 Lexus RX 350 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Acadia than in the Lexus RX 350. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Acadia and the Lexus RX 350.

Convenience
The GMC Acadia requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 350, 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). Whether you pick the GMC Acadia or the Lexus RX 350, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Lexus RX 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Lexus RX 350, 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 Lexus RX 350.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Acadia transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350.

Handling
The GMC Acadia has a larger turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Acadia is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Acadia has a little more horsepower than the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the GMC Acadia more than the Lexus RX 350, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the GMC Acadia, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Acadia is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 350.

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2014 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $34,485 - $48,825
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2014 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $39,760 - $47,450
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.80%
City MPG: 16 - 17 18
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 24 - 26
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,761 - $46,384 $37,177 - $44,368

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