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2017 GMC Acadia vs. 2016 Toyota Highlander Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The GMC Acadia offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota Highlander. The Toyota Highlander will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Acadia as you will with the Toyota Highlander, 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 Toyota Highlander. 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 Toyota Highlander have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the GMC Acadia for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Acadia has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.

Utility
The GMC Acadia has less seating than the Toyota Highlander, making the Toyota Highlander the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The GMC Acadia has less cargo space than the Toyota Highlander, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The GMC Acadia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Highlander.

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2017 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $29,070 - $46,920

2016 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $30,490 - $44,990
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 3.75%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.39% As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 18 - 21 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 25 - 26 24 - 25
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 7 - 8
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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Invoice*: $28,925 - $44,574 $27,837 - $41,077

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.