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2015 GMC Acadia vs. 2015 Toyota Highlander Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander than in the GMC Acadia, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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. The GMC Acadia will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Toyota Highlander.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Toyota Highlander, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the GMC Acadia, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Highlander.

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

Handling
The GMC Acadia has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Highlander, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver 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
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Acadia and the Toyota Highlander. With the GMC Acadia, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Highlander.

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

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2015 GMC
Acadia

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

2015 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $29,415 - $43,790
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City MPG: 16 - 17 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 24 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $32,276 - $47,206 $26,855 - $39,981

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