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2016 GMC Yukon vs. 2017 GMC Acadia Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Acadia than in the GMC Yukon, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the GMC Yukon, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the GMC Acadia.

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 Yukon will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the GMC Acadia, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Yukon is much higher than that for the GMC Acadia.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Yukon is much wider than the GMC Acadia, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Yukon, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Yukon does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Acadia.

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

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

Utility
The GMC Yukon offers greater seating capacity than the GMC Acadia, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The GMC Yukon has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the GMC Acadia.

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

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2016 GMC
Yukon

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MSRP*: $48,315 - $68,325

2017 GMC
Acadia

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MSRP*: $29,070 - $46,920
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.65% As low as 1.39%
City MPG: 15 - 16 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 21 - 23 25 - 26
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 9 7 - 7
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*: $44,933 - $63,542 $28,925 - $44,574

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