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2022 GMC Acadia vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona EV Review

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2022 GMC
Acadia

MSRP*: $34,800 to $48,600
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2021 Hyundai
Kona EV

MSRP*: $37,390 to $45,600
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Invoice* $33,199 to $46,364 $36,432 to $43,972
MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 79.0 ft3 45.8 ft3
Engine 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 - 310 hp 201 hp
Exterior Length 193.4 in 164.6 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 70.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 33.4 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 38.0 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Acadia than in the Hyundai Kona EV. The GMC Acadia offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Kona EV, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Acadia will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Kona EV. 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 Hyundai Kona EV have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Hyundai Kona EV, 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 Hyundai Kona EV.

Handling
The GMC Acadia has a significantly larger turning radius than the Hyundai Kona EV, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The GMC Acadia has a little more horsepower than the Hyundai Kona EV.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Acadia does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Hyundai Kona EV.

Utility
The GMC Acadia offers greater seating capacity than the Hyundai Kona EV, 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 Hyundai Kona EV.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Acadia is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Kona EV.