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2022 GMC Acadia vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

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2022 GMC
Acadia

MSRP*: $34,800 to $48,600
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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $39,770 to $74,795
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Invoice* $33,199 to $46,364 $37,539 to $69,390
MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG 13 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 17 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 79.0 ft3 67.4 - 72.4 ft3
Engine 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 260-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel), 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 - 310 hp 270 - 470 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.4 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 40.7 - 40.8 in
Rear 40.2 - 40.3 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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
The GMC Acadia offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Acadia, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Acadia as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

Performance
The GMC Acadia has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

Warranty
The GMC Acadia comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.