2023 GMC Acadia vs. 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

Picture of the 2023 GMC Acadia

2023 GMC
Acadia

MSRP*: $36,800 to $50,600
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Picture of the 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport

2023 Land Rover
Discovery Sport

MSRP*: $43,300 to $48,500
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MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 79.0 ft3 55.6 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 246-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 - 310 hp 246 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 193.4 in 181.0 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 75.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 39.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in

*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 Land Rover Discovery Sport. The GMC Acadia will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

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

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 Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Dimensions
The GMC Acadia is about the same width as the Land Rover Discovery Sport. 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 Land Rover Discovery Sport.

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

Performance
The GMC Acadia has a little less horsepower than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

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 Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Acadia and the Land Rover Discovery Sport. With the GMC Acadia, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.