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GMC Acadia
2021 GMC Acadia
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$29,800
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8.3
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GMC Terrain
2021 GMC Terrain
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$25,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.1
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Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
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$26,000
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7.9
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
1.5-liter Turbo Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
193 hp @ 6300 rpm
170 hp @ 5600 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque
188 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
203 @ 2000 - 4000
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
N/A
N/A
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
37.4 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x TBD
17" x 7.0"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17" x TBD
17" x 7.0"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
4-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P245/65R17
P225/65R17
N/A
Rear Tire
P245/65R17
P225/65R17
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
27 MPG
N/A
City
21 MPG
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 (2020) Tons/yr
6.6 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
14.9 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
399 miles
387.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
513 miles
447 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
193.4 in
182.3 in
N/A
Height
66.7 in
65.4 in
N/A
Max Width
75.4 in
72.4 in
N/A
Front Width
64.5 in
62.3 in
N/A
Rear Width
64.5 in
62.5 in
N/A
Wheelbase
112.5 in
107.3 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
6.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
40.9 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.4 in
57.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55.7 in
54.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.7 in
39.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
39.6 in
38.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
55.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
51.8 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
31.1 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
37.2 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.3 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
42.9 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,923 lbs
3,449 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
79 ft³
63.3 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
41.7 ft³
29.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12.8 ft³
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Premium Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black, Premium cloth seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance Note
1 Year/1 Visit
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A