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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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Pontiac Torrent
2009 Pontiac Torrent
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$24,820
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Subaru Ascent
2021 Subaru Ascent
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$32,295
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8.1
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.4-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.4-liter V6 Gas
2.4-liter Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
193 hp @ 6300 rpm
185 hp @ 5200 rpm
260 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
188 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
210 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
277 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,923 lbs
3,660 lbs
4,430 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
2,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
20 MPG
23 MPG
City
21 MPG
17 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
24 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A
7.8 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
20 gallons
19.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
399 miles
340 miles
405.3 miles
Cruising Range Highway
513 miles
480 miles
521.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
193.4 in
188.8 in
196.8 in
Height
66.7 in
69.3 in
71.6 in
Max Width
75.4 in
71.4 in
76 in
Front Width
64.5 in
61.6 in
64.4 in
Rear Width
64.5 in
61.8 in
64.2 in
Wheelbase
112.5 in
112.5 in
113.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
7.9 in
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
41.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.9 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.4 in
55.7 in
61.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.7 in
51.1 in
57.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.7 in
40.2 in
38.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.6 in
40.1 in
40 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
55.9 in
60.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
51.4 in
57.5 in
Third Row Leg Room
31.1 in
N/A
31.7 in
Third Row Headroom
37.2 in
N/A
36.3 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.3 in
N/A
57.2 in
Third Row Hip Room
42.9 in
N/A
45.9 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
79 ft³
68.6 ft³
86.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
41.7 ft³
35.2 ft³
47.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12.8 ft³
N/A
17.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Variable pwr
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
41.8 ft
38 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P245/65R17
P235/65R16
P245/60HR18
Rear Tire
P245/65R17
P235/65R16
P245/60HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black, Premium Cloth seat trim
  • Ebony, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Ebony, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Sand, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Slate Black, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Optional
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Optional
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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