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2012 GMC Acadia SL

Front-wheel Drive

2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT

Front-wheel Drive

2012 GMC Acadia
(2012 GMC Acadia FWD shown)
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2012 Chevrolet Traverse
(2012 Chevrolet Traverse FWD shown)
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MSRP $32,835 $32,760
Destination Charge $825 $825
Invoice Price $31,193 $31,122
Total List Price $33,660 $33,585
Available Engines 288-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas) 281-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side, Rear Seat
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side, Front Seat
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
Available:
immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, integrated roof antenna
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 2-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Available:
automatic equalizer, theft deterrent
Available:
automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls, rear controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Interior 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Air conditioning, front manual Standard:
manual
N/A Available:
dual zone front automatic
Air filter N/A Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard
Cargo net Available Available
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-radio display in-radio display
Compass N/A Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim metal-look metal-look
12V DC power outlet 3 3
Overhead console mini N/A
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A Available
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Voltage gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material Standard:
plastic/vinyl
leather/metal-look
Available:
leather
N/A
Air compressor Available N/A
Seats 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 8 passengers Standard:
8 passengers
N/A Available:
7 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support driver driver
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench Standard:
60-40 split-bench
N/A Available:
40-40 bucket
Rear armrest Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed 2 - fixed
3rd row seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Seat trim cloth cloth
3rd row fold into floor manual manual
Entertainment 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single Standard:
in-dash mounted single
N/A Available:
in-dash mounted 2-disc
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
DVD-Audio N/A Available
Steering wheel audio controls Available Standard
Rear seat audio controls N/A Available
Speakers 6 6
Equalizer automatic automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system Available:
with DVD
Available:
with DVD
1st row LCD screen N/A Available:
1
2nd row LCD screen Available:
2
Available:
1
N/A Available:
2
Bluetooth Compatibility Available Standard
Safety and Security 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Standard
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
LED brakelights Standard N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist N/A Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system N/A Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 72/100,000 72/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Exterior 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof
Body material fully galvanized steel galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored body-colored
Grille trim black w/chrome surround black w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming N/A Available:
driver
Sunroof N/A Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof N/A Available:
fixed glass with sunshade
Spoiler lip lip
Roof rack Available Available
Roof rails Standard Standard
Tires P255/65SR18.0 BSW AS Standard:
P255/65SR18.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P255/55HR20.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Standard:
18" machined aluminum
Available:
20" chrome aluminum
Available:
20" machined aluminum
Spare tire and wheel Available:
steel
compact steel
Available:
compact
N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Running boards Available Available
Mud flaps Available Standard
Mechanical 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Engine 3.6L V-6 3.6L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Recommended fuel regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering N/A Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.16 3.16
Remote vehicle starting system Available Available
Specifications 2012 GMC Acadia SL 2012 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT
Exterior length 200.7 " 205.0 "
Exterior body width 78.2 " 78.4 "
Exterior height 72.8 " 70.4 "
Engine 3.6L V-6 3.6L V-6
Horsepower 288 @ 6,300 rpm 281 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 270 @ 3,400 rpm 266 @ 3,400 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 24 mpg 24 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.70 / 3.37 " 3.70 / 3.37 "
Curb weight 4,656 lbs. 4,658 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,411 lbs. 6,411 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,197 lbs. 3,197 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,527 lbs. 3,527 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight Standard:
2,000 lbs.
Standard:
2,000 lbs.
Available:
5,200 lbs.
Available:
5,200 lbs.
GCWR 9,500 lbs. 9,500 lbs.
Wheelbase 118.9 " 118.9 "
Front track 67.1 " 67.8 "
Rear track 67.1 " 67.4 "
Turning radius 20.2 ' 20.2 '
Drag coefficient .36 .36
Front legroom 41.3 " 41.3 "
Rear legroom 36.9 " 36.8 "
Third row legroom 33.2 " 33.2 "
Front headroom 40.4 " Standard:
40.4 "
N/A Available:
38.6 "
Rear headroom 39.3 " Standard:
39.4 "
N/A Available:
38.7 "
Third row headroom 38.4 " Standard:
37.8 "
N/A Available:
38.1 "
Front hiproom 57.8 " 59.1 "
Rear hiproom 57.9 " 57.8 "
Third row hiproom 48.3 " 48.3 "
Front shoulder room 61.9 " 62.0 "
Rear shoulder room 61.1 " 61.3 "
Third row shoulder room 57.8 " 57.6 "
Luggage volume 24.1 cu.ft. 24.4 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 116.9 cu.ft. 116.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 154 cu.ft. 154 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 22.0 gal. 22.0 gal.