2021 GMC Acadia

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$29,800

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2021 GMC Acadia
2021 GMC Acadia

Key specs

Base trim shown.

Overview

The good:

  • Interior quality of Denali
  • Quiet cabin
  • Smooth ride
  • Cargo room behind second row
  • USB ports in all three rows
  • Intuitive multimedia system

The bad:

  • Very limited cargo room behind third row
  • Third row sits too low
  • Third-row access
  • Smart Slide seat allows rear access only on one side
  • Automatic emergency braking not standard

5 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price.

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2021 GMC Acadia trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto standard
  • Mid-size SUV seating up to seven
  • Four-cylinder or V-6 power
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Off-road-themed AT4 version

2021 GMC Acadia Review: Our expert's take

What’s New on the 2021 GMC Acadia?

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity are now standard. A new Elevation Edition for SLE and SLT trim levels includes black exterior trim and 20-inch aluminum wheels with black accents.  

What Features in the 2021 GMC Acadia Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • LED headlights
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Cloth upholstery
  • 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system
  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert

Available features include:

  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Navigation
  • 360-degree camera system
  • Head-up display
  • Remote start
  • Wireless device charging
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane-keep assist

2021 GMC Acadia Vs. 2021 Honda Pilot: How Do They Compare?

The Acadia and Pilot are spacious, comfortable SUVs with plenty of safety and convenience features. Each offers a third row, but the cushions in both those rows are low, and space is limited for adults. The Acadia has a USB port in the third row, which the Pilot lacks. The Acadia’s multimedia system is easier to use than the Pilot’s, but the Honda has more interior storage space.  

Should I Buy the 2021 GMC Acadia?

If youve got a big family with a lot of devices to keep charged on long trips, and you’re looking for an SUV to deliver a quiet, comfortable driving experience, the Acadia could be a good choice for you. If your family has a lot of stuff to lug around on a daily basis, though, the Acadia’s limited cargo space behind the third row could be an issue.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 4.9
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Vehicle drives really wonderful and the ride is so

This car has all the bells and whistles needed. Good value for the money. Looks great. I know I will enjoy this car. Would recommend to anyone

4.7

Exactly what I needed

Very happy with this vehicle. It looks awesome and has the 3rd row seating I was looking for! The color is beautiful. I do wish the drivers seat was a little more comfortable but it's m not a luxury vehicle so that's expected.

5.0

just what we were looking for in a six passenger

plenty of room ,rides very smooth, quiet interior, the first 4 cylinder car we have had and very happy with snappy take off and plenty of power on the highway

See all 38 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by GMC
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/up to 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12,000 miles bumper-to-bumper original warranty, then may continue to 6 years/100,000 miles limited (depending on variables)
Powertrain
6 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
View all cpo program details

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