2021 GMC Acadia

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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

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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

4.9

Definitely consider the GMC Acadia

Very satisfied with my Acadia. There are a lot of electronic features that took time to get used to, like transmission by button, but now it is second nature. I can park this SUV in the garage and still transport 6 adult people very comfortably.

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.

See all 39 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by GMC
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
36 months/36,000 miles
Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
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
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