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2021 Chevy Traverse vs. 2021 GMC Acadia

2021 Chevy Traverse vs. 2021 GMC Acadia

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

vs.

2021 GMC Acadia
3.6L V6

Standard Engine

2.5L 4-cylinder
310 hp

Horsepower

193 hp
9-speed automatic

Transmission

6-speed automatic
98.2 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

79 cubic feet
Up to 18 mpg/city & 27 mpg/hwy

EPA-Estimated MPG

Up to 22 mpg/city & 29 mpg/hwy
5,000 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

4,000 pounds

 

GM has been responsible for making high quality, affordable SUVs for decades and the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2021 GMC Acadia are some of the best American SUVs you can buy right now. However, when you compare the 2021 Chevy Traverse vs. the 2021 GMC Acadia, which comes out ahead? Delano Chevrolet Buick GMC is going to give you all the facts on how these two mighty GM SUVs compare to each other.

Traverse vs. Acadia: Performance

You will get a great engine out of both of these models no matter which trim package you pick, but Porterville drivers who want more fuel efficiency might want to consider the Acadia. You can opt to move up to the 3.6L V6 engine on the 2021 Acadia, while still having the option to stick with the four-cylinder for an impressive 28 mpg on the highway.

Take a look at this comparison of performance for the Chevrolet Traverse vs. the GMC Acadia.

2021 Chevy Traverse Performance Specs

  • Base engine: 3.6L V6 engine
  • Power: 310 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission: 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy: Up to 18/27 city/highway mpg
  • Available all-wheel drive

2021 GMC Acadia Performance Specs

  • Base engine: 2.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • Power: 193 hp and 188 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy: Up to 21/28 city/highway mpg
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Available 310 hp 3.6L V6 engine

Traverse vs. Acadia: Interior Dimensions

If you’re taking lots of stuff around Tulare and beyond or have need for an eighth passenger, the Chevy Traverse vs. GMC Acadia battle comes out in favor of the Traverse. However, if you want the handling of a more compact SUV, you’re better suited for the Acadia.

2021 Chevy Traverse Dimensions

  • Seating Capacity: 7-8 passengers
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 98.2 cubic feet of cargo space
  • Cargo Volume with Seats Up: 23.0 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 157.2 cubic feet
  • Front legroom: 41.0 inches

2021 GMC Acadia Dimensions

  • Seating Capacity: 7 passengers
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 79.0 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume with Seats Up: 12.8 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 143.8 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom: 41.0 inches

Traverse vs. Acadia: Features

Squaring off the Chevrolet Traverse vs. the GMC Acadia, you’ll have a hard time choosing when it comes to features because both are rather similar in what they offer. 

  • Standard on Both: Bluetooth, navigation, keyless ignition, folding rear seats, rearview camera
  • Available on Both: Adaptive cruise control, parking assistance, infotainment system with satellite radio, sunroof, heated/cooled front seats

However, if you’re looking for a more refined trim that drivers in Tulare can compare to more expensive brands, the Acadia is the SUV for you.

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