If you’re searching for a spacious three-row luxury SUV, consider either the 2023 GMC Acadia or 2023 Chevrolet Traverse. What’s the difference between these two SUVs? The luxurious GMC Acadia features the exclusive Denali trim and offers a choice between two engines, while the Chevy Traverse offers a single engine option. Additionally, the Acadia is slightly smaller than the Traverse, making it easier to park in tight spaces. For more information, read through the following GMC Acadia vs. Chevy Traverse comparison crafted by the Fox Valley Buick GMC team.
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We matched the 2023 GMC Acadia, which starts at $36,695 MSRP, against the 2023 Chevy Traverse, which has a starting MSRP of $35,615.
You’ll discover power under the hood regardless of whether you select a 2023 GMC Acadia or 2023 Chevy Traverse. The GMC Acadia offers higher fuel economy when you choose the 2.0L turbo I4 engine. The Acadia also boasts available active torque control with all-wheel drive (AWD), which is great for improving stability during off-roading. View GMC Acadia and Chevy Traverse engine specs in the following chart.
|2023 SUV||Engine||Horsepower||Torque||MPG (city/hwy)||Towing Capacity||Transmission|
|GMC Acadia||2.0L turbo I4||238 HP||258 lb.-ft.||23/29||3,500 lbs.||Nine-speed automatic|
|GMC Acadia||3.6L V6||310 HP||271 lb.-ft.||19/27||4,000 lbs.||Nine-speed automatic|
|Chevy Traverse||3.6L V6||310 HP||266 lb.-ft.||18/27||5,000 lbs.||Nine-speed automatic|
Admire sharp lines and sharper aesthetic choices when you choose a 2023 GMC Acadia or 2023 Chevy Traverse. Both come equipped with bright LED headlamps and fog lamps that make it easier to navigate at night. The GMC Acadia also features distinctive C-shaped LED signature lighting with daytime running lights. You’ll find that the GMC Acadia offers wheel sizes that range from 17 to 20 inches, while the Chevy Traverse offers 18-inch or 20-inch wheels. Other GMC Acadia exterior features include:
Discover premium finishes within both the 2023 GMC Acadia and 2023 Chevy Traverse. Take a look at the following table to see interior and technology features available.
|GMC Terrain||2023 SUV||Chevy Equinox|
|Available||Power Eight-Way Front Seats With Lumbar Support and Memory Settings||Available|
|Standard||Active Noise Cancellation||Standard|
|Available||Dual SkyScape® Two-Panel Power Sunroof||Available|
|Standard||Wireless Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™||Standard|
|Eight-speaker||Premium Bose® Audio System||Ten-speaker|
|Standard||8-in. Infotainment Touchscreen With Available Navigation||Standard|
|4.2 or 8 in.||Driver Information Center||3.5, 4.2, or 8-in.|
While both the GMC Acadia and Chevy Traverse are stately, three-row SUVs, the GMC Acadia is slightly smaller, making it easier to navigate with. The Acadia comes with standard second-row captain’s chairs, but a bench seat can be added to accommodate an additional passenger. View this dimensions chart for more detailed specs.
|GMC Acadia||2023 SUV||Chevy Traverse|
|Six or seven||Passenger Capacity||Seven or eight|
|79 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Capacity||98.2 cu.-ft.|
|41.7/12.8 cu.-ft.||Cargo Behind Second/Third Row||57.8/23 cu.-ft.|
|40 in.||First-Row Headroom||42.8 in.|
|39.6//37.2 in.||Second/Third-Row Headroom||40/38.2 in.|
|41 in.||First-Row Legroom||41 in.|
|39.7/29.7 in.||Second/Third-Row Legroom||38.4/33.5 in.|
Protect your loved ones with innovative driver assistance features on either the 2023 GMC Acadia or 2023 Chevy Traverse. Both offer enhanced automatic emergency braking on higher trim levels. Other driver assist features that both SUVs include:
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