2020 GMC Terrain

2020 GMC Terrain

2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC Acadia

2020 GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia

Are you looking for a rock-solid SUV that can handle tough towing tasks in Troy just as easily as routine errands around Dayton? Then GMC SUVs are the perfect choice for you! But between the new GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia, which vehicle suits your driving needs the best? Let’s find out.

2020 GMC Terrain


2020 GMC Acadia

Starting MSRP

252 hp

Max Horsepower

310 hp

Seating Capacity

26 city/30 hwy mpg

Fuel Economy

21 city/27 hwy mpg
3,500 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

4,000 pounds
63.3 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

79.0 cubic feet

Acadia or Terrain: Price

If you’re shopping on a budget, then the 2020 GMC Terrain has a lower price point with a starting MSRP of just $25,000. And though it’s offered at a steal of a deal, that doesn’t mean the Terrain is anything less than extraordinary. The Terrain features options like turbocharged power and front-to-back flat load floor, and that’s just the beginning. The higher-priced 2020 GMC Acadia starts at an MSRP of $33,800, but it offers greater capabilities and space for those who need a more powerful ride.

Acadia or Terrain: Dimensions

Between the GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia, just how different are the dimensions? Look below to find out: 

  • The GMC Terrain is the more compact of the two with 5-person seating capacity and 63.3-cubic foot cargo capacity. 
  • The GMC Acadia is larger and more spacious with its 7-person seating capacity and 79.0-cubic foot cargo capacity.
  • That means you can fit two extra passengers and 15.7 cubic feet of in-cabin cargo with the Acadia. 

Acadia or Terrain: Performance

While neither vehicle is better or worse, one might be more suited to your driving needs than the other. The higher fuel economy figures on the Terrain might be perfect for high-mileage commuters in Vandalia, while the robust power of the Acadia might be better for a weekend adventure in the wilderness.

  • Horsepower: The Acadia has a 310-hp max, compared to 252 hp for the Terrain.
  • Towing: The Terrain brings 3,500 pounds of towing prowess, but the Acadia reaches a 4,000-pound towing capacity.
  • Fuel Economy: The Terrain offers three extra miles per gallon on the highway and five extra miles in the city when compared to the Acadia for fuel-efficient driving.

Compare GMC SUVs with Dave Arbogast

You’ve seen our GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia comparison, but what if you still have questions about these exceptional models? Feel free to contact us at Dave Arbogast for more information. We’re happy to offer sales by appointment in Troy, as well as pickup and delivery service.

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