2018 GMC Terrain vs. 2018 GMC Acadia: Worth the Upgrade?

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Terrain vs. Acadia: Which GMC SUV Is Right for You?

General Motors’ GMC brand has built a reputation on delivering comfortable, practical SUVs with upscale flair, including the GMC Acadia midsize SUV and the GMC Terrain compact SUV.

Redesigned for the 2018 model year, the Terrain places third in our ranking of compact SUVs. The well-rounded SUV also performed well in our rankings of crossover SUVs and SUVs with 2 rows.

The Acadia placed in the back half of our rankings of midsize SUVs, SUVs with 3 rows, and crossover SUVs. Although it was refreshed last year, the Acadia has few attributes that help distinguish it in a competitive segment.

Read ahead to see how this pair of GMC SUVs compares in performance, fuel efficiency, and safety.