2019 Ford Explorer vs. 2019 GMC Acadia: Head to Head

2019 Ford Explorer, 2019 GMC Acadia
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Which Midsize SUV Comes Out on Top?

The GMC Acadia and Ford Explorer are two of the most popular SUVs in their class. The Acadia received a redesign for 2017 while the Explorer last got a facelift in 2016.

GMC’s Acadia ranks below average among midsize SUVs. It has many appealing attributes, including an upscale interior, user-friendly technology, and good fuel economy. However, it has less cargo room than many of its competitors and features a cramped third row.

The Explorer remains unchanged from the previous model year, and it currently sits at the midpoint in our rankings. It offers an abundance of passenger and cargo space, as well as three powerful engines.

Which vehicle is a better buy? Let’s take a closer look.

(Keep in mind that our scores and rankings change as we receive new expert data. Because of that, the scores you see in this slideshow may not match what is currently on our site. Be sure to visit the Explorer’s review and the Acadia’s review for the most up-to-date information.)

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