Compare 2012 GMC Yukon XL vs 2012 GMC Acadia

2012 GMC Yukon XL
2012 GMC Acadia
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2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $40,506 $43,555
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 16 $41,891 $45,045
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $43,100 $46,345
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $44,444 $47,790
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 15 $44,533 $47,885
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 16 $45,960 $49,420
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $46,988 $50,525
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 15 $48,606 $52,265
2WD 4-Door 1500 Denali 14 18 $53,637 $57,675
AWD 4-Door 1500 Denali 13 18 $56,506 $60,760
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FWD 4-Door SL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SL 17 24 $31,193 $32,835
AWD 4-Door SL 16 23 $33,093 $34,835
FWD 4-Door SLE 17 24 $33,544 $35,310
AWD 4-Door SLE 16 23 $35,444 $37,310
FWD 4-Door SLT1 17 24 $37,107 $39,060
FWD 4-Door SLT2 17 24 $37,966 $39,965
AWD 4-Door SLT1 16 23 $39,007 $41,060
AWD 4-Door SLT2 16 23 $39,866 $41,965
FWD 4-Door Denali 17 24 $42,569 $44,810
AWD 4-Door Denali 16 23 $44,469 $46,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,506
$31,193
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,555
$32,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$726 / month
$547 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 GMC Acadia: better for people than a big SUV, better looking than a minivan.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
8 8
Third Head Room (in)
38.1 38.4
Front Hip Room (in)
60.3 57.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.7 57.8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
61.8 57.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 61.9
Third Leg Room (in)
34.9 33.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
49.4 48.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 61.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 154.0
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.8 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
222.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.9 -
Height, Overall (in)
76.8 69.9
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 118.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.1 78.2
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 67.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.4
Length, Overall (in)
- 200.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 67.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
101.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
137.4 116.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
35.6 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.8 24.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
69.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
90.0 68.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.8 13.0 x 0.8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.2 12.8 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 22.0
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.89
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QAN QLW
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2135 -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZRS NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/65R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2135 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QAN QLW
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P255/65R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 Compact
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
8100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
765 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5100 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2756 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3300 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2985 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11000 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4656
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.6 11.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 5400 288 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SIDI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 270 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
LMG LLT
Displacement
5.3L/323 3.6L/220
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.9 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.1 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.4 2.87
Trans Order Code
MYC MY9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.2 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.7 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.0 4.48
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.5 1.84
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.16
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
GMC Yukon XL GMC Acadia
Body Code
130" WB -
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.08 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil-over Coil Over Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.4 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3300 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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