Compare 2019 Ford Explorer vs 2019 GMC Acadia

2019 Ford Explorer
2019 GMC Acadia
Add Vehicle
Get Your Price Get Your Price
Select style
FWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Base 17 24 $31,394 $32,365
FWD XLT 17 24 $33,024 $34,400
4WD Base 16 22 $33,479 $34,515
4WD XLT 16 22 $35,088 $36,550
FWD Limited 19 27 $41,054 $42,765
4WD Limited 18 25 $43,118 $44,915
4WD Sport 16 22 $44,760 $46,625
4WD Platinum 16 22 $51,998 $54,165
Select style
FWD 4-Door SL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SL 21 26 $28,913 $29,000
FWD 4-Door SLE 21 26 $31,225 $32,800
AWD 4-Door SLE 21 25 $33,129 $34,800
FWD 4-Door SLT 21 26 $36,176 $38,000
AWD 4-Door SLT 17 25 $39,127 $41,100
FWD 4-Door Denali 18 25 $43,316 $45,500
AWD 4-Door Denali 17 25 $45,220 $47,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,394
$28,913
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,365
$29,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$539 / month
$483 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Explorer has many virtues, but its replacement can’t come soon enough. The 2019 GMC Acadia doesn’t stand out but is a solid choice for those who only need a third row occasionally.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.8 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 59.4
Third Leg Room (in)
32 31.1
Second Head Room (in)
40.6 39.6
Third Hip Room (in)
40.7 42.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61 58.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
151.7 143.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 37.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 55.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.8 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 39.7
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 7.20
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 112.5
Height, Overall (in)
70 66
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 64.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
67 64.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
- 193.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.8 41.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.7 79
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21 12.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.6 x 1.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.4 x 0.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.6 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA QML
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QML
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4443 3956
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 x 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 150
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4000 188 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
998-1 LCV
Displacement
3.5 L/213 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6500 193 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.964
Trans Order Code
44J M2D
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.446
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.746
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.584
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 3.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.912
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 2.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer GMC Acadia
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 7.6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
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
-
Next Steps: Get Free Price Quotes!
2019 Ford Explorer
  • 2019 Explorer in good supply; 2020s arriving
  • Up to $2,500 rebate + $2,000 trade-in bonus on 2019s
  • Lease a 2019 from $359 for 36 months
  • APR as low as 0% for 60 months
Get Your Price
2019 GMC Acadia
  • 2019 Acadia selection improving
  • Save big with discount up to 16%
  • Lease from $319 for 36 months
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months + $500 bonus
Get Your Price

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue