Compare 2013 Ford Flex vs 2013 GMC Acadia

2013 Ford Flex
2013 GMC Acadia
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4-Door Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD 16 23 $38,373 $41,150
Flex 4-Door Limited AWD w/EcoBoost 16 23 $40,863 $43,820
Flex 4-Door Limited FWD 17 24 $36,554 $39,200
Flex 4-Door SE FWD 17 24 $29,123 $30,900
Flex 4-Door SEL AWD 16 23 $32,872 $35,250
Flex 4-Door SEL FWD 17 24 $31,052 $33,300
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AWD 4-Door Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Acadia AWD 4-Door Denali 16 23 $45,547 $47,945
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-1 16 23 $34,247 $36,050
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-2 16 23 $36,043 $37,940
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-1 16 23 $39,691 $41,780
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-2 16 23 $41,040 $43,200
Acadia FWD 4-Door Denali 17 24 $43,647 $45,945
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-1 17 24 $32,347 $34,050
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE w/SLE-2 17 24 $34,143 $35,940
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-1 17 24 $37,791 $39,780
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT w/SLT-2 17 24 $39,140 $41,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,373
$45,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,150
$47,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$686 / month
$799 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
With an unmistakable design, strong performance, and a roomy, comfortable interior, the 2013 Ford Flex proves that three-row crossovers don't have to be boring. The 2013 GMC Acadia's chiseled, rugged look masks a family-friendly cabin and smooth street performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.800 57.80
Second Leg Room (in)
44.300 36.80
Front Head Room (in)
41.800 40.30
Passenger Volume (ft³)
155.8 154.0
Second Hip Room (in)
55.000 57.80
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.400 61.60
Third Leg Room (in)
33.300 33.20
Second Head Room (in)
40.500 39.60
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
41.100 48.30
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.100 61.00
Front Leg Room (in)
40.800 41.30
Third Head Room (in)
38.700 38.40
Front Hip Room (in)
55.500 58.00
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.400 67.10
Wheelbase (in)
117.900 118.90
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.900 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65.400 67.30
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 7.60
Length, Overall (in)
201.800 200.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.000 70.40
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.200 70.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.200 116.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.000 24.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.800 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.1
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)
13.000 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.8
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.600 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.000 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.700 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.89
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R19 P255/55R20
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A QQD
Front Tire Size
P235/55R19 P255/55R20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
N/A QQD
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 780
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4643 4850
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 20 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 20 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 170
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 4500 270 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
998 LLT
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
287 @ 6250 288 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.840 1.842
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.000 NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.880 2.882
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.870 2.872
Trans Order Code
44J M7X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.650 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.410 1.414
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.740 0.742
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.480 4.484
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Flex GMC Acadia
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.866 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.259 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Coil Over Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 10.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 (2012) 3 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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