Compare 2022 GMC Acadia vs 2021 Toyota Highlander

2022 GMC Acadia
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AWD 4-Door AT4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Acadia AWD 4-Door AT4 19 26 $39,495 $41,400
Acadia AWD 4-Door Denali 19 26 $46,364 $48,600
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE 22 27 $35,393 $37,100
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT 22 27 $39,209 $41,100
Acadia FWD 4-Door Denali 19 27 $44,456 $46,600
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE 22 29 $33,199 $34,800
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT 22 29 $37,301 $39,100
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Hybrid LE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander Hybrid LE AWD 35 35 $36,979 $40,335
Highlander Hybrid LE FWD 36 35 $35,513 $38,735
Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD 35 34 $43,493 $47,440
Highlander Hybrid Limited FWD 36 35 $41,705 $45,490
Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD 35 34 $46,428 $50,640
Highlander Hybrid Platinum FWD 36 35 $44,640 $48,690
Highlander Hybrid XLE AWD 35 35 $39,546 $43,135
Highlander Hybrid XLE FWD 36 35 $38,080 $41,535
Highlander L AWD 20 27 $33,493 $36,685
Highlander L FWD 21 29 $32,032 $35,085
Highlander LE AWD 20 27 $35,502 $38,885
Highlander LE FWD 21 29 $34,041 $37,285
Highlander Limited AWD 20 27 $41,989 $45,990
Highlander Limited FWD 21 29 $40,209 $44,040
Highlander Platinum AWD 20 27 $44,911 $49,190
Highlander Platinum FWD 21 29 $43,131 $47,240
Highlander XLE AWD 20 27 $38,058 $41,685
Highlander XLE FWD 21 29 $36,597 $40,085
Highlander XSE AWD 20 27 $39,834 $43,630
Highlander XSE FWD 21 29 $38,054 $41,680

Pricing

Invoice Price

$39,495
$36,979

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$41,400
$40,335

Monthly Payment Estimate

$690 / month
$672 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.2
7.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2022 GMC Acadia makes a good all-rounder for those seeking a comfy, well-equipped 3-row SUV. The 2021 Toyota Highlander learned new tricks to keep us entertained on the road, when we’re not asleep in the back anyway.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

19 mpg 35 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 35 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Standard SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Third Hip Room (in)

42.9 45.6

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58.7 58.7

Front Leg Room (in)

41 42

Passenger Volume (ft³)

143.8 141.3

Third Head Room (in)

37.2 36.1

Front Hip Room (in)

55.7 57.2

Third Shoulder Room (in)

54.3 55

Second Leg Room (in)

39.7 41

Front Head Room (in)

40 41.2

Passenger Capacity

6 8

Second Hip Room (in)

53.3 57

Front Shoulder Room (in)

59.4 59

Third Leg Room (in)

29.7 27.7

Second Head Room (in)

39.6 39.4

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in)

7.20 8

Length, Overall (in)

193.4 194.9

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - -

Height, Overall (in)

66.7 68.1

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - -

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.5 65.4

Wheelbase (in)

112.5 112.2

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.4 76

Track Width, Front (in)

64.5 65.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

79 84.3

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

12.8 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

12.8 16

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

41.7 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

41.7 48.4

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

79 -

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.4 x 0.9 13.3

Brake Type

Pwr 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.6 x 1.9 13.3

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

22 17.1

Steering

Steering Type

Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

N/A -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

38.7 37.4

Tires

Spare Tire Size

T135/70R18 Compact

Front Tire Order Code

5GV NA

Spare Tire Order Code

ZCD NA

Rear Tire Size

P255/65R17 P235/65VR18

Rear Tire Order Code

5GV NA

Front Tire Size

P255/65R17 P235/65VR18

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 3500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 3500

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 350

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 350

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- 3500

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4495 4465

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - 18 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x - TBD - 18 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

18 x - TBD - Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

155 -

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - -

Engine

Engine Type

Gas V6 Gas/Electric I-4

Fuel System

Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

271 @ 5000 175 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

LGX NA

Displacement

3.6L/- TBD - 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

310 @ 6600 243 @ 6000

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

21 35

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

26 35

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

19 35

Transmission

Trans Order Code

M3W NA

Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.62 -

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.49 -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

2.44 -

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic CVT w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- TBD - -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.44 -

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.69 -

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 -

Clutch Size (in)

NA -

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

3.01 -

Trans Type

9 1

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- TBD - -

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.92 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 -

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.96 -

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.31 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

GMC Acadia Toyota Highlander

Body Style

4 Door Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

NA Multi-Link

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - -

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut Strut

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

NA -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

NA Strut

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - -

Suspension Type - Rear

Five-Link Multi-Link

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

8.4 5.0

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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