2019 GMC Acadia vs. Its Competition

2019 GMC Acadia
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

No shortage of three-row crossover SUVs await shoppers.

The Honda Pilot remains a strong choice, even if its basic design is starting to show its age.

This year’s long-awaited newcomer is the Subaru Ascent, a strong choice worthy of any shopping list.

The Nissan Pathfinder offers a great value for the money and is often discounted.

Look to the Mazda CX-9 if you want the sports car of crossover SUVs, even if its third row isn’t very roomy.

The VW Atlas is at the opposite end of the spectrum: it’s enormous inside, if a little chintzy and quite thirsty.

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Quick Specs
6.0
The 2019 GMC Acadia doesn’t stand out but is a solid choice for those who only need a third row occasionally.
7.0
Subtle upgrades make the 2019 Honda Pilot a must-see for three-row crossover shoppers.
6.2
The 2019 Mazda CX-9 delivers heavily on style, but it’s just adequate in other respects.
6.2
The 2019 Nissan Pathfinder has value and interior flexibility as its assets, but this crossover SUV is ripe for a redesign.
6.8
The 2019 Subaru Ascent isn’t another quirky hatchback-wagon-crossover thing—it’s a mainstream hit and Subaru will be better for it.
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The 2019 VW Atlas prioritizes space above pace, which makes it a must-see for families.
MSRP From     
$29,000$31,450$32,280$31,530$31,995$30,895
Gas Mileage     
17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas I4Regular Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded H-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
2WD Sport Utility VehicleSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDN/AN/A
Style Name     
FWD 4-Door SLLX 2WDSport FWDFWD S2.4T 8-Passenger2.0T S FWD
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
787787
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
4 DoorSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
AutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Honda Pilot2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Mazda CX-92019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Nissan Pathfinder2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Volkswagen Atlas