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2020 GMC Acadia*

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2020 Chevrolet Traverse

2020 GMC Acadia

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2020 Chevrolet Traverse
2.5L four-cylinder

Standard Engine

3.6L V6
21 mpg/city and 26 mpg/highway

EPA-Estimated MPG Fuel Economy

18 mpg/city and 27 mpg/highway
4,000 pounds

Maximum Tow Rating

5,000 pounds
79 Cubic Feet

Maximum Cargo Space

98.2 Cubic Feet

2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 Chevy Traverse


If you’re on the market for a new SUV, you’ll want to compare the GMC Acadia vs. Chevy Traverse. Both models are owned by GM, so you’ll notice a few similarities. However, these models do have their differences that will help you decide which is better for your commutes and out of town trips. Compare the 2020 GMC Acadia vs. Chevy Traverse with us below to learn more!

Traverse or Acadia: Performance

When comparing the GMC Acadia to the 2020 Chevy Traverse in terms of engine performance, you’ll find that the Traverse offers more base horsepower and torque. However, the new Acadia offers a more fuel-efficient drive in the city, which is a smarter option for shoppers in need of the most cost-effective option.

2020 GMC Acadia Performance Specs

  • Engine: 2.5L four-cylinder that delivers 193 hp and 188 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5L engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 21 mpg/city, 26 mpg/highway

2020 Chevy Traverse Performance Specs

  • Engine: 3.6L V6 that produces 310 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque that’s paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
  • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 18 mpg/city, 27 mpg/highway

Traverse or Acadia: Interior Dimensions

While both models offer drivers plenty of interior space, families in need of more cavernous passenger or cargo space will prefer the Traverse. Check out the interior dimensions of each model before making your decision:

2020 GMC Acadia Dimensions

  • Seating Capacity: Seven Passengers
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 79.0 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom: 40.4 inches
  • Front Legroom: 41 inches

2020 Chevy Traverse Dimensions

  • Seating Capacity: Seven to Eight Passengers
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 98.2 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom: 41.3 inches
  • Front Legroom: 41 inches

Traverse or Acadia: Interior Technology

Comparing the GMC Acadia vs. Chevy Traverse interior will show a lot of similarities as they are both made by GM. Each model offers standard amenities like 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capability and Active Noise Cancellation, but if you’re looking for a model with more luxe offerings, you may want to consider the new Acadia over the Traverse. A few key features for each model include:

2020 GMC Acadia Highlights

  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • HD rear vision camera
  • Rear Seat Reminder
  • 8-inch diagonal GMC infotainment system
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

2020 Chevy Traverse Highlights

  • 7-inch Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System
  • Cruise control
  • Comfortable front bucket seats
  • Passenger Sensing System
  • Rear Seat Reminder
  • Rear vision camera
  • Premium cloth seating

Compare the GMC Acadia vs. Chevy Traverse at City Buick GMC

Once you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the new Acadia that’s right for you, make your way to City Buick GMC for a test drive and compare it to the Buick Enclave. We have plenty of models in stock as well as new vehicle specials for additional savings. Already know what you’re looking for? Get the process started today when you apply for financing online! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our team.

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