Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$32,140 - $34,290
$29,000

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 - 290 hp
193 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L Ti
2.3L I
2.5L DOHC 4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.4 in.
40.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.5 in.
39.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.6 in.
39.6 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

AC

AC

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
7
7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/60HR18
P245/65R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.8 in.
112.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.9 - 39.2 ft.
38.7 ft.

Length

Length
198.3 in.
193.6 in.

Width

Width
78.9 in.
75.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4443 - 4629 lbs.
3956 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 - 290 hp
193 hp

Torque

Torque
255 - 310 ft. lbs.
188 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 - 5000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 - 500 lbs.
4 Cylinder

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.6 gal.
19 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 23 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
16 - 19 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 - 27 mpg
26 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer
GMC Acadia

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
4 Door

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
151.7 ft³.
143.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4443 - 4629 lbs.
3956 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 22 mpg.
7.7

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 - 19 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 - 27 mpg.
21 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 - 5000 lbs.
26 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 - 500 lbs.
LCV

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 - 5000 lbs.
Gas I4

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 - 500 lbs.
2.5L/150

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 - 5000 lbs.
Direct Injection

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
998, 998-1, 99H
M2D

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6
6

Displacement

Displacement
2.3 L/140 - 3.5 L/213
Automatic

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI
4.584

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446, 44C, 44J
2.964

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1.912

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
1.446

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 - 4.58
1.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 - 2.96
0.746

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 - 1.91
2.94

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.45
3.87

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
150

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - 0.75
MacPherson Strut

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88
Multi-Link

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36, 3.39, 3.65
QML

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540
QML

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1, 8.4, 8.8, 9.2, 9.8
P245/65R17

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175
P245/65R17

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
17 x 7.5 in.

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
17 x 7.5 in.

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Aluminum

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Aluminum

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18
Electric Rack & Pinion

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18
38.7 ft.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
N/A ft.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
Pwr

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
4-Wheel

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Yes

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Yes

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
12.6 x 1.9 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
12.4 x 0.9 in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
19 gal.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.9 - 39.2 ft.
40.3 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
41 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
59.4 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
55.7 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
39.6 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in.
39.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in.
58.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.6 gal.
53.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.4 in.
37.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
31.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
61.5 in.
54.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
57.3 in.
42.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.6 in.
112.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.5 in.
193.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
61 in.
75.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.8 in.
66 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
37.8 in.
64.5 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
32 in.
64.5 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
50.8 in.
7.20 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
40.7 in.
79 ft³.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.8 in.
41.7 ft³.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
198.3 in.
12.8 ft³.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in.
Acadia

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
70 in.
Intermediate Sport Utility

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
67 in.
Sport Utility

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
67 in.
2.5

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 - 8.3 in.
DOHC

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
80.7 ft³.
aluminum

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.8 ft³.
4

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
21 ft³.
4