GMC Acadia vs. Ford Explorer | Winnipeg Comparison
2016 GMC Acadia vs 2016 Ford Explorer
AwardsThe GMC has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 Acadia has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.
FeaturesGet the convenience of 4G LTE connectivity anytime, anywhere, standard on the 2016 GMC Acadia2, and not even an option on the 2016 Ford Explorer.
Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2016 GMC Acadia3, the answer is yes. On the 2016 Ford Explorer, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
2016 GMC AcadiaFoo2016 Ford Explorerstandard24g lte connectivity-standard3hid headlights-
SafetyIf your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2016 GMC Acadia3, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2016 Ford Explorer4, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
The 2016 GMC Acadia5 offers side airbag protection to its rear passengers standard, but that same level of safety isn't even an option on the 2016 Ford Explorer.
2016 GMC AcadiaFoo2016 Ford Explorerstandard3lane departure warning systemoptional4standard5rear side airbag
UsabilityWho wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 0 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2016 GMC Acadia6 will keep you on the road longer than the 2016 Ford Explorer7.
The 2016 GMC Acadia's6 lower ground clearance, 76 vs. 88, means a lower center of gravity and more stability.
The 2016 GMC Acadia6 offers seating for 86 of your friends and family - in the 2016 Ford Explorer7, 1 of them would have to stay behind.
The 2016 GMC Acadia's6 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 6 inches' worth. Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2016 GMC Acadia has 6 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2016 GMC AcadiaFoo2016 Ford Explorer3966estimated combined tank range396776ground clearance8886seating capacity771186wheelbase1127
PricingThe 2016 GMC Acadia's6 MSRP is slightly less than the 2016 Ford Explorer7 - about $75 less - but to a budget-conscious buyer, every penny counts.
2016 GMC AcadiaFoo2016 Ford Explorer$30,9756msrp$31,0507
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
2 - 2016 GMC Acadia FWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-1
3 - 2016 GMC Acadia FWD 4dr Denali
4 - 2016 Ford Explorer FWD 4dr Limited
5 - 2016 GMC Acadia FWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-2
6 - 2016 GMC Acadia FWD 4dr SL
7 - 2016 Ford Explorer FWD 4dr Base
8 - 2016 Ford Explorer 4WD 4dr Base