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2012 GMC Acadia 2011 Buick Enclave 2012 Buick Enclave
     
FWD 4dr SL
  • FWD 4dr SL
  • AWD 4dr SL
  • FWD 4dr SLE
  • AWD 4dr SLE
  • FWD 4dr SLT1
  • FWD 4dr SLT2
  • AWD 4dr SLT1
  • AWD 4dr SLT2
  • FWD 4dr Denali
  • AWD 4dr Denali
CX FWD
  • CX FWD
  • CX AWD
  • CXL-1 FWD
  • CXL-1 AWD
  • CXL-2 FWD
  • CXL-2 AWD
Base FWD
  • Base FWD
  • Convenience FWD
  • Base AWD
  • Convenience AWD
  • Leather FWD
  • Leather AWD
  • Premium FWD
  • Premium AWD

Prices

MSRP $32,835 $35,865 $36,500
Invoice $31,193 $34,072 $34,675
Avg. Paid $23,621 $21,419 $27,013

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 8.5 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.5 8.9 9.0
Performance 7.5 8.0 8.0
Interior 7.6 8.4 8.4
Operating Cost 7.7 7.7 7.7
Safety 9.3 9.3 9.3
Reliability 2.5 4.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great cargo space for the class
  • Roomy third-row seat
  • Tons of standard features
  • Lots of interior space
  • Good safety scores
  • Opulent cabin
  • Composed handling
  • Excellent cargo capacity
Cons
  • Transmission can be slow to downshift
  • Limited rearward visibility
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Average fuel economy
  • Below-average reliability for the class
  • Poor rearward visibility

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.6L/220 Gas V6 3.6L/217 Gas V6 3.6L/217
MPG 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 118.9 118.9 118.9
Length, Overall (in) 200.7 201.8 201.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.2 79.0 79.0
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 72.5 72.5

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4656 4780 4780

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional Optional
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Optional Optional
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 8 7 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 154.0 153.0 153.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.4 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.9 62.0 62.0
Front Hip Room (in) 57.8 57.4 57.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.0 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 36.9 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 61.4 61.4
Second Hip Room (in) 57.9 57.0 57.0
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2 33.2 33.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 116.9 115.0 115.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 68.9 65.9 65.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 24.1 23.3 23.3

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Optional
Entertainment System Optional Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Optional Optional
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.6L/220 3.6L/217 3.6L/217
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 288 @ 6300 288 @ 6300 288 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 3400 270 @ 3400 270 @ 3400
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 40.4 40.4 40.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 24 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 22.0 22.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Coil Over Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent H-Arm H-Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard