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2013 GMC Acadia 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 2012 Mazda CX-9
     
FWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-1
  • FWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-1
  • FWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-2
  • AWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-1
  • AWD 4dr SLE w/SLE-2
  • FWD 4dr SLT w/SLT-1
  • FWD 4dr SLT w/SLT-2
  • AWD 4dr SLT w/SLT-1
  • AWD 4dr SLT w/SLT-2
  • FWD 4dr Denali
  • AWD 4dr Denali
FWD LS
  • FWD LS
  • AWD LS
  • FWD LT w/1LT
  • AWD LT w/1LT
  • FWD LT w/2LT
  • AWD LT w/2LT
  • FWD LTZ
  • AWD LTZ
FWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Sport
  • AWD 4dr Sport
  • FWD 4dr Touring
  • AWD 4dr Touring
  • FWD 4dr Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $34,050 $30,510 $29,725
Invoice $32,348 $29,290 $28,125
Avg. Paid $26,616 $23,037 $20,686

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 7.7 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.7 8.2 9.0
Performance 7.2 7.9 8.4
Interior 7.6 8.1 7.9
Operating Cost 7.5 7.5 7.6
Safety 9.7 9.7 8.7
Reliability 2.5 2.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious third row
  • Generous cargo space
  • Abundant cargo space for the class
  • Spacious third row
  • Sporty handling
  • High-quality interior materials
Cons
  • Lackluster handling
  • Unimpressive materials in top Denali trim
  • Unresponsive touch-screen buttons
  • Lackluster acceleration
  • Firmer ride quality than some rivals

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 3.7L/227
MPG 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 118.90 118.90 113.2
Length, Overall (in) 200.8 203.70 200.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9 78.50 76.2
Height, Overall (in) 70.40 69.90 68.0

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4656 4646 4328

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional
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 8 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 154.0 150.8 139.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.30 40.40 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 41.30 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.60 61.50 59.4
Front Hip Room (in) 58.00 58.00 56.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.60 39.40 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.80 36.80 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.00 61.00 58.7
Second Hip Room (in) 57.80 57.80 56.0
Third Leg Room (in) 33.20 33.20 32.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 116.1 116.3 100.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 70.1 70.3 48.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 24.1 24.4 17.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard 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
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

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
Child Safety Locks Standard 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 3.7L/227
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 288 @ 6300 281 @ 6300 273 @ 6250
Torque (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 3400 266 @ 3400 270 @ 4250
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 40.4 40.4 37.4

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 20.1

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard