Page Loading

Dodge Durango vs. GMC Acadia

When we compare the Dodge Durango to the GMC Acadia, the Dodge Durango has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The GMC Acadia has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Dodge Durango and GMC Acadia have the same overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Durango versus the GMC Acadia, the GMC Acadia is a better car than the Dodge Durango.

Dodge Durango versus GMC Acadia Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Dodge Durango ranges from $32,547 to $50,994 while a used GMC Acadia from the same model year range is priced between $29,998 to $46,491. For a new model, the Dodge Durango's price is between $38,102 and $75,392, with the GMC Acadia priced between $36,018 and $55,135.

Dodge Durango versus GMC Acadia Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Durango and GMC Acadia is 8.1 out of 10. With both vehicles earning the same number they are extremely competitive in their vehicle segment. Dodge Durango is ranked 10 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs and GMC Acadia is ranked 11 out of 25, with their respective reliability, retained value, and safety ratings used to break the tie, in that order. Out of 31 Best SUVs with 3 Rows, the Dodge Durango is ranked 31 and the GMC Acadia is ranked 13. The Dodge Durango is also ranked 15 out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs while the GMC Acadia is ranked 16 out of 61.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Dodge Durango’s base engine makes 293 horsepower, and the GMC Acadia base engine makes 228 horsepower. The Durango is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 640 miles. The Acadia is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 563 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the GMC Acadia has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Dodge Durango has the advantage in the areas of rear head room trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Dodge Durango has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the GMC Acadia has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

See More See Less

2022 Dodge Durango

2023 GMC Acadia

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$38,102 - $75,392

Used Asking Price:

$32,547 - $50,994

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,018 - $55,135

Used Asking Price:

$29,998 - $46,491

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.0 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

9.5 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 61
5 / 25
10 / 25
11 / 31
12 / 31
15 / 61
19 / 31
19 / 25
21 / 31
23 / 25
45 / 61
54 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 25
5 / 31
11 / 25
12 / 25
13 / 31
14 / 61
14 / 31
15 / 25
16 / 61
16 / 31
29 / 61
37 / 61

Summary Review

Like all Dodge products, the three-row Durango is notable for being big, bold, and performance-oriented (on SRT/Hellcat trims). The 710hp SRT Hellcat version is one of the most powerful SUVs ever created.

See More See Less

Summary Review

GMC’s Acadia is a crossover SUV that offers seating from five to eight passengers, depending on model year and trim. Shoppers will find the Acadia is a bit like an upscale version of the Chevy Traverse. 

See More See Less

Pros and Cons

  • Amazing performance in SRT and Hellcat trims
  • Luxury level content in Citadel and SRT trims
  • Three V8 engine choices

  • No green (hybrid/electric) option available
  • Aging platform

Pros and Cons

  • Near-luxury trims available
  • Off-road-focused trims available
  • Three engine choices

  • No green (hybrid/electric) powertrain available
  • Advanced active safety systems are optional, not standard

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Special Service, R/T, SXT, GT Plus, R/T HEMI Orange, GT, Pursuit, SRT 392, R/T Plus, Citadel

Trim Levels

AT4, SLE, SLT, Denali

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.73 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.060 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

228 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.055 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

467 / 640 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 29 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

427 / 563 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

50.4 inches

Cargo Space:

43.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

142.5 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.7 inches

Cargo Space:

12.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

79 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

156.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4849 lbs

Width:

85.5 inches

Height:

70.9 inches

Length:

201.2 inches

Wheelbase:

119.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4155 lbs

Width:

75.4 inches

Height:

66.7 inches

Length:

193.4 inches

Wheelbase:

112.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P265/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

P235/65R18