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GMC Acadia vs. Chevrolet Blazer

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

GMC Acadia versus Chevrolet Blazer Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used GMC Acadia ranges from $29,998 to $46,491 while a used Chevrolet Blazer from the same model year range is priced between $29,700 to $47,382. For a new model, the GMC Acadia's price is between $36,018 and $55,135, with the Chevrolet Blazer priced between $32,240 and $50,715.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the base engine of both the GMC Acadia and the Chevrolet Blazer makes 228 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the GMC Acadia has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Chevrolet Blazer has the advantage in the area of trunk space. The GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Blazer are comparable in regards to front leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

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

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2023 GMC Acadia

2023 Chevrolet Blazer

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,018 - $55,135

Used Asking Price:

$29,998 - $46,491

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$32,240 - $50,715

Used Asking Price:

$29,700 - $47,382

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.0 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

9.5 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

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

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 25
11 / 25
23 / 61
40 / 61

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. 

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Summary Review

Not yet available

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

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

AT4, SLE, SLT, Denali

Trim Levels

Premier, RS, LT

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):

4.73 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

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

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

228 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

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

0.058 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

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

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

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

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet 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

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:

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

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.1 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.6 inches

Cargo Space:

30.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

64.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

138.3 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3918 lbs

Width:

76.7 inches

Height:

67 inches

Length:

191.9 inches

Wheelbase:

112.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum with painted accents

Tire Size:

P235/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P235/65R18