The 2020 GMC Acadia and 2020 GMC Terrain are both stylish, versatile, roomy SUVs ― ideal if you’re looking for a great family vehicle or a comfortable ride that delivers dependability and performance. The team at Gregg Young Buick GMC in Indianola, IA, put together this Acadia vs. Terrain review to help you determine which SUV is right for you.
The 2020 Acadia offers a new turbocharged engine option and has replaced its standard six-speed transmission with a nine-speed transmission. The 2020 Terrain also offers a new turbocharged engine option that it pairs with a nine-speed transmission. Both the Acadia and Terrain offer front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
Interior comfort and upscale design are yours in the 2020 Acadia, with soft-to-the-touch surfaces throughout the cabin and a newly redesigned center console featuring smart storage solutions. Passenger boarding and cargo space configuring are a snap, with Smart Slide functionality for easy access to the third row, a 50/50 split third-row seat for flat loading, and levers in the cargo area for one-step release. Captain’s chairs are available in the second row, too.
Sophisticated design elements and flexible seating can also be found inside the 2020 Terrain. In addition to soft-touch materials, the Terrain features aluminum trim for an upscale look. Both models also feature the following:
Both the 2020 Acadia and 2020 Terrain offer a wide range of infotainment and safety features, such as a 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot, keyless open and start, StabiliTrak®, automatic emergency braking, forward collision alert, front pedestrian braking, and front and rear park assist. Both also offer OnStar® and GMC Connected Services, high-definition surround vision, and adaptive cruise control.
Whether you’re loading groceries, taking the dog to the groomer, or heading out on a family camping trip, you’ll find both the 2020 GMC Acadia and 2020 GMC Terrain spacious, comfortable, and versatile. The main difference between the seven-passenger Acadia and five-passenger Terrain is cargo volume.
The Acadia is approximately eleven inches longer, three inches wider, and two inches higher than the Terrain:
Cargo capacity on the GMC Acadia midsize SUV is 79 cu.-ft. when both the second and third row seats are folded down. You’ll find 12.8 cu.-ft. of cargo space behind the third row, and 41.7 cu.-ft. behind the second row.
The GMC Terrain small SUV provides 63.3 cu.-ft. of cargo space with the rear seats folded down, with 29.6 cu.-ft. of space behind the second row seats. Fold down the front passenger seat to extend cargo capacity to 81 cu.-ft.
Ready to take a look at the GMC Acadia or GMC Terrain in person? Stop by Gregg Young Buick GMC in Indianola, IA, or give us a call at (515) 961-7461 or reach out to us online. Let’s get you behind the wheel for a test drive today.