​2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC Terrain: Size, MPG, Specs, & Features

2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC Terrain

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.

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2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC TerrainPerformance Specs & Towing Capacity

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.

2.5L I4 engine

HORSEPOWER
193 HP
TORQUE
188 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
21
MPG (hwy)
27
MAX TOWING CAPACITY
1,000 lbs.

2.0L turbocharged I4 engine

HORSEPOWER
230 HP
TORQUE
258 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
21
MPG (hwy)
28
MAX TOWING CAPACITY
1,500 lbs.

3.6L V6 engine

HORSEPOWER
310 HP
TORQUE
271 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
19
MPG (hwy)
27
MAX TOWING CAPACITY
4,000 lbs.

1.5L turbocharged I4 engine

HORSEPOWER
170 HP
TORQUE
203 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
26
MPG (hwy)
30
MAX TOWING CAPACITY
1,500 lbs.

2.0L turbocharged I4 engine

HORSEPOWER
252 HP
TORQUE
260 lb.-ft.
MPG (city)
22
MPG (hwy)
28
MAX TOWING CAPACITY
3,500 lbs.

2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC TerrainInterior & Exterior Design

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.

2020 GMC Acadia interior side view cut away

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:

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated driver and front passenger seats
  • Hands-free power programmable liftgate
  • SkyScape® power sunroof
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot capable
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror
2020 GMC Terrain interior front seats

2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC TerrainSafety & Technology Features

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.

2020 GMC Terrain Infotainment System

2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC TerrainSize & Cargo Space

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:

  • 2020 Acadia - 193 in. L x 75 in. W x 67 in. H
  • 2020 Terrain - 182.3 in. L x 72.4 in. W x 65 in. H

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.

2020 GMC Terrain interior rear seats with seat folded down

2020 GMC Acadia vs. 2020 GMC Terrain2020 GMC SUVs for Sale in Indianola, IA

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Our smartly designed 2020 GMC Acadia SLE looks great in attractive Quicksilver Metallic. Powered by a proven 2.5 Liter 4 Cylinder that offers 193hp paired with an innovative 9 Speed Automatic transmission with advanced stop/start technology. This Front Wheel Drive SUV offers near 27mpg on the open road while showing off responsive handling with functionality that will help you take on your day with ease. Sleek and stylish, the contemporary crossover design of our SLE exudes refinement with LED lighting, deep-tinted glass, heated mirrors, and beautiful wheels. With our SLE, enjoy room for seven with comfortable cloth seats plus upscale amenities like a leather-wrapped steering wheel and tri-zone automatic climate control. A wealth of intuitive technologies keeps you connected, starting with an eight-inch touchscreen, WiFi compatibility, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, and a six-speaker sound system for your listening enjoyment. Drive with confidence knowing GMC offers safety technology such as an HD backup camera, lane-change alert, blind-zone alert, rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert, and even a system that reminds the driver to check the backseats for passengers before leaving. Give your family the security, performance, and comfort that only come from owning an Acadia! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price includes: $5500 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Smile brighter with our 2020 GMC Terrain SLT AWD and marvel at the Ebony Twilight Metallic finish! Powered by a TurboCharged 1.5 Liter 4 Cylinder that offers 170hp paired with an innovative 9 Speed Automatic transmission for swift passing ability. This All Wheel Drive SUV provides a confident ride, excellent handling, and near 28mpg on the open road as it commands the way with a striking grille, LED lighting, heated mirrors, roof rails, muscular fender flairs, and stylish wheels. Open the door to the beautiful SLT interior and discover the leather heated front seats with eight-way power for the driver plus a versatile second row, a leather heated steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, and premium technology you'll definitely appreciate. Connect to your world easily with an 8-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, WiFi compatibility, and a six-speaker audio system with outstanding sound quality. GMC has your back as you travel thanks to Professional Grade safety measures such as an HD backup camera, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance, and forward-collision alert. Radiating premium good looks inside and out, this Terrain delivers without compromise so do yourself a favor and check it out for yourself! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price includes: $5750 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Price includes: $5750 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Smile brighter in our 2020 GMC Terrain SLT AWD with the Infotainment Package and marvel at the Blue Emerald Metallic finish! Powered by a TurboCharged 2.0 Liter 4 Cylinder that offers 252hp paired with an innovative 9 Speed Automatic transmission for competitive towing capability. This All Wheel Drive SUV provides a confident ride, excellent handling, and near 26mpg on the open road as it commands the way with a striking grille, LED lighting, heated mirrors, roof rails, muscular fender flairs, and aluminum wheels. Open the door to the beautiful SLT interior and discover the leather heated front seats with eight-way power for the driver plus a versatile second row, a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, and premium technology you'll definitely appreciate. It all starts with the Infotainment Package that adds an 8-inch touchscreen, full-color navigation, and a seven-speaker Bose audio system to the easy connectivity of Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, and WiFi compatibility. GMC has your back as you travel thanks to Professional Grade safety measures such as an HD backup camera, lane-keeping assistance, and forward-collision alert. Radiating premium good looks inside and out, this Terrain delivers without compromise so do yourself a favor and check it out for yourself! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price includes: $5750 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Our professional-grade 2020 GMC Acadia SLT will exceed your expectations and make you smile! Powered by a TurboCharged 2.0 Liter 4 Cylinder that offers 230hp paired with an innovative 9 Speed Automatic transmission with advanced stop/start technology. With this Front Wheel Drive SUV, enjoy near 30mpg on the open road and enjoy responsive handling with functionality that will help you take on your day with ease. Sleek and stylish, the contemporary crossover design of our SLT exudes elegance with LED lighting, fog lights, roof rails, and beautiful wheels. Relax in SLT's power heated leather seats with lumbar adjustments and enjoy a wealth of intuitive technologies including remote ignition, keyless ignition/entry, a power liftgate, a color driver information display, and tri-zone automatic climate control. Staying safely connected and in control is easy with Bluetooth, a prominent touchscreen, the IntelliLink infotainment system, available WiFi, navigation, and a premium Bose sound system with available satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Drive with confidence knowing that GMC offers solid safety features like an HD rearview camera, blind-spot monitor, lane departure warning system, rear cross-traffic alerts, rear parking sensors, ABS, Teen Driver, stability/traction control, OnStar emergency telematics and even a system that reminds the driver to check the backseats for passengers before leaving! Give your family the security, performance, and comfort that only come from owning an Acadia! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price includes: $5500 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Price includes: $5500 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Reward yourself and your family with the outstanding features and comfort of our amazing 2020 GMC Acadia SLT AWD proudly showcased in Red Quartz Tintcoat! Powered by an impressive 3.6 Liter V6 that offers 310hp paired with an innovative 9 Speed Automatic transmission with advanced stop/start technology. This All Wheel Drive SUV helps you score near 24mpg on the open road and enjoy responsive handling with functionality that will help you take on your day with ease. Sleek and stylish, the contemporary crossover design of our SLT exudes elegance with LED running lights, fog lights, roof rails, and beautiful wheels. Relax in SLT's power heated/cooled leather seats with lumbar adjustments and enjoy a wealth of intuitive technologies including remote ignition, heated rear seats, keyless ignition/entry, a power liftgate, a color driver information display, and tri-zone automatic climate control. Staying safely connected and in control is easy with Bluetooth, a prominent touchscreen, the IntelliLink infotainment system, available WiFi, and a premium Bose sound system with available satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Drive with confidence knowing that GMC offers solid safety features like an HD rearview camera, blind-spot monitor, lane departure warning system, rear cross-traffic alerts, rear parking sensors, Teen Driver, ABS, stability/traction control, OnStar emergency telematics and even a system that reminds the driver to check the backseats for passengers before leaving! Give your family the security, performance, and comfort that only come from owning an Acadia! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price includes: $5500 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Our family ready 2020 GMC Acadia SLT AWD will exceed your expectations and make you smile as seen in Red Quartz Tintcoat! Powered by an impressive 3.6 Liter V6 that offers 310hp paired with an innovative 9 Speed Automatic transmission with advanced stop/start technology. This All Wheel Drive SUV helps you score near 24mpg on the open road and enjoy responsive handling with functionality that will help you take on your day with ease. Sleek and stylish, the contemporary crossover design of our SLT exudes elegance with LED running lights, fog lights, roof rails, and beautiful wheels. Relax in SLT's power heated/cooled leather seats with lumbar adjustments and enjoy a wealth of intuitive technologies including remote ignition, heated 2nd row seats, keyless ignition/entry, a power liftgate, a color driver information display, and tri-zone automatic climate control. Staying safely connected and in control is easy with Bluetooth, navigation, a prominent touchscreen, the IntelliLink infotainment system, available WiFi, and a premium Bose sound system with available satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Drive with confidence knowing that GMC offers solid safety features like an HD rearview camera, blind-spot monitor, lane departure warning system, rear cross-traffic alerts, rear parking sensors, Teen Driver, ABS, stability/traction control, OnStar emergency telematics and even a system that reminds the driver to check the backseats for passengers before leaving! Give your family the security, performance, and comfort that only come from owning an Acadia! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price includes: $5500 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 
Price includes: $5500 - Buick & GMC Consumer Cash Program. Exp. 02/01/2021 $750 - Buick and GMC Conquest Purchase Program. Exp. 02/01/2021
 

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