The revision for the 2013 model year are rather significant, as the exterior boasts an all-new look, giving it a more aggressive and SUV-like front end that is highlighted by squinting headlights and a bold grille. The interior was also overhauled and GMC included more soft-touch materials, eliminating the cheap, hard plastics that plague the interiors of other SUVs. GMC also added in an industry-first center airbag, blind-zone alert and rear crossing alert systems, rear-view camera, three new exterior colors and three new interior colors, a smoother transmission and dual-flow shocks and struts for a more comfortable ride.
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The 2013 GMC Acadia comes in five trim levels, and they are: SLE1, SLE2, SLT1, SLT2 and Denali. All five trim levels share drivetrain options, as they all feature a standard 3.6-liter engine that pumps out 288 horsepower and 270 foot-pounds of torque through a six-speed automatic transmission and to the front wheels. All-wheel drive is an available option.Read more »
The SLE1 trim level it the very base model of the lineup and it comes in with a front-wheel drive model and a all-wheel drive model. On the outside it features basic items, including: four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, dual exhaust, StabiliTrak, 18-inch aluminum wheels wrapped in all-season rubber, automatic headlights, daytime running lamps, dual-projector headlights, power mirrors, rear spoiler, luggage rack side rails, rear vision camera and intermittent wipers. Inside the SLE1 trim level it features: manual-adjust front seats, six airbags, six-speaker stereo system with 6.5-inch color touchscreen and steering-wheel-mounted controls, eight-person seating, manual front and rear air-conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, power windows and door locks, ambient lighting, leather-wrapped steering wheel, OnStar, cloth seating, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, simulated-metal trim, and USB port.
The SLE2 package takes the already well-equipped SLE1 base package and sprinkles in a few more standard features. On the outside, the SLE2 package only adds in a power rear hatch for easier access to the rear cargo area, but it does add in the ability to opt for a dual-panel sunroof. On the inside is where the SLE2 shows its differences, as it includes: seven airbags, power front seats, seven passenger seating with two captain’s chairs replacing the SLE1’s second-row bench seat, six-speaker audio system with 6.5-inch color touchscreen and IntelliLink infotainment system, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and remote vehicle start.
The 2013 GMC Acadia SLT1 starts off the semi-luxury trim levels for this midsize crossover SUV. On the outside, the SLT1 package builds slightly upon the SLE2 package, adding in variable effort steering, which adjust with vehicle speed, 19-inch aluminum wheels, projector fog lamps and heated body-color outside mirrors. On the inside, the SLT1 package adds a ton of standard features, including: eight-way power passenger seat, automatic tri-zone climate control, Bose 10-speaker stereo system with 6.5-inch color touchscreen and IntelliLink, heated leather seats, one-touch-down for driver window, authentic aluminum dashboard and steering wheel inserts, rear audio controls and headphone jacks, and Universal Home Remote.
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|Build & Price|
2013 GMC Acadia$43,295 | 2,532 mi
2012 GMC Acadia$29,895 | 20,708 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$16,500 | 71,959 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$22,890 | 39,484 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$23,298 | 46,741 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$24,487 | 24,040 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$25,000 | 30,703 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$33,395 | 29,894 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$34,995 | 38,572 mi
2011 GMC Acadia$36,501 | 23,255 mi
2010 GMC Acadia$23,000 | 46,741 mi
2010 GMC Acadia$23,500 | 72,233 mi
2010 GMC Acadia$29,995 | 32,726 mi
2009 GMC ACADIA$16,488 | 76,888 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$17,993 | 58,561 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$18,677 | 49,773 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$19,496 | 57,659 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$19,580 | 91,587 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$20,495 | 34,431 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$23,999 | 45,589 mi
2009 GMC Acadia$25,995 | 41,453 mi
2008 GMC Acadia$17,995 | 60,712 mi
2008 GMC Acadia$18,910 | 94,408 mi
2008 GMC Acadia$20,680 | 86,895 mi
2008 GMC Acadia$20,997 | 82,261 mi
2007 GMC Acadia$15,708 | 99,881 mi
2007 GMC Acadia$18,950 | 97,976 mi
2007 GMC Acadia$19,995 | 74,922 mi
Low base price, but underpowered and tows 500 pounds less.
Much cheaper than the Acadia, but base engine is underwhelming.
Nice MSRP and great engine power, but in four-wheel drive it is very fuel hungry.
Great engine and base MSRP, but limited seating.