2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 GMC Acadia

Deciding between two vehicles like the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 GMC Acadia involves more than just a glance at the car. As a Saline, Ypsilanti, or Ann Arbor, Michigan driver, you need to find out which one fits your lifestyle.

LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram (CDJR) of Saline put together this comparison, so you’re aware of what you’re getting from each car.

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs GMC Acadia: Technology

In breaking down the tech differences, we found that the upgraded Uconnect® 4C NAV for the Jeep Grand Cherokee measures 8.4 inches. With the GMC Acadia, the GMC Infotainment System with Navigation spans 8 inches.

One Jeep system that can be viewed on the screen is the upgraded 19-speaker Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System. The GMC presents the 8-speaker Bose® Premium sound system as the pinnacle.

Equip the back seat of the Grand Cherokee with the available Blu-Ray Compatible Screen Video and Rear Seat Video System. No sign of anything comparable in the Acadia.

While both the Jeep and GMC give you a 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot option, the Grand Cherokee connects up to eight devices. You’ll only have room for seven in the Acadia.

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs GMC Acadia: Safety

When it comes to parking, you sometimes need extra guidance to get into or out of a tight spot. You also may need a device to alert you to obstacles while you’re moving into or out of a space. The Grand Cherokee supplies you with ParkSense® Rear Park Assist, and you can add Parallel and Perpendicular Park-Assist with Stop.

With the Acadia, you do get Rear Park Assist if you add it but no other parking systems. If you want expert parking guidance, it simply isn’t available in this SUV.

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs GMC Acadia: Performance

Jeep Grand CherokeeFour separate engines in the Jeep give you versatility and choice about how to power your SUV. If you stick with the 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine, it generates 295 horsepower with 260 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, you can tow up to 6,200 pounds.

Every other engine including the 5.7L HEMI® V8 and the 6.4L SRT® V8 engines can tow a maximum of 7,200 pounds, which earned a best-in-class classification. For thrill-seekers or those who really need a hefty amount of power, you’ll be interested in the available supercharged 6.2L V8 engine. It generates an incredible 707 horsepower with 645 lb-ft of torque.

Only three engines make up the engine collection of the GMC. Its most powerful engine, the 3.6L V6—which is the same size as the standard Jeep engine—generates 310 horsepower with 271 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, your Acadia tows a maximum of 4,000 pounds.

What Do You Get in the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 GMC Acadia?

Now that you’ve heard more about the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2021 GMC Acadia, you’re going to want to try out all the features. Plus, Saline, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor shoppers may be curious about how it feels to sit in the Jeep driver’s seat.

To do so and finalize your decision, schedule a test drive at LaFontaine CDJR of Saline.


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