2022 GMC Terrain vs. 2022 GMC Acadia

2021 GMC Terrain vs. 2021 GMC Acadia
2022 GMC Terrain


2022 GMC Acadia

Starting MSRP

Up to 5


Up to 7
63.3 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

79.0 cubic feet
170 hp

Horsepower Max

310 hp
25 city/30 highway

Fuel Economy

22 city/29 highway mpg
1,500 pounds

Towing Capacity

4,000 pounds

No matter how far you roam from The Villages, GMC SUVs are designed to tackle any challenge on the road or on the trail. Both the compact GMC Terrain and the midsize GMC Acadia offer a smooth ride, powerful performance, and plenty of connectivity features, but which is the best fit for your unique needs — Acadia or Terrain? Read on for a side-by-side comparison of the GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia from Sullivan Buick GMC to help you decide. When you’re ready to take your favorite model for a test drive, don’t hesitate to contact us and schedule an appointment!



2022 GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia: Price

For many Williston drivers, choosing between the Acadia or Terrain will come down to size. For both FWD and AWD configurations, the smaller Terrain starts at a lower price than than midsize Acadia:

  • 2022 GMC Terrain Compact SUV (FWD) – $29,095 MSRP
  • 2022 GMC Terrain Compact SUV (AWD) – $30,695 MSRP
  • 2022 GMC Acadia Midsize SUV (FWD) – $35,995 MSRP
  • 2022 GMC Acadia Midsize SUV (AWD) – $38,295 MSRP

2022 GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia: Performance

Acadia or Terrain – GMC Terrain vs. AcadiaThe power and performance of both the GMC Acadia and Terrain reflect their differences in size, with the Acadia clocking in with slightly more horsepower and towing capacity:

  • Horsepower: The Acadia has a maximum horsepower of 310 hp, while the Terrain follows behind with its max of 170 hp.
  • Fuel Economy: The Terrain takes the lead with a slight difference in fuel economy.
  • Towing Capacity: While the Terrain boasts an impressive 1,500-pound towing max, the 4,000-pound capacity of the Acadia has the clear edge.

2022 GMC Terrain vs. GMC Acadia: Dimensions

There’s a notable difference between the GMC Terrain vs. Acadia in terms of passenger space and cargo space. If you prefer a more agile vehicle or you’ll be doing some of your driving on crowded streets, you might be happier with the Terrain’s smaller footprint.

  • The Terrain offers seating for up to five passengers and up to 63.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the second row folded flat.
  • The 3-row Acadia provides seating for 7 passengers and up to 79 cubic feet of cargo space with the second and third rows folded flat.

Wondering if the Acadia or Terrain cabin has the versatility and flexibility you need every day in Dunnellon? In fact, both models come equipped with flat-fold seats and Smart Slide second-row seats for easy third-row access. The Acadia offers third-row 50/50 split seats, as well as second-row passenger-side seats that slide forward at a slight angle (even when an empty forward-facing child seat is in place using the LATCH system).

Test Drive the Acadia or Terrain at Sullivan Buick GMC

Whenever you’re ready to get behind the wheel of your favorite Acadia or Terrain model on our lot in Ocala, the team at Sullivan Buick GMC is happy to assist. Stop by our dealership so that we can answer any questions you may have about comparing the GMC Terrain vs. Acadia specs, trims, and pricing. Apply for financing online and explore your GMC lease and finance options today!


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