2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 GMC Acadia

2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 GMC Acadia Baton Rouge LA
2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 GMC Acadia Baton Rouge LA

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2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 GMC Acadia in Baton Rouge, LA

Hollingsworth Richards Ford in Baton Rouge, LA ‐ serving Lafayette, New Orleans, and Prairieville ‐ suggests examining a side-by-side comparison of the 2017 Ford Explorer and the 2017 GMC Acadia. If you're looking for a new midsize SUV, the Ford Explorer and the GMC Acadia are popular choices. The 2017 Ford Explorer, however, beats the 2017 GMC Acadia in several areas. You'll find the Explorer has better performance and has several features not included on the Acadia, and you'll also see that the Explorer provides more interior room for front and back seat passengers. Check out the chart below and see for yourself!

2017 Ford Explorer Base


Displacement: 3.5L

Cylinders: V6

Horsepower @ max rpm: 290 @ 6500

Torque @ max rpm (ft.-lbs.): 255 @ 4000


Parking assistance: Optional

Power seats: Standard

Satellite Radio: Optional


Front head room (in.): 41.4

Front hip room (in.): 57.3

Front leg room (in.): 42.9

Front shoulder room (in.): 61.5

Rear hip room (in.): 56.8

Rear head room (in.): 40.6

Rear shoulder room (in.): 61.0

Cargo capacity behind third row (cu. ft.): 21.0

Maximum cargo capacity (cu. ft.): 81.7

2017 GMC Acadia SL

Displacement: 2.5L

Cylinders: Inline 4

Horsepower @ max rpm: 194 @ 6300

Torque @ max rpm (ft.-lbs.): 190 @ 4400

Parking assistance: Not available

Power seats: Not available

Satellite Radio: Not available

Front head room (in.): 40.3

Front hip room (in.): 55.7

Front leg room (in.): 41.0

Front shoulder room (in.): 59.4

Rear hip room (in.): 53.3

Rear head room (in.): 39.6

Rear shoulder room (in.): 58.7

Cargo capacity behind third row (cu. ft.): 12.8

Maximum cargo capacity (cu. ft.): 79.0

There's no denying that the 2017 Ford Explorer holds many advantages over the 2017 GMC Acadia. We at Hollingsworth Richards Ford would love to see you at our dealership to drive a brand-new Ford Explorer for yourself! Come see us at 7787 Florida Boulevard, or call us at 877-819-1417.


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