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2021 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2021 GMC Acadia Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Blazer

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2021 GMC
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MSRP*
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$28,800 to $44,900
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$29,800 to $48,600
Invoice* $28,771 to $42,835 $29,770 to $46,364
MPG - City 19 - 22 19 - 22
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 26 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Chevrolet Blazer than the GMC Acadia. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Chevrolet Blazer and the GMC Acadia.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Blazer as you will with the GMC Acadia, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Blazer will have less of an impact on your bank account than the GMC Acadia. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Blazer and the GMC Acadia have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Blazer is a little wider than the GMC Acadia, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Blazer takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the GMC Acadia.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Blazer and the GMC Acadia are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Chevrolet Blazer has the same turning radius as the GMC Acadia, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Chevrolet Blazer will do just as well as the GMC Acadia, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Blazer and the GMC Acadia.

Utility
The Chevrolet Blazer has less seating than the GMC Acadia, making the GMC Acadia the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Blazer has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Acadia.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Blazer comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Acadia.