2023 GMC Acadia vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review

Picture of the 2023 GMC Acadia

2023 GMC
Acadia

MSRP*: $36,800 to $50,600
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2023 Toyota
RAV4 Prime

MSRP*: $43,090 to $46,960
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MPG - City 19 - 22 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 79.0 ft3 63.1 - 63.2 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 302-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 - 310 hp 302 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.4 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.5 in

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Acadia than in the Toyota RAV4 Prime. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the GMC Acadia and the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

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). Whether you pick the GMC Acadia or the Toyota RAV4 Prime, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Acadia is much wider than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the GMC Acadia, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Handling
The GMC Acadia has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Acadia has a lot less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Acadia does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Utility
The GMC Acadia offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the GMC Acadia, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.