2010 GMC Acadia  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#10 of 2010 SUVs

#13 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 GMC Acadia
The Acadia, a mainstay of GMC's lineup since 2007, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 7. The Acadia has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. GMC offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 GMC Acadia is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 GMC Acadia has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 GMC Acadia has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0373% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.2554%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0373% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.2554% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 GMC Acadia is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 GMC Acadia is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9363Hyundai VeracruzMazda CX-9Volkswagen RoutanHonda CrosstourHonda RidgelineHonda OdysseyVolvo XC90Honda PilotGMC AcadiaChevrolet TraverseFord FlexToyota 4RunnerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 GMC Acadia with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 93. The 2010 GMC Acadia is safer than the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz, the 2010 Mazda CX-9, the 2010 Volkswagen Routan, the 2010 Honda Crosstour, the 2010 Honda Ridgeline, the 2010 Honda Odyssey, the 2010 Toyota 4Runner, and the 2010 Ford Flex and less safe than the 2010 Volvo XC90. It is about as safe as the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2010 Honda Pilot.

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