2019 GMC Acadia  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#33 of 2019 SUVs

#62 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 GMC Acadia
The Acadia, a mainstay of GMC's lineup since 2007, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. GMC offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 GMC Acadia is 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 2019 GMC Acadia has a score of 83, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.033%, and the chance of injury falls to 3%.

We estimate that the 2019 GMC Acadia has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0386% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4064%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0386% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4064% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 GMC Acadia is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2019 GMC Acadia is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 GMC Acadia offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 13%.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9768Chevrolet BlazerHyundai Santa Fe XLNissan PathfinderKia SorentoNissan MuranoGMC AcadiaJeep Grand CherokeeHonda PilotHonda PassportSubaru AscentToyota HighlanderFord EdgeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 GMC Acadia with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 97. The 2019 GMC Acadia is safer than the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer, the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe XL, and the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder and less safe than the 2019 Ford Edge, the 2019 Toyota Highlander, the 2019 Subaru Ascent, the 2019 Honda Passport, the 2019 Honda Pilot, and the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is about as safe as the 2019 Kia Sorento and the 2019 Nissan Murano.

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