GMC Acadia, Yukon Make US News’ 2021 List of Reliable SUVs
If you are looking for a reliable three-row SUV, you have two praiseworthy options to consider from GMC. The 2021 Acadia and 2021 GMC Yukon made U.S. News & World Report’s List of the Most Reliable 3-Row SUVs in 2021.
Available Now: 2021 GMC Yukon
Understanding how reliable a vehicle will be can help save you money on your SUV investment. Even with regular maintenance costs that go along with vehicle ownership, a vehicle that has a high predicted reliability rating will serve you well for years to come, without too many unexpected costs.
2021 GMC Acadia
The 2021 GMC Acadia offers four trim levels — SLE, SLT, the off-road-ready AT4, and the luxurious Denali. It offers a versatile interior to accommodate passengers and gear and offers an advanced suite of driver-assist technologies, designed to safeguard you and your passengers.
“The 2021 GMA Acadia has a Great predicted reliability rating, good safety marks, and decent fuel economy for the midsize SUV segment. The base four-cylinder engine is sufficient for daily driving, but its turbocharged four-cylinder and V6 engine options are a better fit for highway driving,” according to U.S. News & World Report writer Jaclyn Trop.
2021 GMC Yukon
The full-size GMC Yukon, which is the largest SUV in the GMC lineup, delivers a powerful performance with a 5.3-liter V8 paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission to generate 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. Opt for the available 6.2-liter V8 engine, also paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission, to earn best-in-class horsepower of 420 and 460 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, the 2021 GMC Yukon can tow a maximum weight of 8,400 pounds.
“The GMC Yukon is a large SUV with an upscale cabin and a cavernous interior. Redesigned for 2021, the Yukon increases its cargo space and third-row legroom,” Trop notes.
The 2021 GMC Yukon offers the same trim levels as the 2021 Acadia. The Yukon XL has a larger wheelbase than the Yukon models.
DeAnn Owens is a Dayton transplant by way of the Windy City, yet considers herself to be a California girl at heart even though she’s only visited there once. To get through the dreaded allergy season unique to the Miami Valley, she reads, writes, complains about the weather, and enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and their newest addition, a Boston terrier puppy that is now in charge of all their lives. In the future, she hopes to write a novel and travel through time. See more articles by DeAnn.