2018 Dodge Durango vs 2019 GMC Acadia

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the options available to you. That's why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because it allows you to put two similar models up side by side to examine their differences and determine which one will offer more of the features and capabilities you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2018 Dodge Durango vs 2019 GMC Acadia.

While the Acadia is offered at a slightly lower starting price point and offers a little bit higher fuel economy ratings, the Durango has more comfort, convenience, and safety features, making it the better option overall for consumers. Let's take a closer look at some of the key features and differences between these two models!

2018 Dodge Durango


2019 GMC Acadia

$29,995 Starting MSRP $29,000
3.6-liter V6 Engine 2.5-liter I4
293 Horsepower Horsepower 193 Horsepower
5-7 Passengers Seating Capacity 7 Passengers

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Not only does the Dodge Durango offer a larger engine with more power, but it also comes equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and auto-manual capabilities, providing a smoother, more responsive ride than the GMC Acadia's 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is able to. Additionally, the Dodge Durango offers rear-wheel drive, as opposed to front-wheel drive offered in the Acadia. The Durango has a variety of features available that are not offered in the GMC Acadia.

The Durango has more cargo space, reaching a maximum 84.5 cubic feet as opposed to a maximum 79 cubic feet in the Acadia, and it has standard front fog lights, which aren't available in the Acadia. The Durango has available features like a CD player, MP3 capability, heated front seats, lumbar support for the driver, parking assist technology, and a sunroof, none of which are offered on the Acadia base trim.

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