When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the options available to you, especially when it comes to SUVs, which are one of the most popular vehicle segments on the market. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because it allows you to put two similar-looking models up side by side to examine their differences and determine which one will offer you more of the features and capabilities you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2018 GMC Acadia vs 2018 Dodge Journey.
While the Journey has a lower starting price point, the GMC Acadia offers more in terms of power, space, and convenience, making it the better option overall for consumers. These models have similar fuel economy estimates, but the Acadia offers slightly more efficiency. The Dodge Journey has 22 combined mpg, while the Acadia reaches 23 combined mpg. Let's take a closer look at some of the key differences between these two models!
2018 GMC Acadia
2018 Dodge Journey
|2.5-liter I4||Engine||2.4-liter I4|
|193 Horsepower||Horsepower||173 Horsepower|
|6-speed Auto w/OD||Transmission||4-speed Auto w/OD and Auto-Manual|
The 2018 GMC Acadia is sleek and stylish. It offers plenty of space for passengers and cargo and has a variety of features that enhance convenience and comfort. The GMC Acadia has standard features like Bluetooth® compatibility, voice recognition technology, a compass, and LED Brake lights. These features, with exception of the compass which is not offered on the base trim, these features are only available as an upgrade on the Dodge Journey.
Additionally, the Acadia offers more cargo space, reaching a maximum cargo capacity of 79 cubic feet, compared to only 67.6 cubic feet offered in the Journey.
The 2018 GMC Acadia is available now at Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!