Comparison - GMC Acadia SLE-2 2019 - vs - Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy 2021

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Make: 
Average Price: 
37,200
Updated: 
17 Feb 2018
$
47,750
Updated: 
15 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
6
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.00gals
18.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Crimson Red Tintcoat
#7C2535
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#191919
Iridium Metallic
#433A40
Quicksilver Metallic
#B3B4B8
White Frost Tricoat
#C6C6C4
Color: 
Moonlight Cloud
#1A2834
Becketts Black
#191C1D
Hyper White
#F9F8F3

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 GMC Acadia ranked #15 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the GMC Acadia has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale interior
Smooth ride
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Cramped third row
Less cargo space than some rivals

By: 
usnews.com

A V-6 engine is optional and provides decent hustle, while the standard four-cylinder engine is the choice for buyers mindful of fuel economy.Handsome styling, a well-connected infotainment system, and room for up to seven passengers make the Acadia an easy family favorite.

Pros
Seating for seven,
handsome styling,
a high-tech cabin.

Cons
Uneven interior build quality,
disappointing fuel economy,
a tight third row and cargo hold.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 3.6-liter V6 is now available on SLE-1 AWD models. Last year's All Terrain package deleted the third-row seat, but it can now be ordered with the third row intact.

PROS
Refined ride quality makes it comfortable in any kind of driving situation
Quick acceleration from the optional V6 engine
Simple cabin layout means everything is usable at a glance
Modern onboard technology keeps you connected

CONS
Not many places to store small items
Some rival crossovers have more cargo and third-row space
Cabin isn't particularly luxurious, even in the priciest trim levels

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Hyundai Palisade has a score of 8.3 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Refined ride and handling
Spacious, quality interior
Comfortable seats
User-friendly infotainment system
Many standard safety features

Cons
Mediocre fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

For its next trick, Hyundai will turn its already luxurious Palisade SUV into an even more upscale three-rower with the addition of the top-spec Calligraphy trim for 2021. The Calligraphy model adds unique exterior lighting elements, boldly-designed 20-inch wheels, a distinct grille finish, and standard all-wheel drive. Inside, buyers of the enhanced model will notice a faux-suede headliner, quilted-leather upholstery on the doors and seats, and a perforated leather wrap on the steering wheel.

Pros
Intuitive dashboard layout, class-leading features, every trim is teeming with value.

Cons
Intrusive wind noise on the highway, styling may not appeal to everyone, tight door pockets.

By: 
caranddriver.com

New range-topping Calligraphy trim level.Restructured option packages.

Pros
Plenty of space for adults in all three rows
Lots of standard and optional high-tech features
Comfortable seating and ride quality

Cons
Handling isn't as crisp as with some rival SUVs

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.80L
Torque: 
188ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
262ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
193hp
at 6 300rpm
291hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Hands-Free Calling
Roadside Assistance
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.60in
196.10in
Width: 
75.40in
77.80in
Height: 
68.70in
68.90in
Ground Clearance: 
7.20in
7.90in
Front Track: 
64.50in
67.20in
Rear Track: 
64.50in
67.60in
Wheel Base: 
112.50in
114.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.30
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.60
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
44.10in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
42.40in
Front Hip Room: 
55.70in
58.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.40in
61.20in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.30in
57.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.70in
60.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.00cu.ft
86.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.80cu.ft
18.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3904.00lbs
4387.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Manual folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding rear seatback
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Dual Ventilation
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite radio
Speed sensitive volume control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
630 Watts Stereo Output
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Bi-LED headlights
LED taillights
Height-adjustable, Power Liftgate
Auto-dimming and power-folding side mirrors
Rain-sensing windshield wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5-In
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Airbag Deployment Notification
2 Front Headrests
Rear height adjustable headrests
2 Rear Headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Protection Package
Exterior Convenience Package
Interior Protection Package
Floor Liner Package
Black Accent Package
Trailering Package
Floor Liner Package W/All Terrain Package
All Terrain Package
Adventure Package
Protection Package W/All Terrain Package
Interior Protection Package W/All Terrain Package
Option Code 01
Winter Package
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Bracket
20" Midnight Silver Premium Painted Finish Wheels
Wheel Locks
Dual Skyscape Sunroof
Front And Rear Splash Guards
20" Ultra-Bright Machined Faced Wheels W/Satin Graphite Pockets
Mudguards
Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Tow Hitch
Interior Options: 
7 Passenger Seating
Universal Tablet Holders
Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System
Integrated Cargo Liner
GMC Infotainment System W/8" Diagonal Color Touch Screen
Powered Universal Table Holders
Wireless Charging
Cargo Tray
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover/Screen
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
All Season Fitted Liners

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, premium cloth
#202020
Cocoa/Shale, leather
#A9A39B
Color: 
Beige,premium leather
#AA9882
Black , premium leather
#000000
Dark Brown , premium leather
#5F4E3F