2008 GMC Acadia User Reviews

2008 GMC Acadia Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"bluetooth" 2 reviews

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Sir-James writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLE-1 Review
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Great car for money

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nothing..jerk

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I Love This Car — Quick for a crossover and fun to drive. Looks great and my mom loves it! Awesome surround sound from bose and great navigation system. Car has a smart computer and onstar helps keep us safe. A great car for a family.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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EbaySurprise writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-2 AWD Review
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Performance, ride comfort, looks, and gas mileage.

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Low end rpm power response

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Acadia's Rock! — We love this car. Bought to replace our 1996 4Runner, as a family of 3 with continual guest passengers, it is awesome. Comfortable ride with great interior space and cargo room. Amazing turn radius for such a large vehicle. The V6 engine is responds well at higher rpm settings, but low end torque seems like it should be better for such a powerful engine. Gas mileage varies. In the city we get 19 to 20 mpg, highway driving ranges 22 to 24 mpg. This is a beautiful car that now has 15,000 miles, the only time its been to the dealer is for routine service. We are crossing our fingers that its reliability continues to impress us.

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Matthew writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLE-1 Review
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Functionality, looks, $$

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build quality, electrical issues and other glitches

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When Will Gm Learn?? — I love the concept. Three kids in car seats but we didn't want a mini-van. 7 seats, really user friendly lay-out and easy to reconfigure interior. A regular size piece of plywood will lay flat and allow the back to close - impressive. Tons more standard features, more horsepower, better fuel economy and warranty than the competition (+ tranny built right here in St.Catharines!). Sounds great right?? Ah - but you may have forgotten that it was built by General Motors. I wouldn't trust them to put my Ikea kitchen chairs together. To many problems to mention them all but big ones include an ABS that engages whenever it wants (yikes) windshield wipers that a) may stop working in heavy snow storms (intentionally according the co.) and; b) may catch fire, numerous electrical issues etc. etc. This would have been the best vehicle to come along in a long time in any category if only they sould have subcontracted out assembly - oh well some of us never learn...

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Rtwheels4U writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-1 AWD Review
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5

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Great looking, luxurious, extremely comfortable, reliable, multi-purpose, ability to take lots of gear or luggage, great audio system

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Somewhat big for a family of 3

Rtwheels4U
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Love The Acadia — Definitely luxurious and multi-purpose! Heated leather seats, DVD Entertainment system with wireless headphones, Heads-up display, auto-climate control - all make for a comfortable and safe ride! Easily seats 7 and room for storage too! The second row moon roof is a great plus for making it feel spacious and roomy in the back too! It includes an electronic screen if you want to keep the sun and light out too! The sunroof up front is controlled entirely separate and can be opened entirely, tilted for airflow, or close the moon roof cover to keep out sun and light.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Rachel writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-1 Review
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Very versital family vehicle, not a mini van,

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Could use more rear cargo space for grocery getting

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2008 Gmc Acadia — This vehicle has been an awesome car only selling because I would like to have something newer may end up buying another one just new!! I have a family of 7 and this has been a great family car! I highly recommend this as a great alternative to the minivan!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Brad writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-1 AWD Review
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utility

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Drivers'  seat can get uncomfortable on long hauls

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Excellent American Made Product — Acceleration times are hindered by the mass of the vehicle. Overall quality is excellent, have not had any issues. Ownership costs are low, except when paying for personal tax. Fun to drive factor is adequate for a crossover utility vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Alex writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-2 AWD Review
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5

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Space, ride and handling, interior, looks

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Perhaps the fuel consumption

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Perfect For A Family — This is one smooth ride. With an ample interior and tons of features, we are going to drive everywhere this summer. Owning a car in Manhattan is not easy, but driving this baby is pure pleasure. If you have a family and need a good ride, don't go any further.

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WBOB writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-2 AWD Review
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Good looks, Quick turning radius for the vehicle size, Movable 2nd row seats, Nice Bose radio, Passenger power seat WITH power lumbar support, Comfortable ride.

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No bluetooth, under powered, always down shifting at the slightest grade on the highway. Engine needs MORE torque. Only gets only 20 mpg on highway driving 65-72 mph.  Gets only 15-16 combined driving.

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Nice Driver — Overall, it's a nice vehicle if you need an 8 passenger vehicle. Has flexible seating and handles well even when fully loaded. My wife likes the power lumbar support for the passenger front seat. Usually, you only get that on premium level vehicles. Heavier on gas than I thought it would be but it can go over 400 miles between fill-ups on the highway.

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hairytarantula writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-1 AWD Review
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Luxurious ride, classy interior, smooth. Very quiet, great suspension.  Front and rear torsion bars make cornering better than with most cars. The 6 speed transmission is very smooth, the shifter has a button  on the driver's side to manually shift up or down, very convenient. The engine delivers the right amount of power, however it does have to shift down from 6th gear when going uphill. Comfort for everyone, even the rear bench is big enough for 3 adults, wich is a lot better than with other SUV's. This one has the Heads Up Display.

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The Onstar system does not allow to pair a cell phone. After 100,000 kms there are two small oil leaks, one from the power steering.

hairytarantula
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Pretty Awesome Suv — This is on heck of an SUV. It looks very impressive and rides very smoothly. The driving position is excellent and there are hardly any blind spots. This vehicle is loaded with features. Amazing overall, however one has to wonder about GMC and the reason why it's already leaking oil after only 100,000 kms...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mudasser writes:
2008 GMC Acadia SLT-2 AWD Review
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Luxury with Power

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Too compact engine makes difficult for normal garages to maintain

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My Car — Performance- Good speed, excellent road grip and ABS, intelligent handling with variable power stairing. Build quality- excellent material and design is awsome Cost of Ownership- midium range with excellent fuel efficiency and oil change ratio Fun Factor - real fun to drive

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2014 GMC Acadia Reviews

Nice Suv By Country860

We rented a GMC Arcadia for a vacation. We drove from CT to Al and then to Fl. Then we drove from Fl back to Ct. It had plenty of room for 2 adults and 2 kids with lots of luggage. It was very good on... Read More

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2012 GMC Acadia Reviews

Nice For Up To 4 People By ibbiker52

no real cargo space for trips but plenty for grocery shopping. rear view camera display is in rear view mirror and is way to small. chrome dash board trim blinds you in the daytime. comfy to drive.... Read More

We Love Our Acaia! By swatbidder

We just the love the GMC Acadia. We don't like the newer body style with the big front end. We still love the older style with the sloping front. This vehicle had been a wonderful addition to our fl... Read More

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2011 GMC Acadia Reviews

Great Suv For Family By jmvold

Love this vehicle. Vehicle handles well in winter weather. All wheel drive is great. Spacious enough for a family of 5 traveling. good on gas mileage for the amount of space available and all wh... Read More

In The Denali Trim,it Looks Better Than Most Cookie Cutter Versions. By ParkerZ06

The Denali version of the Acadia is the premiere luxury model and it really shows. The Denali option package brings out the options anyone could ever need. This luxury atmosphere is further enhanced b... Read More

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2010 GMC Acadia Reviews

Awesome Suv By Marco1313

My family and I really enjoyed this car, especially to go camping, for the outdoors and trips in general, this SUV is great, we totally recommend it. It gives good miles per gallon, is very comfortab... Read More

Very Great Car For An American Suv By Diego

best suv i could have choose. seats many people has lots of room so comfortable rides looks very gorgeous very reliable the sl model has very cheap leather seat covers on the seats. but still i... Read More

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2009 GMC Acadia Reviews

Great Family Suv By cjandtj

Loved the options that are available on the vehicle. The power is excellent for a SUV V6. Style of the Acadia is also nice. Over all comfort of the vehicle is very good especially on long road trip... Read More

Acadia Review By Sanket

Love the car !! good looks and awesome performance...mileage is not a concern coz of the place....full option comes with a cost :) The car is a fun car to drive coz of the fun you get while drivin ... Read More

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