2018 Dodge Durango

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2018 GMC Acadia


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Features & Specs

2018 Dodge Durango

2018 GMC Acadia

Engine power

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

193 hp @ 6300 rpm

Transmission

8-speed shiftable automatic

6-speed shiftable automatic

Ground Clearance

8.1 in.

7.2 in.

Maximum Tow Rating

Up to 8,600 pounds

Up to 4000 lbs.




2018 Dodge Durango vs 2018 GMC Acadia near Philadelphia, PA

If you are searching for a dependable SUV that provides comfort across three rows, as well as a vehicle with an engaging performance and impressive capability, there are many great options on the market. One of the most popular SUVs is the 2018 Dodge Durango, which is known for providing affordability and excitement within the comfort of a three-row SUV. Competing against the Durango for 2018 is the GMC Acadia, which offers bold styling and seating for up to seven passengers. To learn more about these two vehicles, and to find out which one is right for you, continue reading!

2018 Dodge Durango Power & Handling

The 2018 Dodge Durango is available with three engine configurations. The standard engine is a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 which delivers 293 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The two available engines are incredible V8s' from Hemi - a 5.7-liter V8 and a 6.4-liter V8. Rear-wheel and all-wheel drive systems are available, and every engine is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Durango really stands out with its incredible towing capabilities, offering a best-in-class tow rating of up to 7,400 pounds when equipped with the 5.7-liter V8.

2018 GMC Acadia Power & Handling

GMC offers their Acadia with two engine options. The engine that comes standard with this SUV is a 2.5-liter inline-4 which offers 194 horsepower and 190 lb-ft of torque. The alternative engine is a 3.6-liter V6 with 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. The towing figures are ultimately disappointing with the Acadia. The 2.5-liter inline-4 engine allows for a maximum tow rating of 1,000 pounds, while the V6 increases the maximum tow rating to 4,000 pounds.

2018 Dodge Durango Features & Design

The Durango impresses at every level, with Dodge equipping a wide range of standard and available equipment with their Durango trims.  The standard equipment found in the base Durango SXT trim includes a 7.0-inch Uconnect touch-screen infotainment system, which has an auxiliary input jack, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth, AM/FM/CD radio, and WMA/MP3 support. Other great features include 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and 3-zone automatic climate control. Some of the luxury amenities found on higher trims include Nappa leather seats, navigation, a sunroof, and a power liftgate. The Durango offers a maximum of 84.5 cu-ft of cargo space.

2018 GMC Acadia Features & Design

The GMC Acadia is offered in a few different trim levels, with the base trim called the SL. Standard equipment in the Acadia includes Keyless Open and Start, tri-zone auto climate control, a 7.0-inch Color Touch Screen, five USB ports, and support for Apple CarPlay/Android Auto. GMC also offers higher-end features at an additional cost, with the higher SLE and SLT trims featuring equipment like SiriusXM Satellite Radio, a power liftgate, and leather upholstery. The interior of the Acadia is cramped when compared to the Durango, offering a maximum of 79 cu-ft of cargo space.

Conclusions

The 2018 Dodge Durango is the top choice for customers who need a comfortable SUV for the whole family, incredible engine options, and unmatched towing capability. The 2018 GMC Acadia is a nice SUV, but it lacks the towing capability and interior comfort that is expected in the segment. If you would like to schedule a test drive in one of our fantastic SUVs contact us today at Reedman-Toll Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Fiat in Langhorne!

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