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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. GMC Acadia MPG

Chart is based on 207 fuel economy reports for the Jeep Grand Cherokee and 124 fuel economy reports for the GMC Acadia.

Jeep Grand Cherokee MPG

Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2015 15.4 MPG Highway Percentage 39 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 29.6 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 16.3 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012 14.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2012 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 20.5 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 19.1 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 13.5 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2010 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008.5 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 23.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 14.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 58 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2008 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 19.9 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 12.2 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 19.3 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 13.2 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 18.3 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 14.3 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 15.9 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 16.9 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 17.1 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 14.4 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 16.0 MPG Highway Percentage 9 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2004 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003 18.1 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 17.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 18.6 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2001 14.5 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2001 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2000 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2000 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee 2000 16.3 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 293-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 0 23 40 37 72 18.9  
2016 4dr SUV 293-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 0 0 25 75 70 23.0  
2015 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 4 6 52 39 70 15.4  
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
mtns med hvy 0 0 0 100 65 29.6  
2014 4dr SUV 470-horsepower 6.4L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 20 17 18 45 75 16.3  
2014 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 0 0 15 85 75 17.5  
2014 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 38 13 0 50 70 18.0  
2012 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills light light 0 15 60 25 67 14.0  
2012 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 0 0 15 85 100 23.5  
2012 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 3 14 32 51 62 22.0  
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med hvy 10 35 18 38 75 15.0  
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 11 23 22 45 71 16.6  
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med light 0 0 60 40 75 20.5  
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 10 29 17 44 65 19.1  
2010 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 4 4 55 37 75 13.5  
2010 4dr SUV 357-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med hvy 5 5 45 45 110 18.0  
2010 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
hills light hvy 29 25 33 13 60 17.0  
2010 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 7 17 7 70 72 21.4  
2008.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 14 24 19 43 65 19.2  
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light hvy 10 0 20 70 70 23.5  
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 10 20 20 50 100 23.8  
2008 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat lead light 23 13 35 30 63 14.0  
2008 4dr SUV 305-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 9 10 24 58 60 17.0  
2008 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 3 5 38 55 63 18.4  
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light light 20 20 20 40 60 22.0  
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 13 13 13 63 78 19.9  
2007 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 13 30 3 55 60 12.2  
2007 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 12 22 24 42 69 16.4  
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 1 8 21 70 65 19.3  
2007 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 8 4 18 70 68 20.1  
2006 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med hvy 3 43 30 25 75 13.2  
2006 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med none 0 0 60 40 70 17.0  
2006 4dr SUV 330-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills light none 2 17 11 70 69 18.3  
2006 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat light hvy 45 30 10 15 75 17.0  
2006 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 13 30 0 57 70 17.0  
2005 4dr SUV 325-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat lead hvy 10 38 3 50 68 14.3  
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 15 26 12 47 66 15.9  
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
flat med light 11 11 24 55 60 18.9  
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 13 20 22 45 68 16.8  
2004 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 15 5 75 58 16.9  
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 75 10 15 80 17.1  
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 43 9 43 71 14.4  
2004 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 45 45 9 70 16.0  
2004 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 13 3 63 20 60 17.8  
2004 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med light 2 10 25 63 68 17.8  
2003 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat v.lt none 0 0 75 25 60 15.0  
2003 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light light 92 4 4 0 N/A 18.1  
2002 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 10 40 10 40 75 17.8  
2002 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 11 17 30 43 58 18.6  
2002 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 35 25 0 40 70 22.2  
2002 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat med light 10 10 15 65 60 16.6  
2001 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 10 15 53 23 68 14.5  
2001 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light none 14 48 14 24 60 17.0  
2000 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
flat med hvy 13 19 19 50 70 19.0  
2000 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 0 70 20 10 70 15.5  
2000 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
flat light light 0 5 85 10 70 16.3  

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GMC Acadia MPG

GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2015 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2012 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2011 10.0 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2010 16.1 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2010 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2009 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2009 19.9 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2008 19.5 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2008 17.7 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2007 18.9 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent GMC Acadia GMC Acadia 2007 16.8 MPG Highway Percentage 36 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2015 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 5 70 5 20 70 17.5  
2012 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat v.lt hvy 0 60 0 40 110 16.8  
2011 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 25 5 65 5 60 10.0  
2010 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 39 40 12 10 65 16.1  
2010 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 50 20 30 75 16.4  
2009 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 1 55 8 37 65 17.2  
2009 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills light light 6 50 11 33 67 19.9  
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 4 15 33 48 64 19.5  
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 29 16 50 70 17.7  
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 11 13 24 53 70 18.9  
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 12 13 39 36 89 16.8  

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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. GMC Acadia MPG

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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2014 You won't often see fuel economy among the reasons to buy a Jeep, and I wouldn't have it here without caveats in tow. EPA ratings of 21 mpg city, 28 mpg highway aren't anything special for a five-passenger vehicle. But they are impressive for a true midsize SUV, especially one that weighs over 5,000 lbs. The gas V6 is rated 17/24 (four mpg lower on each), the similarly torquey V8 14/20. The Touareg TDI manages about the same, 20/29. The gas-powered LR4, even with a supercharged V6 taking the place of a V8: 14/19. In suburban driving the trip computer typically reported averages from 18 to 21, similar to the even larger and heavier Mercedes-Benz GL350. On one run home from my son's school I managed just over 29, but this involved a lot of luck with traffic lights and a very light foot on the throttle. During a small amount of highway driving the trip computer averages were inexplicably no better than in town. Maybe the weather conditions weren't favorable, as I've never fallen so short of an EPA rating before. Worth noting: diesel tends to cost at least as much as premium unleaded gas, and usually costs significantly more. So while mpg improves, fuel cost per mile doesn't improve as much, sometimes not nearly as much. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearComment
2007 The #1 reason not to buy the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 could hardly be clearer: even with the engine cruising on only four cylinders, fuel economy is abysmal. The EPA ratings are 12 city, 18 highway (up from 12/16). The trip computer reported between 13 and 14 mpg in casual suburban driving. Go very easy on the gas, and it might crack 15. With a heavy foot, 10 (or worse) happens. (And one reader reports that the trip computer is highly optimistic, and that actual fuel economy is even lower.) see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
20.6 mpg so far, which is excellent for a 4x4 tow vehicle. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The MDS Hemi is outstanding. I can cruise at 80mph and knock down 19mpg....at the same time, passing and entering a highway is an easy process with the power available. The towing capabilities are a wonderful plus since I do tow occasionally. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
amazing on the highway. 9.5 l/100 km see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
I am fortunate in that I work from home, and do not need my vehicle to commute to work. However, for a six month period I made a 40-mile round trip five days a week, and averaged 15MPG in mixed urban surface/Interstate driving. This is considerably better than the 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4wd/4.7L V8 the truck replaced (13MPG), and I attribute the better performance to the MDS cylinder deactivation. I have observed 22MPG over a 400 mile trip of combined Interstate and rural 2-lane highway travel with speeds ranging from 60-75 MPH. The truck was unloaded at the time and acceleration runs were gentle to maximize fuel economy. The return trip resulted in19MPG performance over the same route. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
Jeep Grand Cherokee Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Poor fuel economy was expected, so it's not a big complaint. Our V6 4x4 Grand Cherokee is rated at 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. We get about 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. Ourair suspension package came with full-time four wheel drive, which probably doesn't help fuel economy. I would like to get at least 20 mpg in the city, but perhaps I will shell out the additional $4500 for the diesel engine next time, or maybe there will eventually be a hybrid option. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2014 4dr SUV 470-horsepower 6.4L V8
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Obviously, the fuel economy is poor. You'll have to compare the Jeep SRT with the German equivalents to figure out just how poor, but suffice to say, you'll be getting less than 12 MPG everywhere you go and buying Super Premium Unleaded on every fill. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2010 4dr SUV 357-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Its a SUV with a V8. If you need gas mileage numbers look elsewhere. If you need to tow stuff and get to work no matter what the roads are like, your gonna burn some gas. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
20mpg at 70 mph is adequate but not great. 14mpg average suburban city driving. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2007 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Fuel economy is abysmal. The 4.7L V-8 engine, only moderately powerful, is far thirstier than the much more powerful 5.7L Hemi option owing to the Hemi's cylinder deactivation. Real-world fuel economy in city driving is 11-13MPG. On longer trips it can occasionally see 20MPG if speeds are kept below 70MPH. The 4.7L drivetrain is a compromise between the V-6 and the Hemi versions in terms of cost, with the added capability of being able to operate on E-85 fuel when properly equipped. You will undoubtedly want to go with the Hemi version instead of the 4.7L if you can afford it, the benefits are more than just the extra power. If you are familiar with the performance of the 4.7L in the older WJ models, prepare to be disappointed by the performance in the 2005-2010 WK models: they weigh 600 pounds more, and you can definitely feel the difference. Do not buy ANY Jeep Grand Cherokee if you are a budget-conscious big city commuter; you have to accept the fuel economy as the trade off for uncompromised traction in poor weather conditions. This machine has a "real" 4 wheel drive system: it's always on, it's always ready to step in when the going gets slippery, and provided the tires are good enough it will plow snow with its front bumper. A V-6 version only gets marginally better fuel economy but with a significant decrease in power. In truth, if you're worried about fuel economy, you should be looking at the car-based Jeep Compass or Patriot models, not the Grand Cherokee. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2006 4dr SUV 420-horsepower 6.1L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
13,8 MPG with 93 Octane sucks. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Only average for a 6 cyl. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Never got above 18 MPG on highway driving. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2004 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic AWD w/low range
On par for V8 but still drinks fuel see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
2002 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
17mpg real world with the inline 6, I expect better. see full Jeep Grand Cherokee review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the GMC Acadia

GMC Acadia Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I purchased this vehicle in April of 2012,new with less than 25 miles showing. My wife drives this car to work each day, round trip is approx 30 miles. She is averaging 17 mpg, but on trips I drive and can average 22-23 mpg. I usually cruise the interstate at 70-80 mph. and I do use the cruise control. The mpg will vary but I have seen a high of 25 and a low of 21. Overall very pleased with the ride and comfort, when traveling there are usually 3 adults and luggage. see full GMC Acadia review
2009 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Great MPG for size of the Acadia, see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
For a vehicle the size, it get decent fuel economy. Driving the speedlimit sure does help, pushing that much air at 80 really hurts fuel economy. see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Love the fuel economy of the Acadia... we get 19-22mpg in town.. and 22-26mpg on the interstate. Vehicle speed really affects the mileage attained. We get the best mileage at 55-60mph... it really drops when doing 70-80mph.. see full GMC Acadia review
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
better than anything else its size see full GMC Acadia review
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
still could be better see full GMC Acadia review
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
We drove to DisneyWorld in Orlando, Florida and were loaded down with people and luggage, and we got 23-24 mpg on the Interstate. We were thrilled. see full GMC Acadia review
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
22mpg at 70mph see full GMC Acadia review
2007 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Very good for a big vehicle. see full GMC Acadia review
GMC Acadia Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 288-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
no cons to report see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
17 mpg on average. see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
mediocre fuel economy 16-17 mpg see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Our Acadia only gets around 13 to 15 mpg. see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Even with conservative driving over long distance, was not able to get close to EPA MPG. In order to get those numbers I have to depart too far from my normal driving habits - wont happen easily, no fun. Especially when the Acadia is so willing to sprint. see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
While pulling a trailler the gaz economy was 11 milles per gallon.... see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Getting 19 mpg in mixed use. Not much better than the Tahoe 4wd we had. see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
We bought the AWD for safety, but still get only 15-18 mpg. Not horrible, but certainly not great. see full GMC Acadia review
2008 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
At near $4.00 per gallon, man it hurts to fill up right abour $85.00 per tank....ouch that hurts! see full GMC Acadia review