2nd Generation (2017—2018) Acadia Problems

This generations ranks 28th out of 33 GMC generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (30%), electrical (17%), and the engine (17%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Horn Does Not Work 6 complaints at an average of 437 miles in the 2017 GMC Acadia.
  2. Vibration 6 complaints at an average of 83 miles in the 2017 GMC Acadia.
  3. Car Would Not Start 3 complaints at an average of 2,291 miles in the 2017 GMC Acadia.

What Acadia Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all GMC model years.

Watch out for the 2017 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 0 2 208 0.0
2017 39 3 512 19.16

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