1st Gen (2007 – 2016) GMC Acadia Problems

The 1st generation of the Acadia has a cumulative PainRank™ of 21.57. That can be compared against other GMC generations. Shopping for a GMC? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2007–2016 Acadia model years have sent in 535 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (25%) followed by the engine (15%) and the steering (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2016 6
2015 10
2014 17
2013 13
2012 49
2011 54
2010 63
2009 45
2008 168
2007 110

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