2020 GMC Acadia vs 2017-2019: Facelift changes compared side by side

The 2020 GMC Acadia facelift has brought the 7-seat crossover into line with the brand’s popular pickup trucks. See the differences in this comparison.

2020 GMC Acadia Denali2020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali2017-19
For the 2020 facelift, it's hard to go past the Acadia's new grille. It's rectangular, and big, and seemingly come straight off the Sierra pickup truck.
2020 GMC Acadia AT42020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain - front2017-19
The 2020 Acadia also has new bumpers, and smaller rectangular headlights that aren't pulled back along the flanks. This also means the fenders are new too.
2020 GMC Acadia Denali2020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali2017-19
We're not usually in favour of larger grilles, but the redesigned front end is much more muscular and purposeful than the old one.
2020 GMC Acadia AT42020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali2017-19
At the back, the 2020 GMC Acadia has been given a set of tail-lights, which now are upside down L-shape.
2020 GMC Acadia AT42020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali2017-19
The white car seen here is the new AT4 trim, which is new for 2020 and has more off-road-friendly tyres and grey plastic for a more rugged look.
2020 GMC Acadia AT42020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali2017-19
The 2020 Acadia is also available for the first time with a 2.0L turbo I4 making 230hp (172kW) and 258 lb-ft (350Nm). A 9-speed auto also replaces the old model's 6-speed box, and the suspension has been tweaked.
2020 GMC Acadia Denali2020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali - Interior2017-19
While the exterior has been given a serious redesign, the interior has been pretty much left as is. There's new equipment in the form of a head-up display, and a rear mirror camera.
2020 GMC Acadia Denali2020 F/L
2017 GMC Acadia Denali - Infotainment2017-19
The infotainment system has a new navigation interface, USB-C ports, and a wireless smartphone charger.

2020 GMC Acadia Denali facelift



2020 GMC Acadia AT4



2017-2019 GMC Acadia




TAGS:
acadiafaceliftgmcsecond generation
FILED UNDER:
Comparison
Derek Fung

Derek Fung

Editor-at-large — Derek has a lifelong love for all things automotive, from the dullest Camry to record shattering Bugattis. Prior to starting up Between the Axles he was a reviewer for CNET Australia and the founding editor of its Car Technology channel. [Read more]


2020 GMC Acadia vs 2017-2019: Facelift changes compared side by side