2010 GMC Acadia Wins Battle for AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Award
- May 24, 2010
- Awards, Ford, GMC, Survey Results
- Posted by George Peterson
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Acadia Noses Out Ford Flex for VSA It turns out the Large Crossover SUV segment has become a very competitive place. The 2010 GMC Acadia won the class nosing out the Ford Flex. The Acadia scored 711 VSA points in its victory to the Flex rating of 704. Acadia won twenty-one of the forty-eight categories. Flex won twenty-two. So, Acadia’s win came by more consistency overall in the ratings.
Solid Performance in VSA Acadia scored particularly well (4.5 or over on a 5-point rating scale) in exterior size, ease of loading and unloading cargo, vehicle’s reputation, exterior color, exterior styling, interior styling, interior fabrics and materials. Acadia also did well in dynamic characteristics like braking, handling and fun to drive. Owners perceive Acadia to be very reliable and dependable, with high quality. Acadia owners say they feel safe in the Acadia and rate its safety features highest.
Acadia’s sister vehicle in the General Motors Lambda Platform – the Chevrolet Traverse – won one of the forty-eight categories – tops in interior storage compartments.
For a complete list of winners and description of the Awards, click here.