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2015 Ford Flex vs 2015 GMC Acadia

2015 GMC Acadia
2015 Ford Flex
          Have your power and performance and MPGs, too.


If you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 1 more MPGs between the 2015 Ford Flex1 and the 2015 GMC Acadia2 in the city and the 1 more MPGs on the highway. Those humble little MPGs can add up to big savings.
2015 Ford FlexVS2015 GMC Acadia183EPA Estimated City MPG174253EPA Estimated Highway MPG244


Stopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2015 Ford Flex1, with 5 more horses in braking power per ton than 2015 GMC Acadia2, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Ford Flex5, boasting 77 more horses and 27 more horses per ton than the 2015 GMC Acadia6. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Ford Flex's5 increased torque - 3507 lb.-ft. vs. 2708 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Ford FlexVS2015 GMC Acadia1163Braking Power Per Ton11143657Horsepower28881517Horsepower Per Ton12483507Torque2708


The 2015 Ford Flex's1 lower ground clearance, 53vs.74 means a lower center of gravity and more stability. Whether you're chauffeuring your kids to ballet, or the Harlem Globetrotters to a game (it could happen), all of your passengers will be more comfortable with the 2015 Ford Flex's1 combined total of 4 inches more head and leg room in the front and rear seats.


The 2015 Ford Flex makes a confident statement with its styling, practicality and capability.

Exterior styling – unique styling that dares to be different

Urban practicality – surprisingly manageable to park and drive around in the city

Engine choices – 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V-6 and 3.5-Liter EcoBoost V-6 engines available

Impressive interior – spacious, comfortable, quiet, easy to enter and exit and impressively luxurious

Feature-packed – outstanding levels of both standard and available equipment


Bold styling and a high-quality interior makes the 2015 Ford Flex an impressive all-round package.

Exterior styling – the 2015 Ford Flex has a look all of its own while the 2015 GMC Acadia looks much like the rest of the competition

Appearance Package – exterior and exterior styling upgrade package not available for the Acadia

PowerFold seating – Flex’s third-row seat can be folded and stowed under the floor at the touch of a button, a feature not found in the 2015 GMC Acadia



The 2015 Ford Flex is big and practical but rides and drives like something much smaller.

Electronic power steering – Ford’s electric power steering system is now standard across the 2015 Flex range

Lower curb weight  – the 2015 Ford Flex is more than 200 pounds lighter than the 2015 GMC Acadia, which helps the Ford handle better than its rival

Paddle shifters – EcoBoost-equipped Flex models get paddle-shift controls for the transmission, which the Acadia doesn’t offer



The 2015 Ford Flex delivers all the power and capability you want without sacrificing economy.

More horsepower –3.5-liter EcoBoost engine delivers more than 80 horsepower more than the 2015 GMC Acadia

Better fuel economy – the Flex's standard engine gives one mpg better economy than the GMC in front-wheel drive

More torque – Flex EcoBoost models have almost 100 lb.-ft more available torque than the 2015 GMC Acadia

2015 Ford FlexVS2015 GMC Acadia53Ground Clearance74413Front Head Room404413Front Leg Room404403Rear Head Room394403Rear Leg Room394


The 2015 Ford Flex1 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2015 GMC Acadia2 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk. The 2015 Ford Flex1 is priced at $4,875 less than the 2015 GMC Acadia2 - that's some pretty sizable savings.
2015FordFlexVS2015GMCAcadia53Corrosion Warranty34$29,1003MSRP$33,9754
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1 - 2015 Ford Flex SE

2 - 2015 GMC Acadia SLE

3 - 2015 Ford Flex 4dr SE FWD

4 - 2015 GMC Acadia FWD 4dr SLE1

5 - 2015 Ford Flex Limited w/EcoBoost

6 - 2015 GMC Acadia Denali

7 - 2015 Ford Flex 4dr Limited AWD w/EcoBoost

8 - 2015 GMC Acadia FWD 4dr Denali