Differences Between the GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Traverse

2022 Chevrolet Traverse | Collierville, TN

At first glance, the 2022 GMC Acadia and Chevrolet Traverse might appear to be twins. However, these two models have some key differences to consider if you need some help deciding which one to bring home. That’s especially true when it comes to space and strength. 

Though the 2022 GMC Acadia can seat up to seven people, it’s not as roomy as the 2022 Chevy Traverse. It offers 41.7 cubic feet of space behind the second row and 79 cubic feet when you collapse all of the rear seats. The larger Traverse can accommodate up to eight riders. There’s 57.8 cubic feet behind the second row. When you need more space for pets or possessions than people, collapse both back rows to access 98.2 cubic feet.

Both models are both reasonably efficient in terms of mileage — but the Traverse is the better choice when it comes to towing. But the Acadia can tow only 4,000 pounds max, while the Traverse can tow 5,000 pounds.

Lastly, the Acadia and Traverse contrast when it comes to trim options. The Acadia has more specialized trim levels, which include the luxury-oriented Denali and the off-road-focused AT4. But the Traverse has a higher quantity of trims — 6 to be exact. So, if you want a wide array of trims to choose from, go with the Chevy model.

Test-drive the 2022 Acadia and Traverse for yourself when you and your family stop by Sunrise Chevrolet Buick GMC at Collierville. Our friendly sales reps will be happy to help you pick just the right SUV to fit your family’s budget, preferences, and needs.

General Motors Reveals OnStar Insurance

OnStar Insurance | Collierville, TN

General Motors is now beginning to offer OnStar Insurance through the new OnStar Insurance Services agency. Check out what this agency has to give and how it can improve the digital insurance experience.

Fairer shopping

OnStar Insurance Services and its insurance carrier partners put more focus on your vehicle usage and your driving habits rather than on other uncontrollable factors. This makes shopping for insurance a fairer experience. Although shopping takes place entirely online, you can also ask questions and get assistance from agents as needed.

Discount opportunities

Once you have insurance, the agency will analyze your driving behavior and provide recommendations on how you can better your performance. If you significantly improve your driving, you may be eligible to receive discounts.

Collision assistance

If you have both OnStar Insurance and the OnStar Safety & Security plan, you can drive around Collierville, Tennessee, with more confidence. Automatic Crash Response can let an OnStar Emergency-certified Advisor know if you’ve been involved in an accident. The advisor will then contact emergency service providers and assist you however they can.

OnStar Insurance is a fantastic new GM offering. If you’d like to learn more about additional OnStar® services or want to get behind the wheel of a new GM model, give us a call at Sunrise Chevrolet Buick GMC at Collierville.

GM will bring three-cylinder engines back to the U.S.

2021 Trailblazer - Memphis, TN

As engineering technology has improved, smaller engines are capable of delivering more efficiency and power than ever. That is why General Motors is adding two new three-cylinder engines to its U.S. lineup for the first time in over 20 years. These engines will make their debuts on the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer and the 2020 Buick Encore GX.

With advanced turbocharger technology, these three-cylinder engines will deliver similar outputs to four-cylinder engines. The units will come with features like an active vacuum system, an electrically assisted wastegate system, and an electrically driven water pump. All these features, plus the 40-pound weight difference, should help deliver superior efficiency and performance over the four-cylinder engines.

The last time GM offered a three-cylinder, it was in the 2000 Chevrolet Metro. This 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine was only rated at 55 horsepower. By comparison, GM’s overseas three-cylinder options deliver around 155 horsepower. GM has yet to announce the official output ratings of the new 1.2- and 1.3-liter engines.

All of us at Sunrise Chevrolet Buick GMC at Collierville are we are excited to experience these new engines for ourselves. The 2020 Buick Encore GX should arrive within the next couple months, while the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is set to debut later this spring. We’d love to see you here to test drive either — or both — of these vehicles.