Most of today’s seven-passenger crossovers follow a familiar formula: tons of interior space, a gently rounded body, and a smooth ride. These models tend to be big and mild-mannered, and they’re great family cars.
That said, if you’re looking for something more interesting and less bulky, let us introduce you to the 2020 GMC Acadia. Newly updated this year with tougher styling details, improved fuel economy, and some new features, the Acadia is one of the smaller crossovers with a decently usable third row. It has less space than its Chevrolet Traverse cousin — but for folks who don’t need maximum interior volume, the Acadia delivers more of an SUV vibe, while the Traverse can feel like a minivan with swing-out doors. Let’s go over the details.