Although the GMC brand largely duplicates Chevrolet's truck products, the brand survived the axe during General Motors trip to bankruptcy court in 2009. After the successful introduction of the Acadia crossover, GMC expanded its SUV lineup with the midsize Terrain.

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For many, the way a car performs is a key criterion for which car to purchase. Our Velocity Index helps determine which vehicles are the best all-around performers taking in to consideration a balance of factors such as acceleration and handling. A higher number is better.

Model Velocity Index
GMC Terrain 39-58
GMC Acadia Limited 45-52
GMC Yukon XL 32-51
GMC Yukon 32-51
GMC Canyon Extended Cab 23-47
GMC Canyon Crew Cab 27-47
GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 30-45
GMC Sierra 1500 Double Cab 28-45
GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab 28-43
GMC Acadia TBD
GMC Savana Passenger Van TBD

Note: Bar graphs denote the composite performance for the model. "*" indicates models with incomplete data.

For more information, view our new car performance guide.