2011 GMC Acadia - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2011 GMC Acadia

289 problems have been reported for the 2011 GMC Acadia. The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for 2011 GMC Acadia. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 56 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (35 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2011 GMC Acadia

📈 PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2011 GMC Acadia in the United States are 87,546 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by GMC Acadia owners in the last 8 years is 289, and the age of the vehicle is 8, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 289 / 87,546 / 8 * 1000 = 0.41.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across GMC Acadia model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2011 GMC Acadia in 2011.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
20
  2018
26
  2017
33
  2016
50
  2015
41
  2014
73
  2013
26
  2012
7
  2011
2

📊 Compare the 2011 GMC Acadia with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used GMC Acadia, the following table can be used to compare the 2011 GMC Acadia with the GMC Acadia from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2011 Acadia is 289 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the GMC Acadia is 299.

Table 3. Compare the 2011 GMC Acadia with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Acadia
7
  2018 Acadia
83
  2017 Acadia
244
  2016 Acadia
50
  2015 Acadia
98
  2014 Acadia
218
  2013 Acadia
99
  2012 Acadia
259
  2011 Acadia
289
  2010 Acadia
387
  2009 Acadia
421
  2008 Acadia
1,145
  2007 Acadia
598


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