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).
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling||
|Electronic Stability Control||
|Vehicle Speed Control||
|Other Fuel System||
|Gasoline Fuel System||
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 . 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.
|Service Year||Number of Problems|
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.