2017 GMC Acadia - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

🔎 Common problems of the 2017 GMC Acadia

261 problems have been reported for the 2017 GMC Acadia. The following chart shows the 17 most common problems for 2017 GMC Acadia. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 61 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (60 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2017 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 2017 GMC Acadia in the United States are 145,882 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by GMC Acadia owners in the last 2 years is 261, and the age of the vehicle is 2, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 261 / 145,882 / 2 * 1000 = 0.89.

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 2017 GMC Acadia in 2017.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
113
  2018
51
  2017
1

📊 Compare the 2017 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 2017 GMC Acadia with the GMC Acadia from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2017 Acadia is 261 while the average number of problems reported for the 13 model years of the GMC Acadia is 304.

Table 3. Compare the 2017 GMC Acadia with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Acadia
8
  2018 Acadia
97
  2017 Acadia
261
  2016 Acadia
50
  2015 Acadia
104
  2014 Acadia
226
  2013 Acadia
101
  2012 Acadia
260
  2011 Acadia
289
  2010 Acadia
390
  2009 Acadia
422
  2008 Acadia
1,150
  2007 Acadia
598


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