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 43-55
GMC Yukon 36-48
GMC Canyon Extended Cab 25-46
GMC Yukon XL 34-46
GMC Sierra 1500 Double Cab 26-44
GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 31-43
GMC Canyon Crew Cab 26-42
GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab 26-41
GMC Savana Passenger Van 22-28
GMC Acadia 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.