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Yes, they are similar, but not as lavish.

The Denali is GMC’s top-of-the-mountain model, so it has more standard features than SLT versions. On the Acadia, for example, the Denali’s standard features include dual sunroofs, cooled front seats, a head-up display, high-intensity-discharge headlights and 20-inch wheels and tires, all of which are optional on the Acadia SLT-2. Some of those features, such as the head-up display and HID headlights, aren’t available on the SLT-1.


The Denali’s additional equipment, of course, is reflected in its higher base prices. The 2013 Acadia Denali is $46,770 with front-wheel drive and $48,770 with all-wheel drive, including the $825 destination charge. The SLT-2 is $42,025 with front drive and $44,025 with all-wheel drive. The only major options available on the Denali are navigation and rear entertainment systems.

You can see how the Denali and SLT-2 line up in standard and optional features with the Compare feature.

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Answered by Rick Popely on December 8, 2012 in GMC , What Car Should I Buy? | Permalink

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