The GMC Acadia is a vehicle designed to replace previous models GM’s models of the Pontiac-Buick-GMC association and was launched in 2006. This is the first model with unibody structure. It got some redesign in 2013 and it’s time for new refreshment. Today it comes with some innovative technology and changes to merge itself higher on the market. 2018 GMC Acadia is a vehicle from anyone in the future many expected when it comes to sales.
2018 GMC Acadia Interior and Exterior Design
2018 GMC Acadia is made of high-quality material such as aluminum and carbon fiber. Although some external interventions make you feel like new Acadia looks much bigger than its predecessor, it is not the case. The front of 2018 GMC Acadia comes with a redesigned grille which now offers more muscular lines. There are also extended bonnet, more aerodynamically bumpers, and inevitable detail-grille with big and stylized logo in center of it. The headlamps have also received some minor updates, and now they use the high intensity technology with integrated fog lamps. Taillights received some work too and now they have LED technology incorporated. GMC will offer three different wheel sizes among them the 20 inch alloy wheel. And there are new exterior body colors have also been offered.
The new GMC Acadia can accommodate up to eight adult passengers. Car will be quite roomy with enough storage space at its back. When it comes to the interior features, GMC will offer innovative infotainment system, as well as the new safety and comfort features also. Soft authentic leather is used for upholstery. Interior of this luxury car we can expect numerous entertainment features such as great audio systems, Bluetooth connectivity and navigation system. The automaker has also equipped it with multi-link suspension to make it more stable regardless of the terrain. As for the safety features we can expect the inevitable airbags but also useful features like blind spot detection and cross traffic alert systems.
2018 GMC Acadia Engine Improvement, AWD, MPG
The new model 2018 GMC Acadia will be offered with old 3.6-liter V6 engine, the same engine used in previous model. This engine is able to produce 281 horsepower and 266 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine will be paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. As a possibility there are rumors about the new four-cylinder engines, as well as the V6 turbo engine. The AWD in this model would be at the option of the buyer. What this one will offer is a better fuel efficiency. The FWD model will be expected to give 17/24 mpg for city and highway. As for the AWD model is concerned, those figures will be 16/23 mpg.
2018 GMC Acadia Price and Date Release
We can expect this fine quality SUV out this summer as 2018 model. Price range will start from $35,000 and go up to $50,000, depending of trim level, which is pretty much the same range as pervious model. The 2018 GMC Acadia will face great competition such as Toyota Highlander, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave.