2016 GMC Acadia Release date and Specs

2016 GMC Acadia

2016 GMC Acadia is one of the largest General Motors crossovers which will show innovation in every field. It is a reliable SUV which will attract families.

 Changes and Design of Exterior

2016 GMC Acadia will be based upon GM Lambda platform. It will be constructed with lighter materials- high strength aluminum and carbon fiber which will make it lighter and will generally improve fuel consumption, aerodynamic and speed. When it comes to exterior design, the front part won’t be significantly changed from the current model. However we can expect redesigned large grille and some modifications with headlamps which will continue to be large and will use LED lighting. There will also be some refreshments considering fenders and bumpers. Buyer will have an option to choose between 18-, 19- , and 20-inch wheels.  It will be offered with wider palette of exterior colors and will show up in following trims: SL, SLE and SLT.

2016 GMC Acadia side

Redesign of Interior and Technology

The interior of 2016 GMC Acadia is very spacious and it will be able to accommodate even seven passengers including driver. The seats will be placed in three rows and upholstered in leather. They will be adjustable so it will provide extra comfort. The cabin will be very modern and equipped with air conditioning, 6.5 inches touch screen display on the center of the console, navigation system, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, telescopic steering wheel with controls covered with leather and many safety features as well.

2016 GMC Acadia interior

2016 GMC Acadia Engine and Horsepower

2016 GMC Acadia will have under its hood a 3.6-liter V6 engine which is able to make 288 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. It will be paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The power is sent to front wheels and all-wheel drive will be an option. Fuel efficiency is estimated to be 17/24 mpg in the city/highway drive.

2016 GMC Acadia rear

Release Date and Price

It is still unknown when 2016 GMC Acadia will be released on sale. However, some rumors claim that it will be in early 2016. As for the base price, it is expected to be around $35,000. The main rivals will be Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave.

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