The underwhelming feeling of the previous generation of the GMC Acadia made us think this SUV could be one that wasn’t long for the market. Instead of deleting the Acadia from the market, GMC made the right decision and shrunk this SUV to fit into the segment where it belongs, which is in the midsize SUV segment. By changing this SUV to make it smaller the power of the engines offered makes more sense for this SUV and it has been considered one of the most impressive SUV models on the market in this size and class.
The power of the new version of the GMC Acadia comes from a pair of choices you’ll have when you want this vehicle to be the one you drive. You can choose a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that gives you 193 horsepower and 188 lb.-ft. of torque or you can select the 3.6-liter V6 engine that offers up 310 horsepower and 271 lb.-ft. of torque. Both of these engines are attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission that allows this SUV to be more efficient than in the past, especially considering the smaller size that’s offered to match the power under the hood.
When you choose the GMC Acadia for the driving enjoyment you want to have, there are two ways you can enjoy the ability to have power delivered to all four wheels. The first is a typical AWD system that is offered with a disconnect feature to take advantage of the torque vectoring you want and makes it easier to have better overall fuel mileage for the drive. The second is an All Terrain package that offers a twin-clutch layout that pushes the torque to all four wheels independently to make sure you can have the power where you want it for the drive.
Quality Interior Items
The items you want to enjoy for the drive on the roads in your area include a modern layout that gives you the benefits of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. These items allow you to have the connectivity you want. Even though this SUV has shrunk, there is still the possibility of having three rows of seats in the cabin to give you the seating you need. This does mean you have a small cargo area in the back, but more versatility for the drive you’re looking for.
As you would expect, the GMC Acadia brings you upscale qualities and features that make this one of the most impressive SUV models you can drive on the road. Now that that power matches the size of the vehicle, the Acadia is more apt to be one you can admire and enjoy while driving where you need to go. This is an SUV that has the spacious size you need for your family but keeps things compact to ensure you have the benefit of more impressive fuel mileage for the drive on the roads and on the trails in your area.