2018 GMC Acadia
When it is about producing new generation with higher level of comfort, most automakers don’t have any better option than increasing the body dimension. It goes the same as GMC company that will do this way for 2018 GMC Acadia. They will follow the trend by providing huge interior cabin with large seats and big space. This full-size SUV will be designed to support seven or eight adults in the three rows of seats. Its predecessor was called GMC Envoy XL and now it will come out with the GM Lambda platform which is also shared with Buick Enclave, Saturn Outlook and Chevrolet Traverse. It will be launched as the second generation with some innovations and features.
We glad that the mobility will be improved and it happens with the use of aluminum and some lightweight materials so that the current weight could be removed about 700 pounds. The wheelbase is also extended for few inches and steel is used for the framework to strengthen its performance. As a result, 2018 GMC Acadia comes with athletic design that is capable to deal with any obstacles. In addition, it has new front fascia with robust design because the chrome polygonal grille and decorative details. It has more stylish front lights with better intensity for better flowing than ever. The hood has smooth aerodynamic performance and some revisions are added such as for the rear end as well as the roof structure.
When you go inside, you will feel like entering a big living room with the enough space between the comfortable seats. The 7.0 or 8.0-inch of touch screen is added and integrated to Intelilink interface. You can enjoy OnStar 4 technology for smartphone connectivity. Some trim models are available for 2018 GMC Acadia such as SL, SLE, SLT and the last is Denali.
Under the hood, there will be two engines to use. The greatest option is 3.6 liter V6 engine that is capable to produce 310 hp. In the current model, it was used by the premium trim levels that are SLE and Denali. If you pick this engine, you will get better traction capacity, lower fuel consumption by 2 mpg and the new 2018 GMC Acadia is rated about 18 mpg in city and 25 mpg on highway. If you have big concern on the fuel economy, you better pick the 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine that has 30 mpg in combined driving and it is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 9 seconds. The V6 engine is 3 seconds faster than the four-cylinder. All engines are completed with six-speed auto gearbox and all-four drive configuration.
Release Date and Price
2018 GMC Acadia should be ready in 2017 with the base price about $30,000. If you pick Denali features, you might need $46,000.