Whenever General Motors Company launches the concept of their new vehicle, it creates a lot of buzz in the market. The all new 2016 GMC Acadia model is also generating a lot of waves in the Automobile market already. It can be classified under full size SUV whose production started back in year 2006. Its first vehicle was released on road in the year 2007. Even though it has not been in market for a long duration, it also has steadily gained popularity becoming one of the North America’s top most selling SUV. Standardized body is available with a four door version and can easily fit nearly 7 fully grown adults. Even though there would be major advancement in the engineering section, there wouldn’t be much change in overall exterior design. But on close observation of 2016 GMC Acadia one may notice that changes made of exterior design would be minor yet visible.
2016 GMC Acadia – Exterior and Interior Design
Like its predecessors 2016 GMC Acadia would be large and imposing. But like all GMC vehicles you would be not disappointed by the glamour of this vehicle. Its modern look with sleek and sharp features makes it seem aggressive. Since GMC’s one of main targets is to make this vehicle suitable for family usage, there would also be sufficient luggage space even for a long journey. As of now it seems like the prominent General Motors lambda’s platform would be used in this model. Light weight yet strong materials mainly like aluminium, fibre, magnesium, steel, etc will reduce net weight considerably when used in manufacturing of body. This reduction of total weight will in terms improve fuel economy. Front part would be a little flatter this time around as well as will have a slot shaped grille and company’s logo. On entering 2016 GMC Acadia one would simply have to admire its spacious cabin which is simple yet elegant. There will be sufficient leg room and head room to provide top level comfort. It will also have all the latest equipments such as multi zone climate control, rear view camera, power windows, surround speakers, etc. Seats would also be made of fine quality leather and top class materials. More regarding interior design of this vehicle would be soon released by GMC.
2016 GMC Acadia – Powertrain
New GMC Acadia comes with a good powertrain which is obviously expected of a SUV vehicle from a company like General Motors. Under the hood it is equipped with a 3.6 L V6 engine. This engine is capable of producing 281 Horsepower and more near about 266 lb-ft of torque. Both front wheel drive and all wheel drive would be released simultaneously. Engine would be connected to a six speed auto transmission gearbox. For front wheel drive fuel economy would be rated at 17 mpg in cities and 24 mpg in highways, whereas for four wheel drive it would run 16 mpg in cities 23 mpg in highways.
2016 GMC Acadia – Release Date and Price
The release date is set for the end of 2016 .Final price is not yet known but it will be around $35,000 to $50,00.