The new 2018 GMC Acadia will feature impressive interior and exterior design as well as awesome powertrain performance. The General Motors Company has lined up its Acadia car model for 2018 model year update. The automaker is known for its wide range of vehicles especially in the field of SUV. There is still little information regarding the new Acadia update features. The car will be offered in four trim levels including the base SL, SLT, SLE and the top-level Denali trim.
2018 GMC Acadia – Body Chassis:
The car borrows much of its exterior design styling from the previous model. It comes with massive body chassis made using a combination of high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum materials. The high strength steel ensures adequate stability for the car while lightweight chassis designing cuts down on its overall weight. This, in turn, helps in promoting the aerodynamic power and fuel efficiency. The front end is relay fascinating with redesigned bumper, a new grille and enlarged air intakes for a better engine cooling system.
The 2018 GMC Acadia presents more aggressive LED headlights and fog lights. Also, the consumers will have the opportunity of choosing from the variety of color options including white, red and black. The automaker has ditched the panoramic sunroof for an elegant roof rack. Its rear windows appear larger than those of the predecessor. The rear end also comes LED inspired taillights and premium exhaust system featuring chromed- metal tips.
The upcoming 2018 GMC Acadia will be offered with high-end features including a modern infotainment system. Its interior cabin is very spacious featuring sufficient headroom and legroom. The car is a luxurious 7-seater full-size crossover with the high level of comfort and updated technological equipment such as smartphone integration, Wi-Fi connectivity, automatic climate control, premium air conditioning system, smartphone integration, navigation system and others. The vehicle will be adopting high-quality adjustable seats with fine leather upholstery for more comfort. The consumers should expect a quality sound system with Bluetooth connectivity feature, CD/MP3/MP4 player, AM/FM satellite radio and a compatible USB interface. Some of the safety and driver assistance features include electronic rear view camera, rear parking sensors, safety belts, airbags, and automatic emergency braking system, anti-lock brakes, blind-spot monitoring system, and also a line-departure warning system.
2018 GMC Acadia – TurboCharged Engine:
The base engine powering the 2018 GMC Acadia is a 3.6-liter turbocharged V6 engine. This powertrain is capable of producing up to 310 horsepower. It will be paired with the six-speed automatic transmission system that sends power to an all-wheel-drive (AWD) system. The car is estimated to achieve the 0-60 mph in just 6 seconds. There are also rumors that GMC will offer an optional 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine which is rated at 194 horsepower and 190 lb-ft of torque.
2018 GMC Acadia – Release Date, Competitions, and Price:
The release date for the 2018 GMC Acadia is estimated somewhere at the end of next year or at the beginning of 2018. The main competitors are Nissan Pathfinder, Chevrolet Traverse, and Hyundai Santa Fe. Its base model goes for about $30, 000 while higher Denali trim will be priced as much as $ 52,000.