If keeps the trend of previous years, the new 2016 GMC Acadia, can be expected with minor enhancements. The 2013 model has been completely redesigned. The biggest change is underwent grille and front fascia, rear liftgate as well. Also the interior of the vehicle is upgraded with quality materials. Acadia SUV for the 2014 MY got advancement system and accompanying benefits. 2015 model went a step further and expanded the range of colors for the exterior of the vehicle. Also, the 2015 GMC Acadia is equipped with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a new design alloy wheels of 20”. These are the reasons why it is expected that the 2016 Acadia offers something new. At the same time, this is proof that GM company develops and invest in this crossover SUV.
The GMC Acadia is the first full-size crossover SUV from GMC badge. Also, it is the first unibody vehicle of this brand, as the first FWD passenger car. In the US market, sales began in late 2006. Luxury version, with the Denali trim level appeared in 2010. Acadia SUV is set to the GM Lambda platform, which it shares with the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave. The vehicle features seating for eight, generous interior space. It is offered with FWD or AWD, and towing capacity is 5,200 lb. Since its appearance, Acadia SUV, notes a remarkable sales results, and each year and figures are growing. 2016 GMC Acadia has the task to continue this trend and the company achieved a satisfactory profit.
2016 GMC Acadia – Specs and Price
2016 GMC Acadia will be offered in several versions. In addition to the basic versions are available, and versions of with the SLE-1 and SLE-2 equipment packages. Top-of is 2016 GMC Acadia Denali. All versions are available with 3.6-liter V6 gasoline engine with spark-ignition direction-injection technology. The engine develops 281 hp at 6,300 rpm and 266 lb.-ft.of torque at 3,400 rpm. Variants are available with FWD and AWD, and a 6-speed automatic transmission. A version with FWD has an EPA rating of 17 city/24 hwy mpg, while the AWD Acadia has an EPA rating of 16 city/23 hwy mpg.
2016 GMC Acadia Denali has the same specifications as the standard model. The difference is in higher quality and better supply of equipment and facilities. Version with dual exhaust pipes reaches 288 hp and 270 lb.-ft. of torque.
The price of the new model will not be different from the actual price of the model. This means that the 2016 GMC Acadia SLE-1 equipment package cost about $ 36,000, with the SLE-2 equipment package around $ 38.500, while the 2016 GMC Acadia Denali will cost slightly less than $ 50,000.