General Motors is almost ready to launch its 2016 GMC Acadia, that has suffer minor, but noticeable changes, enough to go one step ahead of its competitors.
Design and improvements
Beginning of the third generation of Acadia will bring new look and better designed interior. Redesign will not bring some major surprises and changes but the new model will be noticeable fresher. 2016 GMC Acadia is type of vehicle that is designed for families, so it needs enough space inside the cabin and more comfort. Demand for this kind of cars is very huge in United States. New model of this SUV will be based on GM’s Lambda platform. Concept will be based on using lightweight materials, such as aluminum, magnesium, steel and others. With these materials, new model will weigh less and improve all performances of the vehicle. Also, this will have influence on fuel economy. 2016 GMC Acadia also brings redesigned LED headlights, which will have integrated fog lamps. There are also extended bonnet, more aerodynamically bumpers, grille with big and stylized logo in center of it and the new twenty inch alloy wheels. The 2016 model will also come with a wide palette of exterior colors. New Acadia will be able to sit up to eight adult passengers, and each of them will have adequate leg space. Beside more room inside the cabin there will be even more technological and safety features. Interior will be equipped with high quality materials, such as leather, soft plastic, aluminum and others that will complement its sophisticated look.
2016 GMC Acadia powertrain
When we look under the hood of new 2016 GMC Acadia, we will see the same engine as we saw in its predecessor. New 2016 GMC Acadia will come with one engine, available with different outputs, depending on trim level. The engine with which is new model powered is 3.6 liter V6 engine. This engine is capable to produce 281 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The power will be transmitted to front or all wheels via six speed automatic transmission.
Release date and expected price
The release date of this remarkable eight passenger SUV is expected in early 2015 as 2016 year model. The price will start around $35,000 and go up to $50,000, depending of trim level.
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