2017 GMC Acadia: The Family Mid-Size Crossover

Feb 10, 2017 08:00 AM EST | Ivy Lebanan


The division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors, GMC is known for its concepts of trucks and utility vehicles. In the market, they offer a variety of buses, vans, military vehicles, sports utility, commercial, and pick-up trucks. This year, they have introduced their mid-size crossover model, the redesigned 2017 GMC Acadia.

This version has a smaller size. It is shorter for about 7.2 inches in length, more narrow with 3.5 inches, and its height is 6.6 inches shorter. But despite the changes in size, the car can still work as a family vehicle.

Since there were changes made to its size, there is also an expected change in its weight. It is much lighter with 700 lbs with a new four-cylinder engine that contributes a lot to improving its fuel economy.

2017 GMC Acadia has seven trims available. First is the SL, basic but based model equipped. SLE (SLE1 and SLE2), SLE1 has only minimal changes than the SL and the SLE2 has more level of upgrades. SLT on the other hand also has sub level SLT 1, and two which has a similar list of several upgrades. The last available trim is the Denali which has a several exclusive, top of the line features.

With the vehicle's soft seats and its compliant suspension that smoothes most of the road deformity, its is a very comfortable family car that is a good recommendation for any road trips as well as daily driving routine. Also, the company also assured the car to have a capability for keeping the road and wind noise secured.

Most of the car models today are equipped with technology interface. This 2017 GMC Acadia is also in line with the same system such as a touchscreen device which is much easier to use. It also comes with features that are usually used just for the quick and easy Bluetooth pairing with audio, navigation, and smartphone integration.

This GMC car model has an impressive record of 0 to 60 mph in a span of 6.3 seconds from its size and powerful brakes that come with a great easy to modulate capabilities. This vehicle will never lack in power since it has a strong V6 engine with control over most of the road that offers a great driving experience.

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