GMC Acadia 2017 Release Date, Redesign, Price, Changes

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The GMC Acadia has been around since 2007, and it received its first freshening up in 2013. At the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, GMC unveiled a completely redesigned model of its resident midsize crossover. Not only does this crossover have a brand-new look, but additionally it is lighter, has some new safety features, and has new powertrains. The Acadia was long overdue for a new look, and that’s just what it got for the GMC Acadia 2017 model year. This new look brings it up to date with all of its rivals.

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2017 GMC Acadia Exterior and Interior Concept

The exterior of the 2017 GMC Acadia however has not been showcased yet but the camouflaged model does give us a number of details. The boxy wheel arches of the earlier model might be carried over to this one as well and the upright front end and quite long body will even be present. However, it seems that it’s going to get new grille and headlights, a completely different design for the side windows and sure standard 19 inch wheels for even the base trim level.

The inside of the GMC Acadia 2017 matches the exterior in every way, at least in the update sense of the word. The dashboard is brand new and it debuts a totally new shape which has never before been seen on an Acadia. The steering wheel design is identical though, in addition to the inclusion of  dual-zone climate controls and  the 8-inch IntelliLink infotainment display. There may be also the digitally produced analog speedometer which is completed by an analog tachometer and likewise the fuel gauge and the coolant temperature indicator. Besides the latest model of the IntelliLink , there are numerous other upgrades out there for the automobile. The 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot makes the connectivity versatile and available for the automobile giving you more options in terms of having fun inside the automobile. There’s a backup camera and an abundance of features which improve safety and make the automobile much better for the kids to drive in as well.

GMC Acadia 2017 Engine Specs Concept

The 2017 GMC Acadia will offer two new direct-injected engines, both backed by a GM 6-speed Hydra-Matic transmission with a Drive Mode Selector. A 2.5-liter/194-horsepower Ecotec 4-cylinder is standard whereas a 3.6-liter/310-horse V6 with Active Fuel Management and Start/Stop technology is optional and permits the Acadia to pull as much as a 4,000 pound trailer. The 2017 Acadia additionally introduces numerous new assists including Front Pedestrian Braking, Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking (standard on SLT-2/Denali) and Forward Automatic Braking (optional on Denali).

2017 GMC Acadia Release Date and Price

The GMC Acadia 2017 might be available in the spring of 2016. The base 2017 Acadia will have an MSRP of $29,995.