2017 GMC Acadia appears smaller than its ancestor


GMC Acadia is a fullsize SUV crossover produced by GM “off-road” division. Made on the General Motors platform named “Lambda”, which is famous for its sustainability and low center of gravity, and as it’s same-platformers Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave and Saturn Outlook, is available in the Lansing Delta township Assembly, located in state Michigan (except the last one, in connection with the termination of its release). Lately was replaced by the mid-size Envoy SUV and in GM lineup and now is between full-size Terrain crossover and Yukon off-road.


2017 GMC Acadia renewed platform

The earlier model was built on the Lambda GM platform. Presented in 2006, this GM architect is a platform for fullsize crossovers. Consequent from a similar old GM Epsilon, used or has been used in the Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave and Saturn Outlook. Developed renewed GM C1XX platform is expected to substitute it in the close future.



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2017 GMC Acadia redesign

A prototype of the modernized crossover is quite heavily camouflaged, but appears smaller than its ancestor appears and has a more rounded shape. You will notice the protruding front grille, wider fenders, exhaust system with two pipes and roof rails.


2017 GMC Acadia specs

General Motors was very reticent about the new model, but, as expected, the car will be built on an stretched revision of the C1XX / Chi platform, which serves as the basis for new Cadillac XT5 models. Information is also not officially definite, but the range of engines could include a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged option and a new 3.6L power unit.

  • WheelsizeP255/65R18, P255/60R19
  • Frontsuspension — independent, typeMacPherson, aluminiumarmsandstabilizerbar
  • Rearsuspension — independent, multi-linkH-shapedstabilizationlateralstability
  • Turningdiameter — 6,2m
  • Frontbrakes — disc, ventilated
  • Rearbrakes — disc, ventilatedwithABS.

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2017 GMC Acadia equipment

The basic equipment of the car audio system is equipped with OnStar or Sirius XM, without key access, sunroof, air conditioning, cruise control, leather interior, rear view camera, etc. In rich trim includes 19-inch wheels, memory settings, mirrors and seats, Bose sound system, climate controls and available air-conditioned seats, touchscreen displays navigation and audio system etc. safety system has 6 or 7 airbags, electronic stability control, StabiliTrak, EBA, ABS and EBD system and located between the front seats center airbag


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2017 GMC Acadia release date

An updated GMC Acadia crossover of 2017 model year, is likely to be unveiled early next year, and will go on sale in late summer 2016.

Release date: late summer 2016


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2017 GMC Acadia price

In the price range of General Motors vehicles is between Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse. Prices in USA start at $34 000.


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