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For almost a decade, the GMC Acadia has been a highly-desired family crossover vehicle. It has built a solid track record with GMC's professional grade engineering team that has stayed focused on delivering performance and handling dynamics that help keep drivers confidently in control.

One thing that sets the GMC Acadia apart from other crossovers is its distinctive bold truck-like appearance. Considered to be a practical crossover vehicle, this 8-passenger SUV is available in either front-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD).

Its rugged exterior is complimented by its luxurious interior. Bursting with an abundance of passenger seating, as well as ample cargo space, the GMC Acadia is perfect for families. In addition to its extensive carrying capacity, it is fuel efficient, provides loads of safety features and has on and off-road capabilities. Because of its practicality and versatility, the GMC Acadia truly is a favorite among families.

The GMC Acadia combines premium materials, distinctive design and the greatest engineering GMC has to offer; making it the premier choice in the crossover vehicle category.

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At a glance people might mistake the GMC Acadia as a minivan. Who could blame them? It's stacked with a huge capacity for both for passengers and cargo, as well as provides a rear-seat entertainment system to accommodate long journeys. The only thing missing is the sliding side doors and the mom persona that accompanies minivan drivers.

The Acadia SLE-1 features 18-inch alloy wheels, auto headlights, cruise control and other features such as rear privacy glass and roof rails. Comparatively, the SLE-2 includes these features, but is enhanced with a power liftgate and a remote start ignition.

The Acadia's fascia design, together with its precise hood, distinctive grille and attractive LED signature lighting, establishes a commanding presence. While its wrap-around rear window glass not only provides more sightlines for added safety, but also enhances its unique exterior design.


Power and Performance:

This year's GMC Acadia is fully powered by a 3.6L V6 engine partnered with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Most trim level options deliver 281 hp at 6300 RPM and 266 lb-ft of torque at 3400 RPM. However, the Denali version outputs 288 hp and 270 lb-ft because of its additional exhaust. FWD is standard on all vehicles, while AWD remains optional.

AWD provides the confidence of an intelligent powertrain that immediately responds to driving conditions to keep you moving. Additionally, the Acadia's fully independent suspension helps deliver a smooth, comfortable ride.

The GMC Acadia has impressive handling which provides a tight turning radius for rounding corners and parallel parking, not to mention its intelligent StabiliTrak with traction control technology that keeps the drivers on course - even during sudden maneuvers.


Interiors and Special Features:

The 2016 GMC Acadia midsize crossover characterizes the company's professional attitude and dedication to precision. Acadia's flexible, accommodating space and functionality is paired with style, safety and technology.

Attention to detail separates the Acadia from its rivals. French stitched seats with refined, soft-touch materials throughout the cabin are designed for sophistication and comfort. It also showcases a distinct instrument panel display for delivering information to drivers promptly.

Other features such as attractive trim accents, soft instrument-panel wrap, user-friendly touchscreen interface, six-speaker audio system, satellite radio, touch-activated climate controls and four-way adjustable front-seat head restraints, as well as carrying capacity all contribute to the GMC Acadia's convenience, comfort and flexibility.


Safety features:

Blending the latest safety innovations with Acadia's long list of standard safety features, its Open Road package houses forward collision and lane departure warnings, as well as a navigation system for the SLT-1. While the SLT-2 is upgraded with power-folding mirrors, as well as a blind-spot warning and rear cross traffic alert. It also features optional xenon headlights and a head-up display control for peace of mind and optimum driving performance.

Blending the latest safety innovations with Acadia's long list of standard safety features, its Open Road package houses forward collision and lane departure warnings, as well as a navigation system for the SLT-1. While the SLT-2 is upgraded with power-folding mirrors, as well as a blind-spot warning and rear cross traffic alert. It also features optional xenon headlights and a head-up display control for peace of mind and optimum driving performance.