The 2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain is a mid-size SUV that comes with advanced off-road capability. In addition, it is equipped with luxury features and a state of the art technology. The 2017 model has a refined interior and cargo configuration thanks to the precision construction by general motors engineers.
It competes well with Nissan Pathfinder, Mazda CX-9, Kia Sorento, Dodge Durango, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander. When you compare the car with the outgoing model, it is 740 pounds lighter. This makes it much faster and gives better fuel efficiency. Likewise, the performance of the car is unprecedented.
2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
The 2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain has been added a sporty refinement and new dimensional grilles. First, it comes with an option of either 18 inch or 20-inch alloy wheels. This gives the car an adventurous personality. In addition, it is fitted with LED signature lighting with attractive headlamps, fog lamps and tail lamps. However, the GMC signature lighting of Clamps has been maintained. The door handles are now chrome-accented.
The interior comes with modern safety and technological features. First; the 2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain is more spacious compared to the predecessor. On the other hand, it is more comfortable due to the soft touch materials. The seats are stylish and are embossed to accommodate all terrain. The SUV has under floor rooms which give extra storage.
The seats can accommodate five passengers. When the second row seats are folded, 79 cubic feet of cargo space is created. In addition, the SUV comes with more head and leg room. The front head restraints are adjustable to give more comfort. Further, the cabin has a sporty aluminium trim.
Safety features include rear seat alert system, front side airbags, distance indicator, traction control, front pedestrian braking, rear view camera system, lane assist system and standard 8 airbags. Entertainment features include 8-speaker audio system, 4G WI-Fi hotspot and 5 USB ports. The 2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain comes with a keyless entry and start.
2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain – Engine and Performance
There are two engine options. The first one is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine which produces 310 hp and 271 lb-ft of torque. It has fast acceleration since it takes 6.5 seconds from 0 to 60 mph. The fuel economy is estimated at 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The second engine is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder which produces 193 hp and 188 pound-ft of torque. The fuel economy averages at 21 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
The two engines are paired to a 6- speed automatic transmission. The SUV is available either as a front-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive. The towing capability is 4,000 pounds which are higher compared to the outgoing model. The engine has been built to handle icy, wet and snowy conditions. The front wheel model offers sport, off-road and towing modes while the all-wheel drive offers have 4 by 4 wheel selector.
2017 GMC Acadia All Terrain – Price and Release Date
The GMC Acadia All Terrain 2017 MSRP is approximated at $31,751 in the dealerships. It is expected to hit the showrooms mid-2017.