2016 GMC Acadia Design and Specs

General Motors Company will once again present its new 2016 GMC Acadia. It will undergo some small changes and minor refreshments.

Exterior design and changes of 2016 GMC Acadia

2016 GMC Acadia is a full size SUV which will show up with refreshed exterior, revitalized interior and better performances. It is a durable, functional and reliable vehicle. It will ride on GM Lambda platform. Its architecture will be made of lightweight materials such as carbon fiber, magnesium, aluminum and steel. This will affect its fuel efficiency, speed and aerodynamics which will be improved. As for the external appearance, on the front part we will see a large rectangular grille with famous insignia in the middle of it. Headlamps will be equipped with latest LED technology. Some minor refreshments will be made on fenders and bumpers. The wheels will be available in different sizes -18, 19 and 20 inches. It with appear with some new exterior colors.

2016 GMC Acadia front

Interior improvements and design

2016 GMC Acadia is a large SUV, with nicely equipped and modern interior. It is very spacious. Therefore, it is a perfect car for families and long trips. It is capable to accommodate even eight passengers. Even so, there will be plenty of legroom for all the occupants. There will be three rows of seats. The seats will be covered with quality leather, and will be very comfortable. It will be equipped with many modern features and gadgets. Some of them are air conditioning, Bluetooth, navigation system, 6.5 inch touch screen display, USB and many other more.

2016 GMC Acadia interior

Engine and performance

Speaking of the engine of 2016 GMC Acadia, it will have under its hood familiar V6 engine. It is a 3.6-liter V6 engine. It will be able to generate 288 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The base model will be available with front-wheel drive train. However, all-wheel drive will be optional. Estimated fuel consumption will be 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

2016 GMC Acadia rear

Release date and price

We still don’t know for sure, when 2016 GMC Acadia will be released on sale. Some rumors say that it will be in early 2016. As for its price, it should be around $35,000 for the base model and it may go up to $50,000.

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