Seven-seat luxury crossover, which is going to arrive as 2018 GMC Acadia is going to be very interesting because of the many changes that this model brings. Whatever you think that premium vehicle should have, you will find it in this SUV. Nevertheless, all about sports utility vehicles is reflected in this American product, and it is comfort, reliability, safety. We still have to see what will other companies have to say about this model, which is projected to be one of the biggest surprise of upcoming seasons.
2018 GMC Acadia drivetrain
Under the hood of the 2018 GMC Acadia crossover will be 3.6-l V6 unit. This sporty engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission, which is good for 280 hp, or even more. Gearbox will be offered in automatic and manual mode. Power is transmitted to front wheels by default, or all wheels optional. Estimated fuel economy is not so great, with 18/25 mpg for city cruising and highway ride. Driving impression is improved with new suspension system, which provides smoother ride and better comfort.
2018 GMC Acadia trims
According to early information, the 2018 GMC Acadia will be available in four trim levels. Entry model is going to be SL, mid-range vehicles SLT and SLE, while Denali crossover gets the most features and costs higher than others. Inside, all models are getting three rows of seats, large display at center of dashboard and lighter body. Due to weight reduction and new suspension, driving new Acadia is much easier than before. High quality equipment can be found all over the SUV, but Denali model is going to be packed with enormous number of modern features. Among many others, there are 4G LTE wireless internet, back up camera, Bluetooth, satellite radio and interlink.
2018 GMC Acadia price
Entry level 2018 GMC Acadia SL is going to be offered first, and its cost should be around $31,500. When we go further, higher trim is SLE, and it cost is increased for few grands, while SLT is valued almost 10 thousand over the price of SL trim. Top of the class is Acadia Denali, and for upcoming vehicle, it could cost over $50,000.