GMC presented in Detroit the new Acadia, which is lighter by 317 kg, due to the use of special forms of steel. The length of the car has been reduced by 18.2 centimeters, with its wheelbase being smaller by 16.25 cm. Its width is also reduced by 8.9 cm, with its height being 9.9 cm less. Its total weight amounts to 1794 kg and due to the reduced size, the Acadia is no longer available as an 8 seater version, with the largest version that is available now, being able to carry seven people.
It is available with a four-cylinder 2.5 liter engine producing 194 hp at 6,300 rpm with 257 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm and a 3.6 liter V6 producing 310 hp at 6,600 rpm with 367 Nm of torque. Both engines work with a 6-speed automatic transmission, which is able to send the power to either the front or all wheels, with the four-wheel drive system being available in the additional equipment.
In terms of security technologies, the GMC Acadia features the Front Pedestrian Braking, Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning and many other ones. Sales of the new Acadia will begin this spring.