The all-new 2019 GMC Acadia is a mid-size crossover SUV with a smaller body, that is easier to maneuver. Not that much has changed for the upcoming Acadia. This may come as a surprise, having in mind that the Acadia’s debut was marked as an “all-new”. Sports body is now more compact and modern looking, with a host of new features as well.
The V6 engine can produce decent power, while the standard four-cylinder engine is a good choice among the customers, mostly because of a great fuel economy. The upcoming GMC Acadia is not that roomy as the first generation and it wears that standard GMC bold body. But the suspension and handling are better than ever, and interior features are also coming as a big plus.
2019 GMC Acadia Interior Features
The cabin of new GMC Acadia is more upscale and it has been boosted with modern design. It includes very soft surfaces and even a noise cancellation. The GMC added six and seven-passenger seating configurations to its new model. The interior offers more space and newest active safety systems. Forward collision alert, Lane Keep Assist, and even lane departure warning are included as well.
GMC Acadia is coming with new braking systems like forwarding automatic braking and frond pedestrian braking. The infotainment system is all new and fresh. 7 and 8-inch touchscreen are available, but also Wi-Fi, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. Three-zone climate control, full power accessories and leather trim are completing the list.
2019 GMC Acadia Interior Dimension
|Front Leg Room||41 inch|
|Front Head Room||40.3 inch|
|Front Hip Room||55.7 inch|
|Front Shoulder Room||59.4 inch|
|Second Leg Room||39.7 inch|
|Second Head Room||39.6 inch|
|Second Shoulder Room||58.7 inch|
|Third Leg Room||31.1 inch|
|Third Head Room||37.2 inch|
|Third Shoulder Room||54.3 inch|
|Third Hip Room||42.9 inch|
2019 GMC Acadia Exterior Look
The forthcoming 2019 GMC Acadia offers more fashioned look than some SUV crossovers on the market. The GMC’s recognizable design can be found in small details like the front grille or fender arches. But the newly Acadia design is very aerodynamic and handsome. Furthermore, the Acadia now looks significantly smaller. The new guided lighting system is added, both front and back. With this new system, headlamps and running lights have been automated, and it offers a huge help in tough conditions. The radiator front grille looks compact, and the massive bumpers give a more fashioned look.
2019 GMC Acadia Exterior Dimension
|Height, Overall||66 inch|
|Width, Max w/o mirrors||75.4 inch|
|Length, Overall||193.6 inch|
|Track Width, Front||64.5 inch|
|Track Width, Rear||64.5 inch|
|Min Ground Clearance||7.20 inch|
The newest 2019 GMC Acadia comes with plenty of security. The priority is to make all passengers safe, and this manufacturer is giving the best in this section. The most safety features that will distance this model from other models in the market are passenger sensing system sensor, front passenger/child presence detector and children’s safety belts. Other one features will also include rear vision camera, plenty of airbags, frontal and side-impact, head curtain, stolen vehicle assistance (SVA), advanced diagnostics and much more.
We must mention that this model is picking up almost all five stars in US NHTSA Crash Test Results. There is two section where this SUV is picking up four stars and that is Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger and Rollover.
2019 GMC Acadia Two Engine Options
There have been two engines offered for the forthcoming GMC Acadia. Both engines are backed by a 6-speed automatic transmission. The first engine on the list is 2.5-liter inline-4 that can produce up to 200hp, and 195 lb-ft of torque. This is the first GMC engine that supports a Start/Stop technology. The fuel economy for this engine is 21mpg in the city and 25mpg on the highway.
The second engine is the 3.6-liter V6 with the power of 315hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. Based on trim levels, both FWD and AWD are available.
The powertrain makes Acadia accelerate from 0 to 60mph in 8.7 seconds. Just to mention this engine will be available as the optional on SLE and SLT-1 trims and standard on SLT-2 trims and Denali model.
2019 GMC Acadia Towing Capacity and Trailering
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt.||1000 lbs|
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt.||100 lbs|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt.||1000 lbs|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt.||100 lbs|
|Maximum Towing Capacity||5200 lbs|
2019 GMC Acadia Release Date and Price
We can expect the 2019 GMC Acadia on the market at the very end of 2018. The price for the base Acadia SL trim is at least $30,000. An AWD upgrade could cost you around $2,000. The 2019 Acadia Denali model starts at just under $47,000 for the front wheel drive and near $49,000 for the all-wheel-drive system. However, the full loaded Denali model with AWD system will easily reach $53,000. This model will lock horn with Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Traverse, Honda Pilot and many of them.