Latest news about the car manufacturing company reveals that the Acadia SUV will be in markets in the coming year. The new model of 2017 GMC Acadia will be restyled and other major changes will also be made in it. Platform, design as well as driving units will go through a new turn. This new generation smart SUV will be a great addition in the luxury motors and it will be considered as an asset of the GM vehicles.
2017 GMC Acadia: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The advanced system of Lambda platform was first introduced in the Acadia series in 2007. This technology is still used in the 2017 SUV for better results. Epsilon platform of the GM is modified into Lambda technology for use. Moreover this is the coming form of the design of first ever SUV crossovers. In new 2017 GMC Acadia Lambda is used instead of Theta basis and even in other models of Cadillac series. Other major changes in the car`s platform include the addition of C1XX platform also known as Chi platform which give options for different configuration system in the vehicle. Additionally the platform C1XX will help the SUV to provide a strong wheelbase. Different versions for wheelbase will be available which includes short wheelbase version used in Cadillac XT5 and long wheelbase used in Chevrolet Enclave 2017.
The use of Chi platform will make the 2017 GMC Acadia a lighter vehicle. Moreover major changes in the design will also be seen which include more streamlined hood and the lowered grilles. The back side of SUV will be reshaped and latest LED vertical headlights will be used. Inside the crossover there is the introduction of latest technology. More comfort, space and style is added in it. There is advanced security system for passengers, cruise control, connectivity of latest 4G LTE and navigation system in it.
2017 GMC Acadia: Engine Specs
The new 2017 GMC Acadia is much lighter and powerful than the previous versions. A lot of changes are also made in the engine of the car as the addition of new platforms. The use of advanced technology has reduced the weight of vehicle and made it a very economical object with less fuel consumption. In addition to the lighter body there are two engines which make new Acadia a real powerful vehicle. Previously V6 engine with 3.6 liters was being used in the GM motors but now it is replaced with new twin turbo charged engines producing more power train. Moreover there is a hybrid system as well. There is an automatic gearbox to combine these two engines in nine speed new in house. The standard model will possess front wheel drive while optional setup for drive will be available in AWD.
2017 GMC Acadia: Release Date and Price
There are expectations that the 2017 GMC Acadia will be released in the mid of 2016. However price is not confirmed yet but there are rumors that the car will have a high price.