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2016 GMC Acadia Overview

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2016 GMC Acadia

2016 GMC Acadia SLT
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The 2016 GMC Acadia is a comfortable and stylish SUV that is the ideal choice for families and individuals. With seating for seven or eight and standard OnStar 4G LTE with built-in Wi-Fi, few new vehicles are better suited for transporting children to and fro. With a max towing capacity of 5,200 pounds when properly equipped, there aren’t many better in terms of power.

2016 GMC Acadia

What’s New for the 2016 GMC Acadia?

The Acadia adds the highly-touted OnStar 4G LTE with built-in Wi-Fi hotspot and two new exterior colors: Ebony Twilight Metallic and White Frost Tricoat. Also new for the 2016 model year is the SL base model.

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2016 GMC Acadia

2016 GMC Acadia Exterior

The 2016 Acadia maintains its polished appearance with standard LED running lamps, a three-bar grille, and strong body lines. The GMC Acadia is available with 18-, 19-, and 20-inch wheels. The Acadia takes it all one step further with chrome accents all around. Available exterior colors include: Crimson Red Tintcoat, Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic, Midnight Amethyst Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Summit White, Sparkling Silver Metallic, and Iridium Metallic.

2016 GMC Acadia SLT Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on SL

  • Dual halogen projector headlamps, LED Daytime Running Lamps, Outside power-adjustable mirrors, Body-color bodyside, Rear spoiler, Roof-mounted luggage rack side rails, 18-inch all-season blackwall tires, 18-inch aluminum wheels

Exterior available on SLE-1:

  • Dual halogen projector headlamps, LED Daytime Running Lamps, Outside power-adjustable mirrors, Body-color bodyside, Rear spoiler, Roof-mounted luggage rack side rails, 18-inch all-season blackwall tires, 18-inch aluminum wheels

Exterior available on SLE-2:

  • Dual halogen projector headlamps, LED Daytime Running Lamps, Outside power-adjustable mirrors, Body-color bodyside, Rear spoiler, Roof-mounted luggage rack side rails, 18-inch all-season blackwall tires, 18-inch aluminum wheels, Rear power liftgate, Remote vehicle start

Exterior available on SLT-1:

  • Front halogen projector beam fog lamps, Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors, 19-inch aluminum wheels, 19-inch H-rated blackwall tires

Exterior available on SLT-2:

  • Front halogen projector beam fog lamps, Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors, 19-inch aluminum wheels, 19-inch H-rated blackwall tires, Outside heated power-adjustable mirrors with memory

Exterior available on Denali:

  • Dual Sky Scape 2-panel power sunroof, Signature Denali honeycomb grille, Chrome door handles, Body-color rocker molding, Front fascia specific for Denali, Automatic on/off High Intensity Discharge headlights, Solar-Ray deep-tinted glass, Roof-mounted luggage rack with Denali-specific bright side rails, 20-inch machined aluminum wheels

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2016 GMC Acadia Performance

The 2016 GMC Acadia is offered with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that is rated at 288 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque for the Denali, with 90% of all peak torque available between 2,500 rpm and 6,000 rpm. The same engine is rated at 281 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque for all other trims.

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2016 GMC Acadia Efficiency

The 2016 GMC Acadia’s fuel efficiency depends on whether it is driven in front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. FWD models return 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway, and AWD models return 16 mpg city/23 mpg highway.

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2016 GMC Acadia Interior

2016 GMC Acadia Interior

The 2016 GMC Acadia employs soft-touch materials and French stitching to enhance your feeling of luxury and a “low and away” instrument panel to reinforce the idea of roominess. All models are offered in a three-row configuration that can be used to seat between seven and eight passengers. All models are offered with front row bucket seats, 60/40-split second-row bench or two second-row captain’s chairs, and a 60/40-split third-row. Max storage space behind the third-row is 24.1 cubic feet, and max storage behind the first row is 116.1 cubic feet.

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Interior available on SL

  • Interior ambient lighting, Front center console with two cupholders and storage, Air conditioning with rear manual controls, Remote Keyless Entry, Single-zone manually controlled climate control, Inside rearview manual day/night mirror, Simulated metallic interior trim, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, Eight-passenger seating, 4-way manual driver’s and 2-way manual front passenger seats

Interior available on SLE-1:

  • Interior ambient lighting, Front center console with two cupholders and storage, Air conditioning with rear manual controls, Remote Keyless Entry, Single-zone manually controlled climate control, Inside rearview manual day/night mirror, Simulated metallic interior trim, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, Eight-passenger seating, 4-way manual driver’s and 2-way manual front passenger seats

Interior available on SLE-2:

  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Seven-passenger seating, 8-way power driver’s seat, 4-way power front passenger seat

Interior available on SLT-1:

  • Automatic tri-zone climate control, Universal Home Remote, Aluminum trim, 8-way power front passenger seat

Interior available on SLT-2:

  • Power windows with driver Express-Up and –Down and passenger Express-Down, Heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, 8-way power driver’s seat with memory

Interior available on Denali:

  • Denali-specific insulation through Acoustic Package, Illuminated front sillplates, Heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, Heated and cooled front seats

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2016 GMC Acadia Rear View Camera

2016 GMC Acadia Rear View Camera

2016 GMC Acadia Safety

The 2016 GMC Acadia offers a number of available safety features for its numerous trims, including Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning (standard for Denali, available for SLT-1 and SLT-2) and Side Blind Zone Alert and Cross Traffic Alert (standard for Denali and SLT-2, available for SLT-1). Standard safety features include dual-phase steel in the body structure, LATCH system, and standard four-wheel-disc brakes with ABS.

Standard Safety Features

  • 6 airbags
  • OnStar Basic Plan for five years
  • Rear child-security door locks
  • Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • StabiliTrak
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

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