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2018 GMC Acadia Overview

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2018 GMC Acadia

The 2018 GMC Acadia offers customization and luxury rolled into one for its drivers. With choices galore, drivers can customize their Acadia with interior and exterior color palettes, one of two available engines, and a choice between six trim levels. The mid-size SUV also offers luxury features like Remote Start and a Bose® premium eight speaker audio system.

The 2018 GMC Acadia is available at six trim levels: SL, SLE-1, SLE-2, SLT-1, SLT-2, and Denali.


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2018 GMC Acadia

What’s New for the 2018 GMC Acadia?

After slimming down the Acadia last year, GMC has added a few new features for the 2018 lineup. On the Denali, drivers are pampered with an automatic heated steering wheel, perfect for when those winter months sneak up on you. To add more opportunity for customization, the 2018 Acadia now comes with Blue Steel Metallic as an exterior body color option. Tire fill alert comes new and standard at all trim levels, alerting drivers when tire pressure is low. In addition, the All Terrain is now offered with five-, six-, or seven-passenger seating.

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2018 GMC Acadia Exterior

Additional and optional features allow the outside of your GMC Acadia to reflect your personality. Based on trim level, drivers can choose between grilles, wheels, accent trim, and more. In addition to its stylish features, the 2018 Acadia is built with a lightweight body structure, making the mid-size SUV significantly easier to maneuver on the roads. Drivers can also opt for a power programmable liftgate with the SLE-2 and SLT trims for added convenience.

2018 GMC Acadia Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on SL:

  • 17-inch all-season blackwall tires, Projector beam headlamps, Manual liftgate, Available front license plate bracket, Outside heated power-adjustable body-color mirrors, 17-inch painted aluminum wheels, Deep-tinted rear glass, Active Grille Shutters, Daytime Running Lamps

Exterior available on SLE-1:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SL-

  • Available wheel locks, LED Daytime Running Lamps, Available front and rear splash guards, Available molded assist steps

Exterior available on SLE-2:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLE-1-

  • 18-inch all-season blackwall tires, Fog lamps, Silver roof rails, Power programmable liftgate, 18-inch machined aluminum wheels with light accents, Available Dual SkyScape two-panel power sunroof, Available 20-inch all-season blackwall tires

Exterior available on SLT-1:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLE-2-

  • 18-inch painted aluminum wheels, Outside heated auto-dimming power-adjustable body-color mirrors, 18-inch spare steel wheel

Exterior available on SLT-2:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLT-1-

  • IntelliBeam headlamps, 20-inch all-season blackwall tires, 20-inch bright aluminum wheels with light accents

Exterior available on Denali:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLT-2-

  • Bright roof rails, Hands Free power programmable liftgate, HID headlamps

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2018 GMC Acadia Performance

With two engine options across its trims, the 2018 GMC Acadia gives drivers a choice on performance level that’s right for them. Standard on the base trims is a 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder SIDI engine with Variable Valve Timing (VVT). Paired with the Acadia’s six-speed automatic transmission, the baseline powertrain produces 193 horsepower and 188 lb-ft of torque. This engine is available all the way up until the Denali trim level. Beginning on the SLE-2 trim, drivers can choose an available 3.6-liter V6 SIDI DOHC engine with VVT for additional power under the hood. This engine boasts 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque. The V6 engine comes standard on the Denali.

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2018 GMC Acadia Efficiency

A driver’s engine choice on the 2018 Acadia will impact the vehicle’s fuel efficiency. The standard four-cylinder engine earns up to 21/26/23 MPG City/Highway/Combined.* If you decide to opt for a higher performance level, your fuel efficiency loses some of its stamina, earning 18/25/21 MPG City/Highway/Combined.*

*Fuel estimates only. Actual mileage may vary.

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2018 GMC Acadia Interior

While the 2018 GMC Acadia is, for the most part, a seven-passenger mid-size SUV, the All Terrain allows for a bit of leeway on that front. With the All Terrain, drivers can choose to opt for a smaller vehicle, if they wish, with a five-, six-, or seven-passenger seating configuration. However, standard on all trims is comfort. With advanced technology features like a Bose® premium eight-speaker system and an 8-inch Infotainment System, you will feel pampered behind the wheel of the Acadia.

2018 GMC Acadia Interior Photos:

Interior available on SL:

  • Interior: Four-way manual driver seat, Inside rearview manual day/night mirror, Front bucket seats, Humidity sensor, Rear-window defogger, Automatic climate control, Lamp Package, Power door locks, Available Jet Black premium cloth seat trim, Two-way manual front passenger seat, Power windows with driver and passenger Express-down, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, Interior lighting, Cruise control, Child-security rear door locks, Tilt and telescopic steering column, Seven-passenger seating
  • Radio & Technology: Eight-point digital compass, Keyless open, OnStar® Guidance Plan Limited Service Trial, Rear Vision Camera, 7-inch Infotainment System, OnStar® Basic Plan for five years, Six-speaker audio system, OnStar® 4G LTE and built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot, 3.5-inch monochromatic driver information screen

Interior available on SLE-1:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SL-

  • Interior: Available integrated cargo liner, Available cargo net, Spare tire, Available Dark Ash Gray/Light Ash Gray premium cloth seat trim, Available cargo shade, First and second row carpeted floor mats
  • Radio & Technology: Available Rear Seat Entertainment System, Available universal tablet holders, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio

Interior available on SLE-2:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLE-1-

  • Interior: Available seven-passenger seating, Eight-way power driver seat, Available seven-passenger seating, Six-passenger seating, Heated driver and front passenger seats
  • Radio & Technology: Available 8-inch Infotainment System, Available Universal Home Remote, Remote Start, Available 4.2-inch multi-color driver information screen, Available Bose® premium eight-speaker system, Available Driver Alert Package I

Interior available on SLT-1:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLE-2-

  • Interior: Power front passenger lumbar control, Available Jet Black perforated leather-appointed seat trim, Eight-way power front passenger seat, Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror, Available Cocoa/Light Ash Gray perforated leather-appointed seat trim
  • Radio & Technology: Available 8-inch Infotainment System with Navigation, 120-volt power outlet, Universal Home Remote, 4.2-inch multi-color driver information screen, 8-inch Infotainment System, Driver Alert Package I, Bose® premium eight-speaker system

Interior available on SLT-2:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLT-1-

  • Interior: Power windows with driver Express Up/Down and passenger Express-down, Heated rear seats
  • Radio & Technology: Memory settings

Interior available on Denali:
-Adds to or replaces features on the SLT-2-

  • Interior: Leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls (All Terrain and Denali specific), Power tilt and telescopic steering column, Automatic heated steering wheel
  • Radio & Technology: 8-inch multi-color enhanced driver information screen, 8-inch Infotainment System with Navigation

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Safety is the most important thing when getting behind the wheel of any vehicle. That’s why GMC has partnered with OnStar® to give its drivers access to their basic service for five years. In addition, drivers can feel confident they are in good hands with a state-of-the-art airbag system. The Acadia also has features to help prevent an accident altogether like a Driver Alert Package and a standard Rear Vision Camera.

Standard Safety Features

  • Passenger Airbag Sensing System
  • OnStar® Basic Plan for five years
  • Child-security rear door locks
  • Air bag system
  • Rear Vision Camera

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