2016 GMC Acadia V6 Gasoline Engine Performance, The GMC Acadia is the first full-size crossover SUV from GMC badge. Also, it is the first unibody vehicle of this brand, as the first FWD passenger car. In the US market, sales began in late 2006.
GMC Acadia Model Version
Luxury version, with the Denali trim level appeared in 2010. Acadia SUV is set to the GM Lambda platform, which it shares with the Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave. The vehicle features seating for eight, generous interior space. It is offered with FWD or AWD, and towing capacity is 5,200 lb. Since its appearance, Acadia SUV, notes a remarkable sales results, and each year and figures are growing. 2016 GMC Acadia has the task to continue this trend and the company achieved a satisfactory profit.
2016 GMC Acadia Engine Performance
2016 GMC Acadia will be offered in several versions. In addition to the basic versions are available, and versions of with the SLE-1 and SLE-2 equipment packages. Top-of is 2016 GMC Acadia Denali. All versions are available with 3.6-liter V6 gasoline engine with spark-ignition direction-injection technology. The engine develops 281 hp at 6,300 rpm and 266 lb.-ft.of torque at 3,400 rpm. Variants are available with FWD and AWD, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.
A version with FWD has an EPA rating of 17 city/24 hwy mpg, while the AWD Acadia has an EPA rating of 16 city/23 hwy mpg.2016 GMC Acadia Denali has the same specifications as the standard model. The difference is in higher quality and better supply of equipment and facilities. Version with dual exhaust pipes reaches 288 hp and 270 lb.-ft. of torque.
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As we have told you before that this new version will come out with totally different styling for its body so that this truck-like SUV is possible to come out with modern style and very handsome. The exterior concept is quite robust because it is more dynamic and refreshed especially for the front end to complete different details. The grille is built with the smaller design and the front bumper will be bolder than before. 2017 GMC Acadia surely is built with more than just offering cosmetic changes as a full-sizer. It is rumored that this car has some details especially for the chrome in Denali variant.2017 GMC Acadia is also will be featured with more technology system to make it more modern including for the base variant especially in Denali variant. Even the car is quite promising to receive an upgraded OnStar’s system with the great Cruise Control.2017 GMC Acadia interestingly will not only offer the cosmetic changes but this new version is also possible to offer different platform that could be the new C1XX platform. This architecture is totally lightweight with the reduced bodyweight to offer to give better fuel economy. The lighter bodyweight will also offer better mpg and it seems that the car will receive at least two engine options. For the current V6 engine 3.6 liter, likely the company will replace it with new twin-turbocharged V6 engine and a hybrid system. Those two engines are mated to new nine-speed auto transmission. The standard is front-wheel drive system while the optional is AWD.
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It seems it would be hard for us to find out any mistakes around the new generation of crossover built by GM that is named 2017 GMC Acadia. This SUV is still under the development especially for the engine. We glad to know that the company will offer complete changes and improvements in this version sometime in 2016 that will be called as 2017 model year. This new generation is ready to launch with large crossover including the new features, new platform, new exterior styling and better interior layout for 2017 GMC Acadia. It also means that the car has some important changes that will affect its performance. It is mentioned by some reliable sources that the car has nine-speed auto transmission with two engine options.There is no reliable information we could find out about the new look for its bodywork. It is rumored that this crossover that the car has sportier looks especially for the front end. It is expected that the car has sleek and bold design but it is offered with more aerodynamic performance. In addition, it has new and smaller grille than before. 2017 GMC Acadia will be a bit the same as the BMW X6 with the robust body shape. The biggest change is around the new platform. This crossover will be designed with long-wheelbase variant C1XX Chi platform that will be the basic for the next generation of Buick Enclave and also Chevrolet Traverse. The architecture for GM will be shorter and it is shared with 2016 Cadillac XT5. With this platform, the car has weight-saving figures as 2017 GMC Acadia with most important change for this large crossover. It is more complete with the presence of new technology system including standard Tremendous Cruise automated driving tech along with OnStar’s inclusion 4G LTE of connectivity and the last is WiFi.As we have mentioned to you that this car will not go with V6 engine 3.6 liter only because this big crossover will go with two engine options that could be stronger twin-turbocharged V6 and one more S-cylinder. Surely, 2017 GMC Acadia will be paired with the new nine-speed auto transmission and new exhaust system to give better fuel economy.
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