GMC has for many years been known for its over the top pickup trucks but recent year have seen the Detroit based automobile manufacturer made significant forays into the sports utility and crossover market segments. One of the company’s latest installments with respect to this new trend is the Acadia. The 2018 GMC Acadia is an eight seater crossover SUV that has been quintessentially designed for effective hauling. There are no official info about new model, but here are some rumors and prediction about it.

Engine

One of the key hallmarks of the GMC Acadia is its enhanced engine and decently powerful engine. Precisely, the car features a 288 horsepower V-6 engine that is fairly powerful for both city road and off-road driving. The engine comes in two variants ad these are front and four wheel drives. Like most modern crossover SUVs, the GMC Acadia comes with an automatic transmission system that is quite impressive and decently responsive.

Performance

With the aforementioned engine specs, it perhaps goes without saying that you should expect impressive performance stats from the 2018 GMC Acadia. It offers impressive acceleration with a more than effective throttle response system that outs it in the same league with some of the best rated crossover SUVs in the market today. The impressive torque of the crossover SUV makes it one of the most stable cars in its class and this in indeed important especially when it comes to high speed cruising.

Interior

There are various aspects that distinctly stand out with respect to the GMC’s interior design and one such aspect is the design of its cockpit. The vehicle features a rather simplistic cockpit design that enables the driver and the front passengers easily identify most of the essential control features in the cockpit area. The distinctive luxurious French styled stitching is also another notable aspect with respect to the car’s interior design and this serves to enhance the overall sophisticated and up-market feel that the car has to offer. As earlier stated, the 2018 GMC Acadia is an eight seater crossover SUV and this has been made possible by a third row seat that is available in all models.

2018 GMC Acadia Release date and price

The release date for the 2018 Acadia is is not officially announced yet, but we can expect it in mid September 2017. This release date is strategic since it will ensure that the vehicle is available in the market in the current year thereby enabling buyers who have been keenly waiting to purchase one to have an opportunity to do so. As for the price, it is not confirmed yet, but there are some rumors that it will be around $33,975 for the front while base model and rise to about $43,568 for the premium all wheel models.