The redesigned 2021 GMC Acadia will once more compete with the most attractive SUVs nowadays. The new model has been confirmed and it will bring some refreshments. Generally, the second-generation model was introduced in late 2017, and it took great sales.
The upcoming Acadia will get mid-cycle refreshments that will be visible mostly inside. Under the hood, this model will be offered with the three engine options. Moreover, all engines will use the new reliable 9-speed automatic transmission, which replaces the aging 6-speed electronic unit.
2021 GMC Acadia Provides More Aggressive Design
The new 2021 GMC Acadia is the mid-size SUV that looks modern. According to the latest photos, the next-gen model will get a mid-cycle upgrade. Thanks to that, this SUV visually looks better than before. Literally, the Acadia model is known as one of the most reliable SUVs on the market. The front fascia now hosts a broader grille and great shaped LED headlights. Moreover, if one needs off-road capable SUV, there is even AT4 trim available.
This trim will sport a more robust appearance thanks to the dark-themed grille, 17-inch alloy wheels, bolder bumpers. All-terrain tires will be standard and one can get 20-inch wheels optionally.
Cabin Features and Techs
The cabin of the upcoming 2021 GMC Acadia will also be refreshed. So, we can expect more upscale materials and soft-touch surfaces. Like before, the new Acadia will be available with three rows of seats and enough space for eight passengers. Cargo space behind is 12.8 cubic space and can be expanded to 79.0-cubic folding down seats. As before, there will be numerous customizations. The standard SL trim includes tri-zone auto climate control, 7.0-inch color touch screen, keyless system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, 4G Wi-Fi hotspot and so on.
Furthermore, going up to trims SLE/SLT, buyers can choose leather upholstery, an 8-inch touch screen with IntelliLink and SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Bose audio system, and a power liftgate. The most popular Denali and AT4 adds a more distinctive design and more safety features.
As always, the GMC manufacturer provides a great safety package. As the standard equipment, this SUV comes with automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, parking sensors, and adaptive cruise control.
2021 GMC Acadia Performance
The forthcoming 2021 GMC Acadia is a reliable SUV that rolls on the robust platform. Thanks to that, this model offers an excellent comfortable ride. If you need more off-road features, you can get an AT4 trim. Like before, the latest GMC Acadia will use the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit that makes 193 horsepower and torque of 188 pound-feet. This is the base model. Optionally, one can get a stronger 3.6-liter V6 turbocharged engine that produces 310 hp and provides 271 pound-feet of torque.
The last powertrain that is also optional is a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that delivers 230 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. All powertrain above will use the same 9-speed automatic transmission, which replaced the aging 6-speed automatic unit. The new 2021 GMC Acadia is a reliable SUV and thanks primarily to the strong engine, it can tow up to 4000 pounds.
2021 GMC Acadia Release Date and Price
The redesigned 2021 GMC Acadia will look more stylish than before. The manufacturer will use the same treatment as on the latest Yukon. This design language is one of the most attractive on the market. According to some hints, the newest Acadia will hit the market in the last quarter of this year.
As for the price, we assume that it will be the same as in the current one. The cost of this model starts at $30,000. However, as you may know, adding the Denali treatment will increase the price to 50, 000. Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Edge, and also Kia Sorento are the models that will try to compete with the new Acadia.