Vehicle Overview

The GMC Acadia is a full-size crossover SUV that's available with front- or all-wheel drive. It can seat seven or eight. Competitors include the Ford Explorer, Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot. The Acadia shares its platform with the Chevrolet Traverse.

New for 2015

SLT-2 and Denali trim levels now have a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel.

The below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.


Exterior Highlights

  • Massive, three-bar grille
  • 18-inch aluminum wheels; 19- and 20-inch aluminum wheels available
  • Automatic headlights
  • Rear park assist
  • Available projector-beam high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Available power liftgate

Interior Highlights

  • Seats seven or eight
  • 60/40-split bench seat or captain's chairs in second row
  • Available IntelliLink multimedia system
  • Available head-up display
  • Available navigation system
  • Available rear-seat entertainment system
  • Available heated and cooled front seats

Under the Hood

  • 281-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine (288 hp for Denali model)
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Front- or all-wheel drive 
  • 5,200-pound towing capacity

Safety Features

  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags for all rows of seats 
  • Backup camera
  • Available side-impact airbag between front seats
  • Available blind spot warning system with rear cross-traffic alert 
  • Available forward collision alert 
  • Available lane departure warning