Guide to GMC Acadia Design Specs and Features at Palmen!

By Product Expert | Posted in GMC Acadia, New models, Vehicle technology on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 12:47 pm
Black 2018 GMC Acadia in the Desert

What Are the 2018 GMC Acadia Performance Specs and Features?

Capable, luxurious and fun to drive, the 2018 GMC Acadia is a fan favorite at Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac. Tailor-made for the family who wants to upgrade their day-to-day drive, the GMC Acadia provides drivers with a spacious, family-friendly cabin that is married to power-packed engine options. If you have come to love the GMC Acadia, you may want to know – what are the 2018 GMC Acadia performance specs and features? Find out with this overview of GMC Acadia performance at Palmen!


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2.5-Liter Four-Cylinder Engine Specs 

When you opt for the luxury-infused 2018 GMC Acadia, you will enjoy the mechanical machinations of a standard 193-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder direct-injection engine that manufactures 188 pound-feet of torque. Married to a six-speed automatic transmission, the 2.5-liter GMC Acadia will earn 21 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. 

3.6-Liter V-6 Engine Specs 

Drivers who want to upgrade performance can opt for the power-packed 310-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 engine that makes 271 pound-feet of torque. Paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox, the six-cylinder GMC Acadia achieves an impressive 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. When properly equipped, the 3.6-liter GMC Acadia will tow up to 4,000 pounds.

Close Up of 2018 GMC Acadia Center Console with the Terrain Select System
Cutaway View of the 2018 GMC Acadia Real-Time Suspension System

Traction Select System

Sharpen performance and upgrade your day-to-day commute with the 2018 GMC Acadia’s Traction Select System. With this innovative performance feature in place, you will have a choice of four driver-selectable modes when you equip all-wheel drive – Off-Road, Snow, Sport and Trailer/Tow — that will each tailor performance to fit your driving style.

Continuously Variable Real-Time Damping Suspension 

A flawless ride is a highlight of the 2018 GMC Acadia that drivers have come to love and it is created by an innovative Continuously Variable Real-Time Damping Suspension. This innovative suspension produces a calm, collected ride by employing a suite of sensors to monitor and adapt the suspension dampers in real time.  


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What are the 2018 GMC Acadia performance specs and features? Learn more about what makes the GMC Acadia tick with this guide to GMC-brand performance features. Visit the Palmen Buick GMC Cadillac inventory today to find a car, truck or crossover that will fit your lifestyle and budget!

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