2021 GMC Acadia | Mid-Size SUV – Towing Capacity, Price, Trim Levels, Colors & More!
GMC Mid-Size SUV | 3rd Row Seating
If you’re shopping for a stylish and versatile family vehicle, the 2021 GMC Acadia should be at the top of your list. It’s a midsize, three-row SUV that offers a sophisticated and spacious interior, a smooth and quiet ride, refined handling, and powerful performance. With a choice of five trim levels, three engines, and the option of all-wheel drive, you can configure your Acadia with the features and performance to match your style.
2021 GMC Acadia Specs
On the inside, the GMC Acadia specs are impressive and thoughtfully designed. With its flexible third-row seating, it comfortably seats up to seven people. The standard SmartSlide second-row seats make for simple access to the rear seats, and an available second-row passenger-side tip function slides and angles the seat forward to make getting in and out of the third row even easier.
2021 GMC Acadia Interior
The 2021 Acadia also boasts a generous cargo capacity. With a full passenger load, you have 12.8 cubic feet of luggage space. Folding down the second- and third-row seats gives you a spacious cargo area of 79 cubic feet. A clever under-floor storage compartment enables you to stow small items out of the way. For even more flexibility, available GMC Acadia accessories include a cargo package with a vertical net and retractable cargo shade.
In the SL, you’ll find cloth seating, 60/40 split-folding second-row seats, and a 50/50 slit-folding third row. Interior features include push-button start, a 4.2-inch multi-information display, cruise control, three-zone automatic climate control, a tilting and telescoping steering column, and dual 12-volt power outlets.
SLT models offer remote start, perforated leather upholstery, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a 120-volt power outlet. The AT4 has exclusive cloth seating and unique styling details.
The range-topping Denali adds premium leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, a power passenger seat, heated second-row seats, and driver memory functions. You also get an 8-inch digital instrument panel, a head-up display, an automatic heated steering wheel, and a power tilting and telescoping steering column.
Advanced Performance and Efficiency
Under the hood of SL and SLE models is a smooth 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 193 horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torque. Available for the SLE and standard on the SLT is a responsive 228-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 258 pound-feet of torque.
AT4 and Denali models come standard with a powerful turbocharged 3.6-liter V-6 engine delivering 310 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque. Each engine is paired with a slick-shifting nine-speed automatic transmission and features stop/start technology with a deactivation switch.
The base engine provides up to 21 mpg for city driving and 27 mpg on the highway. With the 2.0-liter turbo, you’ll get up to 22 and 29 mpg for city and highway driving, while the V-6 offers up to 19 and 27 mpg.
2021 GMC Acadia Towing Capacity
Most Acadia models come standard with front-wheel drive. The AT4 features a standard active torque all-wheel-drive (AWD) system that is an option on all but the SL trim. An available traction select system for front-wheel-drive models offers Normal, Snow, Sport, and Trailer Tow driving modes. AWD models have FWD, AWD, Sport, Off Road, and Trailer Tow modes.
The basic GMC Acadia towing capacity with a standard trailer hitch is 1,000 pounds. However, if you need even greater capacity, Acadia models equipped with the V-6 engine and the available trailering package can tow up to 4,000 pounds. The package includes:
- Seven-pin wiring harness.
- Class III hitch.
- Heavy-duty cooling system.
- 170-amp alternator.
- Hitch guidance.
- Hitch guidance with hitch view on SLT, AT4, and Denali models.
With that kind of pulling power, you can take your biggest toys on your adventures.
2021 GMC Acadia Price
For refined and affordable motoring, the GMC Acadia price starts with an MSRP of $30,995. To fully appreciate the striking features of the 2021 GMC Acadia, you need to see it for yourself. Contact us at Sweeney Cars to arrange a test drive at our GMC Dealership and see why the Acadia should be your next vehicle.
GMC Acadia Accessories
To keep you connected and entertained, the Acadia SL has an infotainment system with an 8-inch touch-screen display, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, a Wi-Fi hot spot, Bluetooth, voice recognition, five USB ports, the GMC Connected app, and six-speaker audio. The SLE adds satellite radio. With the SLT trim and up, you get navigation and a premium eight-speaker Bose audio system with HD radio.
Safety doesn’t take a back seat in the Acadia. Standard driver assistance technology includes lane change warning with side blind-zone warning, rear cross-traffic warning, rear park assist, and an HD rearview camera. The SLT features forward collision alert, autonomous emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, a following distance indicator, lane-keep assist, lane departure alert, and forward parking assist.
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