The Acadia is a crossover sport utility vehicle that provides owners the interior space of an SUV, with the superior handling common to cars. One of the largest crossovers available, the Acadia features three rows and the option of seven or eight seats. Its strongest suit is its safety features, which have made the Acadia stand out as one of the safest vehicles of any type to travel in. It was given five-star scores in safety for occupants of each and every seat and also earned excellent rollover ratings.
The interior of the Acadia is quite dignified, especially for a crossover. The Denali version of the Acadia, which was just released for the 2011 model year, offers even more elegance and luxury. Standard and optional features include the OnStar service, an auxillary audio jack, XM Satellite Radio with a three-month free trial and climate control, just to name a few. The amount of cargo space is unparalleled from other crossovers in its class, at almost 70 cubic feet of room with the back row folded down and an astounding 115 cubic feet with the second row folded down.
The Acadia is also nothing short of a workhorse in terms of its performance capabilities; it turns out 288 horsepower from its 3.6-liter V6 engine and offers a very responsive six-speed automatic transmission. The front-wheel drive version achieves 17 and 24 miles per gallon highway and city, respectively. Sales of this quality vehicle have been increasing since its inception and as GMC’s premier crossover, it looks as if the Acadia will be sticking around for years to come.