Hands On: 2018 GMC Acadia Denali

7 June 2018, Neil Parkhi


The GMC Acadia is a mid-size SUV, competing with mainly the Ford Explorer. It has always been reliable and has had good ride comfort. Now for 2018, with an all new refresh, it takes things to an all new level. It has an all new design which is unique and stylish and some great technologies as well.


Steering and Transmission
Steering Type Electric assist, Rack and Pinion Power Steering
Transmission Type 6-Speed Automatic
Front Suspension Type Independent MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Type Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Features Stabilizer Bars, Coil Springs, Gas Pressurised Shock Absorbers
Length (in, mm) 193.6in, 4917mm
Width (in, mm) 75.4in, 1915mm
Height (in, mm) 66.0in, 1676mm
Wheelbase (in, mm) 112.5in, 2858mm
Weight (lb, kg) 4353lb, 1974kg
Engine Specifications
Engine Type 3.6 litre 24 valve V6
Power (bhp, PS, kW) 310bhp, 314PS, 231kW @ 6600RPM
Torque (lb-ft, Nm) 271lb-ft, 367Nm @ 4000RPM
0-60 mph (0-97 kmph) 6.2 seconds
Top Speed (mph, kmph) 143 mph, 230 kmph
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank Size (gal, L) 22 gallons, 83L
Fuel Type (AKI, RON) 87 Octane/AKI Petrol (92 RON)
City Fuel Economy (mpg, kmpL) 17mpg, 7kmpL
City Fuel Economy (mpg, kmpL) 25mpg, 11kmpL
Cargo Specifications
Cargo Space from Rear to Row 3 (ft3, L) 12.8ft3, 362L
Cargo Space from Rear to Row 2 (ft3, L) 41.7ft3, 1181L
Cargo Space from Rear to Row 1 (ft3, L) 79ft3, 2237L

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