GMC Acadia Models and Acadia History

Renowned as a truck brand, GMC exited their comfort zone slightly with the debut of their Acadia crossover vehicle in 2007. Based on a car-like platform, the GMC Acadia marked the first time since the 1987 Caballero that the marque sold a product not built on a traditional truck frame. A large crossover utility vehicle spanning 201.1 inches in overall length, the 2007 GMC Acadia featured a fully independent suspensions and a choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drivetrains. Powering the 2007 Acadia was a gasoline 3.6-liter V-6 producing 275 horsepower connected to a six-speed automatic transmission.

 

Despite its large size, the 2007 GMC Acadia delivered respectable fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon city and 26 miles per gallon highway with front-wheel drive. Depending on the chosen interior configuration, the Acadia could hold up to eight passengers. Air conditioning, power mirrors, keyless entry as well as an AM/FM stereo system with CD player and MP3 compatibility was standard on all Acadia crossover vehicles. An enhanced 3.6-liter powerplant was dropped into the 2009 Acadia featuring gasoline direct injection technology. Utilizing direct injection, the 2009 GMC Acadia gained 13 horsepower bringing total engine output to 288. In 2011, a high-end luxury Acadia Denali first appeared equipped with HID headlights, 20-inch chrome wheels and seating upholstered with perforated leather.

 

Receiving revised front and rear styling for 2013, the GMC Acadia was also given LED daytime running lights was part of its new exterior appearance. Inside, a Color Touch radio became standard with optional IntelliLink connectivity. The interior of the 2013 GMC Acadia also introduced the availability of the industry’s first front center airbag. Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning were added to the standard feature list for all Acadias in 2014.

New and Used Acadia Prices, GMC Acadia Model Years and History

GMC’s midsize Acadia SUV offers multifarious uses, doubling as a family hauler or weekend excursionist.
GMC’s sleek-looking Acadia SUV boasts three-rows and a long list of standard features and options.
The GMC Acadia brings serious storage space, towing capacity and interior room to the large crossover SUV class.
Ebullient interior features and a contrasted and stylish exterior, plus roomy third-row seating and extra storage area make the GMC Acadia a highly desirable and well-priced crossover.
A sleek design, combined with functionality and comfort, make the 2014 GMC Acadia a top notch full-size crossover.
Restyled for 2013, the GMC Acadia is a full size crossover now available with the industry's first front-center airbag.
An upscale offering in the full-sized crossover utility vehicle class, the massive yet agile 2012 GMC Acadia rolls smartly with front and all-wheel drive choices.
Featuring two new exterior colors and a luxury-appointed Denali trim, the crossover utility 2011 GMC Acadia is premium-suited family vehicle.
The 2010 GMC Acadia is a stout yet stylish crossover SUV with optional seating for eight and a 288 hp V6.
Ranking highly as a family-oriented crossover, the eight-passenger 2009 GMC Acadia provides a comfortable ride, good fuel economy, above-average towing capability and ease of driving for its size.
A 275 hp 3.6L V6 powers the 2008 GMC Acadia crossover utility vehicles, which now features XM satellite radio as standard equipment across all trims.
A brand-new crossover SUV, the 2007 GMC Acadia is available with FWD or AWD and seating for up to eight passengers.