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GMC Acadiav 2013

GMC unveiled the brand new 2013 Acadia and Acadia Denali on the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, highlighting a brand new outside and protection capabilities inclusive of the industry's first the front middle air bag.

GMC Acadia, which released in 2007 as GMC's first crossover and described a phase that has considering the fact that surged in popularity, had the satisfactory income in its five-12 months records in 2011. The Denali version, delivered in mid-2010, broadened Acadia's attraction to luxurious clients with its aggregate of capability and style.

"With an award-triumphing aggregate of space, functionality and fuel-efficiency, Acadia epitomizes GMC's 'by no means say by no means' mind-set," stated Tony DiSalle, U.S. vp of GMC Marketing. "For 2013, our engineers and architects carried out that equal mind-set to growing the brand new Acadia."

GMC Acadia keeps the indoors capability famous with families, inclusive of the SmartSlide seating device, which lets in smooth get right of entry to to the 1/3 row for each seven- and eight-passenger seating configurations. Likewise, each the second one and 1/3 row nevertheless fold flat for class-main most shipment space, inclusive of the cappotential to hold 48-inch-extensive sheet goods, including drywall and plywood.

First impressions are everything, and the 2013 Acadia turned into advanced to make a robust one. A chiseled, three-bar grille sits prominently withinside the new, extra upright layout.

Diffused LED jogging lamps lend a top class appearance to the GMC Acadia and are general on all fashions, no matter whether or not general projector beam or elective HID headlamps are selected. New taillamp detailing displays the improvements up the front.

The new GMC Acadia receives different diffused outside layout updates, inclusive of wrap-round rear glass and a brand new rear spoiler. New 18-, 19- and 20-inch wheel styles supplement the automobile's traces and stance.

The GMC Acadia's subtle indoors makes use of upgraded soft-contact substances, with French sewing that provides a tailor-made appearance and pink ambient mild flowing throughout the dashboard. SLT and Denali fashions get aluminum accents at the middle console, doorways and dash.

Industry-different protection

The redesigned Acadia can be the primary automobile available in the marketplace with GMC's new the front middle air bag device, created to defend drivers and the front passengers in far-facet effect crashes in which the affected occupant is at the opposite, non-struck facet of the automobile. It deploys from the inboard facet of the driving force's seat and positions itself among the driving force and the front passenger.

"While no restraint era can deal with all frame areas or all capacity injuries, the the front middle air bag is designed to paintings with the automobile's different air luggage and protection belts to together supply a fair extra complete occupant restraint device," stated Gay Kent, GM government director of Vehicle Safety and Crashworthiness.

Standard at the GMC Acadia Denali and to be had on different fashions are Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert structures. These structures use radar to observe spots the driving force might not be capable of see - and offer seen and audible warnings to assist save you collisions.

Every GMC Acadia version additionally comes general with six months of OnStar's Directions and Connections service, which incorporates computerized crash reaction, flip-through-flip navigation, roadside assistance, emergency offerings hyperlink and far flung door unlocking. OnStar's RemoteLink telecellsmartphone app lets in for far flung automobile fame reports, prolonged locking and unlocking functionality, and far flung begin capability to distance restricted simplest through mobile telecellsmartphone service, in preference to the few hundred toes of the usual key fob.

The 2013 Acadia's redesigned infotainment capabilities characteristic capacitive contact controls that use electrodes to feel the conductive residences of gadgets including the contact of a finger.

GMC's Color Touch Radio - first delivered at the 2012 Terrain - is general withinside the GMC Acadia. Available IntelliLink lets in clients to seamlessly combine their smartphones for hands-unfastened calling thru the audio device and Bluetooth streaming of famous net radio favorites Pandora and Stitcher. IntelliLink additionally lets in voice manage of USB-related iPods for smooth get right of entry to to saved music.

Other audio device capabilities consist of HD radio functionality, a image viewer and a general rear-imaginative and prescient digital digicam with dynamic manual traces on the way to show at the excessive-definition screen.

Mechanically, the 2013 Acadia advantages from a next-era Hydra-Matic 6T70 six-velocity computerized transmission with higher shift reaction and stepped forward drivability.

GMC Acadia's most-famous options, inclusive of rear-seat entertainment, a Dual SkyScape sunroof and a trailering package, stay to be had.

Exclusive Denali returns

GMC Acadia's famous among the finest Denali trim represents 30 percentage of income, so a excessive precedence turned into located on including top class facilities and refining Denali's signature layout cues. New or redesigned outside additions consist of:

  • New, third-dimensional polished grille
  • Redesigned decrease the front and rear fascias
  • Body-shadeation decrease cladding and rocker moldings, rear fascia and fender flares
  • Unique frame-facet moldings with chrome accents and Denali badges
  • Dual flow-thru chrome exhaust stores incorporated into the rear fascia
  • 20-inch machined wheels

Inside, Denali provides general consolation and protection capabilities, inclusive of:

  • Perforated leather-based seating and Denali-precise Cocoa Dune upholstery shadeation
  • Leather-wrapped guidance wheel with wooden inserts and energy tilt/telescope
  • Aluminum trim accents
  • Heated and cooled the front seats
  • Accent lights in footwells and lighted sill plates with Denali logo
  • Color Touch navigation
  • Side Blind Zone and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Dual SkyScape sunroof device, with sliding the front sunroof and glued rear section
  • All-wheel power

"When designing the brand new Acadia, we taken into consideration the modern shapes and substances GMC customers count on from many merchandise they buy," stated Dave Lyon, government director of layout. "The Denali's interest to element is the closing demonstration of this approach."

All 2013 GMC Acadia fashions are powered through a fuel-efficient, 3.6L direct injection V-6 with variable valve timing, generating 288 horsepower (215 kW) and 270 lb-ft (266 Nm) of torque. Front-wheel power is general, even as the delivered manage of all-wheel power is to be had. Maximum towing capability is 5,000 pounds (2268 kg).

The 2013 GMC Acadia and Acadia Denali can be constructed on the Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant in Lansing, Mich. Pricing, availability and extra info can be introduced toward the automobile's on-sale date in overdue 2012.