2011 GMC Acadia Overview
If you demand the handling of a car with the utility of an SUV, then you’ll be more-than happy with the spacious and capable 2011 GMC Acadia crossover.
The 2011 GMC Acadia is powered by a 288-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine, which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and has optional all-wheel drive (front-wheel drive is standard). Available in four trim levels: SL, SLE, SLT-1 and SLT-2, the Acadia offers something for everyone. The Acadia’s engine makes use of direct-injection technology which increases efficiency, and helps the Acadia receive 16-17 mpg in the city and 23-24 mpg on the highway, which is comparable to the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander and Mazda CX-9. If you’re looking to do some hauling, the 2011 GMC Acadia can tow up to 5,200 pounds when properly equipped.
Interior space and flexibility is ample, with seating for seven or eight occupants, depending on your choice between two captain’s chairs in the second row (7), or a 60/40-split bench (8). Receive up to 116 cubic feet of cargo storage if you decide to fold the second- and third-row seats flat.
The 2011 Acadia continues to pile on the amenities as move up trim levels. The SL comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, front and rear air-conditioning, power accessories, cruise control, and a six-speaker CD/MP3 stereo system with XM satellite radio. The SLE adds foglamps, a power liftgate, remote ignition, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth, rear parking sensors and a back-up camera.
The SLT-1 offers 19-inch wheels, heated mirrors, a variable-assist steering system, tri-zone automatic climate control, rear audio controls and headphone jacks, leather upholstery, heated front seats and a ten-speaker Bose stereo with a USB audio jack. The premium SLT-2 adds 20-inch chrome wheels, power-folding heated mirrors with driver-side auto-dimming, leather upholstery, and a towing preparation package. An available rear-seat entertainment system makes the Acadia a great vehicle for family vacations. For 2011, the Acadia adds the upscale Denali trim level with even more additional amenities.
Safety for the 2011 GMC Acadia comes standard starting with an advanced airbag system including frontal and side-impact for driver and front passenger and head curtain side-impact for all rows in outboard seating positions. StabiliTrak stability-control system and brake assist with traction control also come standard as well as a one-year subscription to OnStar’s Directions and Connections plan, which includes automatic crash response, stolen vehicle assistance, remote door unlock, roadside assistance, turn-by-turn navigation, hands-free calling, and vehicle diagnostics.
Enjoy ample power coupled with versatile utility and copious amounts of amenities with the 2011 GMC Acadia crossover.