How Good an SUV Does the 2020 GMC Acadia Make?


The surge in popularity for the segment of crossover SUVs is continuing since the car type entered the automotive market. It is not much difficult to analyze the reason behind this ever increasing market demand, since the name of its body type says it all. Crossover SUV refers to the kind of vehicle that combines the performance and abilities of an SUV with the comfort and luxury of a compact car, which is the ultimate requirement for any family or individual car user.

It is because of this market demand that all the auto manufacturers are now investing in the production of crossover SUVs, even the ones who were mostly truck manufacturers. One such manufacturing brand is the GMC. Today we can see a handful of good crossover SUV models holding the GMC logo on their front grille. And the 2020 GMC Acadia is one of the most popular model among them, confirmed the Palmyra Buick dealer.

Truck LikePerformer

The 2020 GMC Acadia joins the segment of full sized three-row crossover SUV and is known for its overdose of power input. GMC as a well-known truck manufacturing brand continued to enable the same engineering components in the crossover model that it uses for making the trucks. So practically speaking the 2020 GMC Acadia is more of a crossover breed between truck and compact car, as the performance echoes that of a truck and the level of comfort is no less than a compact family sedan.

Even the base models of the 2020 GMC Acadia use a2.5-liter inline-4 engine rated at 193-hp. There is a new powertrain combination that got added to the existing ones, which is of 2.0-liter turbo-4 capacity. It is able to throw out 230-horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque when it is blended with a 9-speed automatic transmission. Here we must mention that this newfound transmission replaced the earlier 6-speed automatic one.It also ads to the powertrain a stop/start system toincrease its fuel efficiency. The strongest powerplant in this lineup is the 310-hp making 3.6-liter V-6 engine, which is also offered on other trims as a performance boosting option.

Feature Richness

The year 2020 brought the GMC Acadia a few changes among which you can see new exterior mirrors integrated with the LED turn signals and a new power liftgate on the SLT, AT4, and Denali trim models that is meant to project the GMC logo on the ground when the engine is turned on.

The 2020 GMC Acadia can be configured with different seating capacities. As a three row crossover it is able to seat seven passengers by default. But if you opt for the second row captain chairs, then only six people can fit in with comfort.

With all the seats occupied, the 2020 GMC Acadia leaves out 12.8 cubic feet of space for cargo behind the third row, which can be extended to 41.7 cubic feet by compromising thethird row, and furthermore expanded to 79 cubic feet by tumbling down the second.

The staffs at Palmyra GMC dealer explained that for convenience GMC equips the infotainment section of 2020 Acadia with high connectivity options like two extra USB Type-C ports for the center console, a new head-up display system with a 15-watt wireless charging pad to help you stay connected throughout your journey.