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« on: January 12, 2016, 01:30:13 AM »


http://www.gminsidenews.com/forums/f70/detroit-2017-gmc-acadia-237265/
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2016, 01:33:16 AM »

I've been waiting a long time for this......I love our Acadia (now used as second family around town vehicle as we bought a 15 Yukon) I'm a bit disappointed it's smaller, but I'll wait to see how functional the interior is in person. I think it looks fantastic in and out.
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2016, 08:44:49 AM »

Looks nice. Interesting set of options. The "All Terrain" option opens the market to many who might consider moving from the Jeep world.
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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2016, 09:06:56 AM »

The exterior, interior, and tech are very good. VERY DISAPPOINTED with the smaller size, and lack of 8 speed transmission. Its 2016 and the only other manufacturer to only offer a 6speed in their redesigned mid-size crossover is Toyota in its Highlander (the Highlander usually finishes last in most comparisons because...........IT'S SMALLER DIMENSIONS!). The reason the Lambda sells so well is because of IT'S SIZE. They are a very good alternative to the body on frame full-size suv's like the Yukon/Tahoe in size. GM is clearly trying to widen the gap between their mid-size crossover and their full-size SUV, so they don't compete in sales! The smaller size alone will cause me not to buy it, and look for a good deal on a 2015 or a Honda Passport!
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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2016, 09:20:07 AM »

Another link to the NEW 2017 Acadia webpage from GM

https://www.gmc.com/2017-acadia-mid-size-suv.html
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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2016, 09:40:00 AM »

The exterior, interior, and tech are very good. VERY DISAPPOINTED with the smaller size, and lack of 8 speed transmission. Its 2016 and the only other manufacturer to only offer a 6speed in their redesigned mid-size crossover is Toyota in its Highlander (the Highlander usually finishes last in most comparisons because...........IT'S SMALLER DIMENSIONS!). The reason the Lambda sells so well is because of IT'S SIZE. They are a very good alternative to the body on frame full-size suv's like the Yukon/Tahoe in size. GM is clearly trying to widen the gap between their mid-size crossover and their full-size SUV, so they don't compete in sales! The smaller size alone will cause me not to buy it, and look for a good deal on a 2015 or a Honda Passport!

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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2016, 10:07:03 AM »

I really like it. The All Terrain package looks sharp. I guess I can finally trade my 07 in.
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2016, 10:41:08 AM »

I see an updated Envoy.

the window curve was moved from the Envoys rear window to the Acadias 2nd row window---
but thats what stood out right away...





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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2016, 12:03:09 PM »

I see an updated Envoy.

the window curve was moved from the Envoys rear window to the Acadias 2nd row window---
but thats what stood out right away...








There are a few other GMC models for 2017 taking this body line on the rear window.  The Canyon being one.
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2016, 05:25:52 PM »

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The "All Terrain" option

Just think, "Professional Grade" with an "Active Twin Clutch"!   thumbs up

It just doesn't get any better than that!!!!! Even a competitor with Symmetrical All Wheel Drive won't be able to compete!
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2016, 07:14:56 PM »

I think they really screwed up and it looks like they benchmarked the Ford Explorer and Nissan Pathfinder dimensions.  This should have just become the new Terrain.

  • Third Row is an "option" and available on "most" models?
    The Third Row only fits two people
    Like many have said, it looks like the Envoy XL
    Why is the Third Row Window so small with the high belt line?

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« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2016, 08:00:15 PM »

I haven't seen a good pic of the rear cargo area with the 3rd row seats up.
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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2016, 10:47:52 PM »

I haven't seen a good pic of the rear cargo area with the 3rd row seats up.


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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2016, 07:01:14 AM »

Thanks Slapshot, but I meant the new ACadia.
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« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2016, 09:15:03 AM »

That is the new one.  That picture is from the autoblog article from NAIAS.  thumbs up
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« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2016, 09:20:38 AM »

They really cheapened the back end ... pull-strap seat releases, no hidden cargo box, all plastic on the seat backs and floor.  so sad
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« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2016, 10:00:16 AM »

I think it is attractive, especially the interior on upper trim levels.  However, I think by downsizing they are giving up the best attribute of the outgoing models.  The large, usable interior space is what set the lambdas apart from the huge range of competitors.  I bought one for Its ability to seat seven adults in relative comfort. 

I suspect that is also a big part of the sales success of the lambda vehicles.
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« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2016, 10:02:40 AM »

That is the new one.  That picture is from the autoblog article from NAIAS.  thumbs up

Sorry, when I saw the pic with the people in it I thought it was the older model. Maybe I can't see correctly but it sure looks like there is only the front seatswit the steering wheel and the second row seats but if that's i what good will be the 3rd row seats and any cargo that you would need to carry.
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« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2016, 10:16:37 AM »

Echoing the majority here, I don't like it. It's almost as if GM decided to move from the sweet spot (bigger than mid size SUV, but smaller than large SUV) in the market to join the crowded mid size SUV crowd. GM must obviously have some market research that points to this being the right thing to do, but I just don't see it or understand it. While they are calling this car an Acadia, with the downsizing and moving it away from the lambda platform, it is really an Acadia-In-Name-Only.

One question: does anyone have a thought on what this will do to the resale value of the current Acadias? Acadias have until now retained their values quite nicely, especially for an American vehicle. With the change in platform, does anyone think this will adversely affect resale values?
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« Reply #19 on: January 13, 2016, 11:49:35 AM »

It might actually increase resale values for people want the larger Acadia.
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