GMC Just Revealed the Larger, More Tech-Packed 2024 Acadia

Chris Teague
by Chris Teague

gmc just revealed the larger more tech packed 2024 acadia

Midsize SUVs are many automakers’ bread and butter, so they work hard to keep the family haulers updated to stay competitive with the increasingly crowded field of alternatives. GMC’s midsize utility vehicle is getting an update for 2024, with increased exterior dimensions, updated tech, and a harder-core AT4 model with more off-road capability. 

The 2024 Acadia is larger than its predecessor in all areas, measuring a surprising 10.6 inches longer and 3.2 inches taller than the outgoing model. GMC said that increase brought 80 percent more cargo space behind the third row and 36 percent more behind the second-row seats. The SUV offers seven- or eight-passenger seating, depending on the configuration. 

Power comes from a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, making 328 horsepower and 326 pound-feet of torque. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front- or all-wheel drive. The updated AT4 trim gets a new active torque control all-wheel drive system that shifts torque between the wheels that need it, and maximum trailering capacity lands at 5,000 pounds.

The AT4 model gets a one-inch lift and wider track and rides on 18-inch wheels with all-terrain tires. GMC installs off-road suspension, a unique front fascia, and unique interior finishes. At the top of the Acadia lineup, the Denali gets 22-inch wheels and a plush interior that borders on Cadillac levels of luxury. It also gets an active noise cancellation system and a 12-speaker Bose premium stereo.

GMC will offer Super Cruise in the 2024 Acadia, making it the fourth vehicle in its lineup to receive the feature. The SUV also gets a 15-inch portrait-oriented infotainment system and an 11-inch digital gauge cluster. Customizable displays, Google built-in, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard. Several standard advanced driver aids are onboard, including forward collision alerts, blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alerts, high beam assist, and more.

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  • El scotto El scotto on Sep 13, 2023

    Coming up next on WNCEL! Do men actually talk to women? Do women buy vehicles? Do they like driving SUVs? Answers to these questions and more, all you socially awkward listeners.

  • Kosmo Kosmo on Sep 14, 2023

    Soon, mfgs will expand these to the point that they truly are minivans, not that there's anything wrong with that!

    Seriously, too big for a transverse 4-pot and FWD architecture. I'll take an explorer st with a rip-snorting EB V6, RWD architecture, and real towing ability at probably the same out the door cost.

    Oh wait, I just did that a few monts ago, and couldn't be happier.

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