2016 GMC Acadia Research & Reviews

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4.36/5 Average
14 Total Reviews

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  • I love my new 2016 Acadia SLT-1 with options - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    The ride is very smooth, quiet ride and I wouldn't have one of these without all the safety feature added to it. This vehicle feels very large when driving it and I don't always park it correctly unless I get out and see if I am in the lines. I am getting better at it since I have had it for 2 months now. I drive half city and half highway to work and back and get average of 20 mpg. That is a fair amount mpg for such a large vehicle. I did purchase one with all the bells and whistles to alert me 360 degrees around the car for safety hazards. I love these features since there are blind spots and the features help provide a second pair of eyes around me when I am driving. This car fits nicely in my garage also! The materials and interior gauges, etc are excellent and should hold up for the duration that I will own this car. My only remarks on the cons, probably wouldn't have covered the rear view vanity mirrors with cloth and the captains seat belts in the second row is inward too much,,,,,,pushes on my hip when the seat belt is locked in.

  • Mt third Acadia - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    This is my third one and I still like it quite a bit. I downsized from a Chevy Suburban since my kids were grown. This is a great size.

  • Great to own - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    The car has lots of road holding to the high way as you drive. Feels very safe as you drive and cars around you. Great wide windshield to see what is around you

  • The 2016 GMC Acadia Denali is my favorite vehicle - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    I've read the other reviews and don't share their opinions, so I wanted to add mine. The 2016 GMC Acadia Denali is my favorite vehicle I've ever owned. I've had infiniti, honda, acura, pontiac, jeep, toyota, and now the GMC. It's the most solid, luxurious vehicle I've owned. It isn't perfect and may not be what you are looking for, but for me, I traded my Toyota Sienna XLE minivan to go to this and got a luxury SUV while only losing a small amount of cargo space. My family and I love it. The heads up display is fantastic. I can remote start my car from my android app from anywhere on the planet and the car, based on outside temperatures, automatically turns on seat heaters and defrosters in the cold to warm it up. The towing rating is solid and the tow button works very well to control a heavy load. The seats are comfortable and I don't have back fat. I'm 6', 168 pounds and wear a size 38 sport coat. I have no idea why someone would think you need to be fat to be comfortable in these seats. It escapes me. Also, the headrests do stick forward slightly for safety, but they are adjustable front to back in addition to up and down. Perhaps the other reviewer may be more comfortable by adjusting the headrests backward. The engine is also more than adequate to get 6 people around town and up a WV mountain with no issues at all. Now, my 0-60 time is not competitive with my 370z, but that's why I bought the 370z - not the Acadia. In my opinion, the generous cargo space, high towing capacity, plenty of seating and the level of luxury makes this my favorite SUV at the moment and my favorite car of all time. Hope you try it out and determine whether it works for you.

  • 2016 GMC Acadia Denali FWD - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    Total comfort in a classy looking SUV! Though the Denali is on the high end of the price tag, it makes up for it in style, comfort, and beauty. The options in the open road package make it worth the money if you enjoy all the technology upgrades as well as the extra comfort perks.

  • GMC Acadia 4WD Great for Towing - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    We've had our new Acadia for about 6 months and we LOVE it! I'd been looking for something to replace our dying 2007 Chevy Avalanche and my biggest concern was towing our camper. I stumbled on the Acadia quite by accident and we're so glad I did. It's a great looking car, has a very comfortable and roomy interior, plenty of power, steers and handles well and this mighty 6-cylinder tows our camper better than the 8-cylinder Avalanche, thanks to the smooth 6-speed automatic transmission! The gas mileage is a combined 17 mpg, which could be better. The biggest thing I don't like is the rear mud guards. They are hard plastic and hang low enough to scrape on those cement blocks in parking lots. I suspect they will eventually need to be replaced with flexible ones. We've been on long trips with it and love the ride and comfort.

  • Love it! - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    Love my car!

  • Great Family SUV - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    The key for me purchasing this car is that there is a true 3rd row that teenage/adult passengers can sit comfortably.

  • Great car - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    After debating on a Yukon or Acadia I went with the 2016 Acadia Denali AWD. After owning the car for almost a year I wish I would have gone for the Yukon instead. The car is clearly made for young kids especially in the back seats! The captains chairs in the 2nd row need to be able to lean all the way back and they are quite tricky to try and fold to get people out of the 3rd row. They also need to be a tad bit wider for the average adult. The thing I hate most about the car is the cup holders! They were clearly built for little kids drinks so nothing large will go in them and if you do get them in and shut the car door it falls right out and then makes a mess!! The trunk space is also nice but if you have a car load don't plan on hauling much luggage! Another thing I hate about the car is when you are driving you can not type in an address in the navagation system. I do realize this is a safety feature but it can sometimes be annoying! The car sometimes seems like it has trouble figuring out when to shift and when you sit in the 2nd row you can hear it. The car is also quite heavy feeling so it's hard to slow it down! The car also drinks gas pretty fast at 17 mpg. The overall look of the car is very nice and the chrome details really make the car. If GMC could fix the issues I've explained the car would be absolutely perfect!

  • Too many service visits. - 2016 GMC Acadia
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    I like my 2016 Acadia Denali, but I have spent way too much time at the dealers service dept. Yes it is all covered under warranty, but it is a hassle to make time to get to the dealer..... 3000 miles in 7 weeks and I have had it into the service dept. 5 times. 1) & 2) Parked my new $50,000 SUV in my garage and noticed window washer fluid leaking out onto the floor. Took it to the dealer they couldn't find it. Rose hell and took it to the dealer again. they found the leak and fixed it. 3) check engine light, new gas cap, problem solved. 4) one week later check engine light again. Replaced some pressure sensor (emissions related), problem solved. 5) Side mouldings on both drivers doors is falling off. To the dealer again.

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