The current generation of GMC’s mid-size crossover has been around since 2017 and it looks like it’s time for some changes. From what we know so far, the next generation will arrive already in the next year, like the 2024 GMC Acadia, and it looks like we are about to see big changes once again. As you may know, the original generation of Acadia competed in the full-size segment, while the second and the current generation came with a significant downsize and now competes in the mid-size segment. It looks like the third generation will grow once again in size.
Other than bigger dimensions, the 2024 GMC Acadia will also bring significant updates and upgrades regarding mechanics, technology and aesthetics. It will ride on a completely new platform and, of course, it will bring a completely new styling. The new cabin will feature better quality and offer more space, we presume. On the other hand, thinks about the powertrain are still a little bit unclear.
We expect to see the all-new 2024 GMC Acadia sometime in the second half of the next year.
2024 GMC Acadia Redesign
This redesign is about to bring a lot of novelties and one of the first things we should talk about is the platform. From what we know so far, the new 2024 GMC Acadia will ride on a completely new architecture. The company will use a new version of the GM’s new VSS-F platform, which is highly modular and which will underpin pretty much the entire unibody lineup in the future.
The new platform will bring a lot of benefits, whether it’s about ride quality or technologies. However, many things will remain the same, starting from the transversally-mounted engine and front-wheel drive. Of course, AWD will be available too.
When it comes to the exterior design, the test mule has already been spotted. However, it still wears a complete camouflage. We can’t see the new design language, but we may presume it will take a lot of inspiration from the new Yukon. In other words, the front end, as well as the whole body will come with a boxier and more rugged styling.
The new model will also come with a longer wheelbase and bigger overall dimensions, which will be highly beneficial in terms of interior space. The AT4 version will come with more off-road features that the current version, which comes with hill-descent control and retuned AWD system as only upgrades. Naturally, the Denali trim will continue with exclusive features and design solutions as well.
At this point, the only thing we know for sure is that the 2024 GMC Acadia will feature bigger dimensions than the current model. Therefore, we may presume it will also offer more passenger and cargo space. The current generation isn’t particularly generous in terms of the third-row passenger room, so we expect some notable improvements.
On the other hand, it is still early to talk about the dashboard design. Of course, we count on a modern shape, with more tech features and improved overall quality.
2024 GMC Acadia Engines
This aspect is still a bit of a mistery. Still, most experts suggest that the next–generation model will continue in the same way. In other words, we are about to see a good-old 3.6-liter V6, which currently puts out around 310 horsepower. Logically, we should see a smaller 2.0-liter turbo-four on the offer as well, which would be a perfect choice for those economy-oriented buyers.
Some sources also speculate about new powertrain options. Many believe that GM may modify the new 2.7-liter turbo engine and design a version of this engine that fits transversally. At this point, the officials are still quiet about this.
All engines will come coupled with a 9-speed automatic transmission. Base models will feature front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive will be available too.
2024 GMC Acadia Release Date and Price
While it’s still early to talk about a more precise date, we believe that the 2024 GMC Acadia should hit the market sometime in the second half of the next year. We estimate that base models will cost around 36-37.000 dollars. When it comes to the competition, models like Hyundai Palisade, Honda Pilot etc.