Monday, January 11, 2016

2017 GMC Acadia Revealed: Smaller and Lighter than Before, Still Three Rows


The United States has always been a nation of the ever-bigger. Why buy a large when you can supersize your McMeal? Looking at a Ford F-150? Have you seen the Super Duty? And so it goes with most automakers’ redesigns for existing models. As soon as a vehicle is green-flagged for replacement, everyone from the engineers to the marketing people feverishly set to work embiggening the design. The interior engineers want more interior space, the safety folks want more crumple zone, and the government’s methods for calculating corporate fuel economy incentivize large footprints. GMC, it seems, has defended the Acadia from the Forces of the Large, having made its popular three-row crossover smaller for 2017. READ MORE ››

from Car and Driver Blog

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