The 2022 GMC Acadia is a midsize three-row family crossover that’s popular with Watsonville area GMC shoppers, thanks to its spacious interior, outstanding driving dynamics, and long list of standard features. They also appreciate the Acadia’s attractive styling, easy-to-use infotainment system, and plentiful cargo space. The Acadia slots between the smaller Terrain and the larger Yukon in GMC’s roster. Drivers looking for an attractive SUV that seats six should place the 2022 GMC Acadia at the top of their shopping list.
According to the GMC dealership near Watsonville, the 2022 GMC Acadia is available in four trim levels: SLE, SLT, AT4 and Denali. The SLE and SLT trims employ a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 230 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The AT4 and Denali are equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 that cranks out 310 hp and 271 lb-ft of torque. This unit is optional on the SLT trim. Both engines are linked to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The AT4 trim gets standard all-wheel drive. The other models are equipped with front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive optional.
EPA-estimated fuel economy is rated at up to 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.*
Watsonville area GMC shoppers love the 2022 Acadia’s sophisticated cabin, which boasts up-to-date styling and soft-touch surfaces. The active noise cancellation system works to isolate the cabin from road and wind noise. Third-row passengers can get in and out of the vehicle easily with the Acadia’s Smart Slide system.
Drivers who need to store cargo will find plenty of room. The folks at the GMC dealership near Watsonville tell us the 2022 GMC Acadia has 12.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row. With the second and third rows folded, 79 cubes are on offer to carry along whatever you want to take along for the ride.
The base SLE trim gets a host of standard features, including 18-inch wheels, tri-zone automatic climate control, keyless ignition and entry, an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an audio system with six speakers, Bluetooth, five USB ports and a Wi-Fi hot spot.
The GMC Pro Safety Plus package is now standard. It comes with automatic high beams, automatic emergency braking, front pedestrian braking, parking sensors, lane-keeping assist with lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert, rear cross-traffic alert, a following-distance indicator, and lane-change alert with blind-spot monitoring.
GM manufactures safe vehicles. Buyers are glad to know the 2022 GMC Acadia keeps the driver and passengers safe. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2022 GMC Acadia its top overall safety rating of five stars. As of this writing, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety hasn’t tested the 2022 Acadia, but the 2021 model received the highest score of Good in all crash tests. We expect the current model to earn the same marks.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.