It has been rumoured that the upcoming 2016 GMC Acadia Denali will be used as a weapon by the auto maker to launch an assault to the very competitive market of full size crossovers in the present market.

2016 GMC Acadia Redesign
2016 GMC Acadia Redesign

It is no news that the current market has become saturated by both the number of Sports Utility Vehicles and also increasing in popularity. This makes auto makers rush for production of their concept cars and also equip them with the latest features and technologies if they wish to survive.

General Motors Company has also become one of the auto makers to embrace this unfamiliar contest and while the Acadia Denali has been showering in success, it still faces an onslaught from other strong rivals.

2016 GMC Acadia Denali exterior

The exterior of the new 2016 GMC Acadia Denali will not change as much, with much to feature similarly to the current model in the market. The previous Denali was quite handsome with a combination of lines and curves.

Front three quarter view of 2016 GMC Acadia Denali
Front three quarter view of 2016 GMC Acadia Denali

The front fascia will still retain its base rectangular curved grille with re GMC lettering embedded on it. The grill will also be chrome covered in case you wish to go with the top trims.

Back view of 2016 GMC Acadia Denali
Back view of 2016 GMC Acadia Denali

The new crossover will also be available in a palette of colours to suit individual customer’s taste. Both the rear and front arches will be rather pronounced with the rear end being finished in a stylish design.

2016 GMC Acadia Denali interior

The interior of the 2016 GMC Acadia Denali will be a spacious one with a seating of up to 8 passengers. The nicely rounded designed dashboard will come equipped with a heavy instrument panel which features many controls.

Interior of new 2016 GMC Acadia Denali
Interior of new 2016 GMC Acadia Denali

A 6.5 touch screen display does all the infotainment features. Higher Denali trim levels will come with various features ranging from premium navigation, ventilated front seats and Bose premium audio systems will all come standard.

An array of safety features will also be forthcoming, you should expect a rear view camera, blind sport camera, rear park assist, cross traffic alerts, lane departure warnings and forward collision alert.

2016 GMC Acadia Denali engine

Not a lot of options will be available under the hood of the new 2016 GMC Acadia Denali. As a matter of fact, it doesn’t get no other engine apart from the 3.6L V6 engine which generates up to 281 hp and 266 pounds of torque.

The only standard transmission system is the six-speed. The new crossover will also get a FWD and an optional AWD as well. The EPA estimated ratings from the previous model was 17/24 in the city/highway for the FWD and 16/23 for the AWD with no much expected change with the new vehicle.

2016 Acadia GMC Denali release date and price

Buyers should expect the new 2016 GMC Acadia Denali to make a US debut this coming summer with a price tag of 36,000 USD for the base model and up to 49,500 USD for the upper trim version.