A Driving Experience with the 2019 GMC Acadia Denali


GMC launched the 2019 Acadia Denali as a three-row crossover that can be ordered as mid-to-large sized and you can opt for either a 6 seat arrangement or extend to a 7 seating one. It is a solid, straight-shooting crossover SUV with families in mind.

Power Pack Options

As shared by the experts of the Lemon Grove GMC dealer, the base engine of the 2019 GMC Acadia Denali is a 2.5-liter inline-4 one that can squeeze out a 193 of horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torque, when specially mated to a slick-shifting 6-speed automatic transmission.

The 2019 GMC Acadia Denali includes one 3.6-liter V6 engine that bears an output capacity of 310 hp when paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and makes a 271 lb-ft of torque. The Front-wheel drive is standard in this model while all-wheel drive is an option for you.

Whether you drive the front- or all-wheel drive, the 2019 GMC Acadia Denali shows up its capability of riding with vigor. The rides never waver, irrespective of driving through the bottle-necking traffic of the town, on the free highways, or on off-road conditions even under inclement weather conditions. The 2019 Acadia also makes a strong point for its classy ride quality.

Fuel Economy

With these options of powertrain the 2019 GMC Acadia Denali can cover a distance of 17 mpg in the city roads, 25 mpg on the highways and 20 mpg in a Combined trip as estimated by the EPA.

Safety Measures

This is one single aspect where the 2019 GMC Acadia might leave you disappointed. It still has got lot of scope to improve its safety features and make them available for the average buyers.Till now, to avail the basic safety features likeadaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, and active lane control, people have to go for the SLT or Denali trims, while in the same range of price, othermanufacturing brands havebeen making these features available as standard on all of their vehicle models.

The Driving Comfort

The Acadia comes with an  aptly weighted steering wheel with thick four-spokesthat provides good grip and control for the one who is sitting behind the wheels. The standout feature noticed and acknowledged in the 2019 GMC Acadia is its driving experience. The driving quality climbs higher because of its independent suspension, that successfully absorbs the imperfections of the roads with ease, in spite of riding on wheels as large as 18 or 20 inches.

For those who want to opt to go with the all-wheel drive, GMC has an offer for the 2019 Acadia Denali drivers to select a mode from the three drive modes, namely the sport, towing, and off-road modes, and even to switch between the drivetrain of two- and four-wheel in order to save fuel especially on extreme weather conditions. But the experts of the Lemon Grove GMC recommends bringing the mode back to all-wheel drive, if you are driving through rough terrains especially on the season of winter.

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