2017-GMC-Aca­dia-De­nali 2017-GMC-Aca­dia-All-Ter­rain Be­hbe­hani de­buts the all-new 2017 GMC Aca­dia in Kuwait

Epic launch cer­e­mony at GMC show­room

Kuwait Times - - BUSINESS -

The all-new 2017 Aca­dia - de­signed to of­fer great ver­sa­til­ity and re­fine­ment, with more ad­vanced safety tech­nolo­gies -avail­able for sale in Kuwait GMC show­rooms, start­ing from KD10,999.

Over an ex­clu­sive launch­ing event, GMC’s of­fi­cial dealer in Kuwait - Mo­hammed Saleh & Reda Yousuf Be­hbe­hani - un­veiled Aca­dia’s all­new model lineup, fea­tur­ing the Aca­dia SLE & SLT, Aca­dia De­nali and All Ter­rain at the main GMC Show­room lo­cated in Al-Rai Area (Mo­hamad Bin Al Qassem St.). The event saw an im­pres­sive at­ten­dance of cus­tomers, cor­po­rate clients, and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the press, as well as mem­bers of Gen­eral Mo­tors’ se­nior man­age­ment who trav­elled to Kuwait specif­i­cally to at­tend the un­veil­ing.

Dur­ing the oc­ca­sion, Adel Be­hbe­hani, CEO of GMC Be­hbe­hani re­marked that it was a true plea­sure un­veil­ing the all-new gen­er­a­tion of the GMC Aca­dia 2017. He also added, “The new fea­tures in­clude the first V6 Engine within its class to of­fer cylin­der de-ac­ti­va­tion for bet­ter fuel ef­fi­ciency, in ad­di­tion to in­dus­try-first rear seat re­minder and Ap­ple Car Play as a stan­dard, along with foot-ac­ti­vated lift­gate tech­nol­ogy (Avail­able in De­nali) and for the first time the all-new 2017 GMC Aca­dia All Ter­rain im­proved with ad­vanced sports fea­tures and de­signed for 5 seat­ing pas­sen­gers de­signed with tre­men­dous ver­sa­til­ity, re­fine­ment and safety tech­nolo­gies with en­hanced off-road ca­pa­bil­ity. It’s a ve­hi­cle that de­liv­ers the func­tion­al­ity Aca­dia is known for, while also pro­vid­ing fea­tures to help you go wher­ever your jour­ney takes you. Fur­ther­more, lux­ury and tech­nol­ogy are the main fea­tures of the all-new GMC Aca­dia 2017 which can be clearly seen on the ex­te­rior ad­vanced smooth ap­pear­ance of the car where you will def­i­nitely feel the lux­u­ri­ous and so­phis­ti­cated fea­tures of the ele­gant and com­fort­able in­te­rior cabin.”

The all-new GMC 2017 Aca­dia - which comes packed with an ex­panded range of avail­able ac­tive safety fea­tures and new 310 HP 3.6L V6 pow­er­train - of­fers buy­ers a truly com­pelling pack­age.

The 2017 GMC Aca­dia lineup is on sale across show­rooms in in Kuwait- start­ing from 10,999 Kuwaiti Di­nars, Aca­dia SLE and SLT come stan­dard with a three-year/60,000 kilo­me­ters sched­uled ser­vice pack­age while Aca­dia De­nali ben­e­fits from a four-year/80,000 Kilo­me­ters sched­ule ser­vice pack­age. All trims are com­ple­mented by a three-year/60,000 kilo­me­ters man­u­fac­turer war­ranty, as well as four years of 24/7 Road­side As­sis­tance.

The strate­gic re-scop­ing of the 2017 Aca­dia - which comes in four dis­tinct trim lev­els that in­clude SLE, SLT, De­nali and All Ter­rain - of­fers cus­tomers a mid­size cross­over po­si­tioned be­tween the com­pact Ter­rain and full-size Yukon. De­pend­ing on the model, it is avail­able with five-, six- or seven-pas­sen­ger seat­ing, while of­fer­ing greater ma­neu­ver­abil­ity and en­hanced driv­ing dy­nam­ics over the first-gen­er­a­tion model.

The new Aca­dia is 318 Kilo­grams lighter than the out­go­ing model, which pays div­i­dends with fuel ef­fi­ciency.

Ac­tive safety fea­tures

A new stan­dard 3.6L V-6 engine is more pow­er­ful and ef­fi­cient, while of­fer­ing over 1800 Kilo­grams of es­ti­mated trai­ler­ing ca­pa­bil­ity (with the avail­able tow­ing pack­age). It de­liv­ers 310 horse­power and 9.41 L/100km high­way (FWD mod­els). In ad­di­tion, the Aca­dia’s new en­gines fea­ture di­rect in­jec­tion, vari­able valve tim­ing, and ac­tive fuel man­age­ment. The new V6 is paired with a six-speed au­to­matic trans­mis­sion and an elec­tron­i­cally con­trolled drive mode se­lec­tor.

As a con­tem­po­rary cross­over de­signed for fam­i­lies on the go, the 2017 Aca­dia of­fers the lat­est ac­tive safety fea­tures to pro­tect them, as well as the lat­est tech­nolo­gies to keep them con­nected as the 2017 Aca­dia is equipped with easy to use Ap­ple Car Play sys­tem as a stan­dard. The ac­tive safety fea­tures - such as Front Pedes­trian Brak­ing and Sur­round Vi­sion Cam­era - are de­signed to help make driv­ers more aware of their sur­round­ings and po­ten­tial crash sit­u­a­tions. With this in mind, the ve­hi­cle is also equipped with a new, stan­dard rear seat alert that can re­mind the driver when an item may have been left in the sec­ond- and third-row seats which is the in­dus­try-first rear seat re­minder along with foot-ac­ti­vated lift­gate sys­tem.

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