GM thinks that three SUV families is probably too much for the GMC brand. Thus, the automaker is reportedly planning to cease production of the GMC Acadia crossover at the end of its life cycle in about four years.
According to the sources close to the matter, the Lambda-based Acadia will soon join the Saturn Outlook in oblivion, as GM wants nothing to hamper sales of the Buick Enclave, which is built on the same platform. Despite having been on sale for four years, the Enclave managed to hit the top selling record in the luxury crossover segment last year, that's why it was not hard for the Detroit automaker to choose which model to cut from production.
The Acadia was introduced in 2006 and has been fairly popular on the US market. Under the hood, the vehicle holds GM's 3.6-liter V6 engine mated to a new fuel-efficient Hydra-Matic 6T75 six-speed automatic gearbox. Acadia is available in AWD and FWD trim levels. Being properly equipped, the vehicle can deliver towing capacity of up to 4,500 pounds.