Seven Helpful Tech Features to Make Your Drive Easier in the GMC Acadia

By Emily Eppley | June 4th, 2018

There’s more to the 2018 GMC Acadia than the dynamic powertrain and stunning exterior designs. The cabin is a tech-heavy interior that’s packed with thoughtful details to make your daily commute smoother and more entertaining. You’ll even get helpful hints to make sure you have everything when you leave the car. GMC knows how busy life can get so they designed an SUV that works as hard as you do.

Responsive infotainment system

This is the central hub of the cabin. This seven- or eight-inch diagonal, high-resolution, color touchscreen gives you access to the most important information as well as your favorite apps for the road. Stay connected with smartphone integration for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and then initiate a phone call with innovative voice recognition that takes simple commands. You can also choose to add navigation so you’re confident about every turn and arrive on time, every time.

Rear Seat Reminder

When you’re a busy parent, you have a lot on your mind. Stay on top of things with this little audio and visual alert that reminds you to check the rear seat under certain conditions. If the second-row door is opened and closed during or just before a trip, the system registers that and gives you a reminder when you turn off the vehicle. After the Acadia is turned off, you could receive any of the five audible alerts and a message in the driver information center to remind you to check the rear seats.

Available Wi-Fi

Keep everyone entertained and updated with the available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi. You’ll have connectivity for up to seven devices, so the kids can stream music and videos while your front passenger finishes up that last work email before you all head out to dinner. You’ll never have to miss a beat again.

 

Teen Driver Reports

This built-in system is standard on all GMC Acadia models and helps new drivers learn healthy driving habits. Parents can set it to automatically activate predetermined safety settings if equipped and allows limits on select features, like audio levels for the radio. Then you can receive a report card with information on recorded driving behavior to help parents to continue to coach their teens and learn smart habits early.

Keyless Entry and Push-Button Start

Stop fumbling for keys on your way to the car. With the standard keyless entry, you can just walk up to the car with the key fob in your possession and the vehicle doors will unlock for you. Leave it in your purse or pocket and streamline your commute without even thinking about it. Just one more way that GMC offers you thoughtful details to make your day smoother.

Rear Vision Camera

Have you ever wanted to feel like you have eyes in the back of your head, literally? Well, now you can with the standard rear vision camera that shows you what’s behind the vehicle when you’re looking forward at the infotainment touchscreen. This high-tech camera will help you confirm the coast is clear before backing up. And the dynamic turning lines will adjust when you turn the steering wheel, to help you get the perfect park every time.

USB Ports Galore

Keep everyone happy and fully charged on your next road trip. With five USB ports dotting the cabin, there are connection points for the whole family. And when you’re on hour five of the road trip, a little extra juice goes a long way to keeping the peace. You’ll never hear, “Are we there, yet?” again.

Test drive the 2018 GMC Acadia to learn more about each one of these useful tech features. Once you experience all these features working as one, you’ll wonder how you ever got by with anything else. Check out our current inventory now to pick out your new Acadia today!

 

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