Some SUV buyers don’t want to sacrifice luxury for utility, yet the idea of spending six figures to get both isn’t practical. Luckily, GMC has your back. The 2022 GMC Acadia Denali is a midsize premium SUV with the high-end luxury features you want and the utility and capability you need. With seating for up to seven passengers and a max tow rating of 4,000 lbs, the Acadia Denali delivers big on practicality.
Inside the cabin, you’ll find authentic wood accenting, perforated leather seating surfaces, and a configurable layout designed to support all your lifestyle needs. The Acadia Denali is powered by a 310-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine that’s remarkably fuel-efficient, and with its practical midsize dimensions, you won’t be subjected to the bulk of a larger full-size SUV. It’s the best of both worlds: plenty of cabin space and the agility of a smaller profile.
Technology is a big part of the 2022 GMC Acadia Denali’s appeal. From the advanced suite of standard driver-assist safety systems to the intuitive onboard infotainment, the Acadia Denali represents the best in connected technology. App-based smartphone features let owners lock and unlock doors or remote start their Acadia Denali to take the chill off a cold winter morning commute. Even Amazon Alexa compatibility is part of the Acadia’s impressive technology package.
The midsize SUV category is made up of models with vanilla styling and predictable features, which is why the Acadia Denali is such a standout. Its truck-like exterior styling features chrome accenting and modern LED headlights. Buyers can select from a refined five-color paint palette, including the premium White Frost Tricoat, to truly customize the Acadia Denali to their individual tastes. The fully-loaded 2022 GMC Acadia Denali offers high-end luxury and SUV-level capability at an affordable price.
The fully-loaded 2022 GMC Acadia Denali features a premium, high-end cabin with a long list of luxury features, but this top-of-the-line Acadia also wows on the outside. Denali trims come standard with 20-inch aluminum wheels and LED headlights, fog lights, and taillights. Heated outside power mirrors are also standard and include integrated turn signal indicators and an auto-dimming feature that cuts down on glare.
A hands-free power programmable liftgate makes juggling armloads of groceries effortless, especially at night, thanks to the emblem projection light that illuminates when the liftgate is activated. Buyers can choose the available Denali Ultimate Package and add a 360-degree HD Surround Vision Camera and Adaptive Ride Control (if equipped with all-wheel drive). The package also includes a Skyscape power sunroof with two panels––a power sliding panel in the front and a fixed panel in the back.
Adding the Denali Ultimate Package also equips the Acadia with a rear camera mirror, which converts the rear view mirror into a live camera, displaying the area behind the vehicle in real-time. GMC also includes a rear camera washer, so the image stays clear and free of dirt and debris. For 2022, the Acadia Denali is also offered in a special Black Diamond Edition. Choosing this version includes unique black wheels and Ebony Twilight Metallic exterior paint.
Sliding behind the wheel of an Acadia Denali, the high-end cabin environment feels like an oasis. Perforated leather seating and real wood accenting adorn the interior, 8-way heated and ventilated driver and front passenger power seats are standard, and the rear outboard seats are also heated. Wrap your hands around the heated steering wheel for an extra bit of warmth on a cold day, and use the power tilt and telescoping feature to adjust the settings to your specific needs.
GMC knows that today’s busy families need entertainment and convenience to stay productive on the go. That’s why every GMC Acadia Denali includes a standard 8-inch HD infotainment touchscreen with a range of capabilities. The GMC Infotainment System includes navigation, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity is included for easy smartphone integration. Simply plug in your phone, and you can access your music, listen to podcasts, and monitor incoming text messages hands-free.
The Acadia Denali also comes with a Wi-Fi Hotspot. You can easily activate the system with a data plan, and up to seven devices can connect at one time. The GMC Infotainment System even supports Amazon Alexa Built-In, a system that integrates your smart home devices. Alexa can help find parking, check the local weather, and even turn on the porch light as you pull into the driveway.
For premium sound and optimal cabin acoustics, the GMC Acadia Denali comes standard with a custom-engineered 8-speaker Bose audio system. The system optimizes every aspect of the cabin acoustics, delivering clear, crisp sound. Also standard is a head-up display that projects key driving data at eye level on the windshield. This full-color display is customizable, so drivers can monitor speed, navigation cues, fuel levels, and more.
Teen Driver is another unique technology that GMC includes as standard equipment on the Acadia Denali. You can use the Teen Driver system to monitor new drivers, ensuring they stay within posted speed limits and adopt responsible driving habits in the critical early days. The system tracks when safety alerts activate. Parents can also view in-vehicle report cards and set physical boundaries to keep teens close to home. Use Teen Driver as an active coaching tool, and you can relax more every time they head out.
The GMC Acadia Denali comes equipped with multiple driver-assist safety systems. Called GMC Pro Safety Plus, these systems demonstrate GMC’s commitment to keeping drivers safe and aware of ever-changing road conditions. The robust suite includes eight different systems that rely on cameras, radar, and sensors to continuously monitor the area around your vehicle. When a potential hazard is detected, these systems kick in, alerting and even intervening on behalf of the driver to keep occupants safe.
GMC Pro Safety Plus on the 2022 Acadia Denali includes the following systems: