2021 GMC Acadia Towing Capacity

August 19th, 2021 by

2021 GMC Acadia Grille

Drivers in Cameron have shown love towards the 2021 GMC Acadia. One of the reasons this three-row SUV garners so much attention is its towing capacity. The GMC Acadia towing capacity maxes out at 4,000 pounds when properly equipped. To reach its full towing potential, you will want to pair the Acadia with rugged powertrain options and a robust engine.



Contact us at Albright Buick GMC to book an appointment. Test drive the GMC Acadia and see what this year’s model can do!

How Much Can the GMC Acadia Tow?

The 2021 GMC Acadia towing capacity varies depending on the trim level you choose. The entry-level Acadia has a towing capacity of 1,000 pounds. However, you can increase the towing capacity by adding a V6 engine, which brings the towing capacity of the GMC Acadia to its maximum of 4,000 pounds. Your safety and those around you when hitched are crucial. You should consider the GMC Acadia Tow Package, a package that is ideal for Maryville drivers. Here is what you can expect:

  • GMC Acadia trailer hitch
  • Class III hitch
  • 7-pin wiring harness
  • Hitch Guidance with Hitchview
  • Heavy-duty cooling system

Take a look at your owner’s manual to learn more about trailering with your GMC Acadia and its towing capabilities. You will discover more information on passenger weight, cargo, accessories, and more.

2021 GMC Acadia Engine Specs

When you want extra muscle, you need engine options. Fortunately, the Acadia comes with two engine selections. Here are the two engines that can improve your towing performance:

  • Standard Engine: 2.5L 4-cylinder
  • Standard Engine Power: 193 hp/188 lb-ft of torque
  • Available Engine: 3.6L V6 
  • Available Engine Power: 310 hp/271 lb-ft of torque

Both engines come equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission for smoother shifting transitions and efficient acceleration. You can choose All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) for more control and traction over your Acadia while off-roading or while in harsher climates.

Test Drive the 2021 GMC Acadia at Albright Buick GMC!

Take the Acadia out for a test drive at Albright Buick GMC! Our team can answer any questions you have about the vehicle and its towing capabilities. We can chat about any additional packages that will make for a more customized towing experience. Talk with our finance department to buy or lease the Acadia or apply for financing online. There is a lot to explore near Savannah with plenty of options when considering your GMC Acadia towing capacity.


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