2022 GMC Acadia Towing Capacity

December 2nd, 2021 by

2022 GMC Acadia driving on a coastal highway
 

Searching for a versatile new SUV your whole family will love? The new 2022 GMC Acadia is spacious and well-equipped for adventures in Raleigh and beyond. It has plenty of cargo space to pack in groceries or camping gear, but how much can the 2022 Acadia tow? The 2022 GMC Acadia towing capacity maxes out at 4,000 pounds when properly equipped—enough to haul a trailer or small boat through Apex.

The Acadia has the performance chops and the power you need to have successful adventures near and far. Learn more about it with Hendrick Buick GMC Cary in the guide below!

How Much Can the 2022 Acadia Tow?

The base Acadia towing capacity has a 1,000-pound limit, but when you upgrade with the GMC Acadia Tow Package and the available V6 engine, you can take things up a notch with a 4,000-pound capacity. What is included in the GMC Acadia Tow Package? The following features are standard:

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

If you intend to take advantage of the Acadia towing capacity, we recommend consulting your owner’s manual first. The trailering section will give you important information, so you can be sure you aren’t overworking your SUV or risking overheating. In particular, you should take note of how the passenger weight, cargo, accessories, and other factors can affect the Acadia towing capacity.

Learn More About 2022 Acadia Performance 

If you upgrade to the V6 engine in your GMC Acadia, you’ll not only enjoy more towing power but also more horsepower and torque on Holly Springs roads. Compare the standard 2.5L 4-cylinder engine against the available 3.6L V6 for more information:

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

No matter which engine you prefer, you’ll enjoy smooth shifting with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, if you intend to tow a camper to a far-off campsite, you can opt for AWD to make it easier to get there.

Drive Home in a New GMC Acadia Today

So, will the 2022 GMC Acadia towing capacity satisfy your travel and utility needs around Cary? If you’re ready to move forward on a new Acadia, you can apply for pre-approval and discover the value of your trade-in to get things rolling. With any questions about our inventory or our services, please contact us and we’ll be happy to tell you more!

 

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