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Holden Acadia 2019 specs revealed

The Acadia will be the fourth SUV in the Holden line-up, joining the Trax, Equinox and Trailblazer.

Holden's upcoming Acadia large SUV will be the most tech-heavy vehicle in the Holden range, with a strong suite of safety and convenience technologies offered as standard.

In a first for the Australian marque, the all-new seven-seater features intelligent speed assist with traffic sign recognition that was "carefully calibrated" for local conditions.

Other advanced driver assistance systems include active trailer assist, auto emergency braking (AEB), forward collision alert, lane keep assist with lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic high beam assist and rear parking assist.

The Acadia sports wraparound headlights. The Acadia sports wraparound headlights.

Adding to its family appeal, the Acadia features an 8.0-inch multimedia system that displays satellite navigation and a reversing camera, and is both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible.

The standard equipment list also includes keyless entry with push button start, three-zone climate control, a six-speaker audio system and USB ports for all three rows.

On the outside, the Acadia sports wraparound headlights, LED tail-lights and a dual-panel sunroof.

Holden general manager of SUV marketing Mathew Rattray-Wood lauded the Acadia for offering such a level of standard tech.

The Acadia features an 8.0-inch multimedia system that displays satellite navigation and a reversing camera, and is both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible. The Acadia features an 8.0-inch multimedia system that displays satellite navigation and a reversing camera, and is both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible.

"Whether we are talking safety, convenience or infotainment, Acadia has the most complete technology package Holden has ever offered" he said.

As reported, the Acadia is motivated by a 3.6-litre V6 engine matched to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

While Holden is still mute on output, performance and efficiency figures, it has revealed the sole powertrain is backed up by an active fuel management system, variable valve timing, as well as a variable displacement oil pump.

In both front- and rear-wheel-drive guises, the Acadia will feature a 'traction select system', which alters chassis and powertrain settings to suit varying conditions.

In a first for the Australian marque, the all-new seven-seater features intelligent speed assist with traffic sign recognition. In a first for the Australian marque, the all-new seven-seater features intelligent speed assist with traffic sign recognition.

Front-drive Acadias will offer modes including Normal, Snow, Sport and Trailer/Tow driving modes, whereas as AWD versions will offer 4x2, 4x4, Off Road and Trailer/Tow modes.

Suspension is handled by MacPherson struts up front, and a five-link set-up at the rear.

The Acadia will be the fourth SUV in the Holden line-up when it hits Aussie showrooms in the coming months, joining the small Trax, the medium-sized Equinox, and the Colorado-based Trailblazer.

Holden says it will reveal pricing and in-depth specifications closer to that time.

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