Don Davis notes that Consumer’s Digest has ranked the 2013 GMC Arcadia as a Best Buy. The midsize SUV has wowed critics and fans alike with its quicker, smoother, improved six-speed automatic transmission. The new suspension drew attention to the Arcadia and then the experience its new suspension and handling has sold consumers.
The 2013 GMC Lake Jackson Arcadia received a redesign, featuring both new exterior and interior styling. Highlights of the exterior redesign include new LED running lamps and a bold new grille. Another standout new feature of the Don Davis GMC Arcadia is the wrap around rear glass window. The rear glass plane wraps around both sides of the vehicle.
This large SUV is available in five trim levels: SLE-1, SLE-2, SLT-1, SLT-2 and Denali. The GMC Lake Jackson Arcadia can be had with either 7 or 8-seats depending on your needs. The eight-passenger seating, second-row bench is standard on the SLE-1 and optional on all other trims. The other trims come standard with second-row captain’s chairs, reducing seating to seven passengers. The base SLE-1 comes standard with such luxury features as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, keyless entry, cruise control, rear manual air-conditioning control and OnStar with a 6.5-inch touchscreen display. With such a fully stocked base trim, the upper trims pile on the luxury with remote start, power liftgate, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated sideview mirrors (with turn signal repeaters), heated front seats and an upgraded leather upholstery. These features are subject to trim level availability. An optional Sunroof and rear entertainment system is available on all trims except the SLE-1.
A large part of Consumer’s Digest rankings is the safety and reliability data on a vehicle. The 2013 Arcadia comes standard with anti-lock brakes, traction control and stability control. Front seat side-impact and side curtain airbags are standard for all three rows on all trims. Don Davis GMC notes that the Arcadia has an industry-first a center-mounted air bag. This revolutionary airbag is positioned between the front seats on all trims except the base SLE-1. It is designed to protect the driver from a collision on the passenger side when the driver is the only occupant. The highest two trims, the SLT-2 and Denali both come standard with blind spot monitoring.
Visit your local Don Davis dealership, Don Davis Buick GMC located at 216 W. Highway 332, Lake Jackson, TX 77566, to take the Arcadia for a test drive!
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