GM will pay back some SUV owners for mistakes in MPG window stickers. The affected models include the Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave.
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Consumer Reports says that if GM's 2016 model year SUVs have incorrect MPG numbers on their stickers, then the 2015 and 2014 SUVs are probably wrong, too.
GM says that a mistake was made in printing the MPG label for three of its SUVs, resulting in claimed numbers that were higher than is accurate.
The 2017 GMC Acadia slashes a bunch of weight at the expense of some space, losing its eight-passenger abilities and gaining at the pumps.
GMC unveils the smaller, redesigned 2017 Acadia. It's lost 700 pounds and can only seat seven instead of eight, but gets new features and more safety everywhere.
Nearly 32,000 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia crossovers from 2016 face a recall because of a fire hazard with their windshield wiper motors. GM is asking owners not to use the wipers until the problem is fixed.
Chevrolet is adding a fourth crossover to its model line that will slot between the Equinox and the Traverse.
GM is recalling 686,000 Lambda-platform crossovers to fix a problem that can cause the power hatchback to fail. The campaign affects the 2008-2012 Buick Enclave, 2009-2012 Chevrolet Traverse, 2007-2012 GMC Acadia, and 2007-2010 Saturn Outlook.
GM is following up its Lambda-platform CUV stop-sale for possible cracks in their 18-inch Goodyear Fortera HL tires with a recall covering 5,876 examples of the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave. Goodyear already recalled about 48,512 of the tires.
GM has issued a stop-sale on a number of its Chevy Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave crossovers following a pending recall by tire supplier Goodyear.
Considering that crossovers are a rapidly growing portion of the US auto market, it's not surprising to hear that General Motors is preparing to build even more of them. The company is investing $63 million to expand its Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant that builds Lambda platform CUVs like the Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave.