GMC Terrain, a compact SUV designed for people who are looking for something rugged and powerful. The GMC Terrain has been in existence since the 2010 model year. The 2018 model year marked the beginning of the second generation.
The GMC Terrain is a great choice if you are looking for a small SUV. The GMC Terrain has a rugged exterior that people love. It also features a practical interior with a few luxuries. It is a formidable competitor against challenging opponents.
Pricing and Trims
GMC Terrain is available in three trims: SLE, SLT and Denali. Standard equipment for the SLE includes rear privacy glass and LED signature daytime lighting. There are also two 12-volt power outlets, power Windows, Power Locks, Cruise Control, keyless entry, ignition, six audio speakers, four USB ports and an auto-dimming rearview. The OnStar system is built-in and features an OnStar system. Premium cloth upholstery, split-folding rear seats that fold 60/40 and a Teen Driver system. The Terrain gets roof-mounted siderails, front foglights and auto-dimming sides mirrors. It also gains dual-zone automatic climate controls, 110-volt power outlets, six audio speakers, four USB ports, keyless entry and ignition, keyless entry and ignition, OnStar system, built-in WiFi hotspot, premium cloth upholstery, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, and a Teen Driver system. The Terrain’s top-of-the line Denali gains a handsfree programmable tailgate and LED headlights. It also has 19-inch aluminum wheels, universal home remote, navigation, HD radio, premium Bose sound systems with 7 speakers, rear cross traffic alert, and rear park assist. There are also options to add heated rear seats, forward collision alert, and a following distance indicator. Any model can be equipped with a power sunroof and adaptive headlights. An SLE Terrain model comes with an MSRP of approximately $26,000 and a factory invoice for about $24,000. The MSRP is increased by $3,000 with the SLE trim and $6,000. With the Denali, it increases it by approximately $6,000. You can visit your Certified Dealer without being hassled and instead receive upfront pricing with built in savings.
Engine and Performance
Three engines are available for the GMC Terrain. The base 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine produces up to 170 horsepower, and 203 lb.ft. of torque. The turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder produces 252 horsepower and 260 pounds-feet of torque. These engines can be used with a 9 speed automatic transmission. A 1.6-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine produces 240 lb.ft. of torque, and 137 horsepower. The 6-speed automatic transmission is used to drive it. The Terrain comes with a standard two-wheel drive, but you can also add four-wheel drive to improve control in different situations.
Except for the Denali, your color choices for the GMC Terrain interior can be limited to black or an intermediate ash gray and black scheme. You can also get light platinum or taupe with the trim at the top of-the-line. The interior design is elegant and modern, with lots of premium materials, especially in Denali. The vehicle is great for open roads as it makes noise and winds very minimal. The seats are comfortable and supportive, making it a great choice. The space in both rows is excellent, though the middle seat isn’t big enough for most adults. It is easy to store all types of items in the cargo area behind second row. Although the infotainment system may not be the fastest on the market, it is still very easy to use for most drivers.