GMC is a division of General Motors that primarily focuses on the production of trucks and sports utility vehicles (SUVs). It was founded in 1912 and since then has been manufacturing light, medium, heavy-duty trucks, buses, vans, motorhomes, military vehicles and SUVs. GMC Terrain is a small-sized SUV that has been in production since 2010. It has become rapidly popular among individuals and family men as it has a low price tag and has superb performance. In the year 2015, more than 100,000 GMC Terrains were sold in the US.
The new GMC Terrain 2017 was already been launched in the summer 2016 and is now on sale. Before you purchase this SUV, read the below-detailed review of 2017 GMC Terrain so that you get an idea whether this SUV is best for your needs.
Peeking Through the Closed Doors of Terrain
The interior of the car is a beautiful integration and combination of comfort and technology. This SUV has an inbuilt 4G Wi-Fi hotspot have plenty of other infotainment options. The center console has a spacious storage area in which you could tuck away items such as the documents of your car. The front seats of 2017 GMC Terrain are heated and are covered with premium quality leather. For the entertainment of driver and passengers, Pioneer® audio system has been installed in this SUV.
The 2017 Terrain also has plenty of safety features. Some of them include side blind zone alert, forward collision alert, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning system, front automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, and ultrasonic rear park assist. All these tons of safety features reduce the probability of accident or collision.
One super cool feature added in 2017 GMC Terrain is that its rear seats are adjustable and the passengers can move it 8-inches forward or backward. In this way, cargo space can also be increased by moving the rear seats forward. The interior color can also be chosen by the buyer at the time of purchase. Currently, there are only following three interior color options available in 2017 GMC Terrain.
- Jet Black
- Light Titanium
A Little about the Exterior Looks of 2017 GMC Terrain
The front and rear fascia of the 2017 GMC Terrain has chrome accents that give this SUV a bold look. LED daytime running lights are also added into the 2017 version and it enhances the beauty of this SUV. The body of the Terrain, as always, has retained that muscularity and authoritative appearance that draws bystanders wherever it rests.
This new version of Terrain also has a programmable power liftgate that opens and closes automatically with the push of just a single button. It could stop automatically if it detects another object (such as a roof) so you don’t have to worry about the potential damage that could occur. This SUV also comes equipped with thick 18-inches aluminum wheels.
The 2017 version of GMC Terrain is available in the following nine colors.
- Crimson Red Tintcoat
- Graphite Gray Metallic
- Quicksilver Metallic
- Summit White
- Slate Blue Metallic
- Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
- Onyx Black
- Ebony Twilight Metallic
- White Frost Tricoat
Engine Specification and Performance of 2017 GMC Terrain:
Beneath the hood of this SUV is a 3.6-liters 24-valve V6 engine that is mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. The engine of GMC is capable of producing energy of 301 hp and torque of 272 lb-ft. With such a whopping energy level, this SUV can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds which is not bad at all considering that we are talking about an SUV here.
The top speed achieved by 2017 GMC Terrain is 118 mph and its curb weight is 4239 lbs. Despite having such a massive weight, this SUV is highly fuel efficient. It is able to return 21 mpg in the city and 3 1mpg on highways. According to the GMC’s website, Terrain can tow a maximum load of 3,500lbs.
Another engine will have a capacity of 2.4-liter that will be able to produce 182 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque.
2017 GMC Terrain – Price, Release Date and Competition:
The 2017 GMC Terrain was launched recently in summer 2016. It has a starting price of $25,000. This price increases as the trim and model of the GMC Terrain changes. If you are interested in buying this SUV then visit GMC’s official website to find an authorized dealer near you.
As you may already know that the SUV sector in the US is over-saturated and is extremely competitive. Almost every automobile manufacturer produces their SUVs to cater to the needs of this segment. The GMC Terrain 2017 is thus facing a tough competition in this sector. Some SUVs that are considered as an alternate to GMC Terrain are Chevrolet Equinox, Jeep Cherokee, Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, Nissan Murano, and Honda CR-V.
If you are on the lookout for an SUV that looks bold and boxy and is also affordable then we are pleased to inform you that your long sweaty search ends with 2017 GMC Terrain. It has all the features that an individual would demand in a rough and tough small sized SUV. The interior is comfortable and spacious and it’s a highly fuel efficient SUV. So you should definitely consider GMC Terrain when you are shopping for small sized SUV.
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