GMC Terrain by CarsinAmerica.net.
The GMC Terrain CUV, is a medium-sized crossover utility vehicle and a product of the GMC. If sources are to be believed, it replaced the Pontiac Torrent in the past that sold away the same dealerships before GM dropped the Pontiac brand and is based on Theta platform, similar to the Torrent.
The GMC TERRAIN has a shred engineering, reflecting that of the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox. Both the vehicles come up with a similar interior, platform, Drive train, but the body panel of Terrain along with its standard features are way different from the Equinox.
The GMC Terrain has a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine producing about 182 hp and a torque of 172 pound-feet. Choice for SLE-2, SLT and Denali Terrains is with 3.6-liter V6 that brings out a huge 301 hp and 272 lb-ft. Both engines come out with an automatic transmission of six-speed.
The front-wheel comes as a standard, and the option for all-wheel is open for all trims other than the base SL model. The four-cylinder engine in combination with a front-wheel drive, the Terrain takes a re-entry with an EPA-about 26 mpg and 23 mpg combined features with all-wheel drive. However, the V6 front wheel drive models is rated at 20 mpg and all-wheel drive at 18 mpg. In a four-cylinder engine, the well-equipped GMC TERRAIN shall tow 1,500 pounds; moreover, the V6 comes with an enhanced towing capacity of around 3,500 pounds.
- With a price of $24,000, the GMC Terrain SL, a standard version comes with a Wi-Fi hot spot and a rearview camera with the added touch-screen infotainment system. While most of the compact SUVs provides no infotainment system, however, this amazing GMC Terrain SL comes along with a Wi-Fi hot spot too, and that too available at the same price.
- TheGMC Terrain SLE-1 trim comes for $3,000 but has an enhanced feature of carpet floor, power-folding mirrors and a satellite radio. Thus, with an expenditure of a small sum, one can enjoy two times the added value.
- The GMC Terrain SLE-2 also comes with various packages with add on features, for sure. One can enjoy a remote start with front seats for just about $600. The advanced safety, traffic alerts and monitor of blind spots can also be achieved with the Driver Alert Package lying around for an additional $800 which includes advanced safety features like blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert. For departure warning, an added $400 will be required.
- The GMC Terrain SLE-1, all-wheel drive and with higher trims is available at approximate $1,800. However, for a robust V6 engine in SLE-2 and higher trims is available for $1,500.