The GMC Terrain is a mid-size CUV (Crossover Utility Vehicle) that was first introduced in the year 2009. The manufacturer is going to make some changes in its predecessor to bring 2017 GMC Terrain model. It is being recorded that GMC Terrain is in the list of best-selling crossovers in the USA. With some updates in the new model, the manufacturer is going to offer some spectacular riding performances.
The 2017 GMC Terrain will be modified in its interior and exterior except for the engine. This is because GMC Terrain has quite an effective engine range to produce enough power.
2017 GMC Terrain – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
The front end has been redesigned with an enlarged structure that is enclosed with chrome grille. At the center of its front grille, there is as signature style huge GMC badge present on bold horizontal lines. With modified bumper and chrome insert, the architectural design offers muscular look to the vehicle.This new crossover will offer almost square wheel arches with restyled version of 18-inch bright alloy wheels.
In its interior, the dashboard is completely improved with better infotainment. The center console will be quite massive that supports control unit below. 2017 GMC Terrain will offer comfortable headroom and legroom to all its occupants.
Occupants will experience adjustable back seat for comfortable highway ride with better styling daytime running LED lights for both front and rear end. With its full-powerpack accessories, all-new 2017 Terrain will equip height adjustable steering wheel. Other interior changes feature an auto-dimming rearview camera, folding rear seats, 6-speaker sound system, voice command functionality and 7-inch touchscreen interface.
If someone digs more into its specifications, then spectators can see rear carpeted floor mat, heated exterior mirrors and satellite radio for new generation people. In addition, the 8-way power adjustable driver seat, leather wrapped steering wheel, automatic climate control and heated front seats are also incorporated.
2017 GMC Terrain will come with the complete package to give the comfortable ride to every avid user. For the safety of the driver and passengers, it will offer blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, rear cross traffic alert (Rear Park Assist) and the adjustable power liftgate.
It is not limited to this only. Once someone starts driving, the person will get the support of the navigation system and lane departure control features.
2017 GMC Terrain – Modification under the Hood
With its powerful V6 engine, this will provide a comfortable ride with appealing performances. The standard engine is of 2.4-liters, 4-cylinder that is able to produce 182 hp of power and torque of 172 lb-ft. With an optional 3.6-liters engine, it’s SLT, SLE-2 and Denali trims can produce up to 301 hp of power and 272 lb-ft. of torque.
Both the engines are comfortable for the standard front-wheel drive for its 6-speed automatic transmission system. If someone looks at the EPA fuel economy, then for the front-wheel drive it can offer 22 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on highway and 26 mpg combined. For the 4-wheel drive, it can deliver 20 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on highway and 23 mpg combined.
In addition, its engine can generate acceleration from 0-60 mph in 9.1 seconds except in Denali trim which is able to cover the same distance in just 7 seconds for all-wheel drive. The 2017 GMC Terrain will come with the maximum towing capacity of 3500 lbs.
2017 GMC Terrain – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
The GMC Terrain 2017 is still in manufacturer’s house, and it is yet to see when they are going to present its original model in the showroom. It is yet not confirmed what the price of the all-new 2017 GMC Terrain is likely to be. According to some sources; it is expected to go higher than its predecessor. It is also predicted that new Terrain will occupy Summit White, Onyx Black, and Quicksilver Metallic colors.