2017 GMC Terrain will be another addition to the huge number of crossover SUV’s already in the market or in production. It has several nifty specifications that gives it an advantage over other crossovers, some noteworthy features are the introduction of two engines of four and six cylinders each, improved fuel economics, a larger cargo hold and heavy remodelling regarding almost all features. Price tag will certainly be below $30,000, providing opportunity for a lot of buyers on a short budget who wants more power than unnecessary luxury features overwork.
2017 GMC Terrain: Features
2017 GMC Terrain will come loaded with most features that are present in current models, albeit more polished and modernised. Some of the features that will be common to all trim models are:
- Airbags: Driver, front passenger, self mounted for side impact and head curtains
- Lane Departure Warning
- Remote door unlock, horn and light
- Emergency Service with Crisis Assist
- Wi-fi hotspot with OnStar 4G LTE
- Climate control: Manual or automatic air conditioning with advanced air filtration system, heating and cooling ducts
- 12 volt power outlet at four points
- 6 speaker audio system
2017 GMC Terrain: Exterior and Interior
While car dimensions and the body framework will be based upon previous models, most of the elements have been redesigned to keep up with the current trends. The distinctive front air intake grille may get bigger with aluminium works on the mesh to make it look even more striking. Bulky headlight clusters powered by halogens could either be replaced by a sleeker LED equipped clusters or the previous design could be maintained with only the halogens being replaced by LED. Fog lights are unique in design and will have more lumen than other conventional bulbs.
Inside 2017 GMC Terrain, things are likely to remain the same. Leather seats with 2 way adjustment, floor carpet, dynamic interior lightning and climate control will be standard. A six or eight speaker audio system will be an option that could be controlled using the 7-inch touchscreen or buttons on steering wheel. Floor carpeting could be standard, with illumination. Information panel is not exactly over the line, but does the job well. Seating capacity is modest at 5, cargo space is also high given it is a crossover and not a full sized SUV.
2017 GMC Terrain: Engine Specs
There could be a turbocharged four cylinder 2400 cc engine with direct fuel injection generating over 182 horsepower and 172 lb ft of torque or a SOHC twin turbocharged and inter cooled six cylinder 3600 cc engine with direct fuel injection that produces around 300 hp and 272 lb ft of torque. As the engine will get more efficient, fuel consumption will be well under 25 mpg and 35 mpg for city and highway respectively.
2017 GMC Terrain: Price and Release Date
2017 GMC Terrain will probably have a price around $30,000. Installing additional features or opting for higher trim levels could raise the cost above $40,000.