GMC vehicles are widely known, especially in North America, for its utility, strong hauling capabilities and efficiency, and the new 2016 GMC Terrain is no exception. This modern compact crossover comes to the market with some additional features that will satisfy potential users, with top comfort inside and there is first class safety equipment. This SUV incorporates years of experience, unique and very elegant styling along with new tech characteristics. Its main rivals in fight for buyers will be Honda CR-V and Ford Edge.
2016 GMC Terrain Redesign
When we look the new 2016 GMC Terrain from outside, our first association is strength. Unstoppable force in a combination with modern design and significant exterior modifications. The new outer appearance is marked with new LED daytime running lamps and we cannot forget new redesigned hood. Its front and rear fascia is also changed to better and there are also chrome accents. The new 2016 model also features Projector beam headlights and the new three bar grille design is very interesting detail of the overall exterior design. That is not all from new features, because the new SUV comes with new power dome hood, and with some models a programmable power liftgate is also available.
The interior layout of the new 2016 GMC Terrain will not disappoint driver and occupants, because of a long list of interior features which are here to ensure pleasant and comfortable ride. First of all, we must say that a premium cloth is standard, more specifically this feature is standard on SLE models. On the other hand, a new chrome-trimmed gear selector is available in every version of this SUV. For the maximum comfort for all travelers during the ride, the manufacturer has a solution. It is easy-to-use MultiFlex rear seat system, and passengers will definitely love it. The interior is also enriched with new shifter assembly, available heated front seats and there is ambient lighting. The new 2016 model features available leather-appointed seats, Color Touch Radio and available 8-Way Power Drivers Seat. It will have leather-wrapped steering wheel. Occupants safety is guaranteed with forward collision alert, lane departure warning and six standard airbags.
2016 GMC Terrain Engine
Under the bonnet of the new 2016 GMC Terrain we are able to choose between two engine versions. First option is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. It generates 182 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. The second variant is a 3.6-liter V-6 engine. It delivers 301 horsepower. These engines come with a direct fuel injection system. And, with this SUV a six speed automatic transmission is standard, independently of the engine type and it comes on the market with front and all-wheel drive. As for the first engine with front wheel drive (FWD), its estimated fuel economy is 32 miles per gallon on the highway, and with V-6 engine is 24 miles per gallon on the highway. And on the end, we must say that towing capacity with the second engine is 3,500 pounds, and this is one of the reasons why this SUV is one of the most powerful in its segment.
2016 GMC Terrain Release Date and Price
The new 2016 GMC Terrain will hit the market in the fall of this year (2015). The starting price is expected to be $26,500.by Zak Hyde