2017 GMC Terrain Redesign and Review

The 2017 GMC Terrain is a mid-cycle refresh with minor changes that is aimed to give a refresh for the SUV. You will not find any drastic changes except on its instrument panels. The refreshed Terrain is expected to come with additional wheel options and also Chrome package is available for the SLE-2 trim. Spacious cabin ensures the passenger’s comfort, plus high quality interior materials provide more value to its buyers.

2017 GMC Terrain Redesign Black Front View

2017 GMC Terrain Exterior and Interior Redesign

The 2017 GMC Terrain will be available in three different trim levels: Mount McKinley, SLT and SLE. For SLT and SLE, the car will be divided with SLT1 and 2 and the SLE 1 and 2. The basic version of SLE 1 will be featured with touchscreen interface, satellite radio, controller, rearview camera, auto dimming mirror, USB and iPod interface and the alloy wheels are in size of 17 inches while the SLE-2 trim has power body part adjustment, auto climate control, engine way power driver’s seating and roof rails. The SLT1 will offer you great instrument and the SLE2 will have upholstery of animal skin. SLT-2 trims offers better instrument features with the latest technology of GMC.

2017 GMC Terrain Interior Dashboard Panels

2017 GMC Terrain Engine

Expect the 2017 GMC Terrain to be powered with a fine lineup of force-inducted four-cylinder engines. Standard powertrain will be a all-new turbo-charged 1.4L Ecotec I4 or all-new turbo-charged 1.5L Ecotec I4. Meanwhile, the range-topper will get a better mill of turbo-charged 2.0L Ecotec I4 LTG. Standard transmission will be a six-speed automatic 6TXX. The up-level engine will be mated to a eight-speed automatic 8TXX.

2017 GMC Terrain Silver Side Angle

2017 GMC Terrain Safety Features

The automaker also pay a lot of attention in safety features. The 2017 GMC Terrain is expected to have stronger body that made of fine quality steel which gives extra protection from any crash or accidents. Well designed body structure helps the vehicle to prevent any intrusion to the passenger’s area. We also expect the new Terrain to deliver a segment-leading 10 standard air bags, including frontal driver and passenger air bags, roof rail-mounted head curtain side air bags that help protect the front and outboard rear seating positions; seat-mounted side-impact air bags (front and rear); and front knee air bags. In addition, we expect the 2017 Terrain to deliver advanced active-safety crash-avoidance features, including Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert.

2017 GMC Terrain Black Rear Side

2017 GMC Terrain Release Date and Price

In the U.S., look for the 2017 GMC Terrain to be available in the dealer’s showrooms in 2016. Base price of the Terrain will be $24,000 white the range-topper, GMC Terrain Denali, may cost as much as $30,000. With the arrival of this truck, the competition in this industry segment gets exciting. Rivals such as Kia Sportage, Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Tiguan should keep a close eye to this new competition.

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