General Motors is coming up with yet another crossover SUV, 2017 GMC Terrain. This will be a step-up to all the range of crossover SUV that GMC has already piled up. The idea of growing the crossover SUV lineup is great as compact SUVs are market leaders nowadays because of their sporty and sturdy looks. Terrain will feature more immersive experience with enhanced features and redefined and modern technology.
2017 GMC Terrain Exterior and Interior
Terrain boasts a masculine body which is more aerodynamic than its counterparts. The body is based on the D2 Platform which gives the body a lighter architecture and rigidness. 10 percent hot stamped/high-strength steel is used in the body material which gives it amazing lightness but enormous strength. This contributes 27% to the body stiffness. The exterior also changed from previous model as LED lightings are used for front and back lights which makes the light more illuminating and less harsh on battery. Wheels have quite a large base with 19 inch alloy model. Coming to the front grille, it will be more polished and have sharper edges as compared to the previous model.
2017 GMC Terrain will feature 10 standard air bags making it super safe. The air bags will be placed for driver, and passenger at the front, head curtain side air bags that will protect outboard and rear positions. Knee air bags are also included. The interior technology will also provide Red-Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, and Forward Collision Alert. This is an excellent car for safety. You will save a lot on insurance premiums. Few more revamps inside are GMC’s Intellink touch screen which will control all the navigations and other automated functions. Everything has been modified into touch, effacing hard buttons. Moreover, Apple CarPlay and Google Auto integration. OnStar takes the onus of Wi-Fi hotspots and 4G LTE services for 2017 GMC Terrain. You can also plug in your USB device or listen to music on satellite radio. This is really tech loving car.
2017 GMC Terrain Engine
Under the hood is a 3.6 liters direct-injected V-6 engine that will generate 300 horsepower. An 8 speed automatic transmission is expected with entry level Terrain to have a 6 speed automatic transmission. When it comes to fuel economy, 2017 GMC Terrain is very efficient. It is expected to hit 35 mpg on highways and around 30 mpg on city roads.
2017 GMC Terrain Release Date and Price
2017 GMC Terrain is expected to see the people somewhere in the mid of 2016 and will have a price tag starting at $32,000 raking up to $51,000.