Next generation of GMC’s bestseller is almost ready to hit the market. New 2016 GMC Terrain is a compact SUV that is coming with many exciting changes.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
We will see a lot of great improvements, both on the interior and on the exterior of the new Terrain. GMC will offer four trim levels: SL, SLE, SLT and Denali. New model will be made out of lightweight materials such as aluminum and fiber, which will improve the fuel economy and the overall performance. The exterior will have a sporty and elegant appearance. It will feature a recognizable 3-bar grille, redesigned bumper and revised LED headlights. The interior of the new 2016 GMC Terrain will be a perfect combination of style and functionality. It will be able to comfortably accommodate up to five passengers. GMC will also incorporate many high-tech features such as a 7-inch touch screen display, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio, rearview camera, rear cross traffic alert, blind zone alert, as well as many more.
2016 GMC TERRAIN ENGINE
We will not see any huge changes under the hood of the new 2016 GMC Terrain. Two engine options that were offered on the previous generation of GMC will remain on this one as well. The first option will be a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. This unit will be capable of delivering 182 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. The second engine option will be a 3.6-liter V6 unit that will be able to produce up to 301 horsepower and 272 lb-ft of torque. Both of these engines will come with direct fuel injection and will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. Front-wheel drive will come as a standard while all-wheel drive will be optional. GMC is also aiming to maximize fuel economy which is expected to be at 20 mpg for the city drive and 36 mpg on the highway.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
New 2016 GMC Terrain made its debut at New York International Auto Show this March and is expected to be available for sale before the end of 2015. GMC has not yet announced the price of their new model but it will mostly likely be in the range from $24,000 to $38,000.