GMC has been doing a lot of work behind the scenes in trying to keep up with the competition that has become fierce in the global demand for SUVs. The 2017 GMC Terrain SUV is the new car that the manufacturer is working on. The car will get upgrades with its exterior and interior design. Technological aspects of the car will be majorly updated for it to keep up with its competitors in the market. The car will also get new engine options as well. Reports coming out are that the new GMC model will arrive in about three trim levels. They include SLE, SLT, and Mount McKinley. Each one of the trim will be divided into different categories for convenience.
Interior and Exterior Design
The exterior of the car will not get major upgrades. Though, it is expected that the manufacturer will provide customers with a variety of colors to choose from. The manufacturer may also change the exterior design of the car. The headlights and taillights of the car will be equipped with LED technology. The mirror of the car will be automatic dimming. The general model of the car will ride on 17-inch alloy rims.
The interior of the 2017 GMC Terrain will include roof nails, a climate control system that is automatic as well as power adjustments. The driver seat will have an optional seat memory. The infotainment system of the car will be a newly updated LCD touch screen, and its classy look will make some much-needed difference in the car. The audio system in the car will be mated to six high-definition speakers. There will be Bluetooth and USB connectivity as well as FM radio. The height and width of the car’s cabin are expected to remain the same. The space in between the seats of the car will be increased to allow moving in the car easier. The infotainment system will support the media systems in the car.
For safety, the car manufacturer is going to provide airbags, door locks and seat belts among other safety measures.
The buyer of this new offering from GMC will get multiple engine options. The first option will be a V6 engine that offers excellent performance. The second is a 2.4-liter unit that can produce 182 horsepower and 172 pounds per feet of torque. The other engine option is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that is expected can produce 301 horsepower. The engine options are expected to be mated with a six-speed transmission system.
The carmaker offers the car in either front wheel drive option or rear wheel drive option.
Release Date and Price
The car is expected to hit the global market in mid or late 2016 and to own the vehicle you are likely to part with $27,000 for the base model of the car.
The car is set to raise the standard in luxurious sports SUV’s. This offering from GMC is expected to blow competitors like Honda CR-V, KIA Sorento, and Ford Escape out of the water with its stylish designs and its great physical presence as well as its excellent engine performance.