2014 GMC Terrain features and specs review


GMC Terrain is one of the most renowned compact crossovers, which very well brings in the brand’s professional grade driving experience to a new generation of drivers.

The 2014 lineup will be launched with two new wheel offerings and one new exterior color, which is the Silver Sky Metallic. The new wheels which are being offered by the company complements the car’s bold exterior design, adding to which it includes a 17-inch aluminum wheel that is standard on all SLE and SLT1 models.

The GMC Terrain 2014 will be powered by the standard Ecotec 2.4L four-cylinder, which has the features like direct injection and camshaft phasing to optimize performance and fuel efficiency of the car and allowing EPA-rated 32 mpg on the highway.

An another 3.6L V-6 engine with direct injection and continuously variable valve timing is SAE certified at 301 horsepower (224 kW) and 272 lb.-ft. (369 Nm) of torque.

Terrain’s six-speed automatic transmission provides a wide ratio spread for power in the low gears and efficiency in the higher ones.

All of the models use four-wheel disc brakes with StabiliTrak electronic stability control and traction control, for the safety the car is equipped with six standard air bags i.e. dual frontal air bags, head curtain side air bags and pelvic/thorax seat-mounted side air bags.

Terrain engineers worked hard by building on a body-integral structure with single-piece body side stampings and targeted applications of high-strength steel in order to ensure a smooth, quiet ride.

One of the most interesting Safety and crash-avoidance features include recently named a “Top Ten Tech Breakthrough of 2012” camera technology used with forward collision alert by Popular Mechanics.