A mid-size crossover SUV called Terrain was originally launched in 2009, as 2010 year model. It is produced by General Motors, under the GMC badge. Although it features completely different look, it shares many of technical characteristics with Chevrolet Equinox and Opel Antara crossovers. This crossover is still in its first generation. It received several updates and the newest one, which comes with 2016 year model, includes several big modifications. Although those changes are big, company already works on next-generation model which will, according to the latest reports, come in spring of 2017. The 2017 GMC Terrain will come completely redesigned, with plenty of significant changes in all aspects.
2017 GMC Terrain specs
The 2017 GMC Terrain will experience complete redesign. It will feature plenty of changes, in all aspects of the vehicle. However, precise details are still unknown, so we must rely on speculations. According to the rumors, 2017 Terrain will get completely new body, which will be made of lightweight materials such as HSS and aluminum. This will provide significant weight loss, so expect to see new model with much improved fuel economy, and better overall performances. In terms of visual appearance, new model will make big turnaround. It will come with much more aerodynamic look. It will be designed in the style of modern crossover, instead of traditional boxy look. The cabin of 2017 Terrain will also come completely redesigned. It will come with new styling, with premium materials and comfort raised on the even higher level. New model will also come with plenty of improvements when it is about advanced technologies. Expect to see plenty of new hi-tech features, when it is about safety, drive assist and entertainment systems.
2017 GMC Terrain engine
When it is about engines, although it isn’t confirmed, it is expected that the current units will carry over for the 2017 GMC Terrain, but it will also come with improvements when it is about power and economy. Current model comes with standard 2.4 liter I-4 engine, which is good enough for 182 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. Other one is a 3.6 liter V6, which outputs 301 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 GMC Terrain release date
For now, it is known that new model will come somewhere in the spring of 2017. More details about release date and price for 2017 GMC Terrain will be known in the future.