General Motors, one of the biggest car makers, is currently setting the stage for a brutally competitive crossovers market. Expected to pick from where the current model is going to leave, the company is now developing the new 2018 GMC Terrain.
Based on everything single detail we have heard and what the company has always done; the upcoming model is going to arrive refreshed with a host of changes to the styling and suspension.
2018 GMC Terrain – Exterior and Interior Redesign
A glimpse of the outside paints a whole new picture. The 2018 GMC Terrain will get a completely new body design. Plus, in an effort by the company to create a more compact crossover, the 2018 GMC Terrain is going to be a bit smaller than the current model. We also expect a few polishes on the front and rear end.
For example, right on the front, the crossover get prominent grille and not the old design we are all used to and redesigned strips of LED. The roof is now sloping gently and the spoiler is now mounted in the tailgate. Base models are going to come with 18’’ wheel while the higher trims will all get 19’’ and 20’’.
The cabin is also going to be a key highlight. A lot of attention is going to be channeled into the construction of the interior. The interior of the upcoming 2018 GMC Terrain is going to be more modern, user-friendly and technologically advanced.
The best part, despite its smaller exterior design, the inside is going to come with adequate space for passengers and cargo, as well. When it comes to features the car will get a new infotainment system that will consist of USB ports, sound system and connectivity options.
2018 GMC Terrain – Engine and Performance
A quick look at the engine and performance reveals a number of new and juicy details. This new 2018 model is going to get a few engine options. First is going to be a 2.5-liter unit that can produce 197 hp. Second is a 2.0-liter version that will produce a power output of around 252 hp. The third and the smallest is a 1.5-liter variant with 160 hp out.
All the engines will be offered with 6-speed or 9-sped auto transmission units. Additionally, word has it that AWD is likely to be offered as an option. In other news, it is said the 2018 Terrain will be able to sprint from 0 to 60mph in within 7 seconds and when it comes to stability and handling , that is going to be well taken care of; ground clearance will be increased.
2018 GMC Terrain – Release Date and Price
As for the price and release date, considering the new GMC Terrain 2018 is a still a few months before it finally hits dealerships near you, the company has not made anything official yet. However, the industry has started talking and we could see the base model start at $24,070 and higher trim priced at $35,000.
It is likely to be made available for sale towards the end of 2017. Let’s not get all excited for these figures could change once the car is officially introduced to the public.