After the premiere in January, 2018 GMC Terrain will hit the market this summer. Those are the latest reports about this popular crossover, which is coming completely new for in next few months. As you probably know, this model is a mechanical twin of Chevy Equinox. It is in production for about eight years, and now it comes completely new. We saw its premiere in January and there are plenty of new things on this attractive crossover. It gets a new platform, new engines, and other mechanical parts. In terms of styling, this model features a completely new appearance, with the application of the brand’s newest design language. The interior is also completely new and, besides new styling, also features plenty of latest technologies.
2018 GMC Terrain redesign
The 2018 GMC Terrain is coming completely redesigned. Right after the premiere of its mechanical twin Equinox, which happened in September, this model had its presentation in January at the Detroit Auto Show. There are plenty of new things on this new model. The second generation of this crossover comes with improvements in pretty much all aspects. First of all, there is a completely new GM D2 platform, which brings plenty of benefits. The 2018 GMC Terrain is lighter that the original, it drives better, and features more space too. Compared to the first-generation model, it comes with sharper lines, larger grille, sculpted rear end, and many other details. We can consider this model as an upscale version of Equinox. Simply, it gives more premium feel, especially inside, with stylish design, more features, and much better overall impression. The list of standard equipment is much longer, compared to Chevy’s model.
2018 GMC Terrain engines
The 2018 GMC Terrain will have three engines in the offer. The base model will feature a new 1.5-liter unit, which comes with a 9-speed automatic transmission and has a max output of 170 horses and 203 pound-feet of torque. The optional engine is a familiar 2.0-liter unit, which has a max output of 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Terrain will be also available in diesel variant. There is a familiar 1.6-liter engine, which powers several models from Chevy. It has a max power of 136 horsepower.
2018 GMC Terrain release date and price
As we already mentioned, the 2018 GMC Terrain will go on sale this summer. When it comes to price, the base model should go around 25.000 dollars.