Type: The GMC Terrain is a 5 seater SUV/crossover that is the smallest in GMC’s lineup. The vehicle competes against the Hyundai Tucson, Chevrolet Equinox, Kia Sportage, Honda CRV, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Qashqai, & Mazda CX 5.
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The Terrain 2020 is an interesting 5 seater SUV because it has a higher than average base price, with not a tonne of standard features. Upon first glance, there are better finance options, however if you’re looking to lease, the Denali (top of the line) trim leases so well, it actually becomes a cheaper payment than the Honda’s or Toyota’s! This vehicle is an exceptional deal when you consider this.
Type: Compact Crossover/SUV
Seating: 5 passengers
Price: CDN $31,098
Fuel economy: FWD (9.2/7.8 L/100 km city/highway), and AWD (11.2/9.8 L/100 km city/highway)
Horsepower: 170 hp – 252 hp
Engine: 1.5L Turbo 4 Cylinder or 2.0L Turbo 4-cylinder
Highlights for the GMC Terrain 2020
- Diesel configuration is no longer available
- Improved standard safety equipment, including pedestrian detection, forward collision alert, blind zone monitoring and lane keep assist.
- Minor grille styling updates – from the second generation of Terrain that was released in 2018
- Elevation edition is less than $1000, and adds black rims and styling across the vehicle – what a great looking vehicle for not much $
Pros & Cons
- Interior feels well put together
- Quiet cabin
- Extremely quick infotainment system – phone pairing is almost instant!
- 2.0L Turbo engine is powerful
- Base engine is a little skimpy
- Options and packages begin to make the vehicle more pricey than others in the class. (Heated steering wheel is only available on the SLT trim)
- Cargo space is slightly smaller than others in class
- Real world fuel economy is way off
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Terrain comes in a Denali trim with additional standard features such as adaptive cruise control, forward collision alert, heated steering wheel, and an upgrade suspension package.
the train Black Edition is known as the elevation package and provides 19″ black aluminum rims, black badging, tinting, & black roof racks.
GMC has opted not to have a Terrain in diesel for 2020 because of poor sales and an unfavorable lease price point. The fuel economy benefit was lost when you began to consider competitors that offer a hybrid option, with a better lease payment.
With the upgraded 2.0 litre turbo V4 engine, you can tow up to 3,600 lb. This is about the weight of a small teardrop camping trailer, or powersports trailer.
The Terrain has a combined fuel economy of about 8 litres per 100 kilometres on the sticker, although in real world tests it does not perform as well.