The 2015 GMC Terrain: Truly GMC, luxurious, technologically rich and effective

2015-04-02 12:23:33
The 2015 GMC Terrain: Truly GMC, luxurious, technologically rich and effective
The 2015 GMC Terrain: Truly GMC, luxurious, technologically rich and effective

GMC is renowned in the auto industry for spawning highly-powerful trucks and pickups, however, this time they are buoying on the new 2015 GMC Terrain to capture extra sales in the lucrative SUV segment. Terrain’s ascription of high performance is not only about twist and ponies. The SUV incorporates up-to-date technologies to optimize fuel economy, deliver adequate power and enable you remain sure-footed behind the wheel on all road conditions. The cockpit is designed with the driver’s comfort and handy essentials in mind, incorporating tons of technological aids for cruise and safety. 


The hallmark of the Terrain is a 3.6-liter V6 mill that serves up a good 301 horsepower at 6500 rpm; it gallops from naught to 60 mph within 6.7 seconds. The powertrain four-wheel-drive provides 24 mpg highway and has exhaust tips that give better air circulation. The mills mate to a six-speed automated transmission with overdrive for a wider ratio spread for output for low gears or efficiency for high ones. For more driver control, the all-wheel-drive gives additional traction and changes twist as road conditions change. Also notable is the four-wheel autonomous suspension that provides a consistent smooth ride and an exact feel on all roads.

As for its interior, notables include capacious cargo space, tons of technological applications, high-grade fit and polish and superb safety features. The MULTIFLEX rear seat feature optimizes the coziness and utility of the large SUV. The second row seats are foldable for a 60:40 split, recline for extra comfy and has copious leg and head room. Other refinements include the color touch radio, heated frontal seats, optional eight-way power driver’s seat, pioneer premium audio system and ambient lighting. Going a notch higher, the acoustics adopted include triple-layer door seals, windshield lamination and frontal side glass, and a laid-rear windshield angle.  

The exterior has a unique bold style and entrancing grille. The new GMC SUV blends design and handy utility. Its toughness and distinct peculiarities are highlighted by the tripartite element grille style, burly fender flares, projector beam headlamps and fog lights. All Terrains are equipped with aluminum wheels.

The infotainment and navigation is bundled in a practical, intuitive 7-inch color touchscreen as the command center for data and entertainment. It features a re-configuration home display, up to six pages of different settings and steering-wheel mounted controls. The color touch navigation includes multi-map views, SiriusXM traffic and weather, and numerous destination input means. There is also a rear seat entertainment system with double 8-inch diagonal flip-up LCD displays, color touch navigation, wireless headphones, video ports and remote. The available IntelliLink offers voice commands of the entertainment system, telematics and hands free gadget operation.

For safety, the GMC Terrain comes with a 360-degree of safety ensconced six air bags, including frontal, side-impact, thorax and head curtain alongside anti-lock disk brakes. Also conspicuous is the forward crash warning for all imminent collisions, lane departure warning, ultrasonic rear parking-aid and a sixth-months tentative subscription to the OnStar Directions and Connections Plan which is standard. The plan offers Automatic Collision Response, turn-by-turn navigation, roadside aid, emergency services connection, and remote door unlock. 

GMC models:

GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid
GMC Rally Wagon
GMC Sierra Classic 3500
GMC Acadia
GMC Sierra 2500
GMC Jimmy
GMC Sierra Classic 1500
GMC Envoy
GMC Canyon
GMC Vandura
GMC Safari Cargo
GMC Sierra 1500HD Classic
GMC Sierra 2500HD
GMC Sierra 1500 Classic
GMC Savana Cargo
GMC Sierra 3500HD
GMC Safari
GMC Envoy XUV
GMC Sierra Classic 2500
GMC Yukon XL
GMC Sierra 3500 Classic
GMC Syclone
GMC Sierra 2500HD Classic
GMC Sierra C3
GMC Suburban
GMC Yukon
GMC Sierra 3500
GMC Terrain
GMC Sierra 1500
GMC Savana