2014 GMC Terrain – Specs, Trims, Price

The manufacturer classifies the 2014 GMC Terrain in the category of small SUVs. The public can’t make an agreement is it an SUV or a crossover. 2014 GMC Terrain is too big to be called a crossover, but nevertheless, too small to be called a SUV. While this dispute goes on, the new Terrain is ready to overtake the market. GMC probably finds it necessary to repeat the market success of the previous generation. We can say that they prepared well for this plan. Despite the fact that GMC is well known as a truck manufacturer, the 2014 GMC Terrain is nothing but comfort and luxury. Truth be told, the new 2014 GMC Terrain wasn’t changed much compared to it’s predecessor.



As a part of that heritage, the 2014 GMC Terrain got trim levels. In other words, the buyer can choose from SLE, SLT and Denali trim levels. There’s even more, since the SLE and SLT are further divided into two sublevels each. So, SLE has SLE-1 and SLE-2, while SLT has SLT-1 and SLT-2 trim levels. SLE-1 has a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. The steering wheel has audio and cruise controls on, which you can use while enjoying the ride sitting on a power-height adjustable driver seat. Parts of the standard package are also climate control, keyless entry and ambient lighting. On the dashboard, you can find a 7-inch touchscreen with satellite radio, an iPod/USB interface, IntelliLink and Bluetooth phone connectivity. The sound system assembly has 6 speakers. The SLE-2 trim level has everything what SLE-1 does plus automatic climate control, roof rails and eight-speaker Pioneer audio system. Optionally, you can get lane-departure warning, forward-collision alert system and rear parking sensors.

As a part of 2014 GMC Terrain SLT-1 trim level, you can get SLE-2 and Convenience package and leather upholstery. The SLT-2 trim level has all of the above plus driver-seat memory functions. Someone who choose Denali trim level will get everything from the SLE and SLT trim levels and eight-way power passenger seat, rear cross-traffic and blind zone alert system.



The standard engine inside the 2014 GMC Terrain will be 2.4-liter four-cylinder. It is capable of 172 lb-ft of torque and delivering 182 horsepower. This engine provides acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 9.4 seconds. The option with a more powerful engine is more expensive, but numbers justify the price. This 3.6-liter direct-injection V6 engine has 272 lb-ft of torque and 301 horsepower. It accelerates the new 2014 GMC Terrain from 0 to 60 mph in 7.0 seconds. All-wheel drive is an option of choice for every trim level. A standard in 2014 GMC Terrain is front-wheel drive and six-speed automatic transmission. A model of 2014 GMC Terrain with front-wheel drive and a four-cylinder engine has the fuel economy in a range from 22 to 32 mpg. If you choose V6 engine fuel economy estimations are 17/24 mpg with front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive with the same engine can make 16/23 mpg. Since there are significant differences depending of which option you choose, the price range is big. 2014 GMC Terrain with SLE-1 trim level will cost you $26500, while the choice of Denali trim level will make you pay $35150.

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