GMC Terrain

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Base MSRP price range:
$24,070 - $37,240
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Ratings Category: Midsized sport-utility vehicles
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GMC Terrain Overview

The Terrain and its Chevrolet Equinox twin have a taut yet supple and controlled ride, with responsive and secure handling. The 3.6-liter V6 and more fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine feel sluggish. The transmission blunts the performance of the V6, yet it still returns mediocre gas mileage. Interior components look snazzy but feel cheap. Reliability has been above average, but these SUVs score too low to be recommended. The 2016 models, due this fall, get a smattering of cosmetic updates and additional advanced safety features, including available blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, which join the forward-collision and lane-departure warning systems.

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