Rumors and speculations doing cycles online have it that the 2019 GMC Terrain is nearing its preset release date. Our renderings highlight a few minor updates and changes for the 2019 model year, and these overhauls convey the second generation of the Terrain. Like in the previous updates, the carmaker intends to differentiate the Terrain from its sibling.
The images indicate that the two vehicles bring forth unique front ends. However, their body frameworks seem to present the same styling with slight differences evidenced in the rear end. In general, though, the inbound Terrain SUV highlights a versatile design.
The remodeled Terrain compact SUV executes unmatched utility so that it can better handle the varied demands of work. Its front-to-back load floor comprises redesigned fold-flat front-passenger along with second-row seats. It makes it possible to accommodate passengers and also utilize each inch of the cargo room.
Based on our looks, the next-gen GMC Terrain accommodates items of up to 8 feet long, especially when the seats are folded. The company has also introduced a hands-free power lift-gate function, which makes it easy to load items into the cargo.
Feature GM’s D2 Platform
All the sec-gen units of the Terrain share a similar platform. We, therefore, expect the 2019 GMC Terrain to feature GM’s D2 platform. It shares this platform with various other cars, including the second generation Chevy Cruze, sec-gen Buick Verano, first-gen Buick Envision, and third-gen Chevy Equinox among others. The next 2019 GMC Terrain enters production early this year at GM’s manufacturing facility located in San Luis Potosi.
2019 GMC Terrain Dimension, Colors and Features
The company says they gave every single detail the utmost attention when designing the 2019 GMC Terrain. Every detail is eye-catching, and the C-shaped LED signature looks absolutely striking. The company has refined this compact SUV on every level, and you’re set to experience an entirely new design chapter from GMC.
|Length, Overall: in||182.3|
|Width, Max w/o mirrors: in||72.4|
|Height, Overall: in||65.4|
|Track Width, Front : in||62.2|
|Track Width, Rear : in||62.2|
|Min Ground Clearance: in||7.9|
The 2019 GMC Terrain also comes with few exterior colors, the Blue Steel Metallic, Coppertino Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic are some of them.
The next generation Terrain conveys three distinct trim levels, and each one has its unique grille with a long-lasting first impression. Each trim sets a bold and confident tone that complements the rest of the exterior styling. The images also display a stunning LED signature lighting on the car’s taillights.
However, the C-shaped lighting signature proves handy in shaping the car’s robust front fascia. Furthermore, the HID headlights offer excellent lights that help you cut through fog or darkness with ease. This small SUV brings forth a distinctive grille with a range of features that guarantee a lasting impression.
Accessories and Materials in the Cabin
As far as the 2019 GMC Terrain interior goes, the vehicle seamlessly integrates useful styling cues to offer a cohesive look. You are likely to find a mix of bold styling, plenty of space and first-class comfort. All these refinements indicate the Terrain will become a premium model once it hits our roads later this year.
The cabin of this car gets premium materials, including a standard leather-wrapped steering, soft-touch materials and real aluminum trim. These premium materials improve your driving experience while simultaneously maximizing your comfort.
When it comes to the connectivity, the company has incorporated familiar and easy-to-use systems into the Terrain’s infotainment system. It comes equipped with an eight-inch-diagonal multi-touch display along with the Bluetooth technology. The 2019 GMC Terrain also ensures that you are kept connected to your world throughout your voyage.
Cargo Space Dimensions:
|Cargo Volume to Seat 1: ft³||63.3|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 2: ft³||29.6|
The center console, on the other hand, has been re-imagined. The 2019 GMC Terrain brings forth a groundbreaking Electronic Precision Shifter in the cabin. Apparently, this intuitive, switch-based transmission button presents a sleek and compact design. It is intuitively designed so that it can free up some of the useful cabin space.
|Passenger Volume: ft³||N/A|
|Front Head Room: in||40.0|
|Front Leg Room: in||40.9|
|Front Shoulder Room: in||57.2|
|Front Hip Room: in||54.4|
|Second Head Room: in||38.5|
|Second Leg Room: in||39.7|
|Second Shoulder Room: in||55.6|
|Second Hip Room: in||51.8|
2019 GMC Terrain Engine Options
The 2019 GMC Terrain presents three diverse turbocharged engines which offer an impressive range, power and efficiency. The first one engine is a 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline. The engine can make a 170 horsepower. It comes with a torque of 203 lb-ft. This unit pairs with a nine-speed automatic gearbox system. EPA fuel economy ratings stand at 26 mpg city and 30 mpg highway drive.
The strongest engine comes as a turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline, which executes exceptional responsiveness and performance. This drivetrain churns out around 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Besides, it pairs with a nine-speed transmission that brings EPA ratings to approximately 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. However, this one engine is only available on the Denali model.
The 1.6-liter turbocharged diesel offers excellent torque and unparalleled efficiency. It yields up to 137 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. Its EPA ratings are recorded at approximately 28 mpg city and 39 mpg highway.
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. : lbs||3500|
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. : lbs||350|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. : lbs||3500|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. : lbs||350|
|Maximum Trailering Capacity : lbs||N/A|
2019 GMC Terrain Cost and Debut
The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the new upcoming model 2019 GMC Terrain starts under $27,000. This price will also include the destination charge that is $995. The more luxurious Denali model comes with a starting price of around $40,000. If you need or want to upgrade to AWD system you must add about $1,800. The model will debut at the end of this year.
With the great new look and the performance that offers, the new model 2019 GMC Terrain will definitely have much more rivals. The biggest one is the Chevrolet Equinox that comes with the similar price. Also, there are a few more candidates likes Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Rogue, Lexus GX 460 and Nissan Patrol.