2014 GMC Terrain

The 2014 GMC Terrain is unchanged, except for minor equipment updates. There are new wheel options, and the SLE-2 trim’s available Chrome package now includes an all-weather cargo mat.

The 2014 GMC Terrain is spacious, five people can seat in comfort and also enjoy in high level of luxury for this segment. With high-quality surfaces and a lengthy standard equipment list, that includes a 7-inch touchscreen and a rearview camera across the board, the GMC’s interior accommodations set it apart from competitors.

2014 GMC Terrain

Beside that, the possibility of choosing a V6 engine also sets the 2014 Terrain apart from many of its rivals. But probably you’ll more often see the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that’s standard on all trim levels. Both engines are available with either front- or all-wheel drive, so you can tailor the Terrain to suit your specific needs and tastes. Although the 2014 GMC Terrain is a very good vehicle, it faces a strong competition in Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Kia Sorento.

2014 GMC Terrain engine

The 2014 GMC Terrain comes with standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 182 hp and 172 pound-feet of torque. Optional engine is a 3.6-liter V6 with a hefty 301 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are connected with a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is optional, regardless of engine choice or trim level.

2014 GMC Terrain side view

2014 GMC Terrain Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options

The new 2014 GMC Terrain comes with a three types of trim levels- SLE, SLT and Denali. The SLE and SLT trims are further subdivided into two levels: SLE-1 and -2 and SLT-1 and -2. The base SLE-1 trim level offers a 17-inch alloy wheels, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a rearview camera, cruise control, a 7-inch touch-screen interface that includes satellite radio, and an iPod/USB interface.

2014 GMC Terrain

 The second, SLE-2 trim level adds to the SLE-1 by including roof rails, automatic climate control, an eight-way power driver seat with power lumbar adjustment. The SLT-1 trim level comes with all the SLE-2’s standard equipment, as well as the Convenience package contents and leather upholstery. The SLT-2 comes with all of the above equipment as standard and also includes driver-seat memory functions.

And the last trim level, The Denali, offer everything that’s standard for the SLT-2, but adds Denali-specific wheels, 18-inch or 19s if you get the V6.

2014 GMC Terrain interior

GMC’s the 2014 Terrain’s has a very luxury designed interior. The dashboard is styled in two graceful curves, while soothing ambient light makes for a truly inviting nighttime environment.

2014 GMC Terrain interior

Even the base model Terrain has standard 7-inch color touchscreen display, The front bucket seats are comfortable, and the standard sliding rear seat allows you to optimize rear-seat legroom or cargo space. Obviously noticeable is the attention to sound-deadening in the Terrain, by an acoustic windshield and other noise-killing measures.

2014 GMC Terrain driving impressions

Ride quality is excellent on all 2014 Terrains. Don’t expect sporty handling, though, as comfort is the Terrain’s primary mission.

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