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.
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 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.
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.
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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