2018 GMC Terrain: The New Refreshments


GMC has their own plan with the new 2018 GMC Terrain. After the existence since 2009 and the company has sold around 700,000 units, they decided that they want to do something different for the 2018 model. The new one will be competing against the Rav4 from Toyota, CR-V from Honda, Cherokee from Jeep, and Escape from Ford. It seems that the company is determined to deliver the best for the new Terrain, expecting that the refreshed styling will improve sales.


Basically, the new 2018 GMC Terrain won’t be completely different from the current ride, in terms that it won’t come with a new construction and design that are completely different from the signature style. From the design, the Terrain will be coming with a pronounced sculpts on the lines and curves, topped with redesigned light and grille design. To improve performance and efficiency, the overall construction is changed to improve aerodynamics – as well as increasing efficiency, control, and handle, and also reduce the cabin noise.


If everything goes as planned, the new Terrain will be introduced during Detroit Motor Show 2017, complete with the new appearance and also different engine options. Some of the popular trims will be available with the signature style. The Premium Denali, for instance, will be coming with satin grille with chrome, LED headlights, chrome covers, and also 19 inch wheels. The price should start from around $24,000.


For the new 2018 GMC Terrain, there will be three different options: two gas turbocharged engines and one turbo diesel engine. The four cylinder turbocharged 1.5 liter engine is producing 170 hp of power while the I4 turbocharged 2.0 liter engine is delivering 252 hp of power. The gas engines will be coming with auto nine speed transmission. Meanwhile, the four cylinder diesel turbocharged 1.6 liter engine will deliver 137 hp of power, paired with auto six speed gearbox.

The Terrain will have both all wheel and also front wheel driving system, with the AWD model coming along for the optional choice.


Improved comfort and functionality are becoming the focus of the improvement too. With soft and premium surfaces and also aluminum trim, and also more accessible center console, you can expect an improved feature. There are more improvements and features to expect from the ride, including the 8 inch infotainment system and 4G connectivity. What do you think of the new 2018 GMC Terrain?