GMC, as one of the most popular names in the automobile industry has revamped their SUV segment with the launch of 2017 GMC Terrain Denali. This vehicle offers the peak of luxury and shows how a compact SUV can be. Let’s check out the top-notch features offered by its makers.
What Makes it a Beast?
The powertrain fitted under the hood of 2017 GMC Terrain Denali is one such factor which makes this SUV distinct from the other available in the market. This time the makers have given 2 different variants of the powertrain.
The first variant is going to be 2.4-liter I-4 VVT Di engine and it can deliver an output of 181 HP at 6,700 rpm and 172 lb-ft of torque at 4,900 rpm. This powertrain is equipped with Fuel-Saving Eco mode and can use E85 ethanol13 as regular gasoline fuel. Coming to its transmission, it is mated with Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). It helps the vehicle to offer optimum torque regardless of the speed of the engine. As per its EPA ratings, it offers 21 mpg on city roads and 31 mpg on highways.
The second engine variant is V6 VVT engine with 3.6-liter displacement. This variantcan generate 301 HP at 6,500 rpm and subsequent amount of torque. It is also integrated with dual exhaust tips which enhance its airflow. With this powertrain, this vehicle can sprint 0-60 mph in just 6.7 seconds. It also offers fuel economy of 17 mpg in city and 24 mpg on highways. This engine integrates Standard Direct Injection (SDI) which helps to inject fuel at 2,000n psi for excellent combustion.
2017 GMC Terrain Denali New Features
Buyers of this vehicle can take advantage of its 63.9 cu. ft. of cargo space which is accessed by a power liftgate. It has amazing features like setting desired height for low overhangs. It can also detect obstacle electronically and can prevent damage.
2017 GMC Terrain Denali is designed with true testament of craftsmanship. Its front fascia is designed with power dome hood and there are muscular fender lamps as well. The grille offered is surrounded by chrome and makers have also integrated projector beam headlights.
This compact SUV is not just capable but is also comfortable. There are some top-notch features fitted inside its cabin such as Pioneer premium audio system, color touch radio, ambient lighting, heated front seats, 8-way power adjustable driver and passenger seat, etc. Its cabin is also equipped with stream Pandora and Stitcher Smart Radio which can be controlled through radio app.
Standard Safety Features
The makers have given numerous safety features in this 2017 GMC Terrain Denali such as forward collision warning system, rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert, lane departure warning, remote door unlock, automatic crash response, etc.
Adversaries and Price
2017 GMC Terrain Denali comes with a starting price tag of $35,000 and it increases up to $40,000 depending on the level of features offered. Coming to its adversaries then it will offer stiff competition to Jeep Cherokee, Volkswagen Tiguan, KIA Sportage, Nissan Rogue, etc.