GMC Terrain 2018: The second generation is the official and premier diesel engine


Front solid but softened.

General Motors has already unveiled the full new GMC Terrain 2018, which will be exhibited live at the Detroit Auto show 2017, an event that starts today at the COBO Center. Detroit As we have been progressing in the last few weeks, the new Terrain 2018 has suffered a slight decrease in size, to be repositioned and be able to compete against the SUVs compacts, like the Toyota RAV4 or the recent Mazda CX-5.

This second generation of the Terrarin luce now an image much more dynamic, with a design more curved and flowing than its square predecessor, with the clear intention of approaching the consumers of SUVs, compact, so-called half-size in north America.

The front shows a sophisticated lines and a large central grill is octagonal, but his features are very soft and curved. The optical front, small in size, show a curious design in the drl, in the form of Design that is repeated in the optical rear. We found in the area of the bumper with a profile for chrome, which we also found stressing the roof line and the area of the sills.


The design in “C” of the pilots are also found behind.

In the section mechanic, we found the first surprises. If all the rumors and previous reports pointed to a range of mechanical superior to the Chevrolet Equinox, a model that shares a platform with the Terrain. However, the three mechanical available will be 4-cylinder and no higher than two liters of cilindrada.

VersiĆ³n Cilindros Potencia Par
1.5 gasoline 4 172 HP (170 hp) 275 Nm
2.0 gasoline 4 255 HP (252 hp) 353 Nm
1.6 diesel 4 139 HP (137 hp) 325 Nm

The main novelty is the premiere of a block diesel for the first time in the model. An engine turbo 1.6-litre 139 PS (137 hp) and 325 Nm of maximum torque. As the other engines, will be associated to an automatic transmission 9-speed. The engine stop range, the 2.0-liter 255 HP (252 hp) and 353 Nm is capable of towing close to 1,600 kilos of weight, a figure similar to the one that showed the version V6 it replaces.


More technology and new systems.

In all versions we find manual transmission 9 relationships and is available awd system capable of sending torque only to the front wheels, with the aim of reducing the consumption of the vehicle. Likewise, all versions have the system Traction Select, that allows to choose between several driving modes to adapt to different conditions of the firm.

In terms of the equipment, the new Terrain gives a leap in terms of technological endowment, including connectivity Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in addition to a Wifi access point. The system of infotainment has a screen that can be 7 or 8 inches, and Bose audio system with 7 speakers. In the computer security include the Collision Warning system, Advanced Braking system Automatic low-speed Warning-lane change and Alert system with blind-spot side.