The GMC Terrain is a known name in the segment of stylish crossover SUVsand the primary reason behind its popularity is it’s off roading capabilities that pushes it higher in its class. But that does not imply that this GMC crossover hasn’t got other things to boast upon. The 2020 edition of Terrain finally rounds up as many number of virtues it could that includes a good value in terms of features as well, in all departments. And among them the major attraction will be the more number of safety gears that has been set as standard by the automaker this year.
What the 2020 Year Lineup Delivers
Above that the Salinas GMC dealership showrooms are also seen promoting the sales of the 2020 GMC Terrain as the most ideal family crossover SUV that makes more than sufficient place for seating five- adult passengers and they also highlight the facts that the 2020 GMC Terrain is a model that delivers perfection in terms of style and comfort in support of the choice of standard equipment that the manufacturer goes on adding till it reaches the range topping Denali trim. With that on top, the 2020 year edition of GMC Terrain queues up with names SL, SLE, SLT, and Denali, in which even the base SL makes a good buy for the practical family car buyers.
But at the same time, it is also a known fact among the auto critics and experts that GMC continues almost everything as the same from its previous generation while releasing the 2020 year edition of Terrain. So in reality it is only one exterior paint color shade in addition to a premium option package, that come as new for the 2020 year, and that too which is reserved for the Denali trim models, on the cosmetic side. But it did make some positive changes to the safety side by adding a raft of advanced safety gear to the existing ones, that includes automatic emergency braking. On the power front the 2020 year sees a drop of the turbodiesel engine that was earlier offered as one of the optional power plants.
For the year 2020, GMC equips the Terrain models either with a 1.5- or a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine that has to pair with a standard 9-speed automatic transmission, without any other option. The 1.5-liter turbo-4 engine is the standard one that is known for making 170 horsepower and 203 pound-feet of torque as well as towing a maximum load of 3,500-pound at its trail.
The higher 2.0-liter turbo inline-4 engine obviously will have more verve and capacity. So the output numbers display 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, while the towing capacity climbs up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.
In every 2020 GMC Terrain all-wheel drive is offered as a part-time setting, while the whole timer is the front-wheel drive. It is only when the driver needs the cooperation of rear wheels as well when he has to rotate a knob on the console to make it work. The suspension in every Terrain stays highly effective to handle all the bumps and potholes it passes through, proving its expertise in off roading, agrees all of the well-known GMC dealers near Salinas.