If you’re looking for a smooth-riding, quiet compact SUV that fits ino an on-the-go lifestyle, the GMC Terrain more than fits the bill. The Terrain’s exterior – which differs depending on the level of trim – looks as refined as the smooth-as-silk, quiet ride on the inside. The Terrain is an excellent choice that offers good gas mileage and is roomy enough for five people without that squeezed-together feeling that many compact SUVs offer. The 2023 model continues its excellent safety ratings of previous years and offers available convenience features that will soon feel indispensable, like a powered liftgate.
The Terrain offers a 1.5-liter engine that produces 175 horsepower with 203 lb-ft of torque. This ensures a quiet, smooth ride quality. And the 2023 GMC Terrain includes many driver-assistance features as standard on the 2023 model, including automated emergency braking, lane-assist and blind-spot monitoring. Also new: The Black Diamond Bundle is optional in the Denali trim, and offers a self-parking feature, 360-degree camera system, powered sunroof, and 19-inch alloy wheels with an After Midnight finish.
The interior of the 2023 GMC Terrain is pleasant and trends toward a luxe feel. While the leather-appointed Denali version is at the top of its game here, even the SLT trim comes with perforated leather seating surfaces. It’s a nice touch that drivers and passengers will love. A conventional gear shift lever is replaced by gear-selector buttons. The legroom for the 2023 GMC Terrain is ample, especially in the rear, where there’s 39.7 inches of it. For those times when it’s important to move a lot of cargo, the Terrain’s front passenger seat also folds down, which provides extra versatility.
The top-level Denali trim offers a grille with an intricate chromed mesh, while the AT4 version features some take-me-offroad character by adding a skid plate to the front fascia. Even the lower trims – the SLE and SLT – feature grilles with chromed slats against a black background for a striking look. The 2023 GMC Terrain comes with several exterior color versions available, including the following:
An optional 3.6-liter V6 engine offers 310 horsepower, while the base engine is a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that delivers 228 horsepower. A nine-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive come standard on the 2023 GMC Terrain. Featuring a stable and forgiving ride, the available adaptive suspension smooths out the Terrain’s ride even further to allow the driver and passenger a great deal of comfort.
The Terrain comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system in its base-level trim. That gets upgraded to an 8-inch touchscreen beginning with the SLT trim. makes it easy to access a range of available features, and the technology options for 2023 should satisfy most drivers who seek state-of-the-art tech. Those options include:
GMC offers various driver assistance systems to bolster the 2023 Terrain’s excellent safety test scores:
At Lindsay Buick GMC, it’s easy for you to find the perfect GMC Terrain for your needs. This compact SUV offers tons of great features for commuters and parents of small children. Head on over to see us today at Lindsay Buick GMC in Columbus, Ohio and test drive one today.
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