Again in January of final 12 months, we obtained our first have a look at the refreshed GMC Terrain that was presupposed to go on sale someday final fall as a 2021 mannequin. However that was January 2020, simply a few blissful months earlier than the world shut down. So the Terrain ended up delayed, similar to the Chevy Equinox, and now GMC is re-introducing us to the refreshed crossover, which is slated because the 2022 GMC Terrain.
This time round, we have been proven images of not simply the brand new AT4 off-road oriented trim, however different extra widespread variants. All of them get bigger grilles, bigger headlights and new C-shaped taillights, and all trims get fulling LED exterior lighting. Each the AT4 and Denail get distinctive grille designs, with the previous getting a gunmetal gray design with thick slats, and the latter getting an all-chrome one with extra delicate lattice-work between the slats. The AT4 additionally boasts a entrance skid plate for defense, and from our early preview final 12 months, it appears to get chunkier tires. The Elevation trim returns, too, as a black-out look bundle for the extra entry-level SLE and SLT trims.
The inside is usually unchanged aside from a revised shifter panel — the buttons are new, however the identical controversial design stays (see the video beneath). There are new options obtainable, although. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are nonetheless commonplace, however now they’re wi-fi. A head-up show is on the market as an possibility for SLT and AT4, whereas it comes commonplace on the Denali. The Denali additionally will get an 8-inch display screen within the instrument panel.
Solely the turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder and nine-speed computerized have been introduced for the Terrain. It makes the identical 170 horsepower and 203 pound-feet of torque as earlier than and might be paired with both front- or all-wheel drive. We’re anticipating a higher-horsepower, larger-displacement engine to be provided within the close to future.
The SLE, SLT and AT4 fashions will go on sale this summer season. The Denali will observe within the fall. Pricing and extra particulars needs to be revealed within the coming months.