2011 GMC Terrain

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The GMC Terrain is a compact crossover sport utility vehicle. New for the 2010 model year, the Terrain - a near-clone to the Chevrolet Equinox - is entering its second year of production. Aside from some upgraded software for its OnStar telemetry system, the Terrain is a carryover for 2011.GMC's Terrain is offered in four different trim levels. The standard SLE 1 trim includes cloth upholstery, air conditioning, full power equipment, cruise control, rearview camera, six-speaker audio system, 17-inch alloy wheels, and more. The SLE 2 adds automatic climate control, power driver's seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth phone connectivity, eight-speaker audio system, and other equipment. The SLT 1 gains leather upholstery, heated seats, remote start, 18-inch alloy wheels, among other features. The range-topping SLT 2 arrives with standard rear parking sensors, power tailgate, driver seat memory, a sunroof, and more.

Under the hood of the five-passenger SUV is a standard 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine rated at 172 horsepower. This engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The SLE 2 and SLT 1 are also offered with an optional 3.0-liter, six-cylinder - which is also E85 compatible - rated at 264 horsepower. It is also mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox.

Front-wheel drive is standard, with all-wheel drive optional. In EPA fuel economy testing, the 2011 GMC Terrain earned between 16 mpg city, and 32 mpg highway, depending on driveline. Fuel economy when running on E85 is lower - between 12 mpg city and 18 mpg highway.

The 2011 GMC Terrain SLE-1 starts with a base price of about $25,000 and tops out with the SLT-2 model, which starts around $30,500.


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