2013 GMC Terrain

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$26,305-$36,745
$24,990-$34,908
18 CITY / 27 HWY
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Overview

What's New for 2013:
  • Luxury-oriented Denali trim debuts
  • Side blind-zone alert system
  • Rear cross-traffic alert system
  • Forward-collision alert system
  • Lane-departure warning system
  • Rear park-assist sensors
  • Color Touch radio and navigation
  • IntelliLink smartphone pairing and multi-media
  • Optional 3.6-liter V-6 engine

Exterior Features
The 2013 GMC Terrain is a compact crossover SUV offered in SLE, SLT and new luxury Denali trim levels. New metallic colors are available, including Atlantis Blue, Champagne Silver, Ashen Gray, and Iridium. Standard on all Terrains are projector-beam headlights, fog lights, and aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
The Terrain features a rear seat that slides forward to maximize cargo space. With the seat moved forward, the Terrain offers 31.6 cubic feet of storage space. With the rear seat folded, that volume expands to 63.9 cubic feet of cargo space. Standard for 2013 is a new Color Touch radio.

Optional Features
The Terrain's new Color Touch radio can be upgraded with IntelliLink, a smartphone pairing technology that features Bluetooth calling and music streaming, Pandora and Stitcher Internet radio compatibility, and iPod integration with a Gracenote music database.

Among the Terrain's additional options are leather, automatic climate control, power sunroof, power tailgate, rear-seat entertainment system, premium sound system, and a navigation system.

The Denali trim adds fancier chrome accents, subtle styling differences, and different aluminum wheel designs. Inside, the Terrain Denali features a soft-touch dashboard, smoked mahogany wood trim, and more.

Under the Hood
Standard on all Terrain models is a direct-injection, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine creating 182 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. New for 2013, the optional direct-injection 3.6-liter V-6 engine generates 301 horsepower and 272 lb.-ft. of torque. With either engine, a 6-speed automatic transmission drives the front wheels (FWD), and an all-wheel-drive (AWD) system is available.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the Terrain models with the 4-cylinder engine are:
  • Terrain 4-cylinder FWD: 22/32/26 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Terrain 4-cylinder AWD: 20/29/23 mpg

GMC provides the following estimates for the Terrain V-6:
  • Terrain V-6 FWD: 17/24/TBD mpg
  • Terrain V-6 AWD: 16/23/TBD mpg

Safety
Every 2013 Terrain is equipped with 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution, traction and stability control system with roll stability control, and a reversing camera. GMC also provides a free 6-month trial subscription to OnStar service, which includes Automatic Crash Notification.

A Safety package can be added to the SLT trim, and includes rear park-assist sensors, and forward-collision alert and lane-departure warning systems. These features are standard on the Denali trim, along with side blind-zone alert and rear cross-traffic alert technologies.

In crash tests, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 Terrain a 4- (out of 5) star overall rating. As this overview was written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not tested the 2013 Terrain. However, the structurally identical 2012 model was named a \"Top Safety Pick\" by the Institute.

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  • Name SLE (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26305.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name SLE (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27805.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name SLT (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29355.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name SLT (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32600.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name SLE (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28055.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name SLE (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29555.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name SLT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31105.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name SLT (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 34350.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name Denali (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 34995.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name Denali (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36745.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket
  • Seat trim, cloth
  • Seat adjuster, driver 2-way manual fore/aft adjustment power lumbar and power 2-way seat height adjuster (up/down)
  • Seats, rear bench, 3 passenger with manual fore/aft adjustment, 60/40 split seatback and recline feature
  • Floor mats, carpeted front and rear
  • Console, front center, with arm rest and concealed storage
  • Cupholders 2 front and 2 rear and 2 additional in rear center armrest
  • Steering wheel, comfort grip vinyl with mounted cruise and audio controls
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic
  • Instrumentation includes speedometer, single trip odometer, fuel level, engine temperature and tachometer
  • Driver Information Center monitors 26 various systems including, Vehicle Information Menu (oil life, tire pressure, standard/metric units) and Trip Information Menu (trip 1, trip 2, fuel range, average fuel economy, instant fuel economy, average vehicle speed) and compass display
  • Windows, power with driver and front passenger Express-Down
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed
  • Theft deterrent system, vehicle, PASS-Key III
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual front climate control
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Power outlets 4 auxiliary with covers, 12-volt, includes 2 front, 1 second row and one in the cargo area
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboards
  • Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome, rear cargo area, dual front map lights and ambient lighting on integrated center stack
  • Seat trim, premium cloth
  • Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power and power lumbar
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped with mounted cruise and audio controls
  • Air conditioning, single-zone automatic climate control
  • Seat trim, perforated leather-appointed
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Remote vehicle start includes extended range Remote Keyless Entry
  • Memory feature includes driver seat and outside rearview mirrors
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, programmable
  • Rear Park Assist
  • Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, center-mounted dome, rear cargo area, dual front map lights and ambient lighting on integrated center stack (Includes ambient lighting on door pull cups, center console area and center console cupholders.)
  • Seat adjuster, passenger 8-way power and power lumbar
  • Steering wheel, 4-spoke leather-wrapped with wood
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 4 - 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) painted aluminum
  • Tires, P235/60R17 all-season, blackwall (Included with (RSB) 4 - 17" x 7.5" (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) painted aluminum wheels.)
  • Spare tire and wheel
  • Grille, Charcoal with chrome surround
  • Liftgate, rear manual with fixed glass
  • Bumpers, front and rear body-color
  • Headlamps, halogen projector lamp
  • Glass, deep-tinted (all windows, except light-tinted glass on windshield and driver- and front passenger-side glass)
  • Fog lamps, front round, halogen
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding and integral spotter mirror
  • Wipers, front intermittent with washers
  • Wiper, rear intermittent with washer
  • Door handles, body-color
  • Luggage rails, Charcoal
  • Wheels, 4 - 18" x 7.5" (45.7 cm x 19.1 cm) chrome-clad aluminum
  • Tires, P235/55R18 all-season, blackwall
  • Grille, Charcoal with chrome surround and accents
  • Liftgate, rear power programmable with fixed glass
  • Sunroof, power and tilt-sliding with express-open and wind deflector
  • Luggage rails, chrome
  • Bumpers, front and rear body-color (Includes chrome rear skid plates.)
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, chrome, manual folding and integral spotter mirror
  • Door handles, chrome
  • Wheels, 4 - 18" x 7.5" (45.7 cm x 19.1 cm) Denali-specific (Included with (LEA) 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI engine only.)
  • Tires, P235/55R18 all-season, blackwall (Included with (RV6) 4 - 18" x 7.5" (45.7 cm x 19.1 cm) Denali specific wheels only.)
  • Grille, Denali-specific with satin chrome surround
  • Luggage rails, chrome (Satin chrome with Denali model.)
  • Bumpers, front and rear body-color (Includes satin chrome rear skid plates.)
  • Sill plates, front illuminated, Denali specific
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, satin chrome
  • Door handles, chrome (Satin chrome with Denali model.)
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic
  • Rear axle, 3.23 final drive ratio (Included and only available with (LEA) 2.4L I-4 SIDI engine and (MXO) 6-speed automatic front-wheel drive transmission. Refer to Engine/Axle chart for availability.)
  • E10 Fuel capable
  • Alternator, 120 amps
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery, 525 cold-cranking amps with rundown protection
  • Suspension, front independent, strut type coil springs
  • Suspension, rear independent trailering arm with three lateral locating links, coil springs
  • Suspension, Soft Ride
  • Steering, power, variable electric assist
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc
  • Exhaust, single
  • Engine, 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm) (Requires (FE9) Federal emissions on TLM26-4,TLM26-5 AWD models.)
  • Rear axle, 3.53 final drive ratio (Included and only available with (LEA) 2.4L I-4 SIDI engine and (MXO) 6-speed automatic all-wheel drive transmission. Refer to Engine/Axle chart for availability.)
  • Chassis - all wheel drive (TLG26 model only.)
  • Chassis - all wheel drive (TLK26 model only.)
  • Chassis - all wheel drive (TLM26-4,TLM26-5 model only.)
  • Suspension, Enhanced Ride and Handling
PACKAGE
  • Chrome Exterior Appearance Package includes chrome door handles, luggage rail inserts, grille, mirrors and body-color bumpers with chrome rear skid plates
  • Safety Package includes (UEU) Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning and (UD7) Rear Park Assist
SAFETY
  • StabiliTrak, stability control system with traction control
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal and thorax side-impact, driver and front passenger, and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bag Passenger Sensing System sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes, Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, First Assist, Injury Severity Predictor, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav, Destination Download (requires navigation radio), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands Free Calling and available OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Automatic Crash Response (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (Does not monitor spare.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front and second row all seating positions
  • Door locks, power rear child security
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
  • Automatic Crash Response
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation
  • Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Side Blind Zone Alert
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, Color Touch AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback includes 7" diagonal color touch-screen display, USB and AUX port and iPod support (Includes Bluetooth for phone.)
  • Audio system feature, 6-speaker system
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.)
  • Audio system feature, USB port
  • Bluetooth for phone personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system (Deleted with (UE0) OnStar delete.)
  • Audio system, Color Touch AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback includes 7" diagonal color touch-screen display, USB and AUX port and iPod support (Includes (UP9) IntelliLink. May be upgraded to (UHQ) Color Touch Navigation with IntelliLink.)
  • Audio system feature Pioneer premium 8-speaker system with subwoofer and amplifier
  • IntelliLink includes Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones; Hands-Free smartphone integration with Pandora and Stitcher smartphone compatible; voice-activated technology for radio and phone (Included and only available with (UFU) Color Touch AM/FM/SiriusXM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback or (UHQ) Color Touch Navigation with IntelliLink. IntelliLink functionality varies by model.)

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