EXTERIOR

The GMC Terrain Denali compact luxury SUV is the perfect combination of styling, utility and efficiency. For 2016, the Terrain’s bold design has been updated and features a new hood design, redesigned front and rear fascia with chrome accents, new LED daytime running lamps and a new 3-bar grille design that is distinctively GMC.

 

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Every Terrain compact SUV is built with precision and distinguishing features.

BOLD DESIGN

Terrain Denali makes a bold statement with unique design features such as:

 

  • New signature Denali grille
  • New front and rear fascia
  • Satin-chrome accents
  • Body-color rocker panels with satin-chrome molding
Every Terrain compact SUV model has standard aluminum wheels and all-new 18-inch aluminum wheels are available on SLE and SLT models.  All-new 19-inch wheels are available on Denali

DISTINCTIVELY DENALI

Performance and technology put Terrain Denali SUV in a class by itself. Features include:

 

  • Unique headlamp and taillamp design
  • Available 3.6L V-6 engine delivers 301 HP and 272 lb. ft. of torque
  • Rear fascia with Denali skid plate and integrated exhaust outlets
  • Unique 18” and 19” Denali-exclusive wheels
  • Side Blind Zone and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Terrain Denali compact luxury SUV makes a bold statement with premium features

PROGRAMMABLE POWER LIFTGATE

Take advantage of its ample cargo space with Terrain Denali’s programmable power liftgate.

 

  • Opens and closes at the push of a button
  • Set desired opening height for low garages or overhangs
  • Electronic obstacle detection stops and reverses to help prevent damage

INTERIOR

The premium 2016 Terrain Denali takes GMC’s trademark attention to detail and comfort to a new level. Experience refinement as only GMC can deliver in an SUV of this size.

 

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Terrain's easy-to-use MultiFlex rear seat system maximizes the comfort and utility of this compact SUV.

A HIGHER STANDARD OF STYLE

Step into Terrain Denali refinement and experience the kind of upgrades that put Terrain Denali in a class by itself. Soft-touch leather and wood accents provide a luxurious look and feel to the interior. Interior features include:

 

  • Soft-touch dash and upper instrument panel
  • Leather-appointed door inserts
  • Embossed Denali logo on driver and front passenger seats
  • Ambient lighting
  • Wood-trim accents

The Terrain compact SUV is not just capable on the inside. It's also inviting and comfortable.

DENALI DISTINCTION

The understated luxury that is Denali is apparent throughout the interior and highlighted by the illuminated Denali sill plates. Features include:

 

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with mahogany wood-grain inserts
  • Denali logo embossed on seat back and steering wheel
  • Unique Denali illuminated front sill plates

The interior of the 2016 Terrain Denali is engineered to bring a higher level of refinement and comfort to our already capable and efficient compact SUV.

COMFORT AND CONTROL

The 2016 Terrain Denali compact luxury SUV places a premium on driver and passenger comfort with such standard features as:

 

  • 8-way power driver and front passenger seats
  • Contrast-stitching outline perforated leather-appointed seating

SAFETY

The safety of drivers and passengers in our vehicles is of high importance. We’re offering technologies and innovations to help make our vehicles safer and better equipped to take on the unexpected.

 

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360 DEGREES OF SAFETY

The Terrain Denali is equipped with 6 standard airbags3, including front side-impact and head curtain as well as anti-lock brakes giving your crossover SUV safety features inside and out.

SIDE BLIND ZONE ALERT & REAR CROSS-TRAFFIC ALERT

These safety technologies match smart engineering with driver-centric safety, using radar to watch where you can’t. When a car enters your blind zone, it displays a signal in your outside mirror. When backing out in a busy parking lot, it warns of vehicles approaching with an icon in the Color Touch Radio screen.

FORWARD COLLISION ALERT

This available system provides audible and visual signal if it appears that a collision may be imminent.

LANE DEPARTURE WARNING

This available system alerts the driver if the Terrain SUV wanders from the lane without using a turn signal.

Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for more important safety information.

ONSTAR

  • Standard 6-month trial to OnStar®4
  • 6-month Service trial period includes Automatic Crash Response, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Roadside Assistance, a link to emergency services, and Remote Door Unlock.
  • The OnStar Basic Plan5, which is available for five years from vehicle delivery date, includes OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification and access to RemoteLink® Key Fob Services.6

ENTERTAINMENT AND NAVIGATION

Utility is only part of this compact SUV’s story. Every innovation has a purpose: To give you a superior experience.

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COLOR TOUCH RADIO WITH INTELLILINK

Terrain Denali’s standard Color Touch Radio with IntelliLink12 features a reconfigurable home screen, voice activated control, USB8 and Bluetooth®9 audio streaming. IntelliLink technology offers features that keep you connected wherever you travel including:

 

  • Smartphone integration to allow hands-free calling, phone book access and expanded entertainment options
  • Intuitive voice commands
  • Stream Pandora®10 and Stitcher® Smart Radio10 and control through radio app
  • Access music library through available control through the audio system including voice commands
  • Text Message Support
  • Available Siri®11 Eyes Free voice pass through

AVAILABLE COLOR TOUCH NAVIGATION WITH INTELLILINK

Get where you’re going easily and map your route intuitively with the available Color Touch Navigation System.12 The system features:

 

  • Multiple map views13
  • Integrated SiriusXM®14 traffic and weather for 3 trial months
  • Multiple destination input methods

TECHNOLOGY

Utility is only part of this compact SUV’s story. Every innovation has a purpose: To give you a superior experience.

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Terrain compact SUV is available with state-of-the-art Forward Collision Alert technology.

STAY CONNECTED ANYWHERE YOU GO

OnStar offers an available 4G LTE built-in Wi-Fi® hotspot so you can stay connected to the internet and your favorite apps while you’re on the go.15 It’s ready to connect to your devices, giving you an integrated and customizable in-vehicle experience.

Bluetooth connectivity comes standard on the Terrain compact SUV

STANDARD BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY

  • Hands-free operation of your mobile phone9
  • Steering-wheel-mounted controls
  • Dial with voice commands
  • Listen through the audio system

A rear-vision camera provides a clear view behind the Terrain compact SUV.

STANDARD REAR-VISION CAMERA

  • Displays in the center stack touch-screen
  • Mounted camera sits above license plate for clearer view

PERFORMANCE FEATURES

Terrain Denali’s performance goes beyond torque and horsepower. This crossover SUV uses some of the latest technologies to optimize fuel efficiency2, gives you the power when you need it and help you keep in control no matter what the road conditions.

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3.6L V-6 VVT SIDI ENGINE

Terrain Denali’s performance is powered by the available 3.6L V-6 engine. Delivering 301 HP@ 6500 RPM – the most horsepower in its class – plus acceleration speeds of 0 to 60 in 6.7 seconds. The 3.6L powertrain offers EPA-estimated MPG 17 city/24 highway (FWD) and comes with dual integrated exhaust tips for improved airflow.

ECOTEC 2.4L I-4 VVT ENGINE

For performance that puts a premium on fuel efficiency, Terrain Denali compact luxury SUV comes standard with a 2.4L I-4 engine that offer an EPA-estimated MPG 22 city/32 highway (FWD). The 2.4L engine uses Variable Valve Timing and Direct Injection technologies to assure responsive performance.

REFINED RIDE

Advanced Dual-Flow Valving, exclusive on Terrain Denali front suspension, provides a smoother ride and improved handling across a broad range of driving conditions. Terrain Denali’s fully independent sport tuned suspension is tuned for optimal comfort, helping to deliver a more controlled, refined ride.


FUEL ECONOMY AND ENGINES

The 2.4L I-4 WT engine offers an EPA est. 32 MPG HWY and is the kind of fuel economy and power that lives up to the GMC standard.

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2.4L I-4 VVT DI ENGINE

  • HORSEPOWER: 182 HP @ 6700 RPM
  • TORQUE: 172 lb-ft @ 4900 RPM
  • Equipped with Fuel-Saving Eco Mode
  • Can use E85 ethanol13 as well as regular gasoline

3.6L V-6 VVT SIDI ENGINE

  • HORSEPOWER: 301 HP @ 6500 RPM
  • ACCELERATION SPEEDS: 0 to 60 in 6.7 seconds
  • Dual integrated exhaust tips for improved airflow

STANDARD VARIABLE VALVE TIMING (VVT)

  • Provides the power of a high-performance engine
  • Allows for low-speed response for trailering or climbing
  • Constantly adapts to give you optimum torque regardless of engine speed

STANDARD DIRECT INJECTION (DI)

  • Precisely distributes fuel for more efficient combustion
  • Injects fuel at over 2,000 psi for a better air-fuel mix
  • Creates crisp throttle response


PRO GRADE PROTECTION


Standard on every new 2016 GMC, including the Terrain Denali, GMC Pro Grade Protection has you truly protected with features and services including:

 

  • Two maintenance visits16
  • 3-year/36,000-mile Limited Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty17
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Limited Powertrain Warranty17
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation17
  • 6-month trial of OnStar4