EXTERIOR

The GMC Terrain 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 BUT REFINED

Every Terrain is built with precision and distinguishing features, which are a true testament to the craftsmanship and detail that goes into every GMC.

 

  • New front and rear fascia
  • New grille design with chrome surround
  • New power dome hood
  • New LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Muscular fender flares 
  • Projector beam headlamps
  • Athletic stance provides a commanding view of the road 
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

ALUMINUM WHEELS

Every Terrain SUV model comes with standard aluminum wheels.

 

  • 17” wheel are standard on SLE models
  • 18” wheels are standard on SLT and available on SLE-2
  • 19” wheels available on SLT
Terrain Denali compact luxury SUV makes a bold statement with premium features

POWER LIFTGATE

Take advantage of its 63.9 cu. ft. of cargo space3 with Terrain’s available 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

Terrain features a long list of comfort and convenience features and for 2016, premium cloth is standard on SLE models and a new chrome-trimmed gear selector accentuates the interior of every model. Add in available technologies like OnStar with 4G LTE Wi-Fi4, superior fit and finish, and exceptional safety features and you’ll see why compact Terrain SUV is the total package.

 

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

MULTIFLEX REAR SEAT SYSTEM

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

 

  • 60/40 split & fold second-row
  • 39.9" rear leg room
  • Slides nearly 8" up and back
  • Recline feature for additional comfort
The Terrain compact SUV is not just capable on the inside. It's also inviting and comfortable.

SOPHISTICATED INTERIOR

This compact SUV is not just capable, it's also inviting and comfortable.

 

  • Color Touch Radio
  • Center stack storage and center console shelf for additional convenience
  • Standard premium cloth interior
  • Available heated front seats
  • Available leather-appointed seats
  • Available ambient lighting
  • Available Pioneer premium audio 
  • Available 8-way power driver and passenger seat
  • New shifter assembly
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.

ADVANCED ACOUSTICS

Acoustics isn’t just about what you hear. In this crossover SUV, it’s also about what you don’t. These features all aid in Terrain’s remarkably quiet ride.

 

  • A laid-back windshield angle
  • Tight construction to minimize air leaks and exterior sound
  • Triple door seals and acoustic-laminated windshield

SAFETY

The safety of drivers and passengers in our vehicles is of high importance. We’re offering new 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 compact SUV is equipped with 6 standard airbags5, 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.

ONSTAR

  • Standard 6-month trial to OnStar®6
  • 6-month trial period includes Automatic Crash Response, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Roadside Assistance, a link to emergency services, and Remote Door Unlock.
  • The OnStar Basic Plan7, which is available for five years from vehicle delivery date, includes OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Dealer Maintenance Notification and access to
    RemoteLink® Key Fob Services.8

CHROME EDITION

With a striking finish and extra capabilities, the Chrome Edition will take your Terrain to the next level. Available on SLE-2 models, the Chrome Edition delivers a distinctive gleam from the grille and wheels to the door handles and side mirrors. These lustrous details are perfectly complemented by practical conveniences, making this the edition with all the right additions.

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Style enhancements include:

  • Chrome door handles
  • Chrome manually folding exterior mirrors
  • 18" aluminum wheels


An elevated level of comfort, with:

  • Remote start
  • Heated cloth seats for driver and front passenger
  • Power-adjustable, heated, manually folding exterior mirrors


You can upgrade to 19" chrome-clad aluminum wheels when you choose the 3.6L V6 SIDI engine.


ENTERTAINMENT AND NAVIGATION

A simple, intuitive 7” diagonal color touch-screen is your command center for all entertainment, information, and available navigation options.

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COLOR TOUCH RADIO WITH INTELLILINK

Available Color Touch Radio with IntelliLink9 features a reconfigurable home screen, voice activated control, USB10 and Bluetooth®11 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®12 and Stitcher® Smart Radio12 and control through radio app 
  • Access music library through available control through the audio system including voice commands
  • Text message support 
  • Available Siri®13 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.14 The system features: 

  • Multiple map views15
  • Integrated SiriusXM®16 traffic and weather for three 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 anywhere you go.4 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 phone11
  • 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’s performance goes beyond torque and horsepower. This crossover SUV uses some of the latest technologies to enhance 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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6-SPEED AUTOMATIC WITH OVERDRIVE

Terrain’s transmission offers a wide ratio spread for power in the low gears and efficiency in the high ones.

STABILITRAK WITH TRACTION CONTROL

StabiliTrak senses when the SUV is not responding adequately to steering commands and adjusts wheel speed using engine power and braking to help you maintain control.

ALL WHEEL DRIVE

To maximize driver control, available AWD provides extra traction and adjusts torque in changing road conditions. With an EPA-estimated 29 HWY MPG on AWD model with 2.4L I-4 VVT.

FULLY INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION

Terrain is engineered with four-wheel independent suspension that offers a steady smooth ride and a precise feel for the road.

AUTOMATIC GRADE BRAKING

This system commands the transmission to remain in a lower gear to assist in deceleration on a downgrade, with or without a trailer attached.

HILL START BRAKE ASSIST

As soon as you lift your foot off the brake while the vehicle is on a hill, this system holds brake pressure for 1.5 seconds to give you time to press the accelerator.

3.6L V-6 VVT SIDI ENGINE

At the heart of Terrain’s performance and power is the available 3.6L V-6 engine. Delivering 301 HP@ 6500 RPM -- plus acceleration speeds of 0 to 60 in 6.7 seconds -- it is built to truly get you moving. The available 3.6L powertrain FWD offers EPA-estimated 24 HWY MPG and comes with dual integrated exhaust tips for improved airflow.


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 ethanol17 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 compact SUV, GMC Pro Grade Protection has you truly protected with features and services including:
 

  • Two maintenance visits18
  • 3-year/36,000-mile Limited Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty19
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Limited Powertrain Warranty19
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation19
  • 6-month trial of OnStar6