New GMC SUV stands out from the crowd
9 April 2009

GMC has rolled out its new Terrain crossover at the New York show.

The car features distinctive styling, with chunky wheel arches and a huge grille, and will be available in both front and four-wheel-drive variants.

The base engine is a 180bhp 2.4-litre four-cylinder with direct fuel injection; GMC is promising the the unit will be the most fuel-efficient in its class.

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There is also the option of a 260bhp 3.0-litre V6 engine. Both motors come with a six-speed automatic transmission as standard.

“The new Terrain brings GMC’s history of innovation and engineering excellence into a smaller, fuel-efficient package for today’s buyer,” said Susan Docherty, Buick-Pontiac-GMC vice-president.

“The capability attributes that make a vehicle a GMC are ingrained in Terrain, making it an appealing choice for existing traditional SUV customers who are looking for distinctive styling and increased efficiency.”

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