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2013 GMC Terrain SLT SUV

2013 GMC Terrain Review

(0 Stars)  GMC’s smallest SUV, but don’t call it a cute ute.

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New For 2013
The Terrain adds a Denali model with an upgraded suspension, unique trim details, and eight-way power driver and passenger seats. All models gain a universal home remote, as well as a few new paint colors: crystal red, Atlantis blue metallic, champagne silver metallic, ashen gray metallic, and iridium metallic.
Overview
Bolstered by its good fuel economy and available features, the Terrain is a solid competitor in the small-SUV segment. The Terrain, which shares a platform with the Chevrolet Equinox, comes with a choice of two good engines. The previous Terrain V-6 made do with 3.0 liters and 264 hp, but the 2013 model ditches that for a 301-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 with the same fuel economy as that of the outgoing model. The 2.4-liter in-line four—with up to 32 mpg highway—is unchanged. The Terrain’s cabin is tastefully appointed and features plenty of cubbyholes for storage. IntelliLink voice-activated infotainment continues to be optional, and GMC has added safety features like blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and optional forward-collision and lane-departure warning, as well as rear parking assist. It has a second-row seat that slides fore and aft about eight inches so you can choose to have maximum rear legroom or maximum storage in the cargo hold. Of course, the second row also folds flat. The Terrain is larger than many of its competitors, however, so storage shouldn’t be an issue. GMC has added a Denali trim level for 2013. It has the same two engines, an upgraded suspension, special eighteen- or nineteen-inch wheels, IntelliLink, and unique exterior and interior trim.

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2013 Terrain SLT Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 2.4L in-line 4 DOHC and variable valve timing
E85 / unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 14 MPG city, 20 MPG highway, 17 MPG combined and 319 mi. range
Gasoline direct fuel injection
18.8gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 182 hp @ 6,700 rpm; 172 ft lb of torque @ 4,900 rpm
Secondary fuel economy:

'13 GMC SLT SUV Reviews

First Drive: 2013 GMC Terrain Denali First Drive: 2013 GMC Terrain Denali

'13 GMC SLT SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Trip Computer
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
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Roof Rail
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Memory Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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GPS/Satellite Communication
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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