GMC is updating its Terrain range for 2013 with the introduction a new V6 petrol engine and the creation of an upmarket Denali trim level.
Replacing the current 3.0 litre unit, the all-aluminium 3.6 litre V6 features direct injection and produces 301 bhp (224 kW / 305 PS) and 369 Nm (272 lb/ft) of peak torque. Connected to a Hydra-matic 6T70 six-speed automatic transmission, estimated EPA highway fuel consumption is 23 mpg US with all-wheel drive, or 24 mpg US for the front-wheel drive version.
Marking out the Terrain Denali are a chrome grille, body-colour bumpers, unique front and rear lights, chrome-finish exhaust pipes and 19” wheels (18” for models equipped with the 2.4 litre inline-four engine).
Living up to its luxury aspirations, the Denali’s interior gets jet Black leather upholstery, mahogany wood trim, power adjustment for the front seats, illuminated front sill plates, Bluetooth connectivity and a soft-touch instrument panel.
Also on the standard specification list are dual-flow dampers for enhanced ride and handling, a programmable powered tailgate and various safety devices including lane departure, front collision, blind spot and cross-traffic warning systems.
The 2013 GMC Terrain line-up is due to go on sale during the third quarter of 2012, and pricing will be announced nearer the time.
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