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GMC unveiled its second-generation Terrain SUV. The all-new compact SUV features a bold exterior design, offers a range of new turbocharged powertrains and has more available active safety technologies. “GMC’s strong growth over the past decade is due in large part to Terrain,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of global sales and marketing for GMC. …

The ease of accessing information digitally has made it convenient to do all your vehicle research from the comfort of your home. However, with so much information available, it’s important to develop good researching skills to save time. One of the most effective techniques employed is to take two comparable models and see how they …

Rating 85/100 Background The 2016 GMC Terrain marks the seventh year of production for the truck brand’s entry into the small-to-midsize crossover class. During that time, the class has grown in popularity but the Terrain has soldiered on with only minor equipment updates. It still stands out due to its slightly larger-than-average size and unique …

Rating 68/100 Background The GMC Terrain has been mostly unchanged since its introduction for 2010. That’s six years without a major refresh or redesign, which is a pretty long time in automotive terms. The 2015 Terrain still stands out for its comfort-oriented drive and optional V6 engine. But is that enough to keep it out …

Rating 70/100 Background The 2014 GMC Terrain is a slightly-larger-than-compact crossover that shares its design with the Chevrolet Equinox. It seats five people in comfort and offers a relatively high level of luxury for this segment. With high-quality surfaces, flowing lines across the dashboard and a lengthy standard equipment list that includes a 7-inch touchscreen …

Rating 63/100 Background While it’s rare to hear words like "stylish" and "sophisticated" used to describe a compact crossover, they’re a fitting characterization of the 2012 GMC Terrain. Underneath its squared-off bodywork, the Terrain is nearly identical to the Chevrolet Equinox right down to the 4-cylinder and V6 engines under the hood. Size-wise, the pair …

Rating 62/100 Background Compact crossovers have quickly become the go-to choice for a family-friendly sport-utility that’s cheaper, more fuel-efficient and better suited to tighter urban confines than bigger SUVs. At the same time, these crossovers have also tended to be a little noisier, less refined and not as appealing for long-distance family road trips. The …

Rating 67/100 Background On the one hand, the 2010 GMC Terrain is an old-school GM badge job, an unabashed Chevrolet Equinox knockoff with the same platform, features and powertrains. But unlike many old-school GM badge jobs, this one is fundamentally a really good vehicle, so we’re willing to cut it some slack. Indeed, the Terrain …

There’s no doubt the Ford Expedition is commanding. One look at its bold profile illustrates this. Then, there are the SUV’s amazing performance capabilities, where the road warrior tows 9,200 pounds, placing it on par with what you would expect from a pickup truck. Simply, the Ford Expedition is the perfect combination of what happens …

When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration unveils a concept vehicle, people pay attention. The agency recently revealed its new Mars rover concept at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The complex commissioned the construction of the vehicle without use of taxpayer dollars. NASA says it was unveiled, “with a goal of inspiration and education …

SUVs hold widespread appeal due to their versatility. Not only can you find models that deliver sportier handling with ample interior room, you can find power behemoths which can tackle your most demanding jobs with ease. Whether it’s towing boats, trailers with work equipment or camping items, manufacturers provided their SUVs with powerful drive systems, …

The all-new 2018 Chevrolet Traverse sports utility vehicle has a new look, a new powertrain, comes in two new trim levels and is also much roomier. It was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, a day after its sister brand GMC unveiled its 2018 Terrain. “The all-new Traverse offers the ultimate …