For the next 7 days, I will be test-driving the all-new 2010 GMC Terrain. The Terrain joins its Chevrolet Equinox and Cadillac SRX siblings as GM’s latest competitor in the compact crossover/SUV segment. So join me in welcoming the 2010 Terrain to the egmCarTech garage and make sure you ask me all the questions you want answered in our daily updates (you guys should really take advantage of it).
First impressions: The interior on the 2010 Terrain is gorgeous – in fact, the only reason we love it so much is because it’s the exact same interior on the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox we recently tested but with a little more ‘solid’ feel. In terms of exterior appearance, the GMC Terrain offers luxurious touches with chrome inserts in the grille, around the grille, around the fog lamps, side view mirrors and a couple of other areas. It has a very aggressive and bold body style, which some may admire and others may shy away from. Our test 2010 GMC Terrain SLE2 is priced at $29,185 and is powered by 3.0L direct-injected V6 making 264-hp, mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. So far ride-quality is very impressive – one thing I love the most is the tight steering feel, which many American cars seem to lack.
The Terrain is also offered with a 2.4L 4-cylinder direct-injected engine making 182-hp. That trim-level gets an estimated EPA estimated 32 mpg on the highway. Prices for the base 2010 GMC Terrain start at $24,995 for the FWD model with the 182-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder.
As usual, I’ll be providing you with daily updates about the new 2010 Terrain. Make sure you ask me all the questions you want answered. If you’re looking for a quick reply send me a Tweet at our Twitter account.
2010 GMC Terrain (Weekly Test-Drive):
– By: Omar Rana
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