2016 GMC Terrain Denali

The 2016 GMC Terrain Denali with competitors like Honda CRV, GMC decided to take things up a notch with its 2016 update which gives us re-designed interiors and a brand new engine. With significant face lifts, it has been tuned to perform on almost any terrain and its new electronics enable it to do so. It is not only big enough; it is affordable for that urban family with three kids constantly fighting to get the good seat. Ground breaking acoustics and an intuitive computer system installed on it, it sets a benchmark for GMC and its Denali series. Initially launched in 2010, it is all set to receive its first full modification at the manufacturer’s end. 2016 being deemed as the year of the great consumer cars, this one is one to look out for.

2016 GMC Terrain Denali front

2016 GMC Terrain Denali – What’s changed inside?

The interior of 2016 GMC Terrain Denali boasts of a contemporary styling which makes a passenger pleaser any day. Its center console in low gloss metal is trimmed to perfection. The leather upholstery adds a different level of comfort altogether. It has a macho like appeal and its military grade finish makes it ideal for family dads who fancy that. It boasts of a 7-inch touch screen that runs a Color Touch Infotainment system. With changes in button graphics and stack design, it stands in tune with others like the Acadia of GMC.

What’s happening on the outside?

The new GMC Terrain Denali stands out in the crossover business due to its sharply creased fenders. It’s not as reticent as the Ford or CR-V—it’s masculine, in its truest meaning of the words. The military-grade details distinguish the GMC from Chevy Equinox which makes it refreshing to look at. The changes for 2016 are focused on the front, including a new grille and a restructured hood. Upper top variants receive LED daytime running lights. The front and rear fronts have also been crafted to provide a contemporary look.

2016 GMC Terrain Denali interior

2016 GMC Terrain Denali – Under the hood

The new 2016 GMC Terrain Denali SUV will have  a 2.4 liter four-cylinder V series engine armed with direct injection. It bangs in 180 HP and EPA fuel economy of 22-32 mpg in front-drive models, a mile per gallon less when four-wheel drive is built-in. Any Terrain can be upgraded to a massive 301 hp, 3.6-liter direct-injected V-6 that produces 17-24 mpg gas mileage. With most mechanics remaining the same, both engines are set at six-speed automatic.

2016 GMC Terrain Denali rear view

2016 GMC Terrain Denali – Pricing and Verdict

Reported at a sensible 23,575 $, it makes for an affordable family car and is not for an average soccer mom. The Denali in particular craves for attention and is definitely a buy for city riders looking to go macho in a SUV. With rumored additions of a 360 safety system with lane departure warnings, forward collisions sensor and blind zone alert system it might be the family car to steal the show in 2016 GMC Terrain Denali.

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