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GMC Dominates Study's List of Safest Vehicles

If you drive a GMC, a new study indicates that you might be behind the wheel of one of the safest vehicles on the market. The automaker took four of the five top spots in Insure.com's list of best and worst vehicles for preventing passenger injuries, and the data shows that bigger vehicles may be the safest choice in a collision. “The laws of physics are always in play in crashes,” says Russ Rader, spokesperson for the Insurance ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Stats and Studies, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 2500, GMC Yukon, Porsche Cayenne, GMC Terrain, Model News

2013 GMC Terrain Will Get New V6 Engine, Denali Trim

GMC released details about the upcoming 2013 Terrain in a press release Wednesday, including a new V6 engine and premium Denali trim. The new 3.6-liter V6 will replace the 3.0-liter unit found in 2012 and older Terrain V6 models. A four-cylinder engine will continue to be available across the lineup, including the Denali trim. “The new Terrain engine has more power and torque, but GM expects it will have fuel economy equal to the current 3.0-liter V6 ... continue reading»

Tags: GMC Terrain, GMC, Model News, Fuel Economy

GM Recalls 2012 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain

General Motors is recalling nearly 34,000 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain models for a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that doesn’t meet federal standards. The affected vehicles are from the 2012 model year, and were built from July 18, 2011 through September 6, 2011. The TPMS is designed to turn on a light when the tire pressure is 25 percent below the recommended cold pressure. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the TPMS’s in these ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Recalls, NHTSA, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain

2012 GMC Terrain Gets Collision Alert System

Many car companies are beginning to offer optional radar-based collision warning systems, which are handy features, but can be expensive. General Motors, however, announced that it will offer a less-expensive, camera-based warning system in the 2012 GMC Terrain. For $295, shoppers can add a forward collision alert and lane departure warning system to their GMC Terrain SLT-2 with a V6 engine, which starts at $33,740. A similar system costs $2,950 on the Mercedes-Benz M-Class as part of the ... continue reading»

Tags: Car Tech, Safety, GMC Terrain, Model News

Cars of Summer: It's Like Being in an Airplane

For most people, summer is driving season – day trips, road trips, drives to the beach, festivals, fairs, visiting friends and commuting in the bright sunshine. This summer, U.S. News is putting the cars we test through their summer paces and giving you tips and advice for making the most of your summer driving. In this installment, the 2011 GMC Terrain heads to Lewes Beach, Del. to relax by the seaside. When Ranya, one of my friends who traveled to ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, GMC Terrain, Cars of Summer

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