GMC Terrain

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

85
Priced From $25,835
MPG 27.0
Styles Reviewed
SUV/TruckSUV/Truck

Cars.com

02/20/12
2012-02-20
84
100

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David Thomas David Thomas 8.6 out of 10 2012 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

Any vehicle that can keep me as happy, as free of back pain and as entertained as the 2012 GMC Terrain did for a thousand miles should win an award. Even with just a few minor upgrades, it should remain popular in 2012.

Automobile Magazine

06/14/12
2012-06-14
86
100

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Joe Lorio Joe Lorio 8.3 out of 10 2013 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

The Denali does little to transform the Terrain driving experience, but it provides easy shopping for those who want a loaded-up SUV with less bulk than GMC’s bigger offerings but no less bling.

Edmunds.com

09/26/11
2011-09-26
83
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

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.

Edmunds.com

04/20/12
2012-04-20
86
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2013 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

A better V6 engine option and premium style make the 2013 GMC Terrain a top choice for those shopping for compact crossovers.

About.com

07/25/12
2012-07-25
85
100

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Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2013 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

The GMC Terrain is the champ for front- and back-seat space, and while its styling may be controversial, it’s certainly the most unique-looking SUV this side of the Jeep Wrangler. I certainly wouldn’t recommend against buying one… just don’t make me look at it, okay?

New Car Test Drive

06/10/12
2012-06-10
85
100

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J.P. Vettraino J.P. Vettraino 6.3 out of 10 2012 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

The GMC Terrain is best suited to young families or active couples. It seats five in a well-designed, nicely finished cabin, with state-of-the-art powertrains, advanced safety systems and convenience features, and class-leading fuel economy.

AutoSavant.com

04/05/11
2011-04-05
82
100

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Charles Krome Charles Krome Score Pending 2011 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

Despite everything that I enjoyed about the Terrain, with gas prices nearing the $4-per-gallon mark, the Terrain’s “fuel efficiency” is a deal breaker for me.

AutoSavant.com

02/01/12
2012-02-01
85
100

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Roger Boylan Roger Boylan Score Pending 2012 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

GMC has cleverly packaged as a truck what is, in essence, a tall wagon. This alone is sufficient to set it apart in the segment. The Terrain is a car—sorry, truck—for real guys and gals with real money in the pockets of their Levis.

Motor Trend

03/01/12
2012-03-01
83
100

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Kirill Ougarov Kirill Ougarov Score Pending 2012 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

If you’re on the market for a spacious two-row SUV and aren’t too concerned with fuel economy, the Terrain is a solid choice, particularly if you prefer boxes to bubbles and want some athleticism when hauling little athletes.

AutoGuide.com

06/15/12
2012-06-15
87
100

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Richard Cazeau Richard Cazeau Score Pending 2013 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

The Terrain Denali is better than the standard model in all ways, providing an improved interior while capturing the attention of sidewalk onlookers with imposing SUV looks and plenty of chrome. Add V6 power to that and an extensive list of new technology features and there’s a lot to appreciate.

Consumer Guide

06/26/12
2012-06-26
86
100

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Ed Piotrowski Ed Piotrowski Score Pending 2013 GMC Terrain SUV/Truck

The GMC Terrain Denali might very well be the best member of the Equinox/Terrain family, blending practicality, style, and luxury into a very compelling package.

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