I bought a 2011 SLE Terrain with 18000 miles on it. I have had noting negative to say about it thus far. It rides smooth. Getting great gas mileage. Low road noise on the high way. I think the 4 cylinder engine is powerful for what it is. I have a 5'11" girlfriend and she fits very comfortably in this vehicle. Overall, I am thrilled. Would absolutely purchase one of these again!
i have to say i love the design of the terrain inside and out and how it drives and rides
but performance could be improved a bit the transmission is sluggish but is good just not geared very good for getting on the interstate the 2.4 is little small for the terrain being a bigger suv
I bought a gmc Terrain in 2011 and I thought it was going to be the best car I have ever purchased. Needless to says, I was wrong.
This is the worst car I have ever purchased. I have had it for 3 years and it has done nothing but given me problems. I have taken this car to the shop at least 20 times in the last 3 years; and the dealers (Jim Hudson and Love Gmc) kept lying to me about the root cause of my problems.
Honestly, they could not fix it.
There is a major problem with the car randomly shutting off; and it only happens on the v4 model. Gmc needs to be taken to court; I will never buy another gmc again. I recommend you stay away!
Gas mileage is not good at all, never had the 32mpg as I was told.
Going back and forth to work I average in the summer 29 mpg and in the cold it is even lower, highway driving is even less.
Other vehicles I have owned gave me a higher gas mileage than stated on the highway sticker miles going back and forth to work, terribly disappointed with the Terrain.
Talked to the dealer and he confirmed there were complaints it wasn't getting the predicted gas mileage.
Back up mirror is not reliable, only shows directly behind you without even a little bit of a side view
Terrain is very comfortable, has all the features needed and more.
Should be honest about the gas mileage. Back up camera should have a beeper when you get close to something.
We bought a 2011 Terrain SLE-1, then had leather, DVD and sunroof added, just came out cheaper that way.
Sunroof messed up within about six months, air condition stopped working around the same time in the middle of summer. The 4 cylinder is so under powered it's pathetic and makes the worst sounds when cranking up. Also here lately it's been dying after being started.
Now the gas mileage, well it sucks! GMC must measure MPG alot different than I do, but I have never got close to 32 on the highway. The average with about 70% highway and 30% city stays at 19mpg.
We are looking to getting back into a Toyota ASAP while this thing is still running.
Send the thing back to the factory and start over!
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