Used 2018 GMC Terrain Diesel

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2018 GMC Terrain

2018 Highlights

The GMC Terrain has been redesigned from the ground up for 2018.
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Pros

  • Comfortable and upscale interior
  • Optional engines offer efficiency and power
  • MyLink user interface is intuitive and easy to use
  • Extensive list of optional safety features

Cons

  • Midrange trims offer fewer standard safety features than competitors
  • Base 1.5-liter is disappointing all around
  • Less cargo space behind the back seat than most competitors
  • Price with options runs higher than average for the class

Used 2018 GMC Terrain Diesel for Sale

GMC Terrain 2018 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (1.5L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
206 miles
Used 2018
GMC Terrain
SLE
King Buick GMC
17.7 mi away
List$30,621
Est.Loan: $558/mo
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GMC Terrain 2018 SLT 4dr SUV AWD (1.5L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
17,317 miles
Cpo 2018
GMC Terrain
SLT
List$28,523
Est.Loan: $519/mo
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Dealer Notes

Certified. Clean CARFAX. New Price! Terrain SLT, 4D Sport Utility, 9-Speed Automatic, AWD, Summit White, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Heated front seats, High-Intensity Discharge Headlights, Low tire pressure warning, Preferred Equipment Group 4SA. 1.5L DOHC 28/24 Highway/City MPG We are the fasted growing Buick GMC store in Northern Va! Please google our Customer Reviews to see why You'll Love It At Lindsay!!

GMC Terrain 2018 Denali 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
3,651 miles
Used 2018
GMC Terrain
Denali
List$32,990
Est.Loan: $601/mo
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GMC Terrain 2018 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (1.5L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
7,907 miles
Used 2018
GMC Terrain
SLE
List$27,549
Est.Loan: $502/mo
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GMC Terrain 2018 SLE 4dr SUV (1.5L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
694 miles
Used 2018
GMC Terrain
SLE
List$29,390
Est.Loan: $535/mo
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GMC Terrain 2018 SLT 4dr SUV AWD (1.5L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
5,579 miles
Used 2018
GMC Terrain
SLT
List$32,911
Est.Loan: $599/mo
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Dealer Notes

CARFAX One-Owner. Coppertino Metallic 2018 GMC Terrain SLT AWD 9-Speed Automatic 2.0L Turbocharged Fully Detailed, AWD.Hurry in quick this car won't last long at this price. 26/21 Highway/City MPG

GMC Terrain 2018 Denali 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
3,827 miles
Cpo 2018
GMC Terrain
Denali
Faulkner Buick GMC
91.1 mi away
List$35,749
Est.Loan: $651/mo
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Dealer Notes

Red Quartz Tintcoat Terrain 2.0L Turbocharged Denali New Price! Certified. ***1 OWNER, CLEAN CARFAX***, !!NO ACCIDENTS!!, Here at Faulkner Buick GMC, WE PUT DREAMS IN DRIVEWAYS CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO..., AWD, ABS brakes, Driver Alert Package II, Following Distance Indicator, Forward Collision Alert, IntelliBeam Auto High Beam Headlamp Control, Lane Keep Assist w/Lane Departure Warning, License Plate Front Mounting Package, Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Navigation System, Occupant sensing airbag, Power Liftgate, Preferred Equipment Group 5SA, Premium 7-Speaker Bose Sound System w/Amplifier, Skyscape Power Sunroof w/Power Sunscreen. Odometer is 1605 miles below market average! 26/21 Highway/City MPG

GMC Terrain 2018 SLT 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6A)
577 miles
Used 2018
GMC Terrain
SLT
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GMC Terrain 2018 SLE 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6A)
15,120 miles
Cpo 2018
GMC Terrain
SLE
List$30,024
Est.Loan: $547/mo
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Dealer Notes

Certified. Clean CARFAX. 4D Sport Utility, AWD, Summit White, 110-Volt Power Outlet, 2 USB Data Ports, 4.2' Multi-Color Enhanced Driver Information Screen, 8-Way Power Driver Seat Adjuster, Diesel B20 Fuel, Driver & Front Passenger Heated Seats, Driver Convenience Package, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Electric Auxiliary Cabin Heater, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, High-Intensity Discharge Headlights, Infotainment Package I, Power Driver Lumbar Control, Power Programmable Rear Liftgate, Preferred Equipment Group 3SB, Radio: GMC Infotainment Audio System w/Navigation, Remote Start, Roof-Mounted Luggage Rack Black Side Rails, SD Card Reader, SiriusXM Satellite Radio. 1.6L DOHC 38/28 Highway/City MPG We are the fasted growing Buick GMC store in Northern Va! Please google our Customer Reviews to see why You'll Love It At Lindsay!!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

Although popular, the previous-generation Terrain was falling short of the class standards for drivability, technology and interior quality by the end of its run. Happily, the fully redesigned 2018 GMC Terrain addresses the problems the aging generation had and now represents a more compelling choice for a small, five-passenger crossover SUV.

The new Terrain pulls off the impressive trick of shrinking by just over 3 inches in length and 400 pounds in weight from the previous generation without sacrificing more than an inch of head- or legroom. Maximum cargo volume is nearly the same, too. That weight loss, combined with new engines and transmissions, promises better performance and fuel economy. However, the base engine struggles to deliver on its performance or fuel economy in the real world. We highly recommend the optional engine upgrades: The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder improves performance, while the turbocharged 1.6-liter turbodiesel is pleasant to drive and is a fuel economy champ — GMC estimates it will return 40 mpg on the highway.

The Terrain (and its sibling, the Chevy Equinox, which is nearly identical under the skin) is one of the nicest vehicles in the segment to spend time in. It's comfortable and easy to drive and comes standard with one of the best infotainment interfaces in the class. There's plenty of headroom all around, and the back seats fold flat with the pull of a lever. Aside from the disappointing base powertrain, downsides include a slightly smaller cargo area than some rival crossovers and pricing that's noticeably higher than other vehicles you might be cross-shopping. We also had to ding the Terrain for its overly firm ride quality.

If what you're looking for is efficiency, practicality and ease of use, the Honda CR-V with its 1.5-liter turbo engine is an obvious choice. The Mazda CX-5 provides a better driving experience and an interior that, in higher trims, feels even more upscale than the GMC's for less money. If you're looking for off-road prowess, the Jeep Cherokee and the Subaru Forester offer more capability.

trim levels & features

Even the base SL trim of the 2018 Terrain comes with some desirable features, but it has a very limited options menu. Moving up to the SLE gets you access to more options. The SLT adds more luxury features and access to a few higher-end options. Finally, the top-trim Denali has features and options that put it in the near-luxury class, but it comes with a near-luxury price.

The base SL trim can only be had with the turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine (170 hp, 203 lb-ft of torque) and a nine-speed automatic transmission, driving the front wheels. Trailering equipment is the only major optional upgrade available for the SL; beyond that it can't be upgraded. In fact, only three paint colors are available, and only white doesn't come with an added cost.

That said, the SL comes with a decent set of standard features, including keyless ignition and entry, cruise control, 17-inch alloy wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rearview camera, two USB ports for the front seats, two charging-only USB ports for the rear, front and rear 110-volt power outlets, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio. GM's Teen Driver system and OnStar are also standard.

The SLE trim comes with largely the same standard equipment as the SL, adding an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a compact spare tire and a handful of interior trim-piece upgrades. However, the SLE also gets access to a host of options and packages.

Packages include the Driver Convenience package, which adds a power-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, roof rails and remote engine start. The Infotainment I package adds an 8-inch touchscreen, a navigation system, a color information display in the gauge cluster, an SD card reader, two extra USB ports in the center console box, and a 110-volt outlet for the rear seat. The Driver Alert I package adds heated mirrors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and rear parking sensors. Some of these add-ons can be had individually, along with a panoramic sunroof and trailering equipment.

Stepping up to the SLT trim gets you leather upholstery and the Driver Convenience and Infotainment I package (except for navigation). Upgrades for the SLT include the Driver Alert I package and the Driver Alert II package, which adds low-speed forward collision warning and mitigation with automatic braking, lane departure warning with lane keeping assist, and automatic high beams. The Infotainment II package adds navigation and a seven-speaker Bose stereo system. Also available is the Preferred package, which includes a power liftgate, driver-seat memory settings, a power passenger seat and a heated steering wheel.

Two gas engines are available for the Terrain. The 1.5-liter engine with front-wheel drive comes standard on both the SLE and SLT trims, but both can be optioned with either a more powerful gasoline engine or a more efficient diesel. The more powerful gas engine, a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (252 hp, 260 lb-ft of torque), is available and comes with dual exhaust tips and larger wheels. Also available is a turbocharged 1.6-liter diesel-powered four-cylinder engine (137 hp, 240 lb-ft of torque), paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. GMC estimates the diesel will return 40 mpg highway. Equipping the diesel engine also adds the Driver Convenience package for the SLE and the Preferred package for the SLT.

All three engines come standard with front-wheel drive, but they can be optioned with all-wheel drive. A knob in AWD-equipped Terrains allows drivers to switch between all-wheel drive and front-wheel drive on the fly.

At the top of the Terrain range is the Denali, which can only be had with the 2.0-liter engine. The Denali receives unique styling cues and interior trim, as well as Denali-specific 19-inch wheels and LED headlights. It bundles in the Preferred package and Driver Alert I package, along with several other options such as the panoramic sunroof.

Optional extras for the Terrain Denali include the Driver Alert II package, along with the Advanced Safety package, which adds a surround-view parking camera system and an automated parking system. The Denali's Comfort package adds ventilated front seats and heated rear seats, as well as a wireless phone charging pad.

trim tested

Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions that are fundamentally similar. The ratings in this review are based on our full test of the GMC Terrain SLT (turbo 1.5L inline-4 | 9-speed automatic | FWD).

driving

2.5
The base engine lacks power, the transmission is slow-witted, and the powertrain's focus on fuel economy all but eliminates snappy acceleration and quick pedal response. Elsewhere it's better. The brakes feel good, and though it's no sport SUV, the Terrain handles curves and corners with composure.

acceleration

2
The small turbocharged engine delivers decent zip at low speeds, but acceleration falls off as the transmission runs for its highest gears to save fuel. Good in theory, but awful when trying to merge or pass. Our as-tested 0-60 mph time was 9.3 seconds, highlighting the Terrain's leaden pace.

braking

3
The brakes bite smoothly and evenly, with a good relationship between pedal pressure and actual stopping power. Initially the pedal feels a little soft but firms up after a few millimeters of travel. The Terrain stopped from 60 mph in 126 feet in our testing, a decent result for a compact SUV.

steering

3
The steering is slow, making for a lot of mush to steer through before the Terrain starts to change direction in earnest. The steering effort weights up nicely at highway speeds, imparting more confidence and a sense of stability.

handling

3
Capable and balanced on twisty roads, the Terrain keeps body roll in check. You won't mistake it for a Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape or other sportier rival; it lacks the necessary suspension tuning or tire grip. But through turns at reasonably high speeds, the Terrain remains stable and composed.

drivability

2
Good braking and competent handling can't make up for a weak engine and languid transmission. When you need immediate speed, the accelerator often feels mushy and lifeless, while engine speed and downshifts exhibit noticeable lag and delay. Doesn't inspire confidence when highway merging or passing.

comfort

2.5
Poorly placed central air vents and stifling leather upholstery aside, the Terrain is quite comfortable, at least at rest. On the road, it's prone to regular low-impact shock, vibration and jostling on even moderately rough road. The seats are good, though, and the cabin keeps outside noise at bay.

seat comfort

3
The firm but not rigid seats are comfortable overall and hold up well over long miles. But they're somewhat compact; bigger and broader passengers might find them constricting. Bolsters are relatively flat and low, seatbacks a bit narrow. Rear seats are comfortable, but cushions are somewhat flat.

ride comfort

2
This Terrain rides surprisingly poorly on regular pavement. Even mildly bumpy streets sends shock waves into the cabin, resulting in a steady hum of shakes and vibrations. Your mother would probably notice and ask if something's wrong. Not up to par for the segment.

noise & vibration

3
Road and tire noise is limited to a muted, dull hum on most road surfaces. Some wind noise leaks in at the front pillars, but it ts muted and acceptable. But the relative serenity is broken by a suspension that transmits too much road shake and shudder into the cabin — more mail truck than GMC.

climate control

2.5
The control layout is simple other than the four buttons for vent mode, which is excessive. Central vertical vents distribute air poorly, but steering wheel heats up nicely. Seats offer cushion-only or cushion-and-seatback heating, a nice feature. Ventilated seats aren't available in any trim level.

interior

2.5
The interior is attractive and well-configured, but some controls are awkwardly placed. Taller drivers will want the steering wheel to extend farther. The panoramic sunroof cuts into rear headroom for taller folks, but overall this is a roomy cabin with good space for shoulders, legs and elbows.

ease of use

2
Control placement is a mixed bag — the headlight switch is by your knee, Snow mode in center console. Least impressive is the Terrain's unnecessarily clumsy transmission interface — pull switches placed below the climate controls. There's no way to avoid using those on every drive.

getting in/getting out

3
The low seat bolsters make it easy to slide into front and rear seats. The doors open between 60 and 75 degrees, making for a wide opening. The step-in height is low enough for most passengers to get in and out with minimal effort.

driving position

3
Plenty of seat adjustment up and down, as well as fore and aft seat travel. Wide range of adjustment should suit most drivers, although taller drivers might wish for more steering wheel extension so they won't need to sit too close or upright to the steering wheel.

roominess

3.5
There's good headroom up front, although the sloping roofline and panoramic sunroof lower the ceiling and may infringe on the headroom of taller drivers and passengers. Also good space between arms, elbows and door panels, which helps this small SUV feel larger

visibility

2.5
Truck-ish forward view — the deep, angled dash makes it hard to know where the front really is. The front side windows offer a good view, less so out the rear side windows. The rear-most side windows are more decorative than useful, and the rear window is too narrow.

quality

3
The Terrain shares the same solid feeling as most GMC trucks and SUVs. There's a solidity to the sheet metal, upholstery and interior materials that imparts confidence and a sense of safety. Cabin materials aren't particularly special, but they look and feel high-quality.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 GMC Terrain.

DO NOT OVER PAY for a TERRAIN
Mark, 4/12/2018
I did a no trade deal and bought mine for $10,100 under MSRP and if I had been willing to take a black one I could have got it as low as $10,800 under MSRP it took a lot of negotiating but DO NOT OVERPAY keep firm and get your Terrain for $10,000 to $11,000 under MSRP. It is amazing how much profit some dealers expect to make on a single deal. Two dealers that touted themselves as "Zero Negotiation, No Haggle, No Hassle" was over $4,000 higher for what they termed their "Best Price" deal. BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL don't let some dealer put over $4,000 of your hard earned money in their pocket!!!!!!!! Dealers will try to bait you with "INVOICE PRICING" acting like they are losing money if they go any cheaper - doesn't mean a thing (they don't tell you about "HOLD BACK") and ask them to throw some "FLEX CASH" into the deal that is what it will take to get your best deal and don't be shy about holding firm and saying NO to their counter offers after about a dozen phone calls and counter offers the dealer I ultimately bought mine from came to my terms after originally starting off $2,294 higher and if I had really wanted to play hardball I think I could have gotten it a few hundred cheaper. GOOD LUCK in getting a new Terrain at a GOOD PRICE!!!!!!!!!
Terrain Rocks
JH, 7/10/2018
I would buy it again in a heartbeat
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Features & Specs

MPG
28 city / 38 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
137 hp @ 3750 rpm
MPG
28 city / 38 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
137 hp @ 3750 rpm
MPG
28 city / 39 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
137 hp @ 3750 rpm
MPG
28 city / 39 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
137 hp @ 3750 rpm
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Safety

Our experts like the Terrain models:

Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Alerts the driver to perpendicular oncoming traffic when reversing out of a driveway or parking space.
Side Blind Zone Alert
Monitors blind spots for traffic, warning the driver when an obstacle is present.
Safety Alert Seat
Vibrates the driver seat cushion to provide physical alerts from safety systems.

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat3 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover18.8%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2018 GMC Terrain Diesel Overview

The Used 2018 GMC Terrain Diesel is offered in the following styles: SLT 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6A), SLE 4dr SUV AWD (1.6L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6A), SLE 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6A), and SLT 4dr SUV (1.6L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6A).

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