The 2022 GMC Terrain AT4

The 2022 GMC Terrain AT4 is a crossover SUV that is manufactured by General Motors, under its GMC brand. The SUV is available in a 4-door, all-wheel drive drivetrain. Besides the AT4, the 2022 GMC Terrain is available in 3 other trim levels- the Denali (4-door, all-wheel drive), the SLE (4-door, all-wheel drive and 4-door, front wheel drive) and the SLT (4-door, all-wheel drive and 4-door, front wheel drive).

Before we get into some of the aspects of this SUV, let’s talk about some of the pros and cons of the vehicle. As far as pros, the SUV features a comfortable, upscale interior, a good selection of available standard safety features, a pleasant driving experience, roomy seating and a user-friendly infotainment system. As with most things, there are a few downsides to this SUV, like it has below average cargo space, mediocre acceleration and an underpowered engine. We will discuss a few of these things below.

The 2022 GMC Terrain AT4 is available in 6 exterior color choices, so there is something for all tastes. The color options are Cayenne Red Tint Coat, Desert Sand Metallic, Ebony Twilight Metallic, QuickSilver Metallic, Summit White and White Frost Tri Coat. As for interior colors, there is only one option- Jet Black.

I would like to take this opportunity to tell you some tidbits about this SUV. 

Seating Capacity- Seats up to 5 people.

MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price)- Pricing starts at $35,195 (excludes dealer fees, license, optional equipment, tax and title).

MPG (Miles Per Gallon)- Up to 25 MPG in the city and up to 30 MPG on the highway.

Fuel Tank Capacity- 15.6 gallons.

Engine- 1.5 liter, turbo, 4-cylinder engine.

Transmission- 9-speed automatic transmission.

Horsepower- 170 horsepower (HP) @ 5,600 RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) and 203 lb-ft of torque @ 2,000 RPM (Revolutions Per Minute).

Brakes- 4-wheel, anti-lock disc brakes with 11.8 inches front rotors and 11.3 inches rear rotors.

Maximum Towing Capacity- 1,500 pounds.

Cargo Volume- 63.3 cubic feet behind the first row of seats and 29.6 cubic feet behind the second row of seats.

Are you wondering how spacious the exterior and interior of the 2022 GMC Terrain AT4 is? Well, let’s take a look at just how much room is on the inside and outside of this crossover SUV. The length is 182.3 inches, the width is 72.4 inches (without the mirrors) and the height is 65.4 inches. Now, let’s take a look at the interior space.

Head Room

Front- 40.0 inches

Second- 38.5 inches

Hip Room

Front- 54.4 inches

Second- 51.8 inches

Leg Room

Front- 40.9 inches

Second- 39.7 inches

Shoulder Room

Front- 57.2 inches

Second- 55.6 inches

As you probably know, the warranties on a vehicle are important. According to Nolo.com, a vehicle is “a promise by a manufacturer or dealer that it will repair or replace defects in your car, or that your car will be of a certain quality, for a specified period of time.” The 2022 GMC Terrain AT4 features 5 different warranties that may be of importance to you.

Scheduled Maintenance- 1 year/1 visit.

Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty- 3 years/36,000 miles.

Corrosion Protection- 3 years/36,000 miles.

Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty- 5 years/60,000 miles.

Roadside Assistance Program- 5 years/60,000 miles.

Something that many people look for in a vehicle are the standard safety features. For the most part, standard safety features are government mandated. They are designed to ensure that the driver and the passengers are protected, safe and secure while in the vehicle. The 2022 GMC Terrain AT4 does have an array of important standard safety features.

Airbag System- (Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger, seat-mounted side-impact airbags for driver and front passenger & head-curtain airbags for front and rear outboard seating positions).

Automatic Emergency Braking- (Helps you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a vehicle you are following).

Dual-Note Horn- (Two tones sound at the same time, making the horn sound louder than usual).

Following Distance Indicator- (Displays gap time, in seconds, between your vehicle and the vehicle you are following).

Forward Collision Alert- (Sends out a warning if it detects a potential front-end collision).

Front Pedestrian Braking- (Helps you avoid or reduce the severity of a front-end collision with a pedestrian ahead of you).

HD Rear Vision Camera- (Provides you with a view of anything that may be behind the vehicle).

Hill Descent Control- (Helps you to maintain control of the vehicle without depressing the brake pedal).

IntelliBeam- (Can automatically turn the vehicle’s high beam lights on and off, according to the surrounding traffic conditions).

Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning- (Uses a brief, gentle steering wheel turn to alert you when you may be unintentionally drifting out of detected lane lines, so you can steer to stay safely in your lane).

StabiliTrak- (Automatically helps enhance control, particularly during emergency maneuvers, by adjusting the brakes and engine torque to help you stay on your intended path).

Teen Driver- (This configurable feature lets you activate customizable vehicle settings associated with a key fob to help encourage better driving behavior).

Tire Pressure Monitoring System- (Monitors the pressure in each of the tires and sends out an alert if one or more of the tires has low pressure).

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