GMC Terrain for Sale in Nigeria
A new addition to the mid-sized SUV market came in 2009 with the GMC Terrain which is produced by the GMC division of American automobile manufacturers General Motors. With only one generation manufactured, there are no previous generations to compare it with, and all units manufactured from 2009 till this present date have been quite similar in terms of performance and utilities. The GMC Terrain came as a response after dropping the Pontiac brand and along with it the mid-sized SUV known as the Pontiac Torrent. So far, customers have been satisfied with the GMC Terrain as it has a stylish cabin, ample standard features and is mechanically enhanced to handle tough terrains.
In Nigeria, vehicle buyers have identified the GMC Terrain as a high performance mid-sized SUV and want to experience it. This is why there are quite a number of used units of the GMC Terrain available in the Nigerian automobile market, and one of the fastest and easiest ways to make your GMC Terrain purchase would be through the leading online vehicle marketplace in Nigeria, Carmudi.
What to know when Buying GMC Terrain
Performance and Specifications of GMC Terrain
With the GMC Terrain, buyers have a choice of either a four cylinder or six cylinder engines. With the four cylinder engine, what you would find is a 2.4 litre engine which delivers 182 horsepower and 172lb.ft of torque, with power transmitted through a six speed automatic transmission. The V6 engine is a 3.6 litre capacity engine able to expel 301hp and 272lb-ft of torque via a six speed automatic. Standard on both engine types is front-wheel drive, while an optional four – wheel drive is available on some trim levels. Expected fuel efficiency from the V6 engine of the GMC Terrain comes to 16 mpg on city roads and 23 mpg on highway routes, while the four cylinder is 22/32 mpg respectively for city and highway routes.
How is the design of GMC Terrain
The GMC Terrain is a properly designed vehicle, and the manufacturers took it up an extra notch with the introduction of the GMC Terrain Denali in 2013. The GMC Terrain Denali comes with more chrome detailing for the exterior design and an improved cabin area. For the 2016 GMC Terrain, it will also receive all new front and rear fascia as part of the facelift, an all-new grille, LED Daytime running lights, and more storage options on the dashboard.
The 2010 – 2012 GMC Terrain are also stylishly designed with a proper grille and body design. Accessories found in the cabin include; a rear-view camera, OnStar emergency communication, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity a navigation system, with the accessories updated was the trim level gets higher.
What are the best features of the GMC Terrain?
Safety is always an issue when it comes to vehicles, and the GMC Terrain has surpassed that issue. With a safety rating of 9.3/10 with regards to car crashes, the GMC Terrain is a vehicle you would want to be in if found in an automobile crash. Safety features of the GMC Terrain include the following; Driver air bag, passenger air bag, side head air bag, rear head air bag, side air bag, 4-Wheel ABS, 4-Wheel disc brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Daytime Running Lights, Child Safety Locks and Traction Control
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo GMC Terrain in Nigeria
The GMC Terrain is available in the Nigerian automobile market in used conditions. These used GMC Terrain vehicles come from foreign countries and they are known as Tokunbo. The Tokunbo GMC Terrain is most preferred by customers, but a more affordable option would be the Nigerian used GMC Terrain. These Nigerian used variants in some cases have a few faults which need to be repaired before they can be used. Nevertheless, if buying a foreign used or Nig used GMC Terrain it is advisable to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle is in a good road useable condition.
The Best GMC Terrain year to Buy
With only one generation of the GMC Terrain manufactured, it would be safe to say that the current year of production of the GMC Terrain which is the 2015 GMC Terrain is the best year of the vehicle to purchase. This does not mean that the previous years of production of the GMC Terrain are not good vehicles. This generalisation is based on the annual improvements made on vehicles.
GMC Terrain Price in Nigeria
A brand new GMC Terrain would have an estimated price of about N11,500,000 and could be higher or lower depending on the trim level of the vehicle. A cheaper option would be the foreign used and Nigerian used GMC Terrains, which are also in conditions close to that of brand new ones, especially if the production year is recent. Find below an estimated price range of the GMC Terrain in the Nigerian automobile market.
Foreign Used and Home Used GMC Terrain for sale;
- 2009 GMC Terrain – 2014 GMC Terrain: N4,200,000 – N8,000,000
Overall impression of GMC Terrain
The GMC Terrain has proven itself to be one of those vehicles which performs properly, looks elegant and is comfortable to drive and be driven in. With competition from vehicles such as the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V and Ford Escape, it definitely has a lot of work to do in terms of convincing people to shift from well-known and trusted brands to a newcomer in the mid-sized SUV segment. Nonetheless, we implore readers to book a test-drive in the GMC Terrain today to experience its unparalleled performance and comfort.