Used 2013 GMC Terrain Denali SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2013 GMC Terrain Denali SUV Crossover

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 Pros Revised touchscreen interface includes smartphone app integration.

 Pros Larger and more powerful V6 engine for 2013 does not change fuel economy numbers from last year’s model.

 Pros Standard four-cylinder returns phenomenal fuel economy.

 Pros Top crash test safety scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

 Pros Fantastic braking capabilities.

 Pros Bold yet sophisticated exterior with plenty of Denali accents.

 Pros Passenger cabin is upscale and modern.

 Pros Vault-like cabin due to a special acoustic windshield.

 Pros Impressive audio system.

 Pros Sliding rear seat.

 Pros Plush and supportive front row seats.

 Pros Denali logo thoughtfully placed on seats and steering wheel.

 Pros Extra-long list of safety features.

 Pros Soft blue ambient lighting.

 Pros Special rear shocks deliver a smooth ride.

 Cons Standard four-cylinder engine is quite slow, taking 9.4 seconds to stop from 60 mph.

 Cons Rear seat is not quite as comfortable as you might expect.

 Cons Does not offer as much overall cargo space as other rivals in this segment.

 Cons The touchscreen interface can be slow to respond, sometimes missing them completely.

 Cons Rather large turning circle of 40 feet makes it a challenge to maneuver in small spaces and park.

 Cons Handling could be a bit sharper.