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AWD 4-Door Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Terrain AWD 4-Door Denali 25 28 $35,679 $37,400
Terrain AWD 4-Door SLE 25 28 $28,620 $30,000
Terrain AWD 4-Door SLT 25 28 $32,531 $34,100
Terrain FWD 4-Door Denali 25 30 $34,153 $35,800
Terrain FWD 4-Door SL 25 30 $24,975 $25,000
Terrain FWD 4-Door SLE 25 30 $27,093 $28,400
Terrain FWD 4-Door SLT 25 30 $31,005 $32,500
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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Compass 80th Anniversary 4x4 22 30 $29,094 $29,715
Compass 80th Anniversary FWD 22 31 $27,669 $28,215
Compass Altitude 4x4 22 30 $26,909 $27,415
Compass Altitude FWD 22 31 $25,484 $25,915
Compass Freedom 4x4 22 30 $25,136 $25,415
Compass Latitude 4x4 22 30 $26,909 $27,415
Compass Latitude FWD 22 31 $25,484 $25,915
Compass Limited 4x4 22 30 $30,139 $30,815
Compass Limited FWD 22 31 $28,714 $29,315
Compass Sport 4x4 22 30 $25,136 $25,415
Compass Sport FWD 22 31 $23,703 $23,915
Compass Trailhawk 4x4 22 30 $30,139 $30,815
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,679
$29,094
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,400
$29,715
Monthly Payment Estimate
$623 / month
$495 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 GMC Terrain tacks away from truck-like function toward urbane utility. The 2021 Jeep Compass skimps on safety and seat comfort, but delivers crossover utility in a compact footprint.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.2 99.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
39.7 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.4 64.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 29.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 60.3
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 103.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
182.3 173
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.6 27.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 42.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 27.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.3 59.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 27.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 38.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 13.5
Steering
Steering Type
- TBD - Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.6 36.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
RR0 TPS
Spare Tire Order Code
RJA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R19 P235/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
RR0 TPS
Front Tire Size
P235/50R19 P235/45HR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3609 3327
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 7.5 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 7.5 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 X - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 500
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 2000 - 4000 175 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
LYX EDE
Displacement
1.5L/92 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5600 180 @ 6400
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 22
Transmission
Trans Order Code
M3U DFH
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.47 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 4.71
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.91
Trans Type
9 9
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Terrain Jeep Compass
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 7.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2021 GMC Terrain
  • 2021 Terrain arriving; 2020s sold out
  • Lease: From $259 for 39 months
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  • 2021 Compass selection improving
  • Lease: From $253 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $4,750 off
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