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2022 GMC Terrain
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AWD 4-Door AT4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Terrain AWD 4-Door AT4 25 28 $32,436 $34,000
Terrain AWD 4-Door Denali 25 28 $34,916 $36,600
Terrain AWD 4-Door SLE 25 28 $28,143 $29,500
Terrain AWD 4-Door SLT 25 28 $31,959 $33,500
Terrain FWD 4-Door SLE 25 30 $26,616 $27,900
Terrain FWD 4-Door SLT 25 30 $30,432 $31,900
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Carbon Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Carbon Edition AWD 24 30 $29,481 $30,355
CX-5 Carbon Edition FWD 25 31 $28,122 $28,955
CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo AWD 22 27 $31,232 $32,160
CX-5 Carbon Edition Turbo FWD 23 28 $29,874 $30,760
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 24 30 $30,718 $31,960
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 25 31 $29,374 $30,560
CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve AWD 22 27 $34,008 $35,385
CX-5 Signature AWD 22 27 $36,044 $37,505
CX-5 Sport AWD 24 30 $26,270 $26,770
CX-5 Sport FWD 25 31 $24,896 $25,370
CX-5 Touring AWD 24 30 $27,689 $28,510
CX-5 Touring FWD 25 31 $26,331 $27,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,436
$29,481
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,000
$30,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$567 / month
$506 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 GMC Terrain leans into urbane utility, and away from truck-like ruggedness. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 crossover has some priorities out of order; it doles out fine handling while it delivers a skimpy back seat.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.2 103.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.9 41
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.7 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.90 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
182.3 179.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.4 65.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 32.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.3 106.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.3 59.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 30.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 38
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.6 30.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 57
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 32.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - 11.9
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)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 15.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
QEN NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RJA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/55VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
QEN NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/55VR19
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
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)
3659 3691
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 19 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 X - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 19 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 2000 - 4000 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LYX NA
Displacement
1.5L/92 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5600 187 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Trans Order Code
M3U NA
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.47 4.62
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.44 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 3.55
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
3.01 1.45
Trans Type
9 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.96 3.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.02
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Terrain Mazda CX-5
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
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 Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.8
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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