December 7, 2010Jim Connor asked:
Should I buy the V-6 or the four-cylinder version of the Terrain? Which is better for general driving?
Answered By L James Johnson, Contributing Writer:
Your answer is actually available right here on The Car Connection. Bengt Halvorson's review of the 2011 GMC Terrain includes the fact that the 4 cylinder comes with a 2.4L direct injection engine that produces 182 horsepower. Move up to the V-6 and you get 3.0L, also with direct injection, and 264hp. This is what Bengt says about which engine works best for general driving:
- "Push the accelerator harder and let the four rev and it actually has plenty of power for most needs; only those typically towing or carrying very heavy loads will need the V-6—which ups the tow rating from a measly 1,500 pounds up to 3,500 pounds."
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