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2012 GMC Terrain (photos)

Take a closer look at the GMC's small SUV. The five-seater crossover is packed with standard and optional technology, such as IntelliLink and a new camera-based crash-avoidance system.

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2012 GMC Terrain--front

GMC is General Motor's fastest growing brand, due in part to its crossover, the GMC Terrain, which attracts families that want the size and cargo capacity of a small SUV, but don't want or need third-row seating. To meet customer demand, it doubled production of the Terrain since 2010 and plans to lure more buyers away from competitors such as the Ford Edge--and even upsell current Chevrolet shoppers--by adding additional technology options and giving consumers bigger bang for their buck.
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2012 GMC Terrain--front quarter angle

The GMC Terrain is a slightly dressier version of its more mainstream fraternal twin, the Chevrolet Equinox. With its more aggressive exterior, bolder badging, and a lot more chrome, the GMC Terrain attracts a tonier buyer used to a little flash, and who is looking to turn a few heads on the road.
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2012 GMC Terrain--side

The sheet metal around the fenders of the Terrain is decidedly angular and gives the vehicle a more rugged appearance.
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2012 GMC Terrain--grill

The oversize GMC badge on the chrome grille is easily readable from 100 feet away, and it's complemented by the chrome on headlamps, and if you're a baller, the optional 19-inch wheels.
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2012 GMC Terrain--rear

The 2012 GMC Terrain is available with either a 2.4-liter or 3-liter engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Both models are available with either FWD or AWD.
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2012 GMC Terrain--center stack

The interior of the Terrain is designed to give occupants the perception of more space.
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2012 GMC Terrain--front row

Drivers in extreme climates will appreciate the optional remote-start capability that lets you warm up or cool down the vehicle before entering it.
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2012 GMC Terrain--second row

The second-row bench slides forward and backward 8 inches.
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2012 GMC Terrain--LCD display

A 7-inch touch-screen audio system with Bluetooth connectivity is standard on all 2012 GMC Terrains.
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2012 GMC Terrain--cargo area

The 2012 GMC Terrain offers 31.6 cubic feet of stage and features 60/40 fold-flat seats.
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2012 GMC Terrain--IntelliLink

The small crossover is available with the IntelliLink infotainment system.
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2012 GMC Terrain--IntelliLink

The IntelliLink infotainment system displays approved smartphone applications on the vehicle's in-dash display.
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2012 GMC Terrain--crash avoidance technology

New for 2012 is a high-definition camera-based crash avoidance and lane-departure warning system.

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