2017 GMC Terrain vs 2017 Ford Explorer

Customers looking for a crossover SUV that offers a powerful V6 engine, a spacious interior and is affordable will find that the 2017 GMC Terrain is one to check out. A crossover is a great option for families needing the interior space or singles wanting the versatility of an SUV. Take a look at our 2017 GMC Terrain vs 2017 Ford Explorer comparison to see how the Terrain stands up to its most popular competition.

Customers looking for the perfect blend of power and fuel efficiency will find the standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 182 horsepower is a great choice. The Terrain receives an estimated 21 city mpg and 31 highway mpg which is far superior from the Explorer's fuel economy numbers. The Terrain does offer an available V6 engine on the SLE-2, SLT and Denali models and while the fuel economy does decrease slightly, it still offers better numbers than the Explorer.

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2017 GMC Terrain VS 2017 Ford Explorer
21/31 MPG Fuel Economy 17/24 MPG
5 Seating Capacity 7
Optional 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot Not Available
Two Engine Options Three

2017 Terrain near Raleigh NC

In terms of size, the Terrain is slightly smaller than the Explorer. While the 2017 Ford Explorer offers seating for seven passengers the Terrain offers five-passenger seating. For families that don’t need the extra row, the Terrain offers a great interior layout for customers needing the spacious seating and abundant cargo space volume. The Terrain offers a maximum of 63.7 cubic feet of cargo volume when the rear seats are folded down and with the rear seats up that number goes down to 31.6 cubic feet, still plenty of enough space for large items, sporting equipment, groceries and whatever else.

With its five available trim levels, customers are able to find an affordable model that fits their lifestyle and needs. Customers that are interested in learning more about the 2017 GMC Terrain can contact us at Davenport Autopark in Rocky Mount, NC which is about an hour drive from Raleigh. Browse our website to see our available inventory of Terrain models and schedule a test drive today.

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