News results for "terrain"

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor Gets Improved Shocks, Recaro Seats

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The idea behind a Raptor is to go fast on uneven terrain. So if you are going to pick one area to upgrade for the 2019 Ford Raptor, smarter shocks with continuous damping control make sense.

Running update to 2018 GMC Terrain, 2018 Chevy Equinox bolstered side-impact crash safety

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors made an uncommon running update to its popular 2018 GMC Terrain and 2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossovers to bolster side-impact crash safety last year. The update, which consumers won't be able to spot by looking at the crossovers' exteriors, was applied to 2018 GMC Terrains built after Nov.

Auto review: 2018 GMC Terran Denali is not the champagne of compact crossovers

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2018 GMC Terrain reminds me of mass-produced beer. It’s more similar than different from compact crossovers such as the Chevy Equinox, Ford Escape, Nissan Rogue Honda CR-V and other contenders in America’s hottest segment.

2019 Ford Ranger Undergoes Durability Testing in New Video

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ford will start production on the revived Ranger later this year before it goes on sale in early 2019. In the meantime, Ford is out to prove the truck will be able to hold its own on unforgiving terrain, with heavy loads, and in extreme temperatures.

GMC Starts Year Strong with Popular SUVs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The GMC brand is increasing SUV production following the strongest first quarter sales ever for the midsize Acadia and compact Terrain SUVs. GMC finished the first quarter with global SUV sales up 9. 4 percent and Terrain sales alone up 38 percent.

Chevrolet to build hardcore off-road Colorado ZR2 Bison

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Chevrolet will bring to production a hardcore off-road version of the Colorado called the ZR2 Bison, built in collaboration with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), according to a report from Autoguide. The truck could be due to hit dealerships as early as this year, as a 2018 model, with long-travel Chevy Performance suspension; Multimatic’s trick DSSV dampers; and 35-inch BF Goodrich KM2 Mud-Terrain tires.

2018 GMC Terrain SLT 1.5L Review (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Under the hood the 2018 GMC Terrain is powered by a 1.5 liter turbocharged Ecotec 4-cylinder engine that makes 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft. of torque. Thankfully engine upgrades are possible with the 2.0 liter engine that makes 252 horsepower or a 1.6 liter Diesel 4-cylinder. The gas powered engines get a 9-speed automatic transmission.

Small 2018 SUVs Tested For Front Seat Passenger Safety, 5 Get Top Ratings

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A new round of tests evaluated the safety of front passengers in seven small 2018 model year SUVs. BMW X1, Mitsubishi Outlander, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain, and Jeep Compass earned good ratings.

Ford, Mitsubishi miss the mark in new passenger-side front crash tests

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The five other new SUVs recently put through the IIHS’ passenger-side small overlap front crash test – designed to simulate striking a pole or tree – included the BMW X1, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain, Jeep Compass and Mitsubishi Outlander. All five earned a “good” rating, while the Outlander Sport got a “marginal” and the Escape a “poor.”