GMC unveils 2017 Terrain Nightfall Edition at New York Auto Show

Article by Christian A., on March 23, 2016

GMC revealed today its 2017 GMC Terrain Nightfall Edition. This special edition shows more style with its black-out details on the exterior and the wheels. It even has the latest technologies like the IntelliLink that comes with a Wi-Fi hotspot and 4G LTE connectivity.

This announcement from GMC comes just ahead of its official debut at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. The 2017 Terrain Nightfall Edition will now be part of GMC’s lineup that includes the Sierra All Terrain X and Canyon Nightfall Edition to offer the refinement and premium features of the Terrain with a customized and exclusive appearance.

In particular, the 2017 Terrain Nightfall has a more edgy look with its charcoal grill with the gloss back highlight and surround, the black luggage rails, gloss black outside mirrors, gloss front and back fascia highlights, the gloss black rear license plate surround trim, and the aluminum machine-faced 18-inch wheels and gloss black spokes.

It will be offered in two models, the SLT and SLE-2, and is offered with a choice of four colors for its exterior which are Crimson Red Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic, Onyx Black, and Summit White. The 2017 Terrain Nightfall will go on sale starting in the fall of 2016.

Vice-president of GMC Sales and Marketing Duncan Aldred said that by building on its best year, the Terrain has managed to attract new customers, most of who are style-conscious, to the company. The 2017 Terrain Nightfall Edition, he continued, adds another unit to the company’s already popular SUV segment and it is one that is sure to stand out from the crowd.

Though restyled, the 2016 Terrain remains to be an efficient crossover that has premiums, technologies that enable passengers to be connected at all times, and has room for five. For the FWD models, it comes with the standard 2.4-liter engine with an EPA-estimated rating of 32 mpg highway.

Standard on both SLT and SLE-2 trims of the Terrain is the GMC IntelliLink along with 7-inch-diagonal color touchscreen, the Wi-Fi hotspot, and the 4G LTE connectivity. Its GM MultiFlex seats in the rear can be moved to the front or the back by about 8 inches or around 200 mm.

This increases both cargo room and passenger comfort .Once the rear seats have been folded, it can offer up to 63.9 cubic feet or an estimated 1,810 liters. The company is also offering a power liftgate that is not only programmable but even has a memory-stop function.

Safety features include six standard air bags and a standard rear-vision camera. Available active safety features include Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning and Rear Park Assist.

Safety features in the 2017 GMC Terrain Nightfall include the standard reversion rear-vision camera and the six air bags. Other safety features now made available at the Side Blind Zone Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Park Assist, and Forward collision alert.

Press Release


Ahead of its debut at the New York International Auto Show, GMC today introduced the 2017 GMC Terrain Nightfall Edition – a stylized special edition combining blacked-out exterior details and wheels, with popular technologies such as IntelliLink with available 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspot.

It joins the Canyon Nightfall Edition and the all-new Sierra All Terrain X as the latest GMC vehicle to offer an exclusive, personalized appearance with the Terrain’s premium features and refinement.

Product Details
The Terrain Nightfall offers an edgy appearance with 18-inch machine-faced aluminum wheels and gloss black spokes, a charcoal grill with a gloss black surround and accents, gloss black front and rear fascia accents, gloss black rear license plate surround trim, gloss black outside mirrors and black luggage rails. Terrain Nightfall Edition will be offered on SLE-2 and SLT models with four exterior color options: Summit White, Onyx Black, Graphite Gray Metallic and Crimson Red Metallic.

On Sale
Fall 2016

“Building on its best year ever, Terrain continues to attract new and style-conscious customers to GMC,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of GMC Sales and Marketing. “The new Terrain Nightfall Edition adds another great-looking and well-equipped choice for this popular SUV – one that will stand out in a crowd.”

About the Terrain
Coming off a record sales year in 2015, the restyled 2016 Terrain is a capable crossover with room for five, premium features and technologies that allow passengers to stay connected wherever the road or trail takes them. It also offers an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway (FWD models) with the standard 2.4L engine.

GMC IntelliLink with a 7-inch-diagonal color touchscreen is standard on the Terrain Nightfall Edition’s SLE-2 and SLT trims, along with available 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspot.

The standard, GM MultiFlex rear seat can be moved fore or aft nearly eight inches (200 mm) for increased passenger comfort or more cargo room, including a maximum 63.9 cubic feet (1,810 liters) with the rear seat folded. A programmable power liftgate with a memory-stop function is available.

Safety features include six standard air bags and a standard rear-vision camera. Available active safety features include Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Side Blind Zone Alert, Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning and Rear Park Assist.


Terrain enjoyed record sales in 2015, with 112,030 deliveries
Terrain is GMC’s second-highest selling vehicle in 2015, behind only Sierra
Nearly half of Terrain customers are new to GMC
About 50 percent of Terrain customers are women – GMC’s highest rate of female buyers.
GMC has manufactured trucks since 1902, with innovation and engineering excellence built into all GMC vehicles. The brand is evolving to offer more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including the Terrain small SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, the Sierra pickup, is the most powerful light-duty pickup on the market, and the first full-size pickup to receive the highest-possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration changed its New Car Assessment Program for the 2011 model year.

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