The North American International Auto Show is where manufacturers from around the world to present their best creations. General Motors didn’t disappoint with two redesigned models set to take over the crossover and SUV segments. The Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Terrain practically stole this year’s show in Detroit.
2018 Chevrolet Traverse
Originally released in 2009, 2018 will mark the first full redesign for the popular SUV. The 3.6-liter V6 engine will come mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission that delivers around 25 hwy mpg, according to General Motors estimates.
Two new packages, the RS and High Country, will be available in the next model year. The RS package will feature a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 20-inch wheels, and a black chrome grille.
The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse will continue to offer a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, sizable touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
2018 GMC Terrain
The 2018 GMC Terrain made its official debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit as well. Drivers can expect sculpted curves and design cues that optimize aerodynamics and look good doing so.
The new model will feature three turbocharged engines, one of which is a turbo diesel. The new nine-speed automatic transmission will come standard. The latest model will feature new safety features, like Surround Vision and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, as well.
The 2018 GMC Terrain will hit dealership showrooms this summer.