It can be said that the company GMC started to make big successes. Constant announcements of new models make great interest of the drivers, and the last one in this series of the publication is about the newest SUV named 2017 GMC Granite. This is another fabulous vehicle which we eagerly wait. Characterized by somewhat unusual design for the SUV, new member of GMC family will further attract attention. Now it is obvious that compact vehicles with multiple purposes will take a scene from the massive ones which are good in just one segment (for example off-road trip). Considering that the model has already been presented to the audience in 2010 on Detroit auto show, it cannot be said that the concept of the SUV is totally unknown. Then its value was not recognized, but now small crossovers become very popular so it is expected a great sale.
2017 GMC Granite – What a Look!
Yes, it has been already mentioned that the design of 2017 GMC Granite will be somewhat unusual. For us, it looks like a hatchback that has miraculously risen, but that is just us. It cannot be denied that radiates elegance. Aluminum and carbon will provide reduced fuel consumption and greater mobility. The impressive front part will adorn a wide grille with intrinsic letters GMC. The last part will have some modifications which make it look more modern. However, will remain on minimalism, without too many details.
Beside new shape, the cabin will get refreshed look. Let’s start with the seats. Enough to accommodate up to five people, it will be covered with the finest leather. Although from the outside might seem little, the new 2017 GMC Granite inside offers enough space for a comfortable ride. Futuristic elements are something that can be expected. Technologies will also be improved. The driver will enjoy in the auto air conditioning, modern audio system, various connections and precise navigation. The options related to security are a cruise control, parking sensors, cameras and more.
2017 GMC Granite – Powertrain Configuration:
The 2017 GMC Granite Concept is slightly longer and wider than the model that is designed for production. Considering changes in the size, it is possible that there will be changes also in engine specifications. However, the information which we have now are 1.4-liter turbocharged motor which is capable of producing 138 hp and 148 lb / ft. It is expected that drive will be on the front wheels with the optional driving on all four wheels. Automatic transmission might have a six-speed. In the combined ride, this vehicle will consume about 30 mpg.
2017 GMC Granite – Expectance:
Marked as 2017 model, this popular SUV will find on the market a little earlier, in the last months of 2016. The smallest SUV from the company called GMC Terrain cost $ 24 000. Therefore, some predictions are that the price of 2017 GMC Granite will be approximate. More luxurious variants still could reach $ 30 000. Unfortunately, there is no precise information about this. Now let’s meet competitors. This will certainly be the 2017 Mercedes GLA and VW Tiguan GTE Active.