An engine upgrade is our Sort Of Bling
Of course, when GMC invited us to drive the new 2013 Denali land does not, he did urge the convening topic on which one of us wanted to participate as to trigger flashbacks and Jimmy Envoy Denali Diamond Edition models. It’s not that we are opposed to the “Professional Grade” version of the Chevrolet Equinox. In fact, we like this second-generation Theta platform crossover well. It ‘s just that, collectively, mid-size crossover are about as exciting as watching tea brew Sun And it was not even a new vehicle, with a trim package pushed further down the family line of products. The Denali badge has become a kind of right of way to vehicles approaching GMC embarrassing, no-longer-new phase of their life cycle. Special chrome grille and extra? For sure. Updated interior? Ahead of time. A new traction system? Now they’ve got our attention.
So we hopped in our long-term Mini Countryman and headed north. Tugging at our hotel in Traverse City, Michigan, we were presented with our test vehicle. A load, all-wheel-drive model with a V6, the 2013 Terrain Denali we drove retail $ 41.720, including delivery. This is over $ 15,000 more than list price cheapest Terrain 2012, representing a 58 percent upsell. Of course, you do not have to drop 40 large for a plot of Denali – base MSRP is $ 35.350 for the four-cylinder, front-wheel drive model.