2019 GMC Terrain Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – When we heard that Barbara’s son-in-law, Todd, would be racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race in Roseburg, Oregon, we figured it was a good time to go watch him race. We happen to have the 2019 GMC Terrain SLT and decided it would be…

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2018 GMC Terrain Denali AWD Test Drive

?2018 GMC Terrain Denali AWD? An Ideally-sized Family Adventure SUV The GMC team refers to their SUV vehicle line as being ?Professional Grade? and the latest GMC Terrain models are intended to deliver both comfort and capability in ample doses despite their EPA rating as a compact SUV. There?s a Base trim ? the GMC…

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2018 GMC Terrain Denali Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Since the GMC Terrain went on sale in 2010, more than 700,000 of the first-generation models have been sold. It has also been ranked as one of the top models in the compact segment by buff magazines. This year the Terrain received a complete makeover from styling to drivetrains, so…

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2017 GMC Sierra Denali Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We recall when we were growing up many years ago that anything that was considered the best or fanciest of it class was often referred to as the Cadillac of ____________?. If any current full-size pickup could claim that title it would likely be the 2017 GMC Sierra Denali. While…

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2017 GMC Acadia Denali AWD Test Drive

?2017 GMC Acadia Denali AWD? A smaller redesigned Acadia adds features The 2017 GMC Acadia Denali emerges as a re-imagined midsize crossover with an expanded availability of safety features. The Acadia, while reduced in stature promises to remain as one of GMC?s strongest selling vehicles. It is all-new, and when compared to its predecessor, the…

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2017 GMC Acadia Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Until recent years, the new vehicle mantra seemed to be ?bigger is better,? but high fuel prices and added environmental concerns have changed the battle cry. Now ?lighter and smaller? is the charge, and that?s what GMC did with the all-new 2017 Acadia. With a plan to reposition the Acadia…

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2016 GMC Sierra Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The GMC Sierra might not get all the attention as the other full size trucks, but it certainly runs in the same crowd. With roots going back as early as 1901, the GMC truck line is as deep in pickup heritage as you can get and that carries through to…

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2016 GMC Terrain Denali Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer As the smallest of their SUV-style vehicles, the 2016 GMC Terrain takes on a different look than the stylish GMC Acadia and GMC Yukon models, displaying a more rugged appearance that appears to be inspired by GM?s now defunct Hummer division. It?s much like we image what the offspring of…

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2015 GMC Canyon Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We had been driving the 2015 GMC Canyon pickup around town and on the freeway for two or three days when Barbara said, ?I don?t feel like I?m in a truck!? Mostly that was because the GMC Canyon SLT interior is nicer and more comfortable inside than many of the…

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