America’s three best-selling compact crossovers have a lot in common. The Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, and Nissan Rogue all offer extra-spacious cargo holds, and their engines prioritize maximum fuel efficiency over speedy acceleration or hushed quietness. Right behind these models, though, is the Chevrolet Equinox. While less roomy and more expensive, it dials up the power, refinement, and overall sense of luxury — combining the upscale ambiance of a mid-size crossover with the maneuverability of a compact.
If that sounds appealing but you want your crossover to stand out more from the crowd, General Motors has a second option: the GMC Terrain, a more distinctively styled variant of the Equinox. Fully redesigned last year, the 2019 Terrain combines the chunky cues from GMC’s trucks with some trendy touches of contemporary crossovers. If this sounds like the right crossover for you, keep reading to get all the details.