CHANGES FOR 2014:
-Siri Eyes Free standard on SLE2 and up
-17-inch wheels standard on SLE and SLT1
-18-inch wheels standard on SLT2 and available on SLE2 and SLT1
-Premium Edition chrome packages available on SLE2 and SLT1
-New Silver Sky Metallic paint option
GMC’s entry-level crossover gets a few trim updates for 2014, but otherwise remains unchanged from last year. The two available engines are a 2.4L four-cylinder making 182 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque, and a 3.6L V6 good for 301 hp and 272 lb-ft. Both are mated to a six-speed automatic, and either engine can be had with front- or all-wheel drive.
Trims available are SLE1, SLE2, SLT1, SLT2 and Denali
Standard equipment in SLE trim includes OnStar, body-coloured door handles, chrome exterior accents, body-coloured front and rear fascias, deep tinted glass on rear doors and cargo area, chrome grille surround, automatic headlights, fog lights, tilt-and-telescopic steering column, power-adjustable heated side mirrors, backup camera, 17-inch aluminum wheels, air conditioning, front floor console, floor mats, multi-function trip computer, power locks with keyless entry, steering wheel-mounted stereo, cruise and Bluetooth controls, four-way adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar, cloth seats, heated front seats, sliding and reclinable rear seats with 60/40 split fold, six-speaker stereo with seven-inch touchscreen and auxiliary input, Bluetooth, satellite radio and USB input.
SLE2 models add a roof rack, automatic climate control, tire pressure monitoring, ambient interior lighting, leather-wrapped steering wheel, power eight-way driver’s seat, premium cloth seat upholstery, eight-speaker stereo with subwoofer and IntellilLink.
SLT1 trim includes heated front seats, remote engine start and leather seats.
SLT2 brings forward collision warning, lane departure warning, rear park assist, chrome door handles, chrome rear skid plate and grille, power liftgate, chrome mirror housings, chrome roof rack side rails, sunroof, 18-inch wheels, ambient lighting in door handles and door storage, driver’s seat and side mirror memory, and garage door opener.
Denali models get blind zone alert, soft-touch leather on seats and door trim, mahogany wood trim, illuminated sill plates, and an eight-way power passenger seat.