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2021 BMW X1 vs. 2020 GMC Terrain Review

New 2021 BMW X1

2021 BMW
X1

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New 2020 GMC Terrain

2020 GMC
Terrain

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MSRP*
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$35,400 to $37,400
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$25,000 to $39,900
Invoice* $33,420 to $35,280 $24,975 to $38,065
MPG - City 23 - 24 21 - 26
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 26 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Terrain than in the BMW X1, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X1 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Terrain, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The BMW X1 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the GMC Terrain, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X1 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Terrain. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X1 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Terrain.

Dimensions
The BMW X1 is about the same width as the GMC Terrain. The BMW X1 is slightly shorter than the GMC Terrain, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X1 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the GMC Terrain.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Terrain, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW X1 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Terrain.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X1 and the GMC Terrain. The BMW X1 has less cargo space than the GMC Terrain, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the GMC Terrain.