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2020 GMC Terrain vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

New 2020 GMC Terrain

2020 GMC
Terrain

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New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$25,000 to $39,900
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$35,145
Invoice* $24,975 to $38,065 $33,016
MPG - City 21 - 26 N/A
MPG - Hwy 26 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Terrain than in the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Terrain.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Terrain will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the GMC Terrain is much higher than that for the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Dimensions
The GMC Terrain is a little wider than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the GMC Terrain, which is slightly longer than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Terrain does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The GMC Terrain has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Terrain is clearly the choice over the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Terrain greatly out-muscles the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the GMC Terrain and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. With the GMC Terrain, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Warranty
The GMC Terrain comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.