Engine & Performance Aspects of the 2019 Terrain
The base SL trim comes with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 170 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The SLE and SLT trims come with the standard engine as well. However, they can use the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 252 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. There’s also a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder diesel engine available. It produces 137 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque and comes paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. The top trim, the Denali, can only be had with the 2.0-liter engine.