Next-Gen 2025 GMC Terrain Rendered As Ford Bronco Sport Rival28
As outlined in a GM Authority Opinion Desk report published earlier in this month, General Motors needs a Ford Bronco Sport rival, and badly at that. While GM seems content to let Ford and Jeep slug it out in the rugged compact crossover segment, The General could benefit greatly from offering something to rival the new Ford Bronco Sport. Now, GM Authority is visualizing exactly that with the following next-gen 2025 GMC Terrain rendering.
Coming to us from GM Authority reader and friend Brandon L. DeJean, who also gave us a possible future Chevy Impala rendering, 2021 Chevy Traverse rendering, and 2021 Chevy Equinox rendering, this next-gen 2025 GMC Terrain is made to rival the Ford Bronco Sport in the rugged compact crossover segment. As such, the first thing to notice about this 2025 GMC Terrain rendering is the overall length and wheelbase, with the next-gen concept sporting shortened dimensions in both metrics for enhanced off-road prowess.
While a significant departure compared to GMC Terrain models of the past, the shortened length would help to underline the model’s off-roading credentials and set it up to rival the popular Ford Bronco Sport. A raised suspension setup and stance would further pad the 2025 GMC Terrain’s rough-stuff resume, while all-terrain tires would make sense for the options list. All-wheel drive, differential locking, underbody skid plates, and tow hooks should also make the spec sheet, either as standard or as optional extras.
The 2025 GMC Terrain rendering also boasts revised styling with thin upper lighting signatures and horizontal lighting elements placed on either side of the grille. Lower black cladding helps to ward off errant bits of terrain, while the two-tone paint treatment is complemented by an extended C-pillar line that wraps up and over the roof. Boxy fenders accommodate the taller ride height, while in the rear, we see thin, horizontal taillights.
While this concept would make for a solid 2025 GMC Terrain, it could also make the grade as the GMC Granite, slotting in under the Terrain as a new B-segment crossover. To note, though, the GMC Granite has been something of an on-again, off-again affair for General Motors.
For now, though, the next-generation 2025 GMC Terrain is expected to debut in the 2023 or 2024 calendar year.
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You have to be kidding?
Styling needs to be more than a mash up of a bunch of old Acadia cues and bad imagination.
First start with a Hummer HX prototype then update the design using some new GMC styling and someone with talent.
The more you try this what if stuff it even makes the bad factory stuff look good.
You just have a bad Terrain after thought here.
The entire rear liftgate looks like the back of the current Ford Explorer.
Pontiac Aztek all over again!
A CEO da GM, precisa saber que o tempo é agora e não em 2025, 2030 ou mais, para quem foi a maior montadora do mundo, hoje corre atrás das outras de menores expressões. Esse pessoal veste a camisa da GM?
This is just down right ugly
I owned a Pontiac 2001 Aztek, we loved it. everybody bashed it but it was way ahead of it’s time. Tons of Room and features. yes it needed better larger wheels etc to make it look better.. BRING it BACK as a GMC !
Some changes to the headlights and rear fender areas would make it ok.
Bronco looks ugly to me. If I need such a vehicle, why should I buy a copy – Ford Bronco – instead of a original, Land Rover.
ow can someone build something that exists already your years and call himself a genius. I think I like innovators and leaders more, not followers.
This is supposed to be competition for the Bronco Sport, not the Bronco. So the original is probably the Jeep Renegade, I guess.
Also, the basic Jeep design predates the Land Rover.
wtf is gm thinking. 1 they cant even compete in the space they are in, let alone a space they clearly know nothing about. 2 did they get home simpson to design this?
3. this isnt even something that can handle snow at walmart let alone rock crawling.
do they even have a strategy other than doing everything poorly to try and play the heartstring card from loyalists?
Gm didnt design this dumbass.
Like the concept bot it needs smoother lines. Should not shorten the wheelbase. Length is fine the way it is.
Going backward as far as styling. Need to build off of current model. Interior needs update also.
Oh Hell No.
The last 2 renders he did was 90% on the money for actual product. It makes sense if Chevy is chasing the Escape crowd and GMC for the B/S. I would agree with some that removal panels should mimic Hummer.
Beltline up, is actually pretty fantastic, I really like the C pillar that wraps the roof (render it in black and make that red for a little A-Team throw back), and I do like the taillight treatment, face not as much, but I also don’t like the light up eye brows with the hidden headlights lower in general. I like the idea of taking GMC more offroad/heavier duty even if its just in looks, to separate it from Buick and Chevrolet.
It personally doesn’t appeal to me. IMHO, the headlights should be one unit rather than two separate lines. I see the flared fenders are based on the older Terrain, so props for trying to bring those back. I think the front end of the new 2022 Sierra or Acadia will probably be the biggest design influence on the new Terrain. If they adopt that, then it will be a very smart-looking CUV with broad appeal.
IMHO, the bronco sport is useless. It’s using the bronco name to sell a shortened Ford escape. I’ve seen test routes that have gone nowhere where my old fwd Chevy cavalier would go (yes I took it off road and it’s 70/30 weight distribution made it competent with off road traction) don’t copy the bronco sport. If this segment was the future, we would have seen a lot more jeep renegades sold. What we really are clamoring for is the return of the old style escape.
Lead, don’t chase. Just a thought. AT4 version is your off road (really on road0 look alike.
No, GM needs a Jeep rival!
The Front-End needs to be thought over, in comparison to the 2022 model, if I were to see this 2025 model on the road in the coming years, I would tell myself ” That vehicle already looks dated”, I can assure that Toyota, Ford, Subaru and Honda will have a better Front-End design on their future competitive vehicles than what’s being displayed here, though I can say that from the rear, this design will work.
Gm needs some new designers this thing looks ugly !
Well, then I guess they shouldn’t hire this guy.
My humble perception of the new Bronco is that it is nothing to get excited about. After seeing a few out on the road I was surprised at all of the fuss.
Nope. They should really just miniaturize the Hummer’s styling. They’d sell like crazy.
As usual, GM is a day late and a dollar short. Also, ugly, and the market will have moved on to something different by 2025.
I currently own a 2017 Terrain with low mileage. No sense waiting for this “new’ model because I already have the ‘boxy’ look with squared off fenders. I’ll be right in style!
Useless exercise. Why? Because the Terrain is FWD (or AWD)! What we WANT from GM is a midsize truck-based RWD SUV, preferably with a V8 option. We were supposed to get such a thing in 2022 with a GMC Jimmy. But it was scuttled, thanks to the EV push. This all goes back to 2010 when other geographies got GM midsize SUV’s based on the Colorado platform. But GM purposely kept such a vehicle out of NA because they KNEW it would have killed sales of the new (at the time) Traverse and Equinox (and their GMC counterparts)… and GM was determined to push Americans into under-powered FWD crossovers. (Even Ford realized their mistake with the Explorer and reverted BACK to RWD for the current Explorer.)
Anyway, if the Jimmy had become reality this year, it would have been relatively EASY to add AWD, an upgraded suspension for off-road use, and rugged optics, and we’d have a Bronco Sport competitor.
Face it; GM lost its mojo when it crowned a female CEO, who is only interested in pleasing the climate change globalists.