What are the 2022 GMC Terrain Trim Differences?

Front side view of GMC Terrain driving through mud with trim differences lettering

Refreshed for the 2022 model year is the GMC Terrain, providing an even grander SUV experience that expertly balances both elegance and rugged utility. Alongside an improved exterior and interior is the introduction of the GMC staple AT4 trim to the lineup, adding even more off-road potential for those adventure-ready drivers. Follow along with us as we go over all 4 trims of the 2022 Terrain: the SLE, SLT, AT4 and Denali. We’ll break down their base features, differences and how they differ from each other, helping you find the perfect option for your next vehicle!

*Prices are subject to change, with the following trims and features respective to the AWD models.


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The SLE trim of the 2022 GMC Terrain may just be the starting base trim level, but it loads up this introductory model with a host of features. It’s powered by a 1.5L turbocharged gas engine (found on all of the 4 trims) and pairs that with capable systems for any road with Traction Select, and auto emergency braking for quick reliable stopping. The exterior is stylish and capable with roof-mounted side rails, LED head & taillights, body-colour mirror caps and 17-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels. Inside, the GMC Terrain is gloriously an SUV of the present, with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 7-inch GMC infotainment system, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless start and more. The 2022 GMC Terrain SLE may be a base level trim, but that’s just in name only.


Highlighted features:

  • 1.5L Turbocharged gas engine
  • 17-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels
  • Traction Select system
  • LED headlights and taillights
  • Roof-mounted side rails
  • 7-inch GMC infotainment system
  • Keyless open and start
  • Wireless AppleCarPlay & Android Auto
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Fold-flat front passenger seat
  • Automatic Emergency Braking


Starting from $32,998* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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Building off of the fantastic Terrain feature foundation that the SLE stands for, the SLT fine-tunes some of those offerings with a welcome selection of upgrades. The silver-painted aluminum wheels and GMC infotainment system both increase in size by an inch, going from 17 to 18 inches and 7 to 8 inches, respectively. Comfort has been further improved through perforated leather-appointed seats, heated front seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Remote start supplements those heated features for a primed Terrain SLT on those chilly winter mornings. Further advanced entertainment and safety tech includes built-in Alexa integration available and an HD Rear Vision camera.


Standard SLE features, plus these added highlights:

  • 18-inch silver-painted aluminum wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Perforated leather-appointed seating
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Remote start
  • 8-inch GMC infotainment system
  • HD Rear Vision Camera
  • Alexa Built-in Integration


Starting from $35,598* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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New for 2022 for the GMC Terrain is the GMC-famous AT4 trim. If you’re looking to go off-road with your GM vehicle, this is the trim for you. The AT4 contains the standard SLT features, but adds on a variety of upgrades that are specifically primed to help the Terrain and you conquer the great outdoors. AWD comes standard, with capable systems like Traction Select (complete with an off-road mode) and Hill Descent Control to help combat any situation you find yourself in. 17-inch gloss black-painted aluminum wheels, Goodyear sport terrain tires and a unique grille combine design features ready for the rough stuff and to stand out in a crowd.


Standard SLT features, plus these added highlights:

  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • 17-inch gloss black-painted aluminum wheels
  • Goodyear sport terrain tires
  • Distinct grille & accents
  • Front steel skid plate
  • Traction Select (with Off-Road mode)
  • Hill Descent Control
  • AT4-embroidered front head restraints


Starting from $36,198* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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Another GMC-signature is the iconic Denali trim, operating as the highest trim package available for your vehicle. Being so means you’ll be treated with the best of the best when it comes to premium features. A Denali premium suspension (with enhanced shock control) creates an even smoother ride in the city and country. A bundle of innovative tech like wireless charging, head-up display, thorough navigation, 8-inch driver information centre, premium audio system and more help you better connect with your Terrain and the outside world. GMC Pro Safety Plus, alongside Front Park Assist and Safety Alert Seat add even more safety utility around every turn. Experience the height of the GMC Terrain with this 2022 Denali trim.


Standard AT4 features, plus these added highlights:

  • Denali Premium Suspension (with Enhanced Shock Control)
  • Chrome mirror caps
  • Ventilated front seats
  • 8-inch driver information centre
  • Navigation
  • Wireless charging
  • Head-up display
  • Bose premium 7-speaker audio system
  • GMC Pro Safety Plus
  • Front Park Assist
  • Safety Alert Seat


Starting from $41,598* (*base price before freight, not including increases or taxes).

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Did you find the perfect 2022 GMC Terrain for yourself? Maybe you’re still stuck between a couple favourite trim levels. For anything regarding the GMC Terrain, shopping for a new or used model, or any question you may have throughout the research process, our Ernie Dean team here is happy to answer any question you may have. We love helping people learn more about the wide world of GM vehicles, so don’t hesitate to contact us, today.