2025 GMC Terrain and Yukon Spotted Completely Undisguised

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2025 GMC Terrain and Yukon Spied Without CamoKGP Photography - Car and Driver
  • The 2025 GMC Terrain was spied without camouflage, and it looks to share much of its shape with the related 2025 Chevy Equinox.

  • The Terrain does get unique front and rear ends, with a chunky grille and headlights.

  • The 2025 GMC Yukon was also spotted with refreshed C-shaped headlights and restyled bumpers.

GMC has big plans for 2025. After launching a new generation of the Acadia for 2024, the automaker's smallest SUV, the Terrain, is also set to receive a full redesign for 2025. On the other end of the lineup, GMC is readying a refresh for its biggest offering, the full-size Yukon. While both new SUVs were teased earlier this year, showing off bold headlight designs, we now have spy photos that reveal both SUVs completely undisguised.

A More Butch Equinox

The spy photos of the 2025 GMC Terrain confirm that the crossover will similar bodywork with its platform-mate, the Chevy Equinox, also updated for 2025. The most noticeable similarity is the C-pillar, which gets a "shark fin" design that rises up at an angle but remains separated from the roof by black trim, with the Terrain's pillar just a tad taller than that of the Equinox. The shape of the side windows and wheel arch trim are seem to be exactly the same.

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The big changes for the Terrain are up front, and this off-road-oriented AT4 trim sports a large, chunky grille with horizontal chrome trim accents on a blacked-out background. The headlights have a C-shaped LED graphic and connect to the grille, as do the small fog light clusters. The bumper wears a silver skid plate and a pair of red tow hooks. This AT4 model's six-spoke wheels are wrapped in General Grabber A/T Sport tires, which are also offered on the Chevy Equinox Activ. The rear end features simplified L-shaped taillights.


Previous spy photos showed off a large vertically oriented infotainment screen inside, as well as a digital gauge cluster. The Terrain is expected to share its powertrain with the Equinox, pairing a 175-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder with either front- or all-wheel drive. We expect the Terrain to be revealed in full in the next few months.

Yukon Gets Facelifted

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The Yukon's updates are far more subtle, with the full-size SUV simply being refreshed versus the Terrain's more comprehensive update. The headlights are fully restyled, with a large lower section that houses the main lamps and then a hooked LED "eyebrow" rising above. The taillights keep the same shape but have a new graphic design and are now linked by a rectangular trim piece.

The photos of the Yukon also show the AT4 variant, with a darkened, hexagonal grille that dominates the front end. The chrome lower trim houses the two red tow hooks, while a skid plate live below. The Yukon AT4 appears to ride on 275/60R-20 Goodyear Wrangler Territory AT tires.

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We don't expect major changes under the hood, with the 5.3-liter and 6.2-liter V-8s likely to carry over without any updates. The turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six diesel will probably receive the same power bump that it did in the 2025 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban, rising by 28 horsepower and 35 pound-feet to totals of 305 horsepower and 495 pound-feet of torque. As with the Terrain, a full reveal should happen soon.

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