GMC through the voice of its boss, Duncan Aldred, is seriously considering adding a subcompact crossover to the lineup.

GMC through the voice of its boss, Duncan Aldred, is seriously considering adding a subcompact crossover to the lineup.

It was almost six years ago when GMC unveiled the Granite concept in Detroit, but eventually it failed to hit the assembly line. Now, GMC is once again toying around with the idea of a petite crossover to grab a piece of the action. That makes perfect sense taking into account subcompact crossovers are extremely popular and GMC is lacking in this department.

Also in charge of Buick, Duncan Aldred told Automotive News he sees great potential for such a model which is why he is the biggest promoter of the idea. He didn’t exactly say the vehicle is on the agenda, but it will likely happen in the foreseeable future given Aldred’s influence.

Although most Buick dealerships sell GMC models as well, Aldred isn’t worried the new subcompact crossover would clash with the Encore. The latter is turning out to be a winner for Buick as sales rose 33% through November in United States. It will likely hit the 70,000 mark by the end of the year, following a massive 53% sales hike in 2014.

Do we really need yet another crossover? Probably not. Will it be popular? Most likely.

Note: 2010 GMC Granite concept pictured.

Source: autonews.com

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