GMC Terrain: Before Driving Off-Road - Off-Road Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Before Driving Off-Road

○ Have all necessary maintenance and service work completed.
○ Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, and check inflation pressure in all tires, including the spare, if equipped.
○ Read all the information about all-wheel-drive vehicles in this manual.
○ Make sure all underbody shields, if equipped, are properly attached.
○ Know the local laws that apply to off-road driving.

To gain more ground clearance if needed, it may be necessary to remove the front fascia lower air dam.

Notice: Operating the vehicle for extended periods without the front fascia lower air dam installed can cause improper air flow to the engine. Re&-attach the front fascia air dam after off-road driving.

    Off-Road Driving
    All-wheel-drive vehicles can be used for off-road driving. Vehicles without all-wheel drive and vehicles not equipped with All Terrain (AT) or On-Off Road (OOR) tires must not be driven off-road e ...

    Loading the Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
    WARNING ○ Unsecured cargo on the load floor can be tossed about when driving over rough terrain. You or your passengers can be struck by flying objects. Secure the cargo properly. ○ ...

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    Vehicle specifications
    Detailed vehicle information. ...

    Transporting Passengers
    NEVER TRANSPORT PASSENGERS IN THE CARGO AREA. WARNING! • Do not leave children or animals inside parked vehicles in hot weather. Interior heat build-up may cause serious injury or death. в ...

    Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
    The headlights will turn on as Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and operate at lower intensity whenever the ignition is ON, the engine is running, the headlight switch is off, the parking brake is r ...