GMC Terrain: Driving for Better Fuel Economy - Performance and Maintenance - In Brief - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Driving for Better Fuel Economy

Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible.

○ Avoid fast starts and accelerate smoothly.
○ Brake gradually and avoid abrupt stops.
○ Avoid idling the engine for long periods of time.
○ When road and weather conditions are appropriate, use cruise control.
○ Always follow posted speed limits or drive more slowly when conditions require.
○ Keep vehicle tires properly inflated.
○ Combine several trips into a single trip.
○ Replace the vehicle's tires with the same TPC Spec number molded into the tire's sidewall near the size.
○ Follow recommended scheduled maintenance.

    Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
    Vehicles that have a FlexFuel badge and a yellow fuel cap can use either unleaded gasoline or ethanol fuel containing up to 85% ethanol (E85). See Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol) on page 9‑53. For al ...

    Roadside Assistance Program
    As the owner of a new GMC, you are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistance program. See Roadside Assistance Program (U.S. and Canada) on page 13‑7 or Roadside Assistance Program (M ...

    See also:

    Compass Calibration
    If you see ‘‘- -’’ in the direction display when you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, the compass is self-calibrating. The compass may need to be manually calibrate ...

    Hill Start Assist (HSA)
    The HSA system is designed to help the driver accelerate the vehicle from a complete stop while on an incline. If the driver releases the brake while stopped on an incline, HSA will continue to ...

    Front Seats
    WARNING: Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision. WARNING: Do not pile cargo higher ...