GMC Terrain: Following Distance - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: Following Distance

Stay at least twice as far behind the vehicle ahead as you would when driving the vehicle without a trailer. This can help to avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns.

    Towing with a Stability Control System
    When towing, the sound of the stability control system might be heard. The system is reacting to the vehicle movement caused by the trailer, which mainly occurs during cornering. This is normal wh ...

    Passing
    More passing distance is needed when towing a trailer. Because the rig is longer, it is necessary to go farther beyond the passed vehicle before returning to the lane. ...

    See also:

    Towing Requirements – Trailer Brakes
    − Do not interconnect the hydraulic brake system or vacuum system of your vehicle with that of the trailer. This could cause inadequate braking and possible personal injury. − An ele ...

    Emergency towing
    See page 282 for more information. ...

    Troubleshooting
    Applicable to every device Radio CD Error display This unit has a number of self-diagnostic functions to protect the system. If a problem should occur, the display shows the type of error. ...