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. ...

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    Headlights With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
    When this feature is active, the headlights will turn on approximately 10 seconds after the wipers are turned on if the multifunction lever is placed in the AUTO position. In addition, the headli ...

    Exceptions
    There are several exceptions to the Normal Schedule. They are listed below: Normal vehicle axle maintenance: Rear axles and power take-off (PTO) units with synthetic fluid and light-duty trucks e ...

    Keyless drive information messages
    If all of the PCCs are removed from the vehicle while the engine is running or if the ignition is in mode II (see page 82) and all of the doors are closed, a message will appear in the instrumen ...