GMC Terrain: Off-Road Driving - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - GMC Terrain Owner's ManualGMC Terrain: 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 except on a level, solid surface. To contact the tire manufacturer for more information about the original equipment tires, see the Limited Warranty and Owner Assistance Information manual.

Controlling the vehicle is the key to successful off-road driving. One of the best ways to control the vehicle is to control the speed.

WARNING

When driving off-road, bouncing and quick changes in direction can easily throw you out of position. This could cause you to lose control and crash. You and your passengers should always wear safety belts.

Skidding
There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: ○ Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. ○ Steering or Cornering Skid — too much speed or ...

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. ○ ...

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