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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Reception Quality
Satellite reception may be interrupted due to one of the following reasons: • The vehicle is parked in an underground parking structure or under a physical obstacle. • Dense tree coverage ma ...

Important information
The information contained in this handbook covers all vehicle derivatives and optional equipment, some of which may not be fitted to your vehicle. Due to printing cycles, this handbook may includ ...

Stowing third seats (vehicles with third seats)
■ Before stowing the third seats Stow the third seat belt buckles. Pass the seat belts through the seat belt hangers. This prevents the shoulder belt from being damaged. 3 Lower the he ...