2012 GMC Terrain

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$9,800
$6,573
below average
105,990 Miles
44,236
Miles above average

Vehicle Details

Mileage: 105990
Color: WHITE
Body Style: Crossover
Transmission: Automatic
Engine Type: I4 Flex Fuel Vehicle
Drive Train: FWD
Location: Portage, WI
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Option & Equipment

Bluetooth
Leather Seats
Backup Camera
Remote Start
Navigation System
Alloy Wheels

Notes

ENGINE 2.4L DOHC 4-CYLINDER SIDI (SPARK IGNITION DIRECT INJECTION) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm 172 lb-ft [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm) (STD),​TRANSMISSION 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC (STD),​TIRES P235/55R18 ALL-SEASON BLACKWALL,​INTELLILINK includes Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones; Hands-Free smartphone integration with Pandora and Stitcher smartphone compatible; voice-activated technology for radio and phone.,​OLYMPIC WHITE,​WHEELS 4 - 18" X 7.5" (45.7 CM X 19.1 CM) BRIGHT MACHINED ALUMINUM,​LICENSE PLATE BRACKET FRONT,​AUDIO SYSTEM AM/FM/SIRIUSXM STEREO WITH CD PLAYER AND MP3 PLAYBACK CAPABILITY 7"-inch touch-screen Color Interface Display (CID) USB port Radio Data System (RDS) speed compensated volume auxiliary input jack and outside temperature display (STD),​JET BLACK PERFORATED LEATHER,​SEATS FRONT BUCKET (STD),​SLT-1 PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP Includes Standard Equipment,​REAR AXLE 3.23 FINAL DRIVE RATIO,​Front Wheel Drive,​Power Steering,​ABS,​4-Wheel Disc Brakes,​Aluminum Wheels,​Tires - Front All-Season,​Tires - Rear All-Season,​Conventional Spare Tire,​Privacy Glass,​Fog Lamps,​Heated Mirrors,​Power Mirror(s),​Intermittent Wipers,​AM/FM Stereo,​CD Player,​Satellite Radio,​MP3 Player,​Auxiliary Audio Input,​Premium Sound System,​Satellite Radio,​Requires Subscription,​MP3 Player,​Auxiliary Audio Input,​Bluetooth Connection,​Bucket Seats,​Leather Seats,​Heated Front Seat(s),​Power Driver Seat,​Driver Adjustable Lumbar,​Pass-Through Rear Seat,​Rear Bench Seat,​Floor Mats,​Cruise Control,​Steering Wheel Audio Controls,​Leather Steering Wheel,​Adjustable Steering Wheel,​Tire Pressure Monitor,​Trip Computer,​Power Windows,​Power Door Locks,​Keyless Entry,​Power Door Locks,​Keyless Entry,​Power Door Locks,​Remote Engine Start,​Cruise Control,​Engine Immobilizer,​Climate Control,​A/C,​Rear Defrost,​Power Outlet,​Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror,​Driver Vanity Mirror,​Passenger Vanity Mirror,​Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror,​Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror,​Front Reading Lamps,​Traction Control,​Stability Control,​Daytime Running Lights,​Driver Air Bag,​Passenger Air Bag,​Front Side Air Bag,​Front Head Air Bag,​Rear Head Air Bag,​Passenger Air Bag Sensor,​Back-Up Camera,​Telematics,​Navigation from Telematics,​Telematics,​Telematics,​Telematics,​Navigation from Telematics,​Tire Pressure Monitor,​Child Safety Locks


Recalls & Defects

VIN 2GKALUEK9C6360185 may have been recalled. Check full report for more information

TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHEVROLET EQUINOX AND GMC TERRAIN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 18, 2011, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6, 2011, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NUMBER 138, "TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM" (TPMS). THE TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM IS DESIGNED TO ILLUMINATE THE TIRE PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT WHEN THE PRESSURE IN A TIRE IS 25% BELOW THE RECOMMENDED COLD TIRE PRESSURE. ON THESE VEHICLES, THE LIGHT WILL NOT ILLUMINATE UNTIL THE TIRE PRESSURE IS MORE THAN 25% BELOW THE RECOMMENDED COLD TIRE PRESSURE.



Vehicle Rating & Owner Reviews

Overall Rating
3.9
  Based on 32 reviews

Nice vehicle.

4
troy mccabe on 10/12/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 3 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

Poor visibility out the back. Gas mileage could be better on the v6, but it tows well.

2012 gmc terrain slt 2

5
Joseph Evans on 08/31/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

Great vehicle..comfortable ride,roomy,good options

I love my 2012 Terrain SLT-1 AWD

5
RandiRN on 07/25/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 3 Technology Rating: 3 Value Rating: 5

I was actually trying to find out about an oil separator for the Terrain. I came across this forum. I must say that the issues other spoke of I have never experienced. My biggest issue with this vehicle is the power drivers seat. It has now failed twice since I own the vehicle, however the repairs were performed under the warranty and the GMPP. As far as the fuel mileage, well the 32mpg advertised is not an SLT-1 or with AWD. The AWD alone is 300 lbs. I purchased the 4cyl and found out that between the SLT trim (extra sound deadening) and the AWD, that little engine is just overworked from a standing start. However for my purposes the vehicle is just fine. I do not pull a trailer, or carry heavy loads. I go supermarket shopping and just short trips. The vehicle is very comfortable and I totally enjoy the Pioneer sound system. I have not had any issues with oil consumption, but that maybe due to my personal maintenance program. I have the oil changed 3 months/3k miles, not 7500 miles as recommended. I have had the vehicle dealer serviced 100%, and the dealer is just wonderful. I do not drive the vehicle hard. But I took delivery on April 30th, 2012, and currently have about 23k miles on it. My daily driver is a 2015 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5i. The Subaru's 175 hp 4 cyl has way more low end torque than the 185 hp 4 cyl in the Terrain. Other than my error in ordering the 4cyl, I love the Terrain. It has performed as I expected and hoped.

Very Nice Vehicle - No Complaints

5
Alan D. on 05/21/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

We have a 2012 STL-1 and couldn't be happier. It has more than 119,000 miles on it and not one serious mechanical issue. We had one check engine light issue. It was a minor repair costing less than $100.00. We've never had to add oil between changes. As far as fuel mileage, we average 26.6 overall, 22 in town and 29.8 on the highway at 68 MPH, our normal highway speed. In town, we don't make jack-rabbit starts and approach stop signs slowly. Also, dealers, no matter the company, are required to use the EPA fuel mileage estimates. They test these cars with no passengers, no wind resistance, no A/C with no stops and starts. Chances of getting the published fuel mileage is very unlikely. The dealership isn't lying, in most cases. They just report the EPA findings. The car is comfortable and a pleasure to drive. Every thing has worked as it should from day one. A far as those folks who complain about the turning radius, "mushy" brakes and relatively slow acceleration ... did you not drive the vehicle first? If so, you should have noticed these things before your purchase. If you didn't test drive it, then you have no one to blame but yourself. Our dealer let us test drive for about 15 miles, part in town, part on the highway. Of course, you would have had no idea about the oil consumption issues several folks have mentioned. That would not be your fault. We are very leased with our Terrain. And no, I am not in anyway connected to General Motors. This is the first General Motors product I have owned since a 1960 Chevy station wagon I bought in 1974. Here's wishing everyone the best of luck with their GMC Terrain.

LOAD HER UP!

5
Dennis Lamport on 05/11/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

This 4 cyl is fully capable of annual trips to Florida Keys, LOADED with 2 kayaks on top, 2 bikes on behind and pulling a small boat trailer while getting satisfactory mileage . MPG is much better at 60 than at 75 mph! Very comfortable car.

I loved my car!

4
thomas Stafford on 04/14/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating:

The vehicle was a pleasure to drive. It was cheap to keep. Got good gas mileage. Too bad it was totaled in an accident.

Engine Powered down 3 times

3
John Silvani on 03/13/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 3 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 3 Value Rating: 3

Dangerous when engine powers down on highway for no apparent reason.....69 miles an hour to 40 in seconds with truck baring down on you...Three times in 37000 miles on a 2012 GMC Terrain. Just fixed on Wdnesday picked up on friday 3-11-15 andf powered down again on 3-13-16 with family members in car ioncluding a 3 year old grandson.

Engine Problems

3
B Porter on 02/04/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 2 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 3 Safety Rating: 1 Technology Rating: Value Rating:

I purchased a 2012 GMC Terrain used a little over a year ago. I noticed about 6 months ago that while at a stop sign, it wanted to jerk forward while my foot was on the brake. I called my dealer and they said it may be low on oil. I took it in and they performed an oil change, saying it was low on oil. The problem was fixed, but I noticed it was not running smooth. Now understand, I am not mechanically inclined whatsoever, and there was no check engine light. Then last week it started jerking again and almost stalling out. Once again, I called the dealership and made an appointment. Before I could get in, I was at an intersection and the car stalled out. And thankfully, it was right in front of my dealership. I limped it in and they said I had less than a quart of oil. They would do a oil change. Long story short, the cylinder head needs to be replaced. My car only has 60,000 miles on it.

Use oil and fuel, over and over and over and over

2
Anthony LaGrasta on 10/16/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 1

We bought this car for MPG, only to find out it does't get anywhere near the rating, 30% less than rated. What's more it also uses oil at an insane rate; 1 quart per 1,000 miles, no exaggeration. If that wasn't enough, complaints to GM went unanswered. How could they ignore such claims? Come to find out, they knew of this problem, but never mentioned or acknowledged it, so disappointed. Wish we could just get out from under this, get our money back, start fresh. $30,000 down the drain.

BEWARE!!! STAY CLEAR OF THIS VEHICLE!!

1
Gina Lehigh on 09/21/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 1 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 1 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: 1 Technology Rating: 1 Value Rating: 1

After reading numerous complaints it is totally insane that GM is not backing THEIR product!! I have a 2012 GMC Terrain, 4 cylinder. I am also experiencing a lot of what others have written on here. I am going through oil like crazy and my favorite part is the "dummy" light is not even coming on to tell me. I am checking my oil weekly and having oil changes every 2,500 miles with Penzoil Full Synthetic. The only code that has ever appeared is the cam shaft sensor, which I replaced, but I still continue to have oil consumption issues. It is ridiculous that GM will not investigate this issue after numerous complaints. I also experience the shifting issues (jerking when taking off from a stop). This car is total garbage and I will continue to just put oil into it and I refuse to replace an engine on a car that is 3 years old that I have documentation that I have properly maintained. COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS UNTIL THIS PIECE OF JUNK IS PAID OFF!!!!

Transmission Jerks when putting it in reverse

4
AF on 07/20/2015

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

I have the 2012 GMC Terrain and for the last few years it sporadically jerks/kicks/slips when I first put it in reverse to drive out of the garage. It's not consistent so the dealer can't diagnose it and it never does it when I try to show it to someone. I've been told that this isn't a problem, but it still makes me nervous. Other than that, I love the Terrain!

Four cylinder engine

3
hydiesel on 10/06/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 1 Safety Rating: Technology Rating: Value Rating:

I have owned two four cylinders. 2010 30,000 miles engine replaced using excessive oil. 2012 at 32000 miles engine rebuilt (was told they didn't replace them any more ) I don't think GM knows how to build a good four cylinder. I am driving a gas guzzling V6, hope it can go past the dreaded 30,000 mile mark. The V6 has passed the 40000 mile mark with no problems, as long as I keep gas in the tank. Lesson learned, I will never buy another four cylinder from GM.

Will not buy American again

2.3
jclablanc on 07/25/2014

Performance: 1 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 1 Fun To Drive: 1 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 1

So I again trusted the american Manufacture to my demise. I have owned Ford, Chevy, GMC, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and BMW. The only vehicles I have not had problems with are the freaking Japanese vehicles, which really pisses me off. Why can we the American people not make a solid vehicle that can be reliable. Every American Vehicle I have owned did not last 30k miles without some type of issue. My latest Toyota has 112k miles with no issues to date owned for 8 years now. This piece of trash, unreliable Terrain I have had for 11 months been in for 3 Engine Lights. Its gets no where near the gas mileage stated, 23mpg on free way stated 31 ha!

Message board..engine light issues...no solution

3.6
kb72210 on 06/24/2014

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

I bought my Terrain in June 2012. The first year was good nothing out of the ordinary with regular maintenance. As the end of the second year approached I started having random engine light, Stabili Trak messages appearing. I am on my 4th service call with the dealership. The last time 2 months ago they kept my vehicle for one week and found nothing they could repair. The first time they diagnosed a carbon build-up which they cleaned for a fee, the second time nothing could be found, the 3rd time nothing and today I could not drive much above 55 mph on the highway. The car was sluggish and seemed to have no pick-up. I felt like it would stall any minute. I did stall eventually. Frustrated!!!

AWD 4 CYL 2014

4.8
oldirongut on 05/28/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

When I saw the size of the vehicle with the 4cyl. plus AWD I was skepital about performance Of Couse! First Things, K & N Air Filter, next , Mobil One at 500 Miles, Interior is gorgeous, Performance, 23 City, 27. Hwy. Complaint...Wish it had more ground clearance for snow. Plus...Everything, Nice Mfg. Effort

Don't buy a 2012-2014 Terrain

3
rondavis1 on 05/10/2014

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 1

My 2012 Terrain has 38,000 miles on the odometer and uses 1 qt of oil every 2000 miles. The Dealer that falls within GM's specs????? No wonder they had to be bailed out. I get 21.5 mpg overall with the 4 cyl/auto and that is below the EPA city rating. The navigation had to be replaced plus the transmission needed replacement at 32,000 miles.

Air bags failed to deploy

3.5
ronin15 on 04/24/2014

Performance: 3 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

Ran off road, hit a tree... received a concussion as head "bounced" off steering wheel. If bags had deployed, would not have been knocked out via striking head and perhaps I could have avoided massive damage to vehicle and 2 days in hospital.

Terrain Problems

4
shirleyl on 12/28/2013

Performance: 1 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I bought my new terrain in May 2012 after just having it a short time the navigation screen would go very dim and then bright. I took it to dealership more than once, they did not know why or how to fix it after trying several times. I contacted GMC corporate about the problem. It is still not fixed. I stopped taking it to dealership because if they can't fix it why take it in. Now I have another problem. My ck engine light coming on. Took it to dealership, it is a random misfire, they don't know why or how to fix it. It's in there for 2nd time in one wk I now have the gen mgr involved- I refuse to get stuck with a lemon. I have a loaner vehicle

Junk Parts in Car and Junk Manufacture

2.8
exec17 on 08/15/2013

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 1 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 1

do not buy this vehicle. I am over 60 and have had over 30 cars in my life. this one is the WORST as to mechanical problems. I bought two of these, one for me and one for my educator daughter. Bottom line: this car gets terrible gas mileage, lucky to get 19 on the interstate. It loses oil that "vanishes"; such as all oil gone after 4,000 miles- bone dry. and out of oil after oil change and 1500 miles. Brake job after 20K miles. Replace S belt after 20K miles. I have NEVER had a car that has lost oil like this, even "oil burners"; never a brake job after 20K miles, should go 40K. and NEVER EVER loss of the sperpentine belt. and I am absolutely certain that problems will continue and more come

BAD BAD FUEL ECONOMY

3.4
aray5 on 05/28/2013

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 2 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 2 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 2

Do not "presume" that you will get anywhere near the sticker mpg with your Terrain. You won't. Our sticker showed 22-32 and we get 23.8. GMC is not "playing fair" by having EPA conduct the fuel tests so that lawsuits are avoided. Apparantly the only way to get close to 32 mpg is by driving between 48-60mph on a flat or slightly sloping downward road...If you are plagued by poor fuel economy with your Terrain, I urge you to call GMC and your GMC dealer and voice your complaint!

Great Little Truck!

5
janebryson on 03/24/2013

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Practical, safe, comfortable, and good looking!! My kids and I love this vehicle so far!!

LOVE IT except for the transmission jerks.

4.4
jtapp1 on 03/16/2013

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

We've had our Terrain for 6 months. Always have been a loyal GM customer. The Terrain stole our hearts when we decided to purchase a new vehicle. Its sharp. Inside and out. LOVE the interior and all the cool features. There is one problem......transmission slips/jerks. I have 9,000 miles on it. When I took it into the dealership they had a "transmission" specialist come out to talk to me. I explained the jerking/slipping and he urged me to take him for a drive. The entire time instead of observing the ride he explained to me that it was just the "engine recharging" because of the eco motor. I call BS. It seems to be getting worse. Anyone else had this issue??

2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe, Great except gas mileage.

4.8
rkaydc on 01/27/2013

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

When purchasing this car last year the mileage was listed at 18-26 mpg. It barely gets 19 mpg, and so far its never met 20 mpg's. In this day and age its terrible that we cant be getting at least 25 mpg's

DO NOT BUY FOR FUEL ECONOMY

4.4
lakegirl2003 on 12/30/2012

Performance: 3 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

I originally bought a V6 Terrain which got around 25mpg. It was totaled so then I bought a V4 thinking I would get at least 27mpg which I would be satisfied with since it is a SUV. I get between 22-24mpg with the V4. I take 70miles of interstate and drive 75mph to work. Extremely disappointed the first day of work with my new Terrain then I thought well maybe it needs broken in. It also is a loud idle engine like a almost ticking sound. The dealership checked it out and said it sounds like a V4. I have problems with the transmission sticking at 3rpms for a long time then it decides to shift up. My back up camera has blanked out about 4 times. Besides that it is very nice vehicle.

Be careful when you buy this vehicle!

3
cnorborg on 10/08/2012

Performance: 3 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 2 Reliability: 2 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 2

Overall I like my Terrain, love my dealer, but definitely not a fan of GM. The terrain is a small SUV, does ok for a dog owner like me, not a fan of the seats not folding fully flat. The leather seats get a bit warm and it drives a bit stiff. The AC struggles to get the car cold when its hot outside, a bit undersized for the type of vehicle for living in a desert like Albuquerque. My biggest complaint stems from something I noticed and mentioned to the dealer the first time I took the car in for an oil change. The color backup camera is 99% of the time showing up B&W. In dealing with GM, I find they are simply trying to make excuses and not fix the problem. They say it's "as designed"

Great Car!

5
jlbigguy on 08/29/2012

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Have my 2012 Terrain for 1 week now, and after 900 miles I am impressed. Getting 30.5 mpg on the highway, and overall average is 27mpg. This is with ECO mode on. Very smooth and quiet ride, no wind noise at all. The car feels solid, and is very comfortable (premium cloth seats). I have more room then in my old 2004 Pontiac Montana, and I am 6'6" tall. Can hardly tell the engine is running when at idle. Very pleased with my purchase.

Poor fuel economy

2.9
owner13 on 08/20/2012

Performance: 1 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 3 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 1 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 3

Actual mileage much less than advertised. 27-28(on a good day) hghway, 15-16 in town. Poorer than the usual poor visibiity found in SUVs.

Great little SUV!

5
dalerex on 04/18/2012

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have had my 2012 Terrain for less than three weeks now and simply love it. For the price, it is a quality vehicle.

Excellent Car...but, tranny problems

4.4
desertguyphx on 01/16/2012

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 2 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 2

I like everything about this car. Great design, interior and exterior, comfortable and great handling.

I Love It!!!

4.4
ewag41 on 12/30/2011

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

Have always liked the Terrain look, ordered 2012 New in 2011, received on time, dealership very honest on pricing and reviewing options on vehicle before delivering. Courtesy Chevrolet -Kingsport, TN. AWD- 4 cyl. Like sound of engine and the shifting. Years ago you got this effect with a pure STICK. Has a manual option, comes in handy on downgrades and when coming to a stop. AWD handles good on curvy roads. On trip to N.Y. got 26.8, which is good. Used ECO all the time. Steering is very good once you adapt to the electric format. Very steady on highway, does not wander. Room:Well I am able to haul the same stuff I use to haul with my Trail Blazer, but with better MPG- way better::

Well Satisfied

5
oldterrainguy on 10/10/2011

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Couldn't be happier with my 2012 Terrain. Style, inside and exterior, tech galore which will take me time to learn including bluetooth and onstar dirctions. Very good solid and quiet ride. Took the Terrain for a drive specifically to test mileage since I had read bad reports for the 2011 Terrain and Equinox. If the onboard computer is reasonably accurate, 31.5 to 33.8 average over a 100 mile test with cruise set at 61 MPH. I believe the EPA test standard is still 60 MPH. Great value for those that keep a car for a long time.

2012 GMC Terrain SLE AWD 4Cyl

4.9
jspa on 09/03/2011

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The styling, price, value and especially the performance of the vehicle we purchased is outstanding. Test drove a 2012 Terrain SLE AWD and then a 2011 Terrain SLE AWD and each had a four cylinder engine. There is no comparison. The 2012 performed much better, in my opinion, perhaps due to the VVT engine. We have this vehicle for about a month. It has a smooth, quiet ride, good acceleration on hills, and overall a great looking SUV in black.


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