2021 GMC Terrain Towing Capacity

May 26th, 2021 by
2021 GMC Terrain

Want a compact SUV that can haul a travel trailer or small boat on your next adventure to Lake Diefenbaker? If so, you’ll find that the GMC Terrain towing capacity will serve you well. How much can the new GMC Terrain tow? When properly equipped, the GMC Terrain towing capacity tops out at 1,588 kilograms, which is exceptional for a vehicle of its size. Learn more in this 2021 GMC Terrain towing guide from Standard Motors.

How Much Can the GMC Terrain Tow?

The trailering power you get with your new Terrain will depend on which of the two available engines you choose. How much can the GMC terrain tow? Check out the specs and towing capability of each Terrain engine below.

1.5L Turbocharged Engine

  • Horsepower: 170 hp
  • Torque: 203 lb-ft
  • Towing capacity: 680 kilograms

2.0L Turbocharged Engine 

  • Horsepower: 252 hp
  • Torque: 260 lb-ft
  • Towing capacity: 1,588 kilograms

GMC Terrain Traction Select System

The GMC Terrain comes standard with front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is an available option to enhance traction and control in tough Saskatoon-area weather and road conditions. Terrain models that are equipped with all-wheel drive come standard with the Traction Select System which allows you to choose from four driving modes to ensure that you The Traction Select System includes the following modes:

  • FWD Mode: Mechanically disconnects the rear axle to eliminate drag and improve fuel consumption during everyday driving. 
  • AWD Mode: Provides greater traction on wet, icy, or snowy roads by automatically sending engine power to all four wheels.
  • Off-Road Mode: Auto-adjusts the AWD system for better traction and stability when driving on dirt, gravel, or sand.
  • Available Tow/Haul Mode: Includes Trailer Sway Control and automatically engages AWD mode as needed to improve traction on boat ramps or uneven roads.

Let the Experts at Standard Motors Fill You in on the GMC Terrain Towing Capacity

Our knowledgeable sales associates can give you all of the details regarding the GMC Terrain towing capacity and set you up with a test drive at our dealership in Swift Current. Don’t forget to ask about our new vehicle specials to get the best deal possible on your Terrain SUV. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us online or give us a call at 833-976-1369.

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