GMC Terrain Towing Capacity

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Do you have motorcycles to trailer or speedboats to tow? What about large vending machines or 20-foot propane tanks? Then you need a small SUV that can tow big loads. Meet the GMC Terrain.

If it's time to give your drive an upgrade and you're looking for a small SUV to load your family into and haul your gear, you're probably curious about the GMC Terrain towing capacity. If so, this GMC towing review is for you. We'll compare engines in the GMC Terrain and the performance capabilities that each powerplant offers, so you can choose the GMC Terrain tow package that fits your lifestyle.

GMC Terrain Engine Choices

The new 2022 GMC Terrain arrives in a selection of trim models, engines, and powertrain configurations to choose from. The Terrain SLE, Terrain SLT, first-ever Terrain AT4, and Terrain Denali all come standard with a 1.5L turbocharged engine and a choice of an FWD or AWD powertrain. A 2.0L turbocharged engine is an available upgrade and can be paired with either the FWD or AWD configuration.

GMC Terrain Towing

With the 1.5L turbocharged engine, the GMC Terrain towing capacity in both the FWD and AWD models is 1,500 lbs1 of max towing. Drivers who opt for the 2.0L turbocharged engine will increase the max towing capacity for GMC Terrain to 3,500 lbs1 in both the FWD/AWD models.

The towing capacity of GMC Terrain Denali FWD/AWD models with the 1.5L turbo engine is 1,500 lbs1 and increases to 3,500 lbs1 in the 2.0L turbo configurations.

The GMC Terrain towing capacity is the same across the 2010-2022 model years, so if you're looking for a late-model Terrain SUV in our used vehicles for sale or want to know more about the 2021 GMC Terrain towing capacity, we have you covered with our Terrain towing capacity chart and comparison.

2010-2022 Years 1.5L Turbo Engine 2.0L Turbo Engine
Max Trailer/Towing Capacity Max Trailer/Towing Capacity
Terrain FWD/AWD 1,500 pounds 3,500 pounds
Terrain Denali FWD/AWD 1,500 pounds 3,500 pounds

GMC SUV vs. Truck Towing Capacity

When drivers come to our local GMC dealership looking for an SUV that can tow more than 3,000 lbs, they often want to know how the GMC Terrain towing capacity compares to our GMC performance trucks for sale. If you have dirt bikes, jet skis, or boats to tow, you might be wondering how the GMC trucks and SUVs compare in terms of towing capacity.

Our sales team is here to tell you about the towing capacity on the Buick Encore GX for sale as well as our lineup of new GMC trucks and SUVs.

New SUV Financing

After you choose a new Terrain SLT or Terrain AT4 that gives you the GMC Terrain towing capacity that fits your active lifestyle, you'll want to meet with our finance team to learn about lease deals on new GMC trucks and SUVs.

Our team of finance associates is here to help you secure the GMC lease offer you deserve so that you can drive home a new truck or SUV you love. To get started on your next finance offer or lease deal, you can apply for credit through our dealership. Once you are pre-approved for lease offers, we can tell you about the custom lease specials you qualify for.

Get in touch with our finance team to learn more about financing vs. leasing and ways you can lower your down payment on a car loan.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you tow with a GMC Terrain?

Yes, you can tow with a GMC Terrain small SUV. The GMC Terrain towing capacity ranges between 1,500 lbs1 to 3,500 lbs1 in both the FWD and AWD powertrains on the Terrain SLE, SLT, AT4, and Denali models depending on engine configuration. Talk to our team to learn more about how a GMC Terrain can pull a trailer.

Can a GMC Terrain pull a trailer?

Yes, a GMC Terrain can pull a trailer. The GMC Terrain towing capacity starts at 1,500 lbs1 and increases to a max trailering capacity of 3,500 lbs1 in both the FWD and AWD powertrains depending on engine configuration. Talk to our team to learn more about how much you can tow with a GMC Terrain.

How much can a GMC Terrain SLT tow?

The GMC Terrain towing capacity in the Terrain SLT is 1,500 lbs1 when equipped with the 1.5L turbocharged engine. Drivers who opt for the 2.0-liter gas engine will increase the max trailering capability to 3,500 lbs.1 Both engine options can pair with either FWD or AWD powertrain configurations to give you the performance and handling you need.

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Now that you know more about the GMC Terrain towing capacity from our GMC model review, you're ready to come to our local GMC dealer and choose the trim configuration that gives you the performance and towing you need.

We are proud to offer the full lineup of new GMC SUVs for sale and can tell you more about the GMC Terrain vs. Acadia towing capacity to help you find a vehicle that helps you trailer everything you need.

Get in touch with our sales team to ask any questions you have about the GMC Terrain towing capacity or the best small SUV for towing. We're here to showcase the GMC Terrain tow package so you can hitch in and haul out. We hope to see you soon!

1Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo, and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.


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