GMC Terrain: Vehicle Features / Park Assist and Automatic Parking Assist (APA)

GMC Terrain 2018-2021 Owners Manual / In Brief / Vehicle Features / Park Assist and Automatic Parking Assist (APA)

Park Assist

If equipped, Rear Park Assist (RPA) uses sensors on the rear bumper to assist with parking and avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). It operates at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph). RPA may show a warning triangle on the infotainment display and a graphic on the instrument cluster to provide the object distance. In addition, multiple beeps or seat pulses may occur if very close to an object.

The vehicle may also have the Front Park Assist system.

See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Automatic Parking Assist (APA)

If equipped, the APA system helps to search for and maneuver the vehicle into parallel or perpendicular parking spots using automatic steering, DIC displays, and beeps. When the vehicle speed is below 30 km/h (18 mph), press GMC Terrain. Park Assist and Automatic Parking Assist (APA) to enable the system.

See “Automatic Parking Assist (APA)” under Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

    Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System

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