GMC Terrain: Instruments and Controls / Vehicle Personalization

The following are all possible vehicle personalization features. Depending on the vehicle, some may not be available.

For System, Apps, and Personal features and functions, see “Settings” in the infotainment manual.

To access the vehicle personalization menu:

  1. Touch the Settings icon on the Home Page of the infotainment display.
  2. Touch Vehicle to display a list of available options.
  3. Touch to select the desired feature setting.
  4. Touch GMC Terrain. Vehicle Personalization or R to turn a feature off or on.
  5. Touch GMC Terrain. Vehicle Personalization to go to the top level of the Settings menu.

The menu may contain the following:

Rear Seat Reminder

This allows for a chime and a message when the rear door has been opened before or during operation of the vehicle.

Touch Off or On.

Climate and Air Quality

Touch and the following may display:

  • Auto Fan Speed
  • Air Quality Sensor
  • Auto Cooled Seats
  • Auto Heated Seats
  • Auto Defog
  • Auto Rear Defog

Auto Fan Speed

This setting specifies the amount of airflow when the climate control fan setting is Auto Fan.

Touch Low, Medium, or High.

Air Quality Sensor

This setting switches the system into Recirculation Mode based on the quality of the outside air.

Touch Off, Low Sensitivity, or High Sensitivity.

Auto Cooled Seats

When enabled, this feature will automatically activate ventilated seats at the level required by the interior temperature. See Heated and Ventilated Front Seats.

Touch Off or On.

Auto Heated Seats

When enabled, this feature will automatically activate the heated seats at the level required by the interior temperature. The auto heated seats can be turned off by using the heated seat buttons on the center console. See Heated and Ventilated Front Seats.

Touch Off or On.

Auto Defog

This setting automatically turns the front defogger on when the engine is started.

Touch Off or On.

Auto Rear Defog

This setting automatically turns the rear defogger on when the engine is started.

Touch Off or On.

Collision/Detection Systems

Touch and the following may display:

  • Alert Type
  • Forward Collision System
  • Lane Change Alert
  • Park Assist
  • Rear Camera Park Assist Symbols
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Alert Type

This feature will set the type of alert received from the driver assistance systems to help avoid crashes, either Beeps or Safety Alert Seat vibration pulses.

Touch Beeps or Safety Alert Seat.

Forward Collision System

This feature will turn on or off Forward Collision Alert (FCA) and Forward Automatic Braking (FAB). The Off setting disables all FCA and FAB functions. With the Alert and Brake setting, both FCA and FAB are available. The Alert setting disables FAB. See Forward Automatic Braking (FAB).

Touch Off, Alert, or Alert and Brake.

Lane Change Alert

The LCA system is a lane-changing aid that assists drivers with avoiding lane change crashes. See Lane Change Alert (LCA).

Touch Off or On.

Park Assist

If equipped, this allows the feature to be turned on or off. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Touch Off or On.

Rear Camera Park Assist Symbols

This setting enables the Rear Camera Park Assist Symbols. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Touch Off or On.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

This allows the Rear Cross Traffic Alert feature to be turned on or off. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Touch Off or On.

Comfort and Convenience

Touch and the following may display:

  • Chime Volume
  • Hands Free Liftgate Control
  • Reverse Tilt Mirror
  • Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear
  • Extended Hill Start Assist

Chime Volume

This determines the chime volume level.

Touch the controls on the infotainment display to adjust the volume.

Hands Free Liftgate Control

The liftgate may be operated with a kicking motion under the rear bumper between the left exhaust pipe and the license plate. See Liftgate.

Touch Off, On-Open and Close, or On-Open Only.

Reverse Tilt Mirror

When on, the driver and/or passenger mirrors will tilt downward when the vehicle is shifted to R (Reverse) to improve visibility of the ground near the rear wheels. They will return to their previous driving position when the vehicle is shifted out of R (Reverse) or the engine is turned off. See Reverse Tilt Mirrors.

Touch Off, On - Driver and Passenger, On - Driver, or On - Passenger.

Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear

When on and the front wiper is on, the rear wiper will automatically activate when the vehicle is shifted to R (Reverse).

Touch Off or On.

Extended Hill Start Assist

This allows the duration of the Hill Start Assist to be changed.

Touch Extended Hold or Standard Hold.

Lighting

Touch and the following may display:

  • Vehicle Locator Lights
  • Exit Lighting

Vehicle Locator Lights

This feature will flash the exterior lamps and allows some of the exterior lamps and most of the interior lamps to turn on briefly when GMC Terrain. Vehicle Personalization on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is pressed to locate the vehicle.

Touch Off or On.

Exit Lighting

This allows the selection of how long the exterior lamps stay on when leaving the vehicle when it is dark outside.

Touch Off, 30 Seconds, 60 Seconds, or 120 Seconds.

Power Door Locks

Touch and the following may display:

  • Open Door Anti Lockout
  • Auto Door Unlock
  • Delayed Door Lock

Open Door Anti Lock Out

When on, this feature will keep the driver door from locking when the door is open. If Off is selected, the Delayed Door Lock menu will be available.

Touch Off or On.

Auto Door Unlock

This allows selection of which of the doors will automatically unlock when the vehicle is shifted into P (Park).

Touch Off, All Doors, or Driver Door.

Delayed Door Lock

When on, this feature will delay the locking of the doors. To override the delay, press the power door lock switch on the door.

Touch Off or On.

Remote Lock, Unlock, Start

Touch and the following may display:

  • Remote Unlock Light Feedback
  • Remote Lock Feedback
  • Remote Door Unlock
  • Remote Start Auto Cool Seats
  • Remote Start Auto Heat Seats
  • Remote Window Operation
  • Passive Door Unlock
  • Passive Door Lock
  • Remote Left in Vehicle Alert

Remote Unlock Light Feedback

When on, the exterior lamps will flash when unlocking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.

Touch Off or Flash Lights.

Remote Lock Feedback

This allows selection of what type of feedback is given when locking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.

Touch Off, Lights and Horn, Lights Only, or Horn Only.

Remote Door Unlock

This allows selection of which doors will unlock when pressing GMC Terrain. Vehicle Personalization on the RKE transmitter.

Touch All Doors or Driver Door.

Remote Start Auto Cool Seats

If equipped and turned on, this feature will turn on the ventilated seats when using remote start on warm days.

See Heated and Ventilated Front Seats and Remote Vehicle Start.

Touch Off or On.

Remote Start Auto Heat Seats

If equipped and turned on, this feature will turn on the heated seats when using remote start on cold days.

See Heated and Ventilated Front Seats and Remote Vehicle Start.

Touch Off or On.

Remote Window Operation

This allows the windows to be opened when pressing and holding GMC Terrain. Vehicle Personalization on the RKE transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation.

Touch Off or On.

Passive Door Unlock

This allows the selection of what doors will unlock when using the button on the driver door to unlock the vehicle.

Touch All Doors or Driver Door Only.

Passive Door Lock

This allows passive locking to be turned on or off and selects feedback. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation.

Touch Off, On with Horn Chirp, or On.

Remote Left in Vehicle Alert

This feature sounds an alert when the RKE transmitter is left in the vehicle. This menu also enables the Remote No Longer In Vehicle Alert. Touch Off or On.

Seating Position

Touch and the following may display:

  • Seat Entry Memory
  • Seat Exit Memory

Seat Entry Memory

This feature automatically recalls the current driver’s previously stored 1 or 2 button positions when the ignition is changed from off to on or ACC/ACCESSORY. See Memory Seats.

Touch Off or On.

Seat Exit Memory

This feature automatically recalls the previously storedB(Exit) button position when exiting the vehicle. See Memory Seats.

Touch Off or On.

Teen Driver

See “Teen Driver” under “Settings” in the infotainment manual.

Valet Mode

This will lock the infotainment system and steering wheel controls. It may also limit access to vehicle storage locations, if equipped.

To enable valet mode:

  1. Enter a four-digit code on the keypad.
  2. Select Enter to go to the confirmation screen.
  3. Re-enter the four-digit code. Touch Lock or Unlock to lock or unlock the system. Touch Back to go back to the previous menu.

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