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2012 GMC Terrain Problems and Repair Histories

49 TrueDelta members own a 2012 GMC Terrain. 8 of these members (16.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 11 repairs to 2012 GMC Terrains--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 GMC Terrain problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 GMC Terrain problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 GMC Terrain problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

27% of the 2012 GMC Terrain repairs were to the engine, 9% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 18% to the body and trim, and 18% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 11 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 GMC Terrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 2000    
2000 0 Steering grinds or is rough at low speeds. Dealer checked and said nothing is wrong but GMC created a file and will watch for others with this problem. Rear seat does not fold flat--appears stuck.Dealer lubed the lever and said I was not pulling the lever properly (give me a break). I tried several times at dealer and it worked fine. Got home and tried again and it did not work. 

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in New Hampshire, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
19300 0 Chrome trim around cup holder was peeling. Dealer replaced with new part under warranty. 
23300 0 First trip to the dealer they did the de-carbonization, then on the second trip and 1 week in the shop they found excess carbon buildup on the intake valves and have replaced 3 injectors, added fuel treatment and recommended the top tier gasoline to us. 
29000  
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 1000    
4000 0 Front passenger seat belt buckle was put on backwards 
17000  
GMC Terrain in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
44000 290 Battery went bad after fewer than 2 years on the road. New Battery is $200 and $60-$80 to "reprogram" the computer. 
GMC Terrain in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 0    
5000 0 Tire pressure sensors erroneous readings, Dealer performed upgrade of BCM under recall to correct 
31000  

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

GMC Terrain in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
12300 0 USB not working right sometimes faults out to radio OLM software reset 
13000  

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2012 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

GMC Terrain in New Brunswick, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 10540    
10540 0 Oct. 2012 Engine was replaced due to defect.(using oil). Under warranty. Before this repair was performed, vehicle worked perfectly, excellent performance. Once repair was done, vehicle worked terrible,poor fuel mileage, engine sputter etc. 
GMC Terrain in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2013 14260    
21260 0 All 4 doors were repainted at the bottom seam due to perforation and rust developing. This was done under warranty 
34720  

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