2011 GMC Terrain GMC Terrain 2011

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2011 GMC Terrain repairs by problem area

Engine (42%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (3%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (8%)

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2011 GMC Terrain body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (6%)

< $100 (94%)

Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 GMC Terrain

Engine not specified

2000 mi The headliner has come down in the middle of car. National back order on this item. I have only had the car one month and the liner was down or noticed it the first day. It has been 4 weeks and not heard from dealer. 
7000 mi Headliner came down and could not be fixed. Turned in the car for a 2010 Traverse. 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

12400 mi plastic trim wrinkling 
2497 mi Starter stays engaged car flutters and then turns off. Tech can not reproduce. Rattle in the back hatch  
19967 mi INSPECT AND REPORT FOR CUSTOMER CONCERN THAT THERE IS RUST SPOTS APPEARING ON THE REAR HATCH A2961 LIFTGATE PANEL REFINISH/ CLEAR COAT W SUBLET RED DEER COLLISION & REPAIR/BODY REPAIR WSUB 1 25922412 EMBLEM 1 25795265 EMBLEM 
34584 mi 14271 POWER HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE DRIVER AND PASSENGER FRONT SEATS performed recall 14271. Installed bolt on left front seat for height adjuster 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

5000 mi Replaced center console from previous repair. 
36000 mi 2ND REPLACEMENT OF ENTIRE HEADLINER 
53000 mi

US $100
Driver left seat cushion bolster developed cracks in leather in 2 places. GM paid 200 toward getting repaired since car was beyond full warranty coverage on trim items. 
24500 mi Front GMC logo on grill needed replaced. Was showing signs of water damage. 
7300 mi At purchase the vehicle had three "blisters" on the roof and a similar mark on the door. They had the car 13 days and shortly after its return the new paint turned white. I got GM approval to take it to another dealer for the 2nd repair. 
4200 mi Rear passenger door has be repainted twice and several weeks ago I noted new defects. White spots coming through the paint. Left it with the dealer all day, they were able to remove some but looks like it may need to be painted again. 
5300 mi Paint defect same spot as previous, white showing through paint. After the dealer told me they wouldn't do anything else GM got involved and had them paint a third time, hopefully the last. 
55000 mi Passenger side covering of the front windshield post keeps coming off. 

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2011 GMC Terrain 4dr SUV

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

35300 mi

US $34
Rattle from rear hatch and/or headliner by sunroof. 
44000 mi Rattle in back never successfully fixed. 
12760 mi Vehicle started holding compacted snow in lower door panels + on rocker panels. Reported. "OH stop worrying about your car." 3 complaints later and they think that the problem might be solved. 
10540 mi Chrome on front of the hood was starting to bubble near the bottom lip (where you unlatch the hood) 
5000 mi The headliner was sagging and the cubby hole lid in the top of the dash broke, would't spring up and stay up 
11800 mi The headliner looked like it is coming down. 
17360 mi

C $80
Headliner dropping again. 

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2011 GMC Terrain Body Problems

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