1st Gen (2010 – 2017) GMC Terrain Problems

The 1st generation of the Terrain has a cumulative PainRank™ of 15.62. That can be compared against other GMC generations. Shopping for a GMC? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2010–2017 Terrain model years have sent in 336 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (44%) followed by the transmission (11%) and the interior (10%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all GMC model years.

Watch out for the 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 1
0.67
2016 2
1.43
2015 16
10.4
2014 31
14.32
2013 32
11.56
2012 61
19.9
2011 97
26.85
2010 96
39.83

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