Last post on Aug 10, 2013 at 6:04 AM
You are in the GMC Terrain
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GMC, Fuel Efficiency (MPG), SUV
#38 of 75 Re: Poor MPG on 2012 terrain. [xljake]
May 20, 2013 (3:00 pm)
You must bring it out to Pennsylvania. We had a comsumption test done at Star GMC, Quakertown, PA - and guess what they said? It does 38.8 mpg! Not bad - I just want to know where all the gas is going - !!!
Of course the "authorities" of GM believed this and said "case closed."
We too can only get low 20's. On highway, 2200 miles - no city driving - we got 27.5....far from 32!
This is a bad deal - and GMC could care less; after all, we helped bail them out of bankrupcy - so they are now happy as can be.
#39 of 75 Re: Never Again Will I Buy A GMC After The Terrain [bwall2]
May 21, 2013 (12:17 pm)
im not trying to start anything here but from all 38 posts before me there are multiple promoting the prius and last i checked this is a terrain forum. If you hate the terrain or GM for that matter start a new thread where people want to read that. Also like sarah explained multiple times how the EPA does the testing, im hoping that it can finally be grasped but for those here we go again, GM does NOT do the testing they have ZERO control over how an outside independent organization does their job.
#40 of 75 Re: Never Again Will I Buy A GMC After The Terrain [thetwofour]
May 23, 2013 (3:43 pm)
"... Also like sarah explained multiple times how the EPA does the testing, im hoping that it can finally be grasped but for those here we go again, GM does NOT do the testing they have ZERO control over how an outside independent organization does their job. "
OK, you made me look back at the posts. I did not find a quote from Sarah that says that GM does not do testing. The EPA does very little testing; almost all of it is done by the manufacturer according to EPA testing requirements. They then submit the results to the EPA. I can find no Internet source that says GM outsources their EPA testing.
I think you mean that GM has no control over how EPA testing is done, but that is different than saying they don't conduct the testing.
I'm interested in the topic. Do you have a link?
#42 of 75 Unhappy Terrain Owners
May 27, 2013 (11:16 am)
It seems that with all the UNhappy Terrain owners on here that we could "spread the word" about it via social networking and to our GMC dealers AND GMC itself, and if we complain loudly enough then maybe we'd be heard and get something done. How did the other class action suit about low mpg get going?
We've ALWAYS had GMC vehicles in our family and the Terrain is the ONLY one we've had issue with. We have 3 Terrains and they are ALL UNDERperforming in mpg!!!
#43 of 75 Re: Unhappy Terrain Owners [aray5]
May 27, 2013 (1:43 pm)
Yes - that sounds like a great idea. We have always had GM products - and a Toyota hybrid Camry that gets what the sticker says. 97,000 miles and it just runs and runs.
I am so tired of the 22-25 mpg - never will get close to 32 mpg.
#44 of 75 Bad bad MPG!
May 28, 2013 (3:28 pm)
My original post was removed because I posted GMC's toll free phone number. My mpg is still only 23.8; my son's is still only 25; my daughter's is 24.7; and my co-workers' are still less than 27mpg. I still think that we ALL need to call GMC and our local GMC dealer(s) and report our dissatisfaction and our very similar reasons! Since I can't post GMC's phone number, you will have to go to the GMC site and click on the "Contact Us" tab. I STILL think that if the mpg numbers are posted on the sticker, then GMC is "tricking" their customers by falsely advertising something the vehicle will never be (get) and is therefore responsible.
I did get a call today from a GMC trouble shooter specialist, however, I didn't get to the phone in time and when I returned the call to GMC she was busy and she didn't try to call me back...
#45 of 75 2013 Terrain new 3.6 rated @ 310 hourse 24.5mpg
Jun 30, 2013 (5:14 am)
To help clear up some of the MPG questions and concerns. I owned a 2010 4cyl Nox that was pretty consistant getting 27 mpg on road trips and 23.5 Est MPG running around town im in sales and drive all over Florioda during week.
I could pick up anther 1-1.5 MPG when not running A/C which is a not often in Florioda. Not a bad chevy suv for the value; I had a good experience with this 2010 4 cyl NOX and GM resolved any and all warranty issues since purchased new in Oct 2009.
Last week 06.28.13 I purchased a New 2013 Terrain with the new optional 3.6 310 horse 6 speed drive line. I'm very impressed with the power after comming out of the 4cyl Nox...so far Im getting aroung 23.0 around town and up to 25.8 on one road trip; overall pretty satisfied so far with the MPG I'm tracking with this awesome New 3.6 V6 GMC....Depending on where you live and how aggresivly you drive the MPG is going to vary...If you live in in the mountains of PA you are not ever going to get the MPG I could get in Florida in the winter months with a/c off and windows open. Like some feed back from NEW GM 3.6 V6 Owners
#46 of 75 Re: Gas Mileage [safety9285]
Jul 13, 2013 (4:31 pm)
I disagree; I was getting an average of 24mpg around town with my 2010 4cyl Nox and always around 27-28 on road trips running A/C. I recently traded for the 2013 GMC Terrain with new 310 HP 3.6 V6 and this is harder on fuel. Getting about 20-22 around town; have not been on a road trip to advise of MPG and only have 2000 miles on engine. The power and handling for the 3.6 V6 Terrain is GREAT.
#47 of 75 Terrain update
Jul 13, 2013 (5:49 pm)
I finally got 27mpg - twice....once on a vacation (600+ miles each way), and once on my way to the dealership to get an Auto body paint treatment (what are the chances of that happening???). Other than those times, I am still averaging avout 23-24mpg.