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   Summary of Contents for GMC ACADIA 2017

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction ..... . 2 In Brief ......5 Keys, Doors, and Windows .
  • Page 3: Introduction

    GM, the GM logo, GMC, the Keep this manual in the vehicle for GMC Truck Emblem, ACADIA, and Danger, Warning, and quick reference.
  • Page 4 Introduction A circle with a slash through it is a : Airbag Readiness Light Danger safety symbol which means Do : Antilock Brake System (ABS) Not, Do not do this, or Do not let Danger indicates a hazard with a this happen.
  • Page 5 Introduction : Power : Remote Vehicle Start : Safety Belt Reminders : Tire Pressure Monitor : Tow/Haul Mode ® : Traction Control/StabiliTrak : Under Pressure : Windshield Washer Fluid...
  • Page 6: In Brief

    In Brief In Brief Vehicle Features Fuel ......26 E85 or FlexFuel ....26 Infotainment System .
  • Page 7: Instrument Panel

    In Brief Instrument Panel...
  • Page 8 In Brief 1. Air Vents 0 207. 10. Hazard Warning 16. Horn 0 116. Flashers 0 173. 2. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 169. 17. Steering Wheel Traction Control/Electronic Adjustment 0 115. Turn Signal Lever. See Turn Stability Control 0 240. and Lane-Change 18.
  • Page 9: Initial Drive Information

    In Brief Initial Drive Remote Keyless Entry Lock and unlock feedback can be personalized. (RKE) System Information See Vehicle Personalization 0 157. The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) This section provides a brief : Press and release one time to transmitter may be used to lock and overview about some of the initiate vehicle locator.
  • Page 10: Door Locks

    In Brief When the vehicle starts, the parking Power Door Locks Keyless Access lamps will turn on. Remote start can be extended. Canceling a Remote Start To cancel a remote start, do one of the following: Press and hold until the parking lamps turn off.
  • Page 11: Liftgate

    In Brief Liftgate Power Liftgate Operation Windows If equipped with a power liftgate, the switch is on the driver door. The vehicle must be in P (Park). Choose the power liftgate mode by selecting MAX or 3/4. Press The driver door must be unlocked. On the RKE transmitter press twice quickly until the liftgate starts moving.
  • Page 12: Seat Adjustment

    In Brief Seat Adjustment 3. Try to move the seat back and To adjust a power seat, if equipped: forth to be sure it is locked in Move the seat forward or Manual Seats place. rearward by sliding the Move the lever (2) up or down to control (1) forward or rearward.
  • Page 13: Memory Features

    In Brief Memory Features When Easy Exit Options is enabled in the personalization menu, the feature automatically recalls the current driver s previously stored exit position when exiting the vehicle. See Memory Seats 0 60 and Vehicle Personalization 0 157. Second Row Seats The second row seatbacks can also be folded forward by pulling the...
  • Page 14: Third Row Seats

    In Brief Third Row Seats 5. Push the seatback forward to Press , if available, to lay flat. ventilate the driver or passenger The third row seatbacks can be seat. A ventilated seat has a fan See Third Row Seats 0 66. folded forward.
  • Page 15: Head Restraint Adjustment

    In Brief Head Restraint Safety Belts Passenger Sensing Adjustment System Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. To achieve a comfortable seating position, change the seatback recline angle as little as necessary United States and Canada while keeping the seat and the head restraint height in the proper...
  • Page 16: Mirror Adjustment

    In Brief The passenger airbag status Exterior Mirrors Steering Wheel indicator will light on the overhead Adjustment console when the vehicle is started. See Passenger Airbag Status Indicator 0 131. Mirror Adjustment Interior Mirror Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear view of the area behind your vehicle.
  • Page 17: Interior Lighting

    In Brief Power Tilt and Telescoping Interior Lighting ON/OFF : Press to turn the dome Steering Wheel lamps on manually. Dome Lamp Reading Lamps There are front and rear reading lamps on the overhead console and in the headliner. These lamps come on when any door is opened.
  • Page 18: Exterior Lighting

    In Brief Windshield Wiper/Washer : Turns off the exterior lamps. The knob returns to the AUTO position after it is released. Turn to again to reactivate the AUTO mode. AUTO : Automatically turns the exterior lamps on and off, depending on outside lighting. Rear Reading Lamps : Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the...
  • Page 19: Climate Controls

    In Brief INT : Move the windshield wiper Climate Controls lever to INT. Turn the band up for Use this system to control the heating, cooling, and ventilation. more frequent wipes or down for less frequent wipes. OFF : Use to turn the wipers off. 1X : For a single wipe, briefly move the lever down.
  • Page 20: Transmission

    In Brief Transmission Vehicle Features Radio: Press and release to fast Electronic Range Select Infotainment System seek the previous strongest (ERS) Mode station or channel. The base radio with touchscreen ERS mode allows you to choose the USB/Music/Pictures: Press to go information is included in this top-gear limit of the transmission to the previous content.
  • Page 21: Satellite Radio

    In Brief Satellite Radio Portable Audio Devices Steering Wheel Controls ® If equipped, a SiriusXM satellite This vehicle has a 3.5 mm (1/8 in) radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM auxiliary input and two USB ports in satellite radio subscription can the center stack.
  • Page 22: Cruise Control

    In Brief 2. Volume: Press to increase or RES+ : If there is a set speed in : Press to go to the decrease the volume. memory, press briefly to resume to previous or next menu option. that speed or press and hold to See Steering Wheel Controls 0 116.
  • Page 23: Driver Information

    In Brief Driver Information See Driver Information Center (DIC) that is traveling in the same (Base and Midlevel) 0 141 or Driver direction that you may be about to Center (DIC) crash into, it can provide a boost to Information Center (DIC) The DIC display is in the instrument (Uplevel) 0 144.
  • Page 24: Lane Keep Assist (lka)

    In Brief Lane Keep Assist (LKA) behind. The LCA warning display Rear Vision will light up in the corresponding Camera (RVC) If equipped, LKA may help avoid outside side mirror and will flash if crashes due to unintentional lane the turn signal is on. The Side Blind If equipped, RVC displays a view of departures.
  • Page 25: Parking Assist

    In Brief Parking Assist The power outlets are located: See Universal Remote System 0 165. On the center stack below the If equipped, Rear Parking climate controls. Assist (RPA) uses sensors on the Sunroof rear bumper to assist with parking In the rear cargo area.
  • Page 26: Performance And Maintenance

    In Brief Sunroof Sunshade Performance and Express-Open/Express-Close : The sunshade automatically opens Maintenance with the sunroof until it reaches the Press and release (1) to vent or full open position. The express-open the sunroof. Press Traction Control/ sunshade cannot be closed when and release to express-close Electronic Stability...
  • Page 27: Tire Pressure Monitor

    In Brief instrument cluster. The Loading Information label. See Fuel appropriate DIC message Vehicle Load Limits 0 221. The displays. See Ride Control warning light will remain on until the System Messages 0 154. tire pressure is corrected. The low tire pressure warning light Press and release again to may come on in cool weather when...
  • Page 28: Engine Oil Life System

    Information Center (DIC) (Base Canada: 1-800-268-6800 and Midlevel) 0 141 or Driver Avoid idling the engine for long New GMC owners are automatically Information Center (DIC) periods of time. enrolled in the Roadside Assistance (Uplevel) 0 144. When road and weather Program.
  • Page 29: Keys, Doors, And Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys, Doors, and Folding Mirrors ....49 Keys and Locks Heated Mirrors ....49 Windows Automatic Dimming Mirror .
  • Page 30: Remote Keyless Entry (rke)

    Keys, Doors, and Windows To remove the key, press the button Check the location. Other near the bottom of the transmitter, vehicles or objects may be and pull the key out. Never pull the blocking the signal. key out without pressing the button. Check the transmitter's battery.
  • Page 31 Keys, Doors, and Windows start the engine from outside the Pressing may also arm the vehicle using the RKE transmitter. theft-deterrent system. See Vehicle See Remote Vehicle Start 0 35. Alarm System 0 45. : Press and release one time to : Press to unlock the driver door.
  • Page 32 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keyless Access can be Keyless Unlocking/Locking from programmed to unlock all doors on Passenger Doors the first lock/unlock press from the When the doors are locked and the driver door. See Vehicle RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) of Personalization 0 157.
  • Page 33 Keys, Doors, and Windows transmitter inside the vehicle. Do Remote No Longer in Vehicle Programming with Recognized not leave the RKE transmitter in an Transmitters If the vehicle is on, with a door unattended vehicle. open, and then all doors are closed, A new transmitter can be To customize the doors to the vehicle will check for RKE...
  • Page 34 Keys, Doors, and Windows To program additional counterclockwise, to the unlock transmitters, repeat Steps 3 5. position five times within 10 seconds. When all additional transmitters are programmed, press and The Driver Information Center hold ENGINE START/STOP for (DIC) displays REMOTE 12 seconds to exit LEARN PENDING, programming mode.
  • Page 35 Keys, Doors, and Windows To program additional transmitters, repeat Steps 4 6. When all additional transmitters are programmed, press and hold ENGINE START/STOP for 12 seconds to exit programming mode. 7. Put the key back into the transmitter. Starting the Vehicle with a Low Transmitter Battery 4.
  • Page 36: Remote Vehicle Start

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Remote Vehicle Start Caution If available, this feature allows the When replacing the battery, do engine to be started from outside of not touch any of the circuitry on the vehicle. the transmitter. Static from your : This button will be on the RKE body could damage the transmitter if the vehicle has remote...
  • Page 37 Keys, Doors, and Windows Other conditions can affect the 3. With the RKE transmitter in the Canceling a Remote Start performance of the transmitter. See vehicle, press the brake pedal To cancel a remote start, do any of Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) and select the ON/RUN/START the following: System 0 29.
  • Page 38: Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows The vehicle is not in P (Park). Push down on the door lock Warning (Continued) knob to lock a door. Door Locks Pull the door handle once to extreme heat and can suffer unlock the door. Pull the handle permanent injuries or even Warning again to unlatch it.
  • Page 39 Keys, Doors, and Windows Key Cylinder Access To replace the cap: To access the key cylinder: 1. Pull the door handle to the open position. 1. Pull the door handle (1) to the 2. Insert the two tabs (6) at the open position.
  • Page 40: Power Door Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Door Locks Shift the transmission into When is pressed on the power P (Park). door lock switch while the door is open, a chime will sound three Automatic door locking cannot be times indicating delayed locking is disabled.
  • Page 41: Safety Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout Manual Safety Locks or by using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) If Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout is transmitter. turned on and the vehicle is off, the driver door is open, and locking is 2. Open the door from the requested, all the doors will lock and outside.
  • Page 42: Doors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Doors Manual Liftgate Warning (Continued) Liftgate and set the fan speed to the highest setting. See Climate Control Systems Warning in the Index. Exhaust gases can enter the If the vehicle is equipped vehicle if it is driven with the with a power liftgate, disable liftgate or trunk/hatch open, the power liftgate function.
  • Page 43 Keys, Doors, and Windows within 1 m (3 ft) of the touch pad. To power open or close the liftgate, See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) select MAX or 3/4 mode. System Operation 0 29. Press twice quickly on the The liftgate has an electric latch. RKE transmitter until the liftgate If the battery is disconnected or has moves.
  • Page 44 Keys, Doors, and Windows accelerated before the liftgate has If the vehicle is locked while the Press on the bottom of the completed moving, the liftgate may liftgate is closing, and an obstacle is liftgate next to the pull cup to stop or reverse direction.
  • Page 45 Keys, Doors, and Windows Operate the liftgate manually with a 3. Press and hold next to the smooth motion and moderate pull cup on the outside of the speed. The system includes a liftgate until the turn signals feature which limits the manual flash and a beep sounds.
  • Page 46: Vehicle Security

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Do not touch the liftgate until it Vehicle Security Caution has stopped moving. This vehicle has theft-deterrent This feature may be temporarily Splashing water may cause the features; however, they do not make disabled under some conditions. liftgate to open.
  • Page 47 Keys, Doors, and Windows On Solid : Vehicle is secured bypass the 30-second delay Disarming the Alarm System during the delay to arm the system. and immediately arm the alarm To disarm the alarm system or turn system. Fast Flash : Vehicle is unsecured. off the alarm if it has been activated: A door, the hood, or the liftgate The vehicle alarm system will not...
  • Page 48: Immobilizer

    Keys, Doors, and Windows How to Detect a Tamper The immobilization system is When trying to start the vehicle, the disarmed when the pushbutton start security light may come on briefly Condition is activated to enter the ACC/ when the ignition is turned on. is pressed and the horn chirps ACCESSORY mode or the ON/ If the engine does not start and the...
  • Page 49: Exterior Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows It is possible for the immobilizer Exterior Mirrors Power Mirrors system to learn new or replacement RKE transmitters. Up to eight Convex Mirrors transmitters can be programmed for the vehicle. To program additional Warning transmitters, see Programming Transmitters to the Vehicle under A convex mirror can make things, Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
  • Page 50: Folding Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Folding Mirrors Automatic Dimming Interior Mirrors Mirror Manual Folding Mirrors Interior Rearview Mirrors If the vehicle has the automatic The mirrors can be folded inward dimming mirror, the driver outside Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear toward the vehicle to prevent mirror automatically adjusts for the view of the area behind the vehicle.
  • Page 51: Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Windows pulsing sound when either rear window is down and the front windows are up. To reduce the Warning sound, open either a front window or the sunroof, if equipped. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, Power Windows especially with the windows...
  • Page 52 Keys, Doors, and Windows Window Lockout the window switch fully down or pull The window can be closed by it up, and quickly release it to holding the window switch in the up engage. Briefly press or pull the position if conditions prevent it from same switch to stop window express closing.
  • Page 53: Sun Visors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Remote Window Operation Roof Sunroof Express-Open/Express-Close : If equipped, this feature allows all Sunroof windows to be opened remotely. Press and release (1) to If enabled in vehicle personalization, express-open the sunroof. Press If equipped, the ignition must be in press and hold on the Remote and release...
  • Page 54 Keys, Doors, and Windows open position. The sunshade can be manually opened or closed when the sunroof is closed. If equipped, the rear sunshade can only be opened or closed manually. The sunroof cannot be opened or closed if the vehicle has an electrical failure.
  • Page 55: Seats And Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Seats and Safety Belt Care ....74 Replacing LATCH System Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash ..101 Restraints Parts after a Crash .
  • Page 56: Head Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Head Restraints Front Seats Warning With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a greater chance that occupants will suffer a neck/ spinal injury in a crash. Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and Adjust the head restraint so that the To raise or lower the head restraint,...
  • Page 57 Seats and Restraints The height of the head restraint can Folding the Second Row Head be adjusted. Pull the head restraint Restraint up to raise it. Try to move the head The head restraint can be folded restraint to make sure that it is rearward to allow for better visibility locked in place.
  • Page 58: Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints Third Row Seats Front Seats 2. Move the seat forward or rearward to adjust the seat The vehicle s rear third row seats position. have head restraints in the outboard Seat Adjustment seating positions that cannot be 3.
  • Page 59: Lumbar Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints Raise or lower the front part of Lumbar Adjustment Warning (Continued) the seat cushion by moving the front of the control up or down. The shoulder belt will not be Raise or lower the entire seat by against your body.
  • Page 60 Seats and Restraints 2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked. Power Reclining Seatbacks Do not have a seatback reclined if To recline the seatback: the vehicle is moving. 1. Lift the lever. Manual Reclining Seatbacks 2.
  • Page 61: Memory Seats

    Seats and Restraints Memory Seats 2. Adjust the driver seat, power tilt controls; or press the power tilt and and telescoping steering telescoping steering wheel control, wheel, if equipped, and outside if equipped. mirrors. Automatically Recalling Memory 3. Press and release SET. A beep Positions (Auto Memory Recall) will sound.
  • Page 62: Heated And Ventilated Front

    Seats and Restraints recalling, then store your positions position is not automatically If recalling the exit position, to the other button or switch RKE recalling, then store your positions press and hold the appropriate transmitters with the other driver. to the other button or switch RKE manual control for the exit transmitters with the other driver.
  • Page 63 Seats and Restraints Remote Start Heated and Press to heat the driver or Warning (Continued) Ventilated Seats passenger cushion and seatback. During a remote start, the heated or overheat. An overheated seat Press , if available, to ventilated seats, if equipped, can be heater may cause a burn or may ventilate the driver or passenger turned on automatically.
  • Page 64: Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints Rear Seats seat; for example, if a child entered 2. Lift the lever below the seat the vehicle through the rear door cushion and slide the seat and left the vehicle without the forward or backward. Rear Seat Reminder vehicle being shut off.
  • Page 65 Seats and Restraints 2. Make sure that the safety belt Remove a rearward facing child Warning is unfastened and in the restraint before moving the seat for stowed position. third row entry or exit. If the seatback and floor latches are not locked, the seat could Warning move forward in a sudden stop or...
  • Page 66 Seats and Restraints 4. Check that the safety belt is Folding the Seatbacks seatback to make sure it is locked. not under the seat cushion. Push on the head restraint to return it to the upright, locked position. Reclining the Seatbacks To recline the seatbacks: To fold the second row seatbacks: 1.
  • Page 67: Heated Rear Seats

    Seats and Restraints Heated Rear Seats indicator light on the button will turn Third Row Seats on when the heated seat is on. On vehicles with rear climate controls, Warning Warning an indicator on the climate control display appears when this feature If you cannot feel temperature Using the third row seating is on.
  • Page 68 Seats and Restraints To fold the third row seatback: 6. Repeat for the other seatback, Warning if necessary. 1. Remove objects on the floor in front of or on the second row Returning the Seat to the A safety belt that is improperly seat, or in the seat tracks on routed, not properly attached, Seating Position...
  • Page 69: Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints Safety Belts When riding in a vehicle, you travel Warning (Continued) as fast as the vehicle does. If the This section describes how to use vehicle stops suddenly, you keep passengers to ride in any area of safety belts properly, and some going until something stops you.
  • Page 70: How To Wear Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why It is very important for all occupants pelvic bones and you would be should I have to wear safety to buckle up. Statistics show that less likely to slide under the lap belts? unbelted people are hurt more often belt.
  • Page 71: Lap-shoulder Belt

    Seats and Restraints Lap-Shoulder Belt The lap-shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you All seating positions in the vehicle very quickly. If this happens, let have a lap-shoulder belt. the belt go back slightly to unlock it. Then pull the belt The following instructions explain across you more slowly.
  • Page 72 Seats and Restraints 3. Push the latch plate into the Before a door is closed, be sure the buckle until it clicks. safety belt is out of the way. If a door is slammed against a safety Pull up on the latch plate to belt, damage can occur to both the make sure it is secure.
  • Page 73 Seats and Restraints Do not sit on the outboard safety Second Row Outboard Seating belt while entering or exiting the Positions vehicle or at any time while sitting in The vehicle has comfort guides for the seat. Sitting on the safety belt the second row outboard seating can damage the webbing and positions.
  • Page 74: Safety Belt Use During

    Seats and Restraints 3. Be sure that the belt is not To remove and store the comfort twisted and it lies flat. The guide, squeeze the belt edges elastic cord must be behind the together so that the safety belt can belt with the plastic guide on be removed from the guide.
  • Page 75: Safety Belt Extender

    Seats and Restraints Safety Belt Extender you in a crash. They can rip apart Safety belt hardware should be kept under impact forces. If a belt is torn dry and free of dust or debris. As If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten or frayed, have it replaced necessary exterior hard surfaces around you, you should use it.
  • Page 76: Airbag System

    Seats and Restraints Airbag System All vehicle airbags have the word Warning (Continued) AIRBAG on the trim or on a label The vehicle has the following near the deployment opening. inspected and any necessary airbags: For frontal airbags, the word replacements made as soon as A frontal airbag for the driver.
  • Page 77 Seats and Restraints Here are the most important things Warning Warning (Continued) to know about the airbag system: Because airbags inflate with great Occupants should not lean on or Warning force and faster than the blink of sleep against the door or side an eye, anyone who is up windows in seating positions with You can be severely injured or...
  • Page 78: Where Are The Airbags

    Seats and Restraints There is an airbag readiness light on the instrument cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. The system checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light 0 131 for more information.
  • Page 79: When Should An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints When Should an Airbag Warning (Continued) Inflate? inflating airbag must be kept This vehicle is equipped with clear. Do not put anything airbags. See Airbag System 0 75. between an occupant and an Airbags are designed to inflate if the airbag, and do not attach or put impact exceeds the specific airbag anything on the steering wheel...
  • Page 80: What Makes An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints It depends on what is hit, the location of the impact, when either will inflate when either side of the direction of the impact, and how side of the vehicle is struck. In vehicle is struck, if the sensing quickly the vehicle slows down.
  • Page 81: How Does An Airbag

    Seats and Restraints How Does an Airbag But airbags would not help in many airbags. Airbag inflation does not types of collisions, primarily prevent the driver from seeing out of Restrain? because the occupant's motion is the windshield or being able to steer In moderate to severe frontal or not toward those airbags.
  • Page 82: Passenger Sensing System

    Seats and Restraints fuel system after the airbags inflate. Additional windshield breakage may Passenger Sensing The feature may also activate, also occur from the front outboard System without airbag inflation, after an passenger airbag. event that exceeds a predetermined The vehicle has a passenger Airbags are designed to inflate threshold.
  • Page 83 Seats and Restraints OFF, or the symbol for on or off, will Never put a rear-facing child seat in Warning (Continued) be visible. See Passenger Airbag the front. This is because the risk to Status Indicator 0 131. the rear-facing child is so great, Never put a rear-facing child if the airbag inflates.
  • Page 84 Seats and Restraints When the passenger sensing wear a safety belt 2. Remove the child restraint from system has turned off the front properly whether or not there is the vehicle. outboard passenger frontal airbag, an airbag for that person. 3.
  • Page 85 Seats and Restraints 5. If, after reinstalling the child If the Off Indicator Is Lit for an 2. Remove any additional material restraint and restarting the from the seat, such as Adult-Sized Occupant vehicle, the on indicator is still blankets, cushions, seat lit, turn the vehicle off.
  • Page 86: Servicing The Airbag-equipped

    Seats and Restraints A thick layer of additional material, Warning Warning (Continued) such as a blanket or cushion, or aftermarket equipment such as If the front outboard passenger seatback may interfere with the seat covers, seat heaters, and seat airbag is turned off for an proper operation of the passenger massagers can affect how well the adult-sized occupant, the airbag...
  • Page 87: Adding Equipment To The Airbag-equipped Vehicle

    Seats and Restraints Your dealer and the service manual If the vehicle has rollover roof-rail Warning (Continued) have information about the location airbags, see Different Size Tires of the airbag sensors, sensing and and Wheels 0 332 for additional are close to an airbag when it diagnostic module, and airbag important information.
  • Page 88: Replacing Airbag System Parts

    Seats and Restraints Child Restraints Caution (Continued) Warning (Continued) Older Children open or break the airbag inspected and any necessary coverings. If there are any replacements made as soon as opened or broken airbag possible. coverings, have the airbag covering and/or airbag module If an airbag inflates, you will need to replaced.
  • Page 89 Seats and Restraints The manufacturer instructions that Can proper safety belt fit be In a crash, children who are not come with the booster seat state the maintained for the length of the buckled up can strike other people weight and height limitations for that trip? If yes, continue.
  • Page 90: Infants And Young Children

    Seats and Restraints restraints. In fact, the law in every Warning (Continued) state in the United States and in every Canadian province says That could cause serious or fatal children up to some age must be injuries. The shoulder belt should restrained while in a vehicle.
  • Page 91 Seats and Restraints Every time infants and young Warning (Continued) children ride in vehicles, they should have the protection provided by front passenger seat, always appropriate child restraints. Neither move the front passenger seat as the vehicle s safety belt system nor far back as it will go.
  • Page 92: Child Restraint Systems

    Seats and Restraints Child restraints are devices used to there are many kinds of restraints Warning (Continued) restrain, seat, or position children in available for children with special the vehicle and are sometimes needs. injuries. To reduce the risk of called child seats or car seats.
  • Page 93 Seats and Restraints The harness system holds the infant Securing an Add-On Child in place and, in a crash, acts to Restraint in the Vehicle keep the infant positioned in the restraint. Warning A child can be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child restraint is not properly secured in the vehicle.
  • Page 94: Where To Put The Restraint

    Seats and Restraints When securing an add-on child Securing the Child Within the Never put a rear-facing child restraint, refer to the instructions restraint in the front. This is because Child Restraint that come with the restraint which the risk to the rear-facing child is so may be on the restraint itself or in a great if the airbag deploys.
  • Page 95: Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (latch System)

    Seats and Restraints Child restraints and booster seats Lower Anchors and Warning (Continued) vary considerably in size, and some Tethers for Children may fit in certain seating positions child restraints in a rear seat, (LATCH System) better than others. even if the front passenger frontal The LATCH system secures a child Depending on where you place the airbag is off.
  • Page 96 Seats and Restraints this can be done as long as the Child restraints built after March Lower Anchors booster seat can be positioned 2014 will be labeled with the properly and there is no interference specific child weight up to which the with the proper positioning of the LATCH system can be used to lap-shoulder belt on the child.
  • Page 97 Seats and Restraints Top Tether Anchor Some child restraints with top : Seating positions with two tethers are designed for use with or lower anchors. without the top tether being attached. Others require the top tether always to be attached. In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have a top tether, and that the tether be...
  • Page 98 Seats and Restraints Be sure to use an anchor on the same side of the vehicle as the seating position where the child restraint will be placed. To assist in locating the top tether anchors, the top tether anchor symbol is near the anchor. Third Row : Seating positions with top tether anchors.
  • Page 99 Seats and Restraints the instructions that come with the Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) child restraint say that the top tether must be attached. that came with the child restraint shoulder belt can tighten but According to accident statistics, and the instructions in this cannot be loosened if it is locked.
  • Page 100 Seats and Restraints the rearward position, whenever 1.1. Find the lower anchors Caution possible, to minimize contact with for the desired seating the front center airbag. position. Do not let the LATCH If you need to secure more than one 1.2.
  • Page 101 Seats and Restraints 2. If the child restraint and you are using a manufacturer recommends that single tether, route the the top tether be attached, tether over the seatback. attach and tighten the top tether to the top tether anchor, if the vehicle has one.
  • Page 102: Replacing Latch System Parts After A Crash

    Seats and Restraints and you are using a dual 3. Before placing a child in the tether, route the tether child restraint, make sure it is around the headrest or securely held in place. To head restraint. check, grasp the child restraint at the LATCH path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth.
  • Page 103: Securing Child Restraints

    Seats and Restraints If the vehicle has the LATCH system If the child restraint has the LATCH If more than one child restraint and it was being used during a system, see Lower Anchors and needs to be installed in the rear crash, new LATCH system parts Tethers for Children (LATCH seat, be sure to read Where to Put...
  • Page 104 Seats and Restraints Position the release button on 6. If the child restraint has a top the buckle, away from the child tether, follow the child restraint restraint system, so that the manufacturer's instructions safety belt could be quickly regarding the use of the top unbuckled if necessary.
  • Page 105: Securing Child Restraints

    Seats and Restraints Securing Child Restraints Warning Warning (Continued) (With the Safety Belt in A child in a rear-facing child forward-facing child restraint in the Front Seat) restraint can be seriously injured the front outboard passenger This vehicle has airbags. A rear or killed if the front outboard seat, always move the seat as far seat is a safer place to secure a...
  • Page 106 Seats and Restraints When using the lap-shoulder belt to 3. Pick up the latch plate, and run secure the child restraint in this the lap and shoulder portions position, follow the instructions that of the vehicle's safety belt came with the child restraint and the through or around the restraint.
  • Page 107 Seats and Restraints 7. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth. When the child restraint is properly installed, there should be no more than 2.5 cm (1 in) of...
  • Page 108: Storage

    Storage Storage Storage Armrest Storage Compartments Storage Compartments Warning Storage Compartments ..107 Glove Box ....107 Do not store heavy or sharp Armrest Storage .
  • Page 109: Rear Storage

    Storage Rear Storage Center Console Storage Additional Storage Features Cargo Cover Warning An unsecured cargo cover could strike people in a sudden stop or turn, or in a crash. Store the cargo cover securely or remove it from the vehicle. There is storage in the floor of the The center console has storage rear cargo area.
  • Page 110: Cargo Tie-downs

    Storage For vehicles with a cargo cover, it Cargo Management can be used to cover items in the System rear of the vehicle. Unroll the cover toward the rear of the vehicle. Insert Tray Option the cover pins into the channels on both sides.
  • Page 111 Storage 4. Unsnap the hinges on the load floor from the cargo management system. 1. Turn the right side wing nut to 3. Turn the left side wing nut to remove. remove. 2. Remove the strap. Make sure the strap is secure 5.
  • Page 112 Storage All Terrain Rail and Divider Option Cargo Management System Installation 1. Turn both knobs to the unlock position. 2. Slide the divider along the rail to the desired position until it clicks into place. 3. Make sure the divider is locked into place in the rail grooves.
  • Page 113: Roof Rack System

    Storage Cargo Management System Roof Rack System Caution Removal 1. Turn both knobs to the unlock Loading cargo on the roof rack Warning position. that weighs more than 100 kg If something is carried on top of (220 lb) or hangs over the rear or 2.
  • Page 114 Storage of gravity higher. Avoid high speeds, sudden starts, sharp turns, sudden braking, or abrupt maneuvers; otherwise it may result in loss of control. If driving for a long distance, on rough roads, or at high speeds, occasionally stop the vehicle to make sure the cargo remains in its place.
  • Page 115: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls Instruments and Passenger Airbag Status Front Fog Lamp Light ..140 Indicator ....131 Lamps On Reminder .
  • Page 116: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Instruments and Controls Security Messages ... 155 Controls Power Tilt and Telescoping Service Vehicle Messages ..155 Steering Wheel Steering System Steering Wheel Messages ....155 Adjustment Starting the Vehicle Messages .
  • Page 117: Steering Wheel Controls

    Instruments and Controls Steering Wheel Controls 2. Volume: Press to increase or : Press to go to the decrease the volume. previous or next menu option. : Press to go to the next or Heated Steering Wheel previous selection. : Press to select a highlighted menu option.
  • Page 118: Windshield Wiper/washer

    Instruments and Controls Windshield Wiper/Washer INT : Move the windshield wiper Warning lever to INT. Turn the band up for more frequent wipes or down for In freezing weather, do not use less frequent wipes. the washer until the windshield is OFF : Use to turn the wipers off.
  • Page 119: Rear Window Wiper

    Instruments and Controls If the ignition is put in OFF while the Reverse Gear Wipes : Push the windshield wiper wipers are performing wipes due to lever forward to spray washer fluid If the rear wiper control is off, the windshield washing, the wipers on the rear window.
  • Page 120: Clock

    Instruments and Controls System (GPS) antenna, Setting the Time and Date 2. Touch Time and Date, then ® StabiliTrak , and vehicle speed select 12h or 24h format. When Auto Set is enabled the time information. cannot be manually set. 3.
  • Page 121 Instruments and Controls 4. Press the MENU knob to go to Uplevel Radio Using To set the date: the next value. After the last Touchscreen Controls 1. Touch SETTINGS from the value is selected, the system Home Page, then touch Time The infotainment system controls will update and return to the and Date.
  • Page 122: Power Outlets

    Instruments and Controls Power Outlets Caution Caution Power Outlets 12 Volt Direct Leaving electrical equipment Hanging heavy equipment from Current plugged in for an extended period the power outlet can cause The vehicle has two 12-volt outlets of time while the ignition is in damage not covered by the that can be used to plug in electrical LOCK/OFF will drain the battery.
  • Page 123: Indicators

    Instruments and Controls Warning Lights, indicator light turns off. To reset the circuit, unplug the item and plug it Gauges, and back in or turn the Retained Accessory Power (RAP) off and Indicators then back on. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) 0 230. The Warning lights and gauges can power restarts when equipment signal that something is wrong...
  • Page 124: Instrument Cluster

    Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster Base Level English, Metric Similar...
  • Page 125 Instruments and Controls Midlevel English, Metric Similar...
  • Page 126 Instruments and Controls Uplevel English Standard Theme, Metric Similar...
  • Page 127 Instruments and Controls Cluster Menu viewed. See Driver Information If there is an active call, mute the Center (DIC) (Base and phone or switch to handset There is an interactive display area Midlevel) 0 141 or Driver operation. in the center of the instrument Information Center (DIC) cluster.
  • Page 128: Speedometer

    Instruments and Controls Display Themes (Uplevel) : There Once the speed is set, this feature The trip odometer is accessed and are two instrument cluster display reset through the Driver Information can be turned off by pressing configurations to choose from: Sport Center (DIC).
  • Page 129: Fuel Gauge

    Instruments and Controls A slight bump may be felt when the transmission is determining the most fuel efficient operating range. Fuel Gauge English Base Level, Midlevel English Uplevel Similar When the ignition is on, the fuel gauge indicates about how much fuel is left in the tank.
  • Page 130: Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

    Instruments and Controls Here are things that some owners Engine Coolant ask about. None of these show a Temperature Gauge problem with the fuel gauge: At the service station, the fuel pump shuts off before the gauge reads full. It takes a little more or less fuel to fill up than the gauge indicated.
  • Page 131: Safety Belt Reminders

    Instruments and Controls Safety Belt Reminders Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light Driver Safety Belt Reminder There is a passenger safety belt Light reminder light near the passenger There is a driver safety belt airbag status indicator. See reminder light on the instrument Passenger Sensing System 0 81.
  • Page 132: Airbag Readiness Light

    Instruments and Controls grocery bag, laptop, or other Warning electronic device. To turn off the reminder light and/or chime, remove If the airbag readiness light stays the object from the seat or buckle on after the vehicle is started or the safety belt.
  • Page 133: Charging System Light

    Instruments and Controls If the word ON or the on symbol is If the light stays on or comes on Warning lit on the passenger airbag status while driving, there may be a indicator, it means that the front problem with the electrical charging If the airbag readiness light ever outboard passenger frontal airbag is system.
  • Page 134 Instruments and Controls is working when the ignition is in If towing a trailer, reduce the Caution Service Only Mode. See Ignition amount of cargo being hauled as Positions 0 225. soon as possible. Modifications to the engine, If the light continues to flash, find a transmission, exhaust, intake, safe place to park.
  • Page 135: Brake System Warning

    Instruments and Controls Poor fuel quality can cause not used to perform an Emissions Brake System Warning inefficient engine operation and Inspection/Maintenance test or to Light poor driveability, which may go service the vehicle may affect away once the engine is warmed vehicle operation.
  • Page 136: Electric Parking Brake

    Instruments and Controls Parking Brake system or another displays in the Driver Information Warning system. A message may also Center (DIC), see Brake System display in the Driver Information Messages 0 148. The brake system might not be Center (DIC). See Brake System working properly if the brake Antilock Brake System Messages 0 148.
  • Page 137: Tow/haul Mode Light

    Instruments and Controls If the ABS light is the only light on, Hill Descent Control Light LKA may assist by gently turning the vehicle has regular brakes, but the steering wheel if the vehicle the antilock brakes are not approaches a detected lane marking functioning.
  • Page 138: Pedestrian Ahead Indicator

    Instruments and Controls ® Pedestrian Ahead dealer. If the system is working StabiliTrak OFF Light normally, the indicator light then Indicator turns off. The traction off light comes on when the Traction Control System (TCS) has been turned off by pressing and releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak button.
  • Page 139: Traction Control System (tcs)

    Instruments and Controls Traction Control System See Traction Control/Electronic When the Light Flashes First and Stability Control 0 240. Then Is On Steady ® (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light If the light flashes for about a minute Tire Pressure Light and then stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS.
  • Page 140: Low Fuel Warning Light

    Instruments and Controls If the light comes on and stays on, it The low fuel warning light comes on Caution means that oil is not flowing through and a chime sounds when the vehicle is low on fuel. The light turns the engine properly.
  • Page 141: Security Light

    Instruments and Controls Security Light This light comes on when the The light goes out when the fog high-beam headlamps are in use. lamps are turned off. See Fog Lamps 0 173 for more information. See Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer 0 171. Lamps On Reminder ®...
  • Page 142: Door Ajar Light

    Instruments and Controls Adaptive Cruise Control Light Information Displays : Press to move between the interactive display zones in the cluster. Driver Information Center : Press to open a menu or select (DIC) (Base and Midlevel) a menu item. Press and hold to The DIC displays are shown in the reset values on certain screens.
  • Page 143 Instruments and Controls reflects only the approximate See Engine Oil Messages 0 150. 6. Press while an item is average fuel economy that the The oil should be changed as soon highlighted to select or as possible. See Engine Oil 0 288. vehicle has right now, and will deselect that item.
  • Page 144 Instruments and Controls Instantaneous Fuel Economy the selected distance. The selected Press and hold to clear the graph (Mid-Level) : Displays the current distance is displayed at the top of or press to reset through fuel economy in liters per the page as last xxx mi/km.
  • Page 145: (uplevel)

    Instruments and Controls Battery Voltage : Displays the Driver Information Center : Press to open a menu or select current battery voltage, if equipped. a menu item. Press and hold to (DIC) (Uplevel) Battery voltage changes are normal reset values on certain screens. while driving.
  • Page 146 Instruments and Controls DIC Info Pages economy that the vehicle has right The Instantaneous Fuel Economy now, and will change as driving display shows the current fuel The following is the list of all conditions change. economy in either liters per possible DIC info page displays.
  • Page 147 Instruments and Controls When the remaining oil life is low, shown in amber. See Tire Pressure Press and hold to clear the graph the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON Monitor System 0 324 and Tire or press to reset through message will appear on the display. Pressure Monitor Operation 0 325.
  • Page 148: Vehicle Messages

    Instruments and Controls Off Road : Displays vehicle pitch Vehicle Messages Battery Voltage and and roll information, road wheel Charging Messages Messages displayed on the DIC angle, and four-wheel drive (4WD) indicate the status of the vehicle or status. BATTERY LOW START some action that may be needed to VEHICLE Following Distance : The following...
  • Page 149: Brake System Messages

    Instruments and Controls SERVICE BATTERY Brake System Messages SERVICE BRAKE ASSIST CHARGING SYSTEM This message may be displayed BRAKE FLUID LOW when there is a problem with the On some vehicles, this message This message is displayed when the brake boost assist system. When displays if there is a problem with brake fluid level is low.
  • Page 150: Compass Messages

    Instruments and Controls Compass Messages vehicle. For cleaning SHIFT TO PARK BEFORE instructions, see Exterior EXITING Dashes may be displayed if the Care 0 358. This message may display if vehicle temporarily loses Heavy rain or snow is interfering Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) is communication with the Global with the radar object detection or engaged holding the vehicle at a...
  • Page 151: Engine Cooling System

    Instruments and Controls Engine Cooling System When towing, use Tow/Haul Mode ENGINE OIL LOW ADD OIL to prevent damage to the engine or Messages On some vehicles, this message transmission. See Tow/Haul displays when the engine oil level Mode 0 236. AIR CONDITIONING OFF may be too low.
  • Page 152: Engine Power Messages

    Instruments and Controls Engine Power Messages Fuel System Messages NO REMOTE DETECTED PRESS BRAKE TO RESTART ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED FUEL LEVEL LOW This message displays when This message displays and a chime This message displays when the attempting to turn off the vehicle may sound when the cooling system vehicle is low on fuel.
  • Page 153: Lamp Messages

    Instruments and Controls Lamp Messages FORWARD COLLISION mud, dirt, snow, ice, and slush. For cleaning instructions, see SYSTEM OFF TURN SIGNAL ON Exterior Care 0 358. This message displays when This message displays and a chime Heavy rain or snow is interfering Forward Automatic Braking (FAB) sounds if a turn signal is left on for with the object detection...
  • Page 154 Instruments and Controls LANE CHANGE ALERT OFF SERVICE DRIVER ASSIST SERVICE FRONT CAMERA SYSTEM This message indicates that the If this message remains on after driver has turned the Side Blind continued driving, the vehicle needs If this message displays, take the Zone Alert (SBZA) and Lane service.
  • Page 155: Ride Control System

    Instruments and Controls SIDE DETECTION SYSTEM Ride Control System AWD RECOMMENDED UNAVAILABLE CHANGE DRIVER MODE Messages This message indicates that Side This message displays if the AWD AWD OFF Blind Zone Alert (SBZA), Lane system detects too much wheel slip Change Alert (LCA), and Rear while operating in Front-Wheel Drive This message displays when...
  • Page 156: Airbag System Messages

    Instruments and Controls SERVICE TRACTION Security Messages Steering System CONTROL Messages SERVICE THEFT DETERRENT This message displays if there is a SYSTEM STEERING ASSIST IS problem with the Traction Control REDUCED DRIVE WITH CARE This message displays when there System (TCS). See Traction is a problem with the theft-deterrent Control/Electronic Stability This message may display if a...
  • Page 157: Starting The Vehicle

    Instruments and Controls Starting the Vehicle cause this message to appear. See Pressure Light 0 138. You can Tire Pressure Monitor Operation receive more than one tire pressure Messages 0 325. If the warning comes on and message at a time. If a tire pressure stays on, there may be a problem message appears on the DIC, stop PRESS BRAKE TO START...
  • Page 158: Vehicle Reminder

    Instruments and Controls SHIFT TO PARK REAR SEAT REMINDER Vehicle This message displays when the This message displays under Personalization transmission needs to be shifted to certain conditions indicating there Use the audio system controls to P (Park). This may appear when may be an item or passenger in the access the personalization menus turning the ignition off if the vehicle...
  • Page 159 Instruments and Controls Software Information Valet Mode 3. Press BACK on the Wi-Fi faceplate or the screen This will lock the infotainment system and steering wheel controls. button to return to the previous Each menu is detailed in the It may also limit access to vehicle menu or exit.
  • Page 160 Instruments and Controls Tone Settings Auto Volume Vehicle Auto Volume This feature adjusts the volume Select and the following may based on vehicle speed and display: Bose Audio Pilot ambient noise. Climate and Air Quality Maximum Start Up Volume Select Off, Low, Medium-Low, Collision/Detection Systems Manage Favorites Medium, Medium-High, or High.
  • Page 161 Instruments and Controls Auto Defog Alert Type Select Off, Alert, or Alert and Brake. When set to On, the front defog will This feature will set crash alerts to Rear Cross Traffic Alert automatically react to temperature beeps or seat vibrations. This This allows the Rear Cross Traffic and humidity conditions that may setting affects all crash alerts...
  • Page 162 Instruments and Controls Chime Volume Reverse Tilt Mirror Lighting Reverse Tilt Mirror When on, both the driver and Select and the following may passenger outside mirrors will tilt display: Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear downward when the vehicle is Vehicle Locator Lights Automatic Vehicle Hold shifted to R (Reverse) to improve Exit Lighting...
  • Page 163 Instruments and Controls Auto Door Unlock Remote Lock Feedback Select All Doors or Driver Door. Delayed Door Lock Remote Door Unlock Remote Start Auto Cool Seats Remote Start Auto Cool Seats Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout If equipped and turned on, this feature will turn the ventilated seats Remote Start Auto Heat Seats When on, this feature will keep the...
  • Page 164 Instruments and Controls Select All Doors or Driver Door. Text Message Alerts Select First/Last or Last/First. Passive Door Lock Device Information Voice Mail Numbers This allows passive locking to be See information about the device This feature displays the voice mail turned on or off and selects name, address, and PIN code.
  • Page 165 Instruments and Controls Manage Apple CarPlay Devices Voice Display What Can I Say? Tips Select to manage Apple devices. This feature gives voice Select and the following may Apple CarPlay must be on for this command tips. display: feature to be accessed. Select Off or On.
  • Page 166: Universal Remote System

    Instruments and Controls Rear Camera Restore Radio Settings Universal Remote This allows selection to restore This allows for Rear Parking Assist System radio settings. Symbols and Guidance Lines to be See Radio Frequency turned off or on. Select Restore or Cancel. Statement 0 394.
  • Page 167: Universal Remote System

    Instruments and Controls instructions refer to a garage door Make sure the hand-held transmitter system buttons to be used to opener, but can be used for other has a new battery for quicker and operate the garage door. Do devices. more accurate transmission of the not release either button until radio-frequency signal.
  • Page 168 Instruments and Controls be required. For a second The name and color of the Radio Signals for Canada and time, press and hold the button may vary by Some Gate Operators newly programmed button manufacturer. For questions or programming help, for five seconds.
  • Page 169: Operation

    Instruments and Controls Universal Remote System Reprogramming a Single Universal Remote System Operation Button Using the Universal Remote To reprogram any of the system System buttons: Press and hold the appropriate 1. Press and hold any one of the Universal Remote system button for buttons.
  • Page 170: Lighting

    Lighting Lighting Interior Lighting Exterior Lighting Instrument Panel Illumination Control ..... . 174 Exterior Lamp Controls Courtesy Lamps ....174 Exterior Lighting Dome Lamps .
  • Page 171 Lighting Turning On and Enabling The high-beam headlamps remain : Turns on the parking lamps IntelliBeam on, under the automatic control, including all lamps, except the until one of the following situations headlamps. occurs: : Turns on the headlamps The system detects an together with the parking lamps and approaching vehicle's instrument panel lights.
  • Page 172: Exterior Lamps Off

    Lighting The high beams may not turn off The automatic high-beam Flash-to-Pass automatically if the system cannot headlamps may need to be disabled This feature is used to signal to the detect another vehicle's lamps if any of the above conditions exist. vehicle ahead that you want because of any of the following: to pass.
  • Page 173: Automatic Headlamp

    Lighting The light sensor determines it is panel brightness control is in the full daytime. bright position. See Instrument Panel Illumination Control 0 174. The parking brake is released or the vehicle is not in P (Park). When it is bright enough outside, the headlamps will turn off or may When the DRL are on, the taillamps change to DRL.
  • Page 174: Hazard Warning Flashers

    Lighting Hazard Warning Flashers Turn and Lane-Change If after signaling a turn or lane change, the arrow flashes rapidly or Signals does not come on, a signal bulb may be burned out. Replace any burned out bulbs. If a bulb is not burned out, check the fuse.
  • Page 175: Interior Lighting

    Lighting When the headlamps are changed Interior Lighting Dome Lamps to high beam, the fog lamps turn off. The fog lamps come back on again Instrument Panel when the high-beam headlamps are Illumination Control turned off. Some localities have laws that require the headlamps to be on along with the fog lamps.
  • Page 176: Reading Lamps

    Lighting ON/OFF : Press to turn the dome Lighting Features lamps on manually. Entry Lighting Reading Lamps Some exterior lamps and most of There are front and rear reading the interior lights turn on briefly at lamps on the overhead console and night, or in areas of limited lighting in the headliner.
  • Page 177: Exit Lighting

    Lighting Exit Lighting When the state of charge is high, It can increase engine idle speed to the voltage is lowered slightly to generate more power whenever Some exterior lamps and interior prevent overcharging. If the vehicle needed. It can temporarily reduce lights come on at night, or in areas has a voltmeter gauge or a voltage the power demands of some...
  • Page 178: Battery Power Protection

    Lighting Battery Power Protection The battery saver feature is designed to protect the vehicle's battery. If some interior lamps are left on and the ignition is turned off, the battery rundown protection system automatically turns the lamp off after some time. Exterior Lighting Battery Saver The exterior lamps turn off about...
  • Page 179: Infotainment System

    Infotainment System Infotainment Phone Introduction Bluetooth (Overview) ..192 System Bluetooth (Infotainment Infotainment Controls) ....193 Apple CarPlay and Base radio information is included in Android Auto .
  • Page 180: Theft-deterrent Feature

    Infotainment System functions may gray out when they Theft-Deterrent Feature are unavailable. Many infotainment The infotainment system has an features are also available through electronic security system installed the instrument cluster and steering to prevent theft. wheel controls. The infotainment system only works Before driving: in the vehicle in which it was first Become familiar with the...
  • Page 181: Overview

    Infotainment System Overview Press to go to the Home Page. See Home Page 0 181. Radio: Press and release to fast seek the strongest previous station or channel. USB/Music/Pictures: Press to go to the previous content. Press and hold to fast rewind.
  • Page 182: Home Page

    Infotainment System USB/Music/Pictures: Press Home Page Features OnStar : If equipped, touch to to go to the next content. access the OnStar menu. See Press and hold to fast OnStar Overview 0 397. forward. Operation Radio Controls Press and release to access the phone screen, The infotainment system is operated answer an incoming call,...
  • Page 183: Am-fm Radio

    Infotainment System System Settings Tone Settings Radio The tone settings can be set for Auto Volume each radio band and each audio AM-FM Radio This feature automatically adjusts player source. the radio volume to compensate for Playing the Radio Custom Tone Settings road and wind noise.
  • Page 184: Satellite Radio

    Infotainment System Direct Tune Menu Satellite Radio From the AM or FM menu: Touch to choose between available If equipped, vehicles with an menus for the current source. ® SiriusXM Satellite Radio tuner and 1. Touch Tune. a valid SiriusXM Satellite Radio Storing a Station as a Favorite 2.
  • Page 185 Infotainment System Listening to SiriusXM Radio Listening to Preset Channels Tone Settings 1. Touch Tone Settings. See 1. Touch repeatedly to 1. Press Tone Settings under select the desired 2. Touch AUDIO. Operation 0 181. favorites page. 3. Touch Source. 2.
  • Page 186: Radio Reception

    Infotainment System Radio Reception interfere with radio reception. When Multi-Band Antenna this happens, try reducing the treble Frequency interference and static The multi-band antenna is on the on the radio. can occur during normal radio roof of the vehicle. The antenna is ®...
  • Page 187: Audio Players

    The infotainment system can play To view supported devices in the vehicle is in ACC/ACCESSORY or music by connecting an auxiliary U.S., see ON/RUN. See Ignition Positions device to the USB port. To view supported devices in 0 225. When the vehicle is turned USB Support Canada, see
  • Page 188 Infotainment System MP3 files that can be played: Bit Connection with i-Stick Type Do not disconnect the USB rate: 8 kbps to 320 kbps. USB storage devices may be storage device while it is playing. Sampling frequency: 48 kHz, faulty due to vehicle vibration. This may cause damage to the 44.1 kHz, 32 kHz, 24 kHz, 22.05 product or affect the...
  • Page 189 Infotainment System structure. Normal usage cannot The iPod/iPhone playback If a non-readable USB device is be guaranteed for a storage functions and the information connected, an error message device that exceeds this limit. displayed may be different when displays and the system will The iPod/iPhone can play all played on the infotainment switch to the previous audio...
  • Page 190 Infotainment System Changing to Next/Previous Files MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) Connect an MTP supported Touch to change to the device. next file. Play will start automatically after Touch within five seconds of the system has finished reading the playback time to play the the MTP device.
  • Page 191 Infotainment System If the iPod/iPhone is already Returning to the Beginning of the Tone Settings connected: Current File Touch Tone Settings. The Tone Settings menu is displayed. See 1. Press Touch after two seconds of the Tone Settings under Radio playback time.
  • Page 192: Auxiliary Devices

    Infotainment System Viewing Pictures Rotating a Picture Auxiliary Devices 1. Connect the USB device to the Touch from the picture screen. Using the Auxiliary Input Jack USB port. Enlarging a Picture Settings menus and functions may 2. Touch the screen to open to full vary depending on vehicle options.
  • Page 193: Bluetooth (overview)

    Infotainment System Playing Music Phone Review the controls and operation of the infotainment To play music from the device, if the system. device is already connected: Bluetooth (Overview) Pair cell phone(s) to the vehicle. ® 1. Press If equipped with Bluetooth The system may not work with capability, the system can interact all cell phones.
  • Page 194: Controls)

    Infotainment System functions and not all phones work Bluetooth Controls Pairing Information with the Bluetooth system. In the A Bluetooth phone with MP3 If equipped with Bluetooth capability, U.S. and Canada, see capability cannot be paired to use the buttons on the infotainment for more the vehicle as a phone and an system and the steering wheel to...
  • Page 195 Infotainment System does not occur, proceed with the Pairing a Phone SSP and Paired indicates the hands-free phone book download on the Device and phone music functions are phone. enabled. When a paired device is on the infotainment system and SSP is Pairing a Phone SSP and No indicates only the hands-free...
  • Page 196 Infotainment System infotainment system are are successfully paired, indicates only Bluetooth successfully paired, the is displayed on the pair device music is enabled. PHONE screen is displayed on screen. If no desired device is Connecting a Paired Bluetooth the infotainment system. available go to Step 5.
  • Page 197 Infotainment System 4. Touch the name of the device Playing Bluetooth Music will appear on the screen if to be disconnected. the stereo headset is 1. Press successfully connected. 5. Touch Disconnect. 2. Touch AUDIO. The sound played by the Deleting a Bluetooth Device 3.
  • Page 198: Android Auto

    Android Auto and Apple CarPlay the Bluetooth device in the in the vehicle, see my. or Bluetooth music play mode. To use Android Auto and/or Apple see Customer Assistance If this is done in a different CarPlay: Offices 0 386.
  • Page 199: Hands-free Phone

    Infotainment System For Android Auto support see Steering Wheel Controls Switching a Call to the Cell Phone (Private Mode) Steering wheel controls can be androidauto or Apple CarPlay used to: To switch the call from the cell support at phone to hands-free: Answer incoming calls.
  • Page 200 Infotainment System Taking Calls screen. As more characters of the 2. Touch on the contacts name are entered, the list of screen. When a phone call comes through possible names is shortened. the connected Bluetooth cell phone, 3. Use the keypad to input the the audio system will be muted or To search for the name Alex: name to search.
  • Page 201: Agreements

    Infotainment System ® ® Making a Call with Speed Dial Trademarks and DivX , DivX Certified Numbers associated logos are trademarks of License Agreements Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries Touch and hold the speed dial and are used under license. number using the keypad on the FCC Information phone screen.
  • Page 202 Infotainment System Fees and Taxes: Subscription fee, patent rights, copyrights, and trade FreeType 2 taxes, one time activation fee, and secrets of Digital Voice Portions of this software are other fees may apply. Subscription Systems, Inc. ® copyright 2007-2012 The fee is consumer only.
  • Page 203: Climate Controls

    Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control Systems Dual Automatic Climate Control System Climate Control Systems Dual Automatic Climate With this system the heating, cooling, and ventilation in the vehicle can be Control System ... . . 202 controlled.
  • Page 204 Climate Controls Automatic Operation To find your comfort setting, : Turn clockwise or start with 22 °C (72 °F) and counterclockwise to increase or The system automatically controls allow the system time to decrease the fan speed. Press the the following four functions to heat stabilize.
  • Page 205 Climate Controls Air Delivery Mode Control : Press compressor will run, unless the odors that enter the vehicle. The air , or to change the outside temperature is close to conditioning compressor also comes direction of the airflow. An indicator freezing.
  • Page 206: Rear Climate Control System

    Climate Controls Heated Mirror : If equipped with the temperature inside the vehicle. heated outside rearview mirrors, the Any cover on the front of the mirrors heat to help clear fog or frost vehicle, could cause a false reading from the surface of the mirror when in the displayed temperature.
  • Page 207 Climate Controls Automatic Operation REAR : Press REAR to turn the rear climate control on or off. AUTO : Press AUTO or Rear AUTO If the rear climate control is turned on the touch screen to automatically off using REAR on the touch control air delivery and fan speed.
  • Page 208: Air Vents

    Climate Controls Air Vents Operation Tips or MODE : Press the desired mode button on the touch Clear away any ice, snow, To adjust the center and side air screen or MODE on the rear or leaves from the air inlets at outlets on the instrument panel, use faceplate to change the direction of the base of the windshield that...
  • Page 209: Passenger Compartment Air Filter

    Climate Controls Maintenance 3. Squeeze both sides of the Service glove box door to open beyond All vehicles have a label underhood the stops. Passenger Compartment that identifies the refrigerant used in Air Filter the vehicle. The refrigerant system should only be serviced by trained The filter reduces the dust, pollen, and certified technicians.
  • Page 210: Driving And Operating

    Driving and Operating Driving and Parking over Things Adaptive Cruise Control ..246 That Burn ....231 Driver Assistance Systems Operating Extended Parking .
  • Page 211: Driving Information

    Driving and Operating Trailer Towing Driving Information Designate a front seat passenger to handle potential General Towing distractions. Information ....272 Distracted Driving Driving Characteristics and Become familiar with vehicle Towing Tips .
  • Page 212: Defensive Driving

    Driving and Operating Refer to the Infotainment section Average driver reaction time is Warning and the infotainment manual for about three-quarters of a second. In more information on using that that time, a vehicle moving at Drinking and then driving is very system, including pairing and using 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20 m dangerous.
  • Page 213: Steering

    Driving and Operating Steering Curve Tips Off-Road Recovery Take curves at a reasonable Electric Power Steering speed. The vehicle has electric power Reduce speed before entering a steering. It does not have power curve. steering fluid. Regular maintenance is not required. Maintain a reasonable steady speed through the curve.
  • Page 214: Loss Of Control

    Driving and Operating 3. Turn the steering wheel to go If the vehicle starts to slide, follow Off-Road Driving straight down the roadway. these suggestions: All-wheel-drive vehicles can be Ease your foot off the used for off-road driving. Vehicles Loss of Control accelerator pedal and steer the without all-wheel drive and vehicles way you want the vehicle to go.
  • Page 215 Driving and Operating Before Driving Off-Road Caution (Continued) Warning (Continued) Have all necessary maintenance and service work completed. cause improper airflow to the to roll over. You can be seriously or fatally injured if engine. Reattach the front fascia Fuel the vehicle, fill fluid levels, the vehicle rolls over.
  • Page 216 Driving and Operating Driving on Hills When possible, drive straight up brakes to slow the vehicle and or down the hill. help keep the vehicle under Driving safely on hills requires good control. Slow down when approaching judgment and an understanding of the top of the hill.
  • Page 217 Driving and Operating Never try to turn the vehicle 3.2. Stay clear of the path the If an incline must be driven around. If the hill is steep vehicle would take if it across, and the vehicle starts to enough to stall the vehicle, rolled downhill.
  • Page 218 Driving and Operating braking. Drive at a reduced speed water, the brakes get wet, and it Warning (Continued) and avoid sharp turns or abrupt might take longer to stop. See maneuvers. Driving on Wet Roads 0 218. could drown. If it is only shallow Traction is reduced on hard packed After Off-Road Driving water, it can still wash away the...
  • Page 219: Driving On Wet Roads

    Driving and Operating Driving on Wet Roads Keep the windshield washer fluid Warning (Continued) reservoir filled. Rain and wet roads can reduce Have good tires with proper occupants could drown. Do not vehicle traction and affect your tread depth. See Tires 0 315. ignore police warnings and be ability to stop and accelerate.
  • Page 220: Winter Driving

    Driving and Operating Be alert on top of hills; Turn on Traction Control. See Warning something could be in your lane Traction Control/Electronic (e.g., stalled car, accident). Stability Control 0 240. Using the brakes to slow the Pay attention to special road The Antilock Brake System vehicle on a long downhill slope signs (e.g., falling rocks area,...
  • Page 221: If The Vehicle Is Stuck

    Driving and Operating Blizzard Conditions If it takes time for help to arrive, Warning (Continued) when running the engine, push the Stop the vehicle in a safe place and accelerator pedal slightly so the signal for help. Stay with the vehicle Clear snow from the base of engine runs faster than the idle unless there is help nearby.
  • Page 222: Vehicle Load Limits

    Driving and Operating the vehicle out after a few tries, it Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) might need to be towed out. If the vehicle does need to be towed out, damage. Spin the wheels as little Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). see Towing the Vehicle 0 354.
  • Page 223 Driving and Operating Tire and Loading Information cold tire inflation pressures (4). Subtract the combined Label For more information on tires weight of the driver and and inflation see Tires 0 315 passengers from XXX kg or and Tire Pressure 0 323. XXX lbs.
  • Page 224 Driving and Operating your vehicle. Consult this Subtract Occupant manual to determine how Weight @ 68 kg (150 lbs) this reduces the available × 2 = 136 kg (300 lbs). cargo and luggage load Available Occupant and capacity of your vehicle. Cargo Weight = 317 kg (700 lbs).
  • Page 225 Driving and Operating weight of the driver, passengers, Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Warning and cargo should never exceed The GVWR includes the weight the vehicle's capacity weight. of the vehicle, all occupants, Things inside the vehicle can fuel, and cargo. strike and injure people in a Certification/Tire Label sudden stop or turn, or in a...
  • Page 226: Starting And Operating

    Driving and Operating Starting and Pressing the button cycles it through Caution (Continued) three modes: ACC/ACCESSORY, Operating ON/RUN/START, and Stopping the breaking-in guideline every Engine/LOCK/OFF. time you get new brake New Vehicle Break-In The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) linings. transmitter must be in the vehicle for Following break-in, engine speed the system to operate.
  • Page 227 Driving and Operating If the vehicle is not in P (Park), the 3. Come to a complete stop, shift With the ignition off, pressing the ignition will return to ACC/ to P (Park), and turn the button one time without the brake ACCESSORY and display the ignition to OFF.
  • Page 228: Starting The Engine

    Driving and Operating the vehicle in Service Only Mode. Information Center (DIC) will Caution The instruments and audio systems display a message. See Key will operate as they do in ON/RUN, and Lock Messages 0 151. If you add electrical parts or but the vehicle will not be able to be accessories, you could change driven.
  • Page 229: Engine Heater

    Driving and Operating starts, let go of the button and If equipped with the 2.5L L4 engine, The interior comfort level has not the accelerator. If the vehicle the vehicle has a fuel saving stop/ reached the required level for starts briefly but then stops start system to shut off the engine to the climate control system or...
  • Page 230 Driving and Operating To Use the Engine Coolant 3. Plug the cord into a normal, Warning (Continued) grounded 110-volt AC outlet. Heater it overheat and cause a fire, 1. Turn off the engine. Warning property damage, electric shock, and injury. Improper use of the heater cord Do not operate the vehicle or an extension cord can damage...
  • Page 231: Retained Accessory

    Driving and Operating 4. Before starting the engine, be For an additional 10 minutes of Leaving the Vehicle with the sure to unplug and store the operation, close all the doors and Engine Running cord as it was before to keep it place the ignition to ACC/ away from moving engine ACCESSORY or ON/RUN, and then...
  • Page 232: Shifting Out Of Park

    Driving and Operating If you have to leave the vehicle with If torque lock does occur, your 3. Press the shift lever button. the engine running, be sure the vehicle may need to be pushed 4. Move the shift lever to the vehicle is in P (Park) and the uphill by another vehicle to relieve desired position.
  • Page 233: Extended Parking

    Driving and Operating Extended Parking Engine Exhaust Warning (Continued) It is better not to park with the There are holes or openings Warning vehicle running. If the vehicle is left in the vehicle body from while running, follow the proper Engine exhaust contains carbon damage or aftermarket steps to be sure the vehicle will not...
  • Page 234: Parked

    Driving and Operating Running the Vehicle Automatic Warning (Continued) While Parked Transmission Do not leave the vehicle when the It is better not to park with the engine is running. If you have left engine running. the engine running, the vehicle If the vehicle is left with the engine can move suddenly.
  • Page 235 Driving and Operating press the shift lever button and D : This position is for normal Warning move the shift lever into another driving. It provides the best fuel gear. See Shifting out of Park 0 231. economy. If you need more power Shifting into a drive gear while the for passing, and you are: R : Use this gear to back up.
  • Page 236: Manual Mode

    Driving and Operating economy than D (Drive). You can next to the L, indicating the highest next to the L in the DIC. See Driver use it on very steep hills, or in deep gear available for the range Information Center (DIC) (Base and snow or mud.
  • Page 237: Tow/haul Mode

    Driving and Operating While in L (Low), the transmission Drive Systems Brakes will prevent shifting to a lower gear range if the engine speed is too All-Wheel Drive Antilock Brake high. You have a brief period of time System (ABS) to slow the vehicle.
  • Page 238: Electric Parking Brake

    Driving and Operating If driving safely on a wet road and it Using ABS The Electric Parking Brake (EPB) becomes necessary to slam on the switch is on the instrument panel, to Do not pump the brakes. Just hold brakes and continue braking to the left of the steering wheel.
  • Page 239 Driving and Operating The red parking brake status light If the EPB fails to apply, the rear Caution will flash and then stay on once the wheels should be blocked to EPB is fully applied. If the red prevent vehicle movement. Driving with the parking brake on parking brake status light flashes EPB Release...
  • Page 240: Brake Assist

    Driving and Operating Brake Assist Automatic Vehicle vehicle is held stationary for up to five minutes after the brake pedal is Hold (AVH) The Brake Assist feature is released. In either case, override designed to assist the driver in The Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH) the hold feature by pressing the stopping or decreasing vehicle accelerator pedal and attempting to...
  • Page 241: Ride Control Systems

    Driving and Operating Ride Control Systems vehicle wheel brakes to assist the driver in keeping the vehicle on the intended path. Traction Control/ If cruise control is being used and Electronic Stability TCS or StabiliTrak begins to limit Control wheel spin, cruise control will The indicator light for both systems disengage.
  • Page 242 Driving and Operating Turning the Systems Off To turn TCS on again, press and comes on and stays on: and On release . The Traction Off light 1. Stop the vehicle. displayed in the instrument cluster 2. Turn the engine off and wait will turn off.
  • Page 243: Hill Descent Control (hdc)

    Driving and Operating Hill Descent HDC light indicates the system is Driver Mode Control actively applying the brakes to Control (HDC) If equipped, the Driver Mode Control maintain vehicle speed. has the following Modes: Tour If equipped, HDC can be used when When HDC is activated, the initial (FWD), Sport, All-Wheel Drive driving downhill.
  • Page 244 Driving and Operating AWD (AWD Only) : AWD Mode Snow/Ice (FWD Only) : Snow/ provides drive torque to all four Ice Mode improves vehicle wheels. Select AWD to improve acceleration on snow and ice traction and control on slippery road covered roads.
  • Page 245: Cruise Control

    Driving and Operating While in the Electronic Range Cruise Control disengages. See Traction Control/ Select (ERS) mode, grade braking Electronic Stability Control 0 240. is deactivated, allowing the driver to If a collision alert occurs when Warning select a range and limiting the cruise control is activated, cruise highest gear available.
  • Page 246 Driving and Operating 3. Press and release SET . The To increase vehicle speed in : Press to turn the system on desired set speed briefly small increments, briefly press and off. A white indicator appears in appears in the instrument RES+.
  • Page 247: Adaptive Cruise Control

    Driving and Operating Passing Another Vehicle While Ending Cruise Control cruise control. ACC uses camera Using Cruise Control and radar sensors. See Radio There are four ways to end cruise Frequency Statement 0 394. Use the accelerator pedal to control: increase the vehicle speed.
  • Page 248 Driving and Operating : Press to turn the system on or Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) off. The indicator turns white on the instrument cluster when ACC is a collision with another vehicle a vehicle ahead. Keep the turned on. entire front of the vehicle you are following.
  • Page 249 Driving and Operating Setting Adaptive Cruise Control Use the accelerator to get to the higher speed. Press SET . is on when not in use, it could Release the control and the get pressed and go into cruise when accelerator pedal. The vehicle not desired.
  • Page 250 Driving and Operating When it is determined that there is To decrease the vehicle speed in Since each gap setting corresponds no vehicle ahead or the vehicle larger increments, press SET to a following time (Far, Medium, ahead is beyond the selected to the second detent.
  • Page 251 Driving and Operating If ACC is engaged, driver action If this symbol is not displaying, ACC Warning (Continued) may be required when ACC cannot will not respond to or brake for apply sufficient braking because of vehicles ahead. stop-and-go traffic or when a approaching a vehicle too rapidly.
  • Page 252 Driving and Operating The ACC active symbol will not be Electric Parking Brake status light Warning (Continued) displayed when ACC is no longer will turn on. See Electric Parking active. Brake 0 237. To resume ACC and vehicle while it is being held at a release the EPB, press the Notification to Resume ACC stop by ACC.
  • Page 253 Driving and Operating Curves in the Road Warning (Continued) Warning to use the brakes if necessary. Select an appropriate speed while On curves, ACC may not detect a driving in curves. vehicle ahead in your lane. You could be startled if the vehicle ACC may operate differently in a accelerates up to the set speed, sharp curve.
  • Page 254 Driving and Operating Other Vehicle Lane Changes lane while driving on steep hills. The Cleaning the Sensing System driver will often need to take over The camera sensor on the acceleration and braking on steep windshield behind the rearview hills, especially when towing a mirror and the radar sensors on the trailer.
  • Page 255: Driver Assistance Systems

    Driving and Operating Driver Assistance Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Systems Under many conditions, these Work if the detection sensor This vehicle may have features that systems will not: is covered up, such as with work together to help avoid crashes a sticker, magnet, or metal or reduce crash damage while Detect children,...
  • Page 256: Assistance Systems For Parking Or Backing

    Driving and Operating If equipped with the Safety Alert shift into P (Park), or reach a vehicle Seat, the driver seat cushion may speed of 8 km/h (5 mph). Select provide a vibrating pulse alert Front or Rear Camera on the instead of beeping.
  • Page 257 Driving and Operating vehicle s hitch ball with a trailer Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) coupler. Select the trailer guidance line button, then align the trailer always check the mirrors and view correctly. Always check guidance line over the trailer glance over your shoulder. around the vehicle when parking coupler.
  • Page 258 Driving and Operating R (Reverse) to a forward gear, or by Parking Assist touching CAMERA in the With RPA, and if equipped with FPA, infotainment display, and when the as the vehicle moves at speeds of vehicle is moving forward slower less than 8 km/h (5 mph) the than 8 km/h (5 mph).
  • Page 259 Driving and Operating When an object is first detected in Use caution while backing up when Warning (Continued) the rear, one beep will be heard towing a trailer, as the RCTA from the rear, or both sides of the detection zones that extend out (5 mph).
  • Page 260: Forward Collision Alert (fca)

    Driving and Operating Assistance Systems for FCA detects vehicles within a FCA can be disabled with the FCA distance of approximately 60 m steering wheel control, or if your Driving (197 ft) and operates at speeds vehicle is equipped with Adaptive If equipped, when driving the above 40 km/h (25 mph).
  • Page 261 Driving and Operating When your vehicle approaches Selecting the Alert Timing Warning another detected vehicle too rapidly, the red FCA display will flash on the FCA does not provide a warning windshield. Also, eight rapid to help avoid a crash, unless it high-pitched beeps will sound from detects a vehicle.
  • Page 262: Forward Automatic

    Driving and Operating the alert timing. The range of Forward Automatic Warning selectable alert timings may not be Braking (FAB) appropriate for all drivers and FAB is an emergency crash driving conditions. If the vehicle has Forward Collision preparation feature and is not Alert (FCA), it also has FAB, which If your vehicle is equipped with designed to avoid crashes.
  • Page 263: (fpb) System

    Driving and Operating Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA) Warning (Continued) Warning IBA may activate when the brake pedal is applied quickly by providing Complete attention is always Using FAB or IBA while towing a a boost to braking based on the required while driving, and you trailer could cause you to lose speed of approach and distance to...
  • Page 264 Driving and Operating may also respond to pedestrians. Detecting the Pedestrian Warning (Continued) See Forward Automatic Braking Ahead (FAB) 0 261. Due to poor visibility, The FPB system can detect and including nighttime alert to pedestrians in a forward conditions, fog, rain, gear at speeds between 8 km/h or snow.
  • Page 265: Side Blind Zone

    Driving and Operating the front, or both sides of the Safety of the accelerator pedal will also Warning Alert Seat will pulse five times. release Automatic Braking and When this Pedestrian Alert occurs, the EPB. Using the Front Pedestrian the brake system may prepare for Braking system while towing a driver braking to occur more rapidly Warning...
  • Page 266: Lane Change Alert (lca)

    Driving and Operating the same side, the display will flash and 2 m (6 ft) off the ground. The Warning (Continued) as an extra warning not to change Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) lanes. Since this system is part of warning area starts at approximately Failure to use proper care when the Lane Change Alert (LCA)
  • Page 267 Driving and Operating When the vehicle is started, both highway road with traffic and LCA may not operate when the LCA outside mirror LCA displays will roadside objects (e.g., guardrails, sensors in the left or right corners of briefly come on to indicate the barriers).
  • Page 268: Lane Departure Warning (ldw)

    Driving and Operating Radio Frequency Information assist or provide an LDW alert if it Warning (Continued) detects that you are actively See Radio Frequency steering. Override LKA by turning Statement 0 394. not in proper condition, or if the steering wheel. LKA uses a the sun shines directly into camera to detect lane markings Lane Departure...
  • Page 269 Driving and Operating three times, on the right or left, If the LKA system is not functioning Warning depending on the lane departure properly when lane markings are direction. clearly visible, cleaning the Using LKA while towing a trailer windshield may help. The LKA system does not or on slippery roads could cause continuously steer the vehicle.
  • Page 270: Fuel

    Driving and Operating Fuel posted octane rating of less than 87, Caution (Continued) as this may cause engine knock and GM recommends the use of TOP will lower fuel economy. (MMT), which can damage ® TIER detergent gasoline to keep Prohibited Fuels the emissions control the engine cleaner and reduce...
  • Page 271: Fuels In Foreign Countries

    Driving and Operating may not pass a smog-check test. gasoline additive recommended by Warning (Continued) See Malfunction Indicator Lamp General Motors. It is available at (Check Engine Light) 0 132. If this your dealer. Keep children away from occurs, return to your authorized the fuel pump and never let Filling the Tank dealer for diagnosis.
  • Page 272 Driving and Operating To open the fuel door, push and Warning Warning release the rearward center edge of the door. If a fire starts while you are Attempting to refuel without using The vehicle has a capless refueling refueling, do not remove the the funnel adapter may cause fuel system and does not have a fuel nozzle.
  • Page 273: Filling A Portable Fuel

    Driving and Operating Filling a Portable Fuel Trailer Towing Warning (Continued) Container General Towing Place the nozzle inside the Information Warning fill opening of the container before dispensing fuel, and Only use towing equipment that has Filling a portable fuel container keep it in contact with the fill been designed for the vehicle.
  • Page 274 Driving and Operating Do not tow a trailer during the vehicle itself. Get acquainted with Warning first 800 km (500 mi), to prevent the handling and braking of the rig damage to the engine, axle or before setting out for the open road. When towing a trailer, exhaust other parts.
  • Page 275 Driving and Operating Following Distance Making Turns When towing a trailer, the arrows on the instrument cluster flash for turns Stay at least twice as far behind the even if the bulbs on the trailer are Caution vehicle ahead as you would when burned out.
  • Page 276 Driving and Operating To avoid this, let the engine run 2. Have someone place chocks Maintenance When Trailer while parked, preferably on level under the trailer wheels. Towing ground, with the transmission in 3. When the wheel chocks are in The vehicle needs service more P (Park) for a few minutes before place, release the brake pedal...
  • Page 277 Driving and Operating Trailer Towing Use the following chart to determine how much the vehicle can weigh, Three important considerations based upon the vehicle model and have to do with weight: options. The weight of the trailer. The weight of the trailer tongue. The total weight on the vehicle's tires.
  • Page 278 Driving and Operating Vehicle Maximum Trailer Weight *GCWR 2.5L and 3.6L Engines 454 kg (1,000 lb) 2 722 kg (6,000 lb) 3.6L Engine With V92 Trailer Towing Package 1 814 kg (4,000 lb) 4 075 kg (8,984 lb) *The Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR) is the total allowable weight of the completely loaded vehicle and trailer including any passengers, cargo, equipment, and conversions.
  • Page 279: Towing Equipment

    Driving and Operating additional weight may reduce the Towing Equipment Weight-Distributing Hitches and trailering capacity more than the Weight Carrying Hitches Hitches total of the additional weight. It is important that the vehicle does It is important to have the correct not exceed any of its ratings hitch equipment.
  • Page 280 Driving and Operating Safety Chains Trailer Wiring Harness *The fuse for this circuit is installed in the underhood electrical center, Always attach chains between the Basic Trailer Wiring but the wires are not connected. vehicle and the trailer. Cross the They should be connected by your The trailer wiring harness, with a safety chains under the tongue of...
  • Page 281 Driving and Operating Electric Trailer Brake Control Conversions and Caution Wiring Provisions Add-Ons These wiring provisions for an Some electrical equipment can electric trailer brake controller are damage the vehicle or cause Add-On Electrical included with the vehicle as part of components to not work and Equipment the trailer wiring package.
  • Page 282: Vehicle Care

    Vehicle Care Vehicle Care Starter Switch Check ..302 All-Season Tires ....316 Automatic Transmission Shift Winter Tires ....316 Lock Control Function Summer Tires .
  • Page 283: General Information

    Vehicle Care Storing the Tire Sealant and General Information cause cancer and birth defects or Compressor Kit ... . . 344 other reproductive harm. Engine For service and parts needs, visit Tire Changing .
  • Page 284: Accessories And Modifications

    Vehicle Care Accessories and Damage to vehicle components Vehicle Checks resulting from modifications or the Modifications installation or use of non-GM Doing Your Own Adding non-dealer accessories or certified parts, including control Service Work module or software modifications, is making modifications to the vehicle can affect vehicle performance and not covered under the terms of the vehicle warranty and may affect...
  • Page 285: Hood

    Vehicle Care Keep a record with all parts receipts Before closing the hood, be sure all and list the mileage and the date of filler caps are on properly. any service work performed. See Pull the hood down to close. Lower Maintenance Records 0 380.
  • Page 286: Engine Compartment

    Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview 2.5L L4 Engine...
  • Page 287 Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 292. 2. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil 0 288. 3. Engine Oil Dipstick. See Engine Oil 0 288. 4. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View). See Cooling System 0 293. 5. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir.
  • Page 288 Vehicle Care 3.6L V6 Engine...
  • Page 289: Engine Oil

    Vehicle Care 1. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 0 292. Engine Oil dipstick handle is a loop. See Engine Compartment Overview 2. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See To ensure proper engine 0 285 for the location. Engine Oil 0 288. performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil.
  • Page 290 Vehicle Care If unable to wait two hours, the 15 minutes, add 1 L (1 qt) of the See Engine Compartment Overview engine must be off for at least recommended oil and then recheck 0 285 for the location of the engine 15 minutes if the engine is the level.
  • Page 291: Engine Oil Life System

    Vehicle Care When selecting an oil of the Used oil can be a threat to the appropriate viscosity grade, it is environment. If you change your recommended to select an oil of the own oil, be sure to drain all the oil correct specification.
  • Page 292: Automatic Transmission

    Vehicle Care Change the oil as soon as possible How to Reset the Engine Oil Automatic Transmission within the next 1 000 km (600 mi). Life System Fluid It is possible that, if driving under Reset the system whenever the the best conditions, the oil life It is not necessary to check the engine oil is changed so that the...
  • Page 293: Engine Air Cleaner/filter

    Vehicle Care The transmission fluid will not reach debris. Remove the engine air 3. Lower the cover and secure the end of the dipstick unless the cleaner/filter. Lightly tap and shake with the five screws. transmission is at operating the engine air cleaner/filter (away temperature.
  • Page 294: Cooling System

    Vehicle Care Cooling System Warning (Continued) The cooling system allows the cleaner not only cleans the air; it engine to maintain the correct helps to stop flames if the engine working temperature. backfires. Use caution when working on the engine and do not drive with the air cleaner/filter off.
  • Page 295: Engine Coolant

    Vehicle Care Engine Coolant Warning Warning (Continued) The cooling system in the vehicle is Heater and radiator hoses, and ® overheat warning. The engine filled with DEX-COOL engine other engine parts, can be very could catch fire and you or others coolant.
  • Page 296 Vehicle Care Checking Coolant How to Add Coolant to the Caution Coolant Surge Tank The vehicle must be on a level surface when checking the coolant If improper coolant mixture, Caution level. inhibitors, or additives are used in the vehicle cooling system, the Check to see if coolant is visible in This vehicle has a specific engine could overheat and be...
  • Page 297 Vehicle Care stop. This will allow any Warning (Continued) Caution pressure still left to be vented out the discharge hose. the cap when the cooling system, In cold weather, water can freeze 2. Keep turning the pressure cap including the surge tank pressure and crack the engine, radiator, slowly and remove it.
  • Page 298: Engine Overheating

    Vehicle Care By this time, the coolant level Engine Overheating Caution inside the coolant surge tank The vehicle has several indicators may be lower. If the level is Running the engine without to warn of the engine overheating. lower, add more of the proper coolant may cause damage or a mixture to the coolant surge There is an engine coolant...
  • Page 299: Washer Fluid

    Vehicle Care 3. When it is safe to do so, pull off Washer Fluid Warning (Continued) the road, shift to P (Park) or What to Use N (Neutral), and let the engine if it overheats, and get out engine idle. When windshield washer fluid is of the vehicle until the engine If the engine coolant temperature...
  • Page 300: Brakes

    Vehicle Care Caution Caution (Continued) Caution Do not use washer fluid that freezing occurs, which could Continuing to drive with worn-out contains any type of water damage the tank if it is brake pads could result in costly repellent coating. This can completely full.
  • Page 301: Brake Fluid

    Vehicle Care Replacing Brake System Parts Checking Brake Fluid Warning With the vehicle in P (Park) on a Always replace brake system parts level surface, the brake fluid level with new, approved replacement If too much brake fluid is added, it should be between the minimum parts.
  • Page 302: Battery - North America

    Vehicle Care Stop/Start System Warning Warning (Continued) If equipped with the 2.5L L4 engine, the vehicle has a stop/start system The wrong or contaminated brake contain other chemicals known to to shut off the engine to help fluid could result in damage to the the State of California to cause conserve fuel.
  • Page 303: All-wheel Drive

    Vehicle Care Extended Storage: Remove the 2. Apply both the parking brake 1. Before starting this check, be black, negative ( ) cable from the and the regular brake. sure there is enough room battery or use a battery trickle around the vehicle.
  • Page 304: Park Brake And P (park) Mechanism Check

    Vehicle Care Park Brake and P (Park) To check the P (Park) Caution (Continued) mechanism's holding ability: Mechanism Check With the engine running, shift to the vehicle warranty. Do not allow P (Park). Then release the the wiper arm to touch the Warning parking brake followed by the windshield.
  • Page 305: Windshield Replacement

    Vehicle Care 2. Lift up on the latch in the Windshield Replacement middle of the wiper blade Driver Assistance Systems where the wiper arm attaches. 3. With the latch open, pull the When a windshield replacement is wiper blade down toward the needed and the vehicle is equipped windshield far enough to with a front-looking camera sensor...
  • Page 306: Headlamp Aiming

    Vehicle Care Headlamp Aiming Bulb Replacement License Plate Lamp To replace one of these bulbs: Headlamp aim has been preset and For the proper type of replacement should need no further adjustment. bulbs, or any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, If the vehicle is damaged in a crash, contact your dealer.
  • Page 307: Electrical System

    Vehicle Care Electrical System Electrical System Overload High Voltage Devices and The vehicle has fuses and circuit Wiring breakers to protect against an electrical system overload. Warning When the current electrical load is too heavy, the circuit breaker opens Exposure to high voltage can and closes, protecting the circuit cause shock, burns, and even until the current load returns to...
  • Page 308: Fuses And Circuit Breakers

    Vehicle Care Headlamp Wiring Fuses and Circuit Breakers An electrical overload may cause the lamps to go on and off, or in The wiring circuits in your vehicle some cases to remain off. Have the are protected from short circuits by headlamp wiring checked right away a combination of fuses, circuit if the lamps go on and off or...
  • Page 309 Vehicle Care Caution Spilling liquid on any electrical component on the vehicle may damage it. Always keep the covers on any electrical component. To remove fuses, hold the end of the fuse between your thumb and index finger and pull straight out. Engine Compartment Fuse Block The vehicle may not be equipped Fuses...
  • Page 310 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Starter 1 Automatic Right low-beam headlamp leveling headlamp DC DC (if equipped) transformer 1 Left low-beam headlamp Fog lamps Horn Electronic brake DC DC control module transformer 2 Left high-beam Parking/ headlamp Starter 3 Trailer lamp Right high-beam...
  • Page 311 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Engine control module battery Transmission control module 2 O2 sensor 1/ Rear wiper 2 Aeroshutter Interior rearview Starter 1 Engine control mirror/Trailer module Run/Crank Fuel system control O2 sensor 2 Starter 3 module Engine control LED/Automatic...
  • Page 312: Instrument Panel Fuse

    Vehicle Care Instrument Panel Fuse Block To reinstall the door, push the door back into its original location. The instrument panel fuse block is inside the center console on the passenger side of the vehicle. See the fuse block cover for specific fuse information.
  • Page 313 Vehicle Care The vehicle may not be equipped Fuses Usage Fuses Usage with all of the fuses, relays, and Left front features shown. heated seat HVAC display Fuses Usage Instrument panel Radio Body control switch bank module 6 Steering wheel Sunroof controls Diagnostic link...
  • Page 314: Rear Compartment Fuse

    Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Auxiliary power outlet/Lighter Rear Compartment Fuse Block Remove the side bin, load floor and foam. See Cargo Management System 0 109. Remove the trim plate to access the fuse block. The label for this fuse block is in the spare tire area, on the foam under the cargo floor.
  • Page 315 Vehicle Care Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Trailer battery 1 Trailer connector Driver safety belt Window module Rear blower Rear closure Rear drive control Passenger window Memory seat switch module Passenger safety belt Automatic occupancy sensor Passenger window Trailer brake Trailer battery 2 Rear defogger Driver ventilated...
  • Page 316: Tires

    Vehicle Care Wheels and Tires Fuses Usage Warning (Continued) External object Tires Underinflated tires pose calculating the same danger as Every new GM vehicle has overloaded tires. The high-quality tires made by a Universal remote resulting crash could leading tire manufacturer. See system/Rain cause serious injury.
  • Page 317: All-season Tires

    Vehicle Care All-Season Tires Winter Tires Warning (Continued) This vehicle may come with This vehicle was not originally Replace any tires that all-season tires. These tires are equipped with winter tires. Winter have been damaged by designed to provide good overall tires are designed for increased performance on most road surfaces traction on snow and ice-covered...
  • Page 318: Summer Tires

    Vehicle Care Winter tires with the same speed Tire Sidewall Labeling Caution rating as the original equipment tires Useful information about a tire is may not be available for H, V, W, Y, High performance summer tires molded into its sidewall. The and ZR speed rated tires.
  • Page 319 Vehicle Care (2) TPC Spec (Tire week of the year 2010 would (7) Maximum Cold Inflation Performance Criteria have a four-digit DOT date Load Limit Maximum load that Specification) Original of 0310. can be carried and the equipment tires designed to maximum pressure needed to (4) Tire Identification Number GM's specific tire performance...
  • Page 320: Tire Designations

    Vehicle Care road tire has lost air and gone information on tire pressure and Tire Designations flat. If the vehicle has a compact inflation see Tire Tire Size spare tire, see Compact Spare Pressure 0 323. Tire 0 350 and If a Tire Goes The following is an example of a (6) Tire Size A combination of...
  • Page 321: Tire Terminology And Definitions

    Vehicle Care (3) Aspect Ratio A two-digit Tire Terminology and Bead The tire bead contains number that indicates the tire steel wires wrapped by steel Definitions height-to-width measurements. cords that hold the tire onto Air Pressure The amount of For example, if the tire size the rim.
  • Page 322 Vehicle Care Department of Transportation Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire Normal Occupant Weight (DOT) Motor Vehicle Safety tire used on light duty trucks and number of occupants a vehicle Standards. The DOT code some multipurpose passenger is designed to seat multiplied by includes the Tire Identification vehicles.
  • Page 323 Vehicle Care Recommended Inflation Traction The friction between Vehicle Capacity Weight Pressure Vehicle the tire and the road surface. number of designated seating manufacturer's recommended The amount of grip provided. positions multiplied by tire inflation pressure as shown 68 kg (150 lb) plus the rated Tread The portion of a tire that on the tire placard.
  • Page 324: Tire Pressure

    Vehicle Care Tire Pressure When to Check Caution (Continued) Check the tires once a month or Tires need the correct amount of Poor handling. more. Do not forget the compact air pressure to operate spare, if the vehicle has one. effectively.
  • Page 325: Tire Pressure For High-speed

    Vehicle Care further adjustment is necessary. tire inflation pressure when Warning (Continued) high-speed driving has ended. See If the inflation pressure is low, Vehicle Load Limits 0 221 and Tire add air until the recommended Sustained high-speed driving Pressure 0 323. pressure is reached.
  • Page 326: Operation

    Vehicle Care indicated on the vehicle placard or not reached the level to trigger alternate tires and wheels allow the tire inflation pressure label, you illumination of the TPMS low tire TPMS to continue to function should determine the proper tire pressure telltale.
  • Page 327 Vehicle Care displays see Driver Information Caution Center (DIC) (Base and Midlevel) 0 141 or Driver Information Center Tire sealant materials are not all (DIC) (Uplevel) 0 144. the same. A non-approved tire The low tire pressure warning light sealant could damage the TPMS may come on in cool weather when sensors.
  • Page 328 Vehicle Care about one minute and then stays on One or more TPMS sensors are TPMS Sensor Matching for the remainder of the ignition missing or damaged. The Process cycle. A DIC warning message also malfunction light and the DIC Each TPMS sensor has a unique displays.
  • Page 329: Tire Inspection

    Vehicle Care There are two minutes to match the The horn sounds twice to matching process is no longer first tire/wheel position, and signal the receiver is in relearn active. The TIRE LEARNING five minutes overall to match all four mode and the TIRE ACTIVE message on the DIC tire/wheel positions.
  • Page 330: Tire Rotation

    Vehicle Care The tread or sidewall is rotation, check the wheel the tires have been rotated. See alignment. See When It Is Time Tire Pressure 0 323 and Vehicle cracked, cut, or snagged for New Tires 0 330 and Wheel Load Limits 0 221.
  • Page 331: When It Is Time For New

    Vehicle Care Lightly coat the center of the tire manufacture date is the last four digits of the DOT Tire Identification wheel hub with wheel bearing Number (TIN) which is molded into grease after a wheel change or one side of the tire sidewall. The tire rotation to prevent corrosion first two digits represent the week or rust build-up.