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Table of Contents
In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4
Vehicle Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17
Performance and
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-23
Keys, Doors, and
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1
Keys and Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9
Vehicle Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14
Exterior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16
Interior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19
Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21
Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . 3-1
Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2
Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3
Rear Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-10
Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-12
Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-21
Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-36
2012 GMC Terrain Owner Manual
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
Storage Compartments . . . . . . . . 4-1
Additional Storage Features . . . 4-2
Roof Rack System . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
Instruments and Controls . . . . 5-1
Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
Warning Lights, Gauges, and
Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-7
Information Displays . . . . . . . . . . 5-23
Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-26
Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . . 5-33
Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1
Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1
Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4
Lighting Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . 7-1
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1
Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-8
Audio Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-14
Rear Seat Infotainment . . . . . . . 7-22
Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-35
Trademarks and License
Agreements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-47
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1
Climate Control Systems . . . . . . 8-1
Air Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-5
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-6
Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . 9-1
Driving Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2
Starting and Operating . . . . . . . 9-23
Engine Exhaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-30
Automatic Transmission . . . . . . 9-32
Drive Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-35
Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-35
Ride Control Systems . . . . . . . . 9-37
Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-41
Object Detection Systems . . . . 9-43
Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-53
Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-60
Conversions and Add-Ons . . . 9-67

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  • Page 1 2012 GMC Terrain Owner Manual In Brief ......1-1 Storage ..... . . 4-1 Phone .
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    2012 GMC Terrain Owner Manual Vehicle Care ....10-1 Technical Data ....12-1 General Information .
  • Page 3 For vehicles first sold limited to, GM, the GM logo, GMC, in Canada, substitute the name Helm, Incorporated the GMC Truck Emblem, and General Motors of Canada Limited P.O.
  • Page 4: Index

    Introduction Using this Manual Symbols WARNING To quickly locate information The vehicle has components and These mean there is something about the vehicle, use the Index labels that use symbols instead of that could hurt you or other in the back of the manual. It is an text.
  • Page 5: Onstar

    Introduction Vehicle Symbol Chart : Fuses Here are some additional symbols : Headlamp High/Low-Beam that may be found on the vehicle Changer and what they mean. For more : LATCH System Child information on the symbol, refer Restraints to the Index. : Malfunction Indicator Lamp : Airbag Readiness Light : Oil Pressure...
  • Page 6 Introduction NOTES...
  • Page 7: In Brief

    In Brief In Brief Passenger Sensing Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System ..... 1-12 System ..... 1-21 Mirror Adjustment .
  • Page 8: Instrument Panel

    In Brief Instrument Panel...
  • Page 9: Information

    In Brief A. Air Vents on page 8 5. Safety Locks on page 2 8. Q. Ignition Positions on page 9 24. B. Turn and Lane Change Lever. Infotainment on page 7 1. R. Climate Control Systems on See Turn and Lane-Change page 8 1 (If Equipped).
  • Page 10: Initial Drive Information

    In Brief Initial Drive : For vehicles with the power liftgate, press and hold until the Information liftgate begins to move to open the liftgate. This section provides a brief overview about some of the For vehicles without the power important features that may liftgate, first press , then press...
  • Page 11 In Brief Remote Vehicle Start The engine will shut off after Door Locks 10 minutes unless a time extension With this feature the engine can be To lock or unlock the vehicle from is done or the key is inserted and started from outside of the vehicle.
  • Page 12 In Brief Power Liftgate Operation There are power door lock switches : Press for Safety Locks. on the front door panels. See Safety Locks on page 2 8. On vehicles with a power liftgate, : Press to lock the doors. the switch is on the overhead Liftgate : Press to unlock the doors.
  • Page 13 In Brief If you open the liftgate Windows Seat Adjustment without checking for overhead Four Way Power Driver Seat obstructions such as a garage door, you could damage the liftgate or the liftgate glass. Always check to make sure the area above and behind the liftgate is clear before opening it.
  • Page 14 In Brief To adjust the seat: Eight Way Power Driver Seat Lumbar Adjustment Move the seat forward or rearward using the handle under the front of the seat cushion (A). See Seat Adjustment on page 3 3. Raise or lower the entire seat by moving the control (B) up or down.
  • Page 15: Memory Features

    In Brief Reclining Seatbacks To return the seatback to the upright See Reclining Seatbacks on position: page 3 5. Manual Reclining Seatbacks 1. Lift the lever fully without Memory Features applying pressure to the seatback, and the seatback will return to the upright position. 2.
  • Page 16 1-10 In Brief The vehicle will also automatically To recall the manually saved Easy Exit Driver Seat save driver seat and outside mirror Button Memory positions, press This feature moves the seat positions to the current driver and hold 1 or 2. The driver seat rearward allowing the driver Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) and outside mirrors move to the...
  • Page 17: Climate Controls

    In Brief 1-11 Heated Seats Head Restraint Safety Belts Adjustment 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 while keeping the seat and the head restraint height in the proper position.
  • Page 18: Passenger Sensing System

    1-12 In Brief Passenger Sensing The passenger airbag status 2. Press the arrows on the control indicator will be visible on the pad to move each mirror in the System overhead console when the vehicle desired direction. is started. See Passenger Sensing 3.
  • Page 19: Exterior Lighting

    In Brief 1-13 See Automatic Dimming Rearview Do not adjust the steering wheel The dome lamps can also be turned Mirror on page 2 19. while driving. on and off by pressing the buttons next to the lamps. Steering Wheel Interior Lighting For more information on interior Adjustment...
  • Page 20 1-14 In Brief Windshield Wiper/Washer : Turns on the parking lamps, together with the sidemarker lamps, taillamps, license plate lamps, and instrument panel lights. : Turns on the headlamps, together with the parking lamps, sidemarker lamps, taillamps, license OFF: Use to turn the wipers off. plate lamps, and instrument panel : For a single wipe, briefly move lights.
  • Page 21 In Brief 1-15 Rear Window Wiper/Washer Climate Controls The rear wiper controls are on the The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled end of the windshield wiper lever. with these systems. ON: Press the upper portion of the button for continuous rear window wipes.
  • Page 22 1-16 In Brief Automatic Climate Control System Parking Brake To set the parking brake, hold the A. Fan Control H. Driver and Passenger Heated regular brake pedal down, then Seats B. AUTO (Automatic Operation) push the parking brake pedal down. Rear Window Defogger C.
  • Page 23: Vehicle Features

    In Brief 1-17 feel the pedal release. Slowly pull Fuel Economy Mode Vehicle Features your foot up off the park brake Vehicles with a 2.4L engine pedal. Radio(s) have a Fuel Economy Mode. See Parking Brake on page 9 36. When engaged, fuel economy VOL/ : Press to turn the system...
  • Page 24: Portable Audio Devices

    1-18 In Brief For more information about the Satellite Radio Portable Audio Devices Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) Vehicles with an XM satellite Some vehicles have a 3.5 mm System (if equipped), see Rear Seat radio tuner and a valid XM satellite (1/8 in) auxiliary input and a USB Entertainment (RSE) System on radio subscription can receive XM...
  • Page 25 In Brief 1-19 See Bluetooth (Overview) on Cruise Control : Press to interact with the page 7 35 or Bluetooth available Bluetooth or OnStar (Infotainment Controls) on systems. page 7 37 or Bluetooth (Voice : Press to silence the Recognition) on page 7 41. vehicle speakers only.
  • Page 26 1-20 In Brief SET/ : Move the thumbwheel Driver Information MENU: Press this button to get to down toward SET/- to set a speed the Trip/Fuel Menu and the Vehicle Center (DIC) and activate cruise control, or to Information Menu. make the vehicle decelerate.
  • Page 27 In Brief 1-21 Forward Collision Lane Departure Alert (FCA) System Warning (LDW) For vehicles with FCA, this system For vehicles with LDW, it is is intended to help avoid or reduce intended to help avoid unintentional the harm caused by front-end lane departures.
  • Page 28: Roof Rack System

    1-22 In Brief Rear Vision Keep the sensors on the vehicle's Power Outlets rear bumper clean to ensure proper Camera (RVC) The accessory power outlets operation. can be used to connect electrical If available, the rear vision See Ultrasonic Parking Assist on equipment, such as a cell phone camera displays a view of the page 9 46 for more information.
  • Page 29: Maintenance

    In Brief 1-23 ® Performance and StabiliTrak System Tire Pressure Monitor Maintenance The StabiliTrak system assists This vehicle may have a Tire with directional control of the Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). vehicle in difficult driving conditions. Traction Control The system is on when the vehicle System (TCS) is started.
  • Page 30: Driving For Better Fuel Economy

    1-24 In Brief During cooler conditions, the low tire Resetting the Oil Life System Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol) pressure warning light may appear 1. Turn the ignition to ON/RUN, Vehicles that have a FlexFuel badge when the vehicle is first started and with the engine off.
  • Page 31: Onstar Overview

    Canada: 1-800-268-6800 manual, special privileges, Keep vehicle tires properly Mexico: 01-800-466-0801 and more. inflated. As the owner of a new GMC, you Sign up today at: Combine several trips into a are automatically enrolled in the www.gmcownercenter.com (U.S.) single trip.
  • Page 32 1-26 In Brief NOTES...
  • Page 33 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys, Doors, and Doors Interior Mirrors Liftgate (Manual) ....2-9 Manual Rearview Mirror ..2-18 Windows Liftgate (Power) ....2-10 Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror .
  • Page 34 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys and Locks Keys WARNING Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. Children or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls The key that is part of the Remote Press the button on the RKE or even make the vehicle move.
  • Page 35: Remote Keyless Entry (rke) System Operation

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Check the location. Other If locked out of the vehicle, see vehicles or objects may be Roadside Assistance Program blocking the signal. (U.S. and Canada) on page 13 8 or Roadside Assistance Program Check the transmitter's battery. (Mexico) on page 13 10.
  • Page 36 Keys, Doors, and Windows See Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out For vehicles with the power liftgate, Programming Transmitters to under Vehicle Personalization on the Vehicle press and hold until the liftgate page 5 33. begins to move to open the liftgate. Only RKE transmitters programmed to this vehicle Pressing...
  • Page 37 Keys, Doors, and Windows The battery is not rechargeable. Vehicles with an automatic climate Starting the Engine Using Remote To replace the battery: control system will default to a Start heating or cooling mode depending 1. Push the button on the To start the engine using the remote on the outside temperature during a start feature:...
  • Page 38: Keys, Doors, And Windows

    Keys, Doors, and Windows There is an emission control Extending Engine Run Time Shutting the Engine Off After a system malfunction. Remote Start For a 10-minute extension, repeat The engine coolant temperature Steps 1 and 2 while the engine is To shut off the engine: is too high.
  • Page 39: Remote Keyless Entry (rke)

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Door Locks Power Door Locks WARNING (Continued) WARNING Young children who get into unlocked vehicles may be Unlocked doors can be unable to get out. A child can dangerous. be overcome by extreme heat and can suffer permanent Passengers, especially children, can easily open the injuries or even death from...
  • Page 40: Safety Locks

    Keys, Doors, and Windows When locking the doors with a Safety Locks power door lock switch and a door or the liftgate is open, the doors will lock five seconds after the last door is closed. Three chimes sound to signal the delayed locking feature is in use.
  • Page 41: Doors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows Doors If you open the liftgate WARNING (Continued) without checking for overhead obstructions such as a garage Liftgate (Manual) If the vehicle must be driven with door, you could damage the the liftgate, or trunk/hatch open: liftgate or the liftgate glass.
  • Page 42: Liftgate (power)

    2-10 Keys, Doors, and Windows Liftgate (Power) WARNING (Continued) WARNING Power Liftgate Operation Adjust the Climate Control You or others could be injured if system to a setting that caught in the path of the power WARNING brings in only outside air liftgate.
  • Page 43 Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-11 The three modes are: In either the MAX or the 3/4 mode, the liftgate can be power opened MAX: The liftgate power opens to and closed by: the full open height. First pressing and then 3/4: The liftgate power opens to a reduced open height that pressing and holding...
  • Page 44 2-12 Keys, Doors, and Windows Pressing any button, or the If you shift the transmission out of touchpad switch, while the liftgate is P (Park) while the power function moving stops it. Pressing the button is in progress, the liftgate power or RKE switch again reverses the function will continue to completion.
  • Page 45 Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-13 Obstacle Detection Features Power Liftgate 3/4 Mode If you do not hear the audible and visual feedback when setting the If the liftgate encounters an obstacle To program the liftgate opening intermediate stop position, you during a power open or close cycle, height: are attempting to set the height...
  • Page 46: Vehicle Security

    2-14 Keys, Doors, and Windows To open the liftgate, press the Vehicle Security Press on the RKE transmitter to touchpad on the handle on the open the liftgate without setting off This vehicle has theft-deterrent outside of the liftgate, and lift the the alarm.
  • Page 47: Immobilizer

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-15 How to Detect a Tamper Immobilizer Operation Condition This vehicle has a passive theft-deterrent system. is pressed and the horn sounds, an attempted break-in The system does not have to be has occurred while the system manually armed or disarmed.
  • Page 48: Exterior Mirrors

    2-16 Keys, Doors, and Windows If the engine still does not start, and Exterior Mirrors Power Mirrors the key appears to be undamaged or the light continues to stay on, try Convex Mirrors another ignition key. If the engine does not start with the other key, the WARNING vehicle needs service.
  • Page 49: Heated Mirrors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-17 Heated Mirrors Driving with the Blind Spot 1. When the approaching vehicle is a long distance away, the image Mirror For vehicles with heated mirrors: in the main mirror is small and near the inboard edge of the The heated outside rearview mirrors mirror.
  • Page 50: Interior Mirrors

    2-18 Keys, Doors, and Windows Using the Outside Mirror with Park Tilt Mirrors Interior Mirrors the Blind Spot Mirror If the vehicle is equipped with Manual Rearview Mirror 1. Set the main mirror so that the memory mirrors, there is an option side of the vehicle can just be to have the mirrors tilt down, when Hold the inside rearview mirror in...
  • Page 51: Automatic Dimming Rearview

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-19 Automatic Dimming Windows Rearview Mirror WARNING The vehicle may have an automatic dimming inside rearview mirror. Leaving children, helpless Automatic dimming reduces the adults, or pets in a vehicle glare from the headlamps of the with the windows closed is vehicle behind you.
  • Page 52: Power Windows

    2-20 Keys, Doors, and Windows Power Windows Express Down Windows Windows that have the WARNING express down feature allow the windows to be lowered without Leaving children in a vehicle with holding the switch. Press the the keys is dangerous for many window switch fully and release reasons.
  • Page 53: Sun Visors

    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-21 Window Lockout Sun Visors Roof Sunroof On vehicles with a sunroof, the switches used to operate it are on the headliner above the rearview mirror. The ignition must be in ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY, or in Retained Accessory Power (RAP) to operate the sunroof.
  • Page 54 2-22 Keys, Doors, and Windows Express-open/Express-close Press and release the front or rear of the driver side switch to express-open or express-close the sunroof. Anti-Pinch Feature If an object is in the path of the sunroof when it is closing, the Dirt and debris may collect on anti-pinch feature detects the object the sunroof seal or in the track.
  • Page 55 Seats and Restraints Seats and Safety Belt Use During Adding Equipment to the Pregnancy ....3-19 Airbag-Equipped Vehicle . . . 3-34 Restraints Safety Belt Extender .
  • Page 56: Seats And

    Seats and Restraints Head Restraints Front Seats The vehicle's front seats have head restraints in the outboard seating positions. WARNING With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a greater Adjust the head restraint so that the The height of the head restraint can chance that occupants will suffer top of the restraint is at the same...
  • Page 57: Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints To lower the head restraint, press Front Seats the button, located on the top of the seatback, and push the head Seat Adjustment restraint down. Try to move the head restraint after the button is WARNING released to make sure that it is locked in place.
  • Page 58: Power Seat Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints Power Seat Adjustment To adjust a power seat, if equipped: Eight Way Power Seats Move the seat forward or Four Way Power Driver Seat rearward using the handle under the front of the seat cushion (A). See Seat Adjustment on page 3 3.
  • Page 59: Lumbar Adjustment

    Seats and Restraints To adjust the lumbar support, see Reclining Seatbacks WARNING (Continued) Lumbar Adjustment on page 3 5. WARNING For proper protection when the Lumbar Adjustment vehicle is in motion, have the Sitting in a reclined position when seatback upright. Then sit well Power Lumbar the vehicle is in motion can be back in the seat and wear the...
  • Page 60 Seats and Restraints Manual Reclining Seatbacks To return the seatback to the upright position: WARNING 1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the You can lose control of the seatback, and the seatback vehicle if you try to adjust a will return to the upright manual driver seat while the position.
  • Page 61: Memory Seats

    Seats and Restraints Power Reclining Seatbacks Memory Seats The vehicle will also automatically save driver seat and outside mirror positions to the current driver Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter when the ignition is turned off. These automatically stored positions are referred to as RKE Memory positions.
  • Page 62 Seats and Restraints Recalling Button Memory Recalling RKE Memory Positions The driver seat and outside mirrors Positions (Memory Remote Recall) will move to the previously saved RKE Memory positions. To recall the manually saved The Memory Remote Recall feature Button Memory positions, press can recall the driver seat and This feature is turned on or off and hold 1 or 2.
  • Page 63: Heated Front Seats

    Seats and Restraints Easy Exit Driver Seat Heated Front Seats This feature moves the seat rearward allowing the driver more WARNING room to exit the vehicle. If you cannot feel temperature To activate, turn the ignition off and change or pain to the skin, open the driver door.
  • Page 64: Rear Seats

    3-10 Seats and Restraints Three lights indicate the highest Rear Seats WARNING setting, and one light indicates the lowest. Split Folding Seatbacks A safety belt that is improperly The passenger seat may take With this feature, either side of the routed, not properly attached, longer to heat up.
  • Page 65 Seats and Restraints 3-11 To fold the seatback down: Keep the seatback in the upright, locked position when not in use. Notice: Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may To recline the seatback: cause damage to the seat or the 1.
  • Page 66: Safety Belts

    3-12 Seats and Restraints Safety Belts Why Safety Belts Work WARNING (Continued) This section of the manual It is extremely dangerous to describes how to use safety belts ride in a cargo area, inside or properly. It also describes some outside of a vehicle.
  • Page 67: How To Wear Safety Belts

    Seats and Restraints 3-13 When you wear a safety belt, you Q: If my vehicle has airbags, why How to Wear Safety Belts and the vehicle slow down together. should I have to wear safety Properly There is more time to stop because belts? you stop over a longer distance and, This section is only for people of...
  • Page 68: Lap-shoulder Belt

    3-14 Seats and Restraints Wear the shoulder belt over Lap-Shoulder Belt the shoulder and across the All seating positions in the vehicle chest. These parts of the body have a lap-shoulder belt. are best able to take belt restraining forces. The shoulder The following instructions explain belt locks if there is a sudden how to wear a lap-shoulder belt...
  • Page 69 Seats and Restraints 3-15 4. If equipped with a shoulder belt height adjuster, move it to the height that is right for you. See Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster later in this section for instructions on use and important safety information. 3.
  • Page 70 3-16 Seats and Restraints Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster Safety Belt Pretensioners The vehicle has a shoulder belt This vehicle has safety belt height adjuster for the driver and pretensioners for front outboard right front passenger seating occupants. Although the safety positions.
  • Page 71 Seats and Restraints 3-17 Rear Safety Belt Comfort There is one guide for each outside passenger position in the rear seat. Guides Here is how to install a comfort This vehicle may have rear shoulder guide to the safety belt: belt comfort guides.
  • Page 72 3-18 Seats and Restraints WARNING A safety belt that is not properly worn may not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces.
  • Page 73: Safety Belt Use During

    Seats and Restraints 3-19 Safety Belt Use During The best way to protect the fetus is Safety System Check to protect the mother. When a safety Pregnancy Now and then, check that the safety belt is worn properly, it is more likely belt reminder light, safety belts, that the fetus will not be hurt in a Safety belts work for everyone,...
  • Page 74: Safety Belt Care

    3-20 Seats and Restraints Safety Belt Care Replacing Safety Belt After a minor crash, replacement of safety belts may not be necessary. System Parts after a Keep belts clean and dry. But the safety belt assemblies that Crash were used during any crash may WARNING have been stressed or damaged.
  • Page 75: Airbag System

    Seats and Restraints 3-21 Airbag System For frontal airbags, the word Here are the most important things AIRBAG will appear on the middle to know about the airbag system: The vehicle has the following part of the steering wheel for the airbags: driver and on the instrument panel WARNING...
  • Page 76 3-22 Seats and Restraints WARNING WARNING Because airbags inflate with great Children who are up against, force and faster than the blink or very close to, any airbag of an eye, anyone who is up when it inflates can be seriously against, or very close to any injured or killed.
  • Page 77: Where Are The Airbags

    Seats and Restraints 3-23 Where Are the Airbags? Driver Side Shown, The right front passenger frontal Passenger Side Similar airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger side. The seat-mounted side impact The driver frontal airbag is in the airbags for the driver and right front middle of the steering wheel.
  • Page 78: When Should An Airbag

    3-24 Seats and Restraints When Should an Airbag WARNING Inflate? If something is between an Frontal airbags are designed occupant and an airbag, the to inflate in moderate to severe airbag might not inflate properly frontal or near-frontal crashes to or it might force the object into help reduce the potential for severe that person causing severe injury...
  • Page 79 Seats and Restraints 3-25 Frontal airbags may inflate Frontal airbags are not intended to inflate if the crash severity is above at different crash speeds. inflate during vehicle rollovers, rear the system's designed threshold For example: impacts, or in many side impacts. level.
  • Page 80: What Makes An Airbag

    3-26 Seats and Restraints For seat-mounted side impact and How Does an Airbag Rollover capable roof-rail airbags roof-rail airbags, deployment is are designed to help contain the Restrain? determined by the location and head and chest of occupants in the severity of the side impact.
  • Page 81: What Will You See After An

    Seats and Restraints 3-27 What Will You See after shut off the fuel system after the WARNING airbags inflate. You can lock the an Airbag Inflates? doors, turn the interior lamps off, When an airbag inflates, and turn the hazard warning After the frontal airbags and there may be dust in the air.
  • Page 82: Passenger Sensing

    3-28 Seats and Restraints The vehicle has a crash In many crashes severe enough sensing and diagnostic module to inflate the airbag, windshields which records information are broken by vehicle deformation. after a crash. See Vehicle Additional windshield breakage may Data Recording and Privacy on also occur from the front outboard page 13 21 and Event Data...
  • Page 83 Seats and Restraints 3-29 The passenger sensing system We recommend that children be WARNING (Continued) turns off the right front passenger secured in a rear seat, including: frontal airbag under certain an infant or a child riding in a passenger airbag inflates and the conditions.
  • Page 84 3-30 Seats and Restraints The passenger sensing system is The passenger sensing system is WARNING designed to turn off the right front designed to turn on (may inflate) passenger frontal airbag if: the right front passenger frontal If the airbag readiness light ever airbag anytime the system senses The right front passenger seat is comes on and stays on, it means...
  • Page 85 Seats and Restraints 3-31 If the On Indicator is Lit for a 5. If, after reinstalling the child If the Off Indicator is Lit for an restraint and restarting the Child Restraint Adult-Size Occupant vehicle, the on indicator is If a child restraint has been installed still lit, turn the vehicle off.
  • Page 86 3-32 Seats and Restraints If this happens, use the following Additional Factors Affecting A wet seat can affect the steps to allow the system to detect performance of the passenger System Operation that person and enable the right sensing system. Here is how: Safety belts help keep the front passenger frontal airbag: The passenger sensing system...
  • Page 87: Servicing The Airbag-equipped

    Seats and Restraints 3-33 The on indicator may be lit if Servicing the WARNING an object, such as a briefcase, Airbag-Equipped Vehicle handbag, grocery bag, laptop or For up to 10 seconds after the other electronic device, is put on Airbags affect how the vehicle vehicle is turned off and the an unoccupied seat.
  • Page 88: Adding Equipment To The Airbag-equipped Vehicle

    3-34 Seats and Restraints Adding Equipment to the In addition, the vehicle has a If you have questions, passenger sensing system call Customer Assistance. Airbag-Equipped Vehicle for the right front passenger The phone numbers and position, which includes addresses for Customer Q: Is there anything I might add sensors that are part of the Assistance are in Step Two...
  • Page 89: Airbag System Check

    Seats and Restraints 3-35 Q: Because I have a disability, In addition, your dealer and the Notice: If an airbag covering is I have to get my vehicle service manual have information damaged, opened, or broken, modified. How can I find out about the location of the airbag the airbag may not work properly.
  • Page 90: Replacing Airbag System Parts After A Crash

    3-36 Seats and Restraints Replacing Airbag System If an airbag inflates, you will need Child Restraints to replace airbag system parts. Parts after a Crash See your dealer for service. Older Children If the airbag readiness light stays on WARNING after the vehicle is started or comes on when you are driving, the airbag A crash can damage the...
  • Page 91 Seats and Restraints 3-37 Does the lap belt fit low and The manufacturer's instructions that Also see Rear Safety Belt Comfort snug on the hips, touching the come with the booster seat state the Guides under Lap-Shoulder Belt on thighs? If yes, continue. If no, weight and height limitations for that page 3 14.
  • Page 92: Infants And Young

    3-38 Seats and Restraints WARNING WARNING Never do this. Never do this. Never allow two children to wear Never allow a child to wear the the same safety belt. The safety safety belt with the shoulder belt belt cannot properly spread the behind their back.
  • Page 93 Seats and Restraints 3-39 Children who are not restrained WARNING properly can strike other people, or can be thrown out of the vehicle. Children can be seriously injured or strangled if a shoulder belt WARNING is wrapped around their neck and the safety belt continues to Never do this.
  • Page 94 3-40 Seats and Restraints For most basic types of child WARNING restraints, there are many different models available. Never do this. When purchasing a child restraint, be sure it is designed Children who are up against, to be used in a motor vehicle. or very close to, any airbag when If it is, the restraint will have a it inflates can be seriously injured...
  • Page 95: Child Restraint Systems

    Seats and Restraints 3-41 Child Restraint Systems WARNING WARNING To reduce the risk of neck and A young child's hip bones are still head injury during a crash, so small that the vehicle's regular infants need complete support. safety belt may not remain low This is because an infant's neck on the hip bones, as it should.
  • Page 96 3-42 Seats and Restraints Securing an Add-On Child Restraint in the Vehicle WARNING A child can be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child restraint is not properly secured in the vehicle. Secure the child restraint properly in the vehicle using the vehicle safety belt or LATCH system, following the (B) Forward-Facing Child Seat...
  • Page 97: Where To Put The Restraint

    Seats and Restraints 3-43 Children can be endangered in a In some areas, Certified Child Where to Put the crash if the child restraint is not Passenger Safety Technicians Restraint properly secured in the vehicle. (CPSTs) are available to inspect and demonstrate how to correctly According to accident statistics, When securing an add-on child...
  • Page 98 3-44 Seats and Restraints Depending on where you place WARNING WARNING (Continued) the child restraint and the size of the child restraint, you may not A child in a rear-facing child Secure rear-facing child restraints be able to access adjacent safety restraint can be seriously in a rear seat, even if the belt assemblies or LATCH anchors...
  • Page 99 Seats and Restraints 3-45 If you need to secure more than one child restraint in the rear seat, review the following illustrations. Depending on where you place the child restraint or the size of the child restraint, you may not be able to access certain safety belt A.
  • Page 100: Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children

    3-46 Seats and Restraints Lower Anchors and When installing a child restraint Lower Anchors with a top tether, you must also Tethers for Children use either the lower anchors or the (LATCH System) safety belts to properly secure the child restraint. A child restraint must The LATCH system holds a child never be installed using only the top restraint during driving or in a crash.
  • Page 101 Seats and Restraints 3-47 Top Tether Anchor Your child restraint may have Lower Anchor and Top Tether a single tether (A) or a dual Anchor Locations tether (C). Either will have a single attachment (B) to secure the top tether to the anchor. Some child restraints that have a top tether are designed for use with or without the top tether...
  • Page 102: System

    3-48 Seats and Restraints Do not secure a child restraint in a Securing a Child Restraint position without a top tether anchor Designed for the LATCH if a national or local law requires System that the top tether be attached, or if the instructions that come with the WARNING child restraint say that the top tether...
  • Page 103 Seats and Restraints 3-49 Instead use the vehicle's anchors WARNING WARNING (Continued) and child restraint attachments to secure the restraints. Some Do not attach more than one of the retractor to set the lock, restraints also use another vehicle child restraint to a single anchor. if the vehicle has one, after the anchor to secure a top tether.
  • Page 104 3-50 Seats and Restraints 2. If the child restraint manufacturer recommends that the top tether be attached, attach and tighten the top tether to the top tether anchor, if equipped. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 2.1.
  • Page 105: Replacing Latch System Parts After A Crash

    Seats and Restraints 3-51 Replacing LATCH System Securing Child Restraints Parts After a Crash (Rear Seat) When securing a child restraint in WARNING a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the A crash can damage the child restraint to make sure it is LATCH system in the vehicle.
  • Page 106 3-52 Seats and Restraints In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have a top tether, and that the tether be attached. If the child restraint does not have the LATCH system, you will be using the safety belt to secure the child restraint in this position.
  • Page 107 Seats and Restraints 3-53 6. If the child restraint has a top Armrest Retaining Strap tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions WARNING regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower Anchors and A rear center armrest that is not Tethers for Children (LATCH properly stowed and secured System) on page 3 46 for more...
  • Page 108: Securing Child Restraints

    3-54 Seats and Restraints Use it to secure the center armrest Install the rear-facing child on page 5 12 for more information, before installing a rear facing child restraint using the child restraint including important safety restraint in the second row center manufacturer's instructions and the information.
  • Page 109 Seats and Restraints 3-55 If the child restraint has the LATCH You will be using the lap-shoulder WARNING (Continued) system, see Lower Anchors and belt to secure the child restraint in Tethers for Children (LATCH this position. Follow the instructions Even if the passenger sensing System) on page 3 46 for how and that came with the child restraint.
  • Page 110 3-56 Seats and Restraints 4. Push the latch plate into the 5. Pull the shoulder belt all the way 6. To tighten the belt, push down buckle until it clicks. out of the retractor to set the on the child restraint, pull the lock.
  • Page 111 Seats and Restraints 3-57 Try to pull the belt out of the If the airbags are off, the off retractor to make sure the indicator in the passenger airbag retractor is locked. If the status indicator will come on and retractor is not locked, stay on when the vehicle is started.
  • Page 112 3-58 Seats and Restraints NOTES...
  • Page 113: Storage

    Storage Storage Storage Center Console Storage Compartments Storage Compartments Glove Box Glove Box ....4-1 Cupholders ....4-1 Open the glove box by lifting up on Center Console Storage .
  • Page 114: Roof Rack System

    Storage Additional Storage Cargo Tie-Downs Roof Rack System Features WARNING Cargo Cover If something is carried on top of the vehicle that is longer or wider For vehicles with a cargo cover, use it to cover items in the rear of the than the roof rack like paneling, vehicle.
  • Page 115 Storage Loading cargo on the roof rack that weighs more than 100 kg (220 lbs) or hangs over the rear or sides of the vehicle may damage the vehicle. Load cargo so that it rests evenly between the crossrails, making sure to fasten cargo securely.
  • Page 116 Storage Slide the cross rails back and forth until the lock pins engage in the holes and a click is heard as the pins align and the cross rail locks. Try sliding the cross rails forward and backward to ensure that they are correctly secured and that the levers stay tight to the cross rails.
  • Page 117: Instruments And Controls

    Instruments and Controls Instruments and Fuel Gauge ....5-9 Fuel Economy Light ..5-21 Engine Coolant Temperature Low Fuel Warning Light .
  • Page 118: Steering Wheel Adjustment

    Instruments and Controls Key and Lock Messages ..5-29 Controls 3. Pull or push the steering wheel Object Detection System closer or away from you. Messages ....5-29 Steering Wheel 4.
  • Page 119: Horn

    Instruments and Controls Windshield Wiper/Washer (Push to Talk): For vehicles (Toggle Switch): Press to ® ® with Bluetooth or OnStar , press select an audio source. to interact with those systems. See Toggle up or down to select the next Bluetooth (Overview) on page 7 35 or previous favorite radio station or or Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
  • Page 120 Instruments and Controls INT: (Intermittent Wipes): Move Clear snow and ice from the wiper FRONT (Windshield the lever up to INT for intermittent blades before using them. If frozen Washer): Pull the windshield to the windshield, carefully loosen wipes, then turn the INT band wiper lever toward you to spray or thaw them.
  • Page 121: Rear Window Wiper

    Instruments and Controls Rear Window The windshield washer reservoir is REAR (Rear Washer): Push used for the windshield and the rear the windshield wiper lever forward Wiper/Washer window. Check the fluid level in the to spray washer fluid on the rear reservoir if either washer is not The rear wiper controls are on the window.
  • Page 122: Clock

    Instruments and Controls See Multi-Band Antenna on Clock Power Outlets page 7 13 for the location of the To set the time: The accessory power outlets vehicle's antenna. The compass can be used to connect electrical system is designed to operate for a 1.
  • Page 123: Warning Lights, Gauges, And Indicators

    Instruments and Controls Certain accessory plugs may not Warning Lights, Gauges can indicate when there be compatible with the accessory could be a problem with a vehicle Gauges, and power outlets and could overload function. Often gauges and warning vehicle and adapter fuses. If a lights work together to indicate a Indicators problem is experienced, see your...
  • Page 124: Instrument Cluster

    Instruments and Controls Instrument Cluster English Shown, Metric Similar...
  • Page 125: Speedometer

    Instruments and Controls Speedometer Tachometer The vehicle's speed can be selected The tachometer displays the to display on the Driver Information engine speed in revolutions per Center (DIC) and the speedometer minute (rpm). in either kilometers per hour (km/h) Fuel Gauge or miles per hour (mph).
  • Page 126: Engine Coolant Temperature

    5-10 Instruments and Controls Here are some situations that can Engine Coolant occur with the fuel gauge. None of Temperature Gauge these indicate a problem with the fuel gauge. At the service station, the fuel pump shuts off before the gauge reads full.
  • Page 127: Safety Belt Reminders

    Instruments and Controls 5-11 Safety Belt Reminders Passenger Safety Belt The front passenger safety belt reminder light and chime may turn Reminder Light Driver Safety Belt Reminder on if an object is put on the seat Light such as a briefcase, handbag, grocery bag, laptop, or other There is a driver safety belt electronic device.
  • Page 128: Passenger Airbag Status

    5-12 Instruments and Controls Passenger Airbag Status When the vehicle is started, the passenger airbag status indicator Indicator will light ON and OFF, or the symbol for on and off, for several seconds The vehicle has a passenger as a system check. If you are using sensing system.
  • Page 129: Charging System Light

    Instruments and Controls 5-13 If, after several seconds, both Charging System Light See Battery Voltage and Charging status indicator lights remain on, Messages on page 5 26. or if there are no lights at all, there If a short distance must be driven may be a problem with the lights with the light on, be sure to turn off or the passenger sensing system.
  • Page 130 5-14 Instruments and Controls Notice: Modifications made To prevent more serious damage to to the engine, transmission, the vehicle: exhaust, intake, or fuel system Reduce vehicle speed. of the vehicle or the replacement Avoid hard accelerations. of the original tires with other than those of the same Tire Avoid steep uphill grades.
  • Page 131 Instruments and Controls 5-15 The following may correct an If one or more of these conditions emission system malfunction: occurs, change the fuel brand used. It will require at least one full tank of Check that the fuel cap is fully the proper fuel to turn the light off.
  • Page 132: Brake System Warning

    5-16 Instruments and Controls The OBD II (On-Board Brake System Warning stays on after the parking brake Diagnostics) system determines is fully released, there is a brake Light that critical emission control problem. Have the brake system systems have not been inspected immediately.
  • Page 133: Antilock Brake System (abs)

    Instruments and Controls 5-17 Antilock Brake System Start the engine again to reset the Lane Departure system. If the light stays on after (ABS) Warning Light Warning (LDW) Light driving at a speed above 20 km/h (13 mph), see your dealer for service.
  • Page 134: Forward Collision Alert (fca)

    5-18 Instruments and Controls This light also comes on green Traction Off Light when the system is switched on and ready to operate. See Lane Departure Warning (LDW) on page 9 51 for more information. Forward Collision Alert The forward collision alert comes on and warns when following a (FCA) Warning Light vehicle closely.
  • Page 135: Stabilitrak ® Off Light

    Instruments and Controls 5-19 If the TCS is off, wheel spin is not Check the DIC for applicable If the light does not come on, have limited. Adjust driving accordingly. messages. See Ride Control the vehicle serviced by the dealer. System Messages on page 5 30 If the system is working normally, See Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Page 136: Tire Pressure Light

    5-20 Instruments and Controls Tire Pressure Light When the Light Flashes First and Notice: Lack of proper engine Then Is On Steady oil maintenance can damage the engine. The repairs would not be This indicates that there may covered by the vehicle warranty. be a problem with the TPMS.
  • Page 137: Fuel Economy Light

    Instruments and Controls 5-21 Fuel Economy Light Low Fuel Warning Light For vehicles with a Driver Information Center (DIC), see Fuel System Messages on page 5 29 for more information. Security Light For vehicles with the fuel economy mode light, it comes on when the eco (economy) switch, located on the center console near the shifter, is pressed.
  • Page 138: High-beam On Light

    5-22 Instruments and Controls High-Beam On Light The light goes out when the fog Cruise Control Light lamps are turned off. See Fog Lamps on page 6 4 for more information. Lamps On Reminder The high beam on light comes on The cruise control light is white when the high-beam headlamps are whenever the cruise control is set,...
  • Page 139: Information Displays Driver Information

    Instruments and Controls 5-23 Information Displays It also shows the shift lever position, SET/CLR (Set/Clear): Use this the odometer, and the direction the button to set or clear the menu item vehicle is driving. when it is displayed. Driver Information DIC Buttons Trip/Fuel Menu Items Center (DIC)
  • Page 140 5-24 Instruments and Controls Trip 1 and Trip 2 Average Fuel Economy Average Vehicle Speed This display shows the current This display shows the This display shows the average distance traveled, in either approximate average liters per speed of the vehicle in kilometers kilometers (km) or miles (mi), since 100 kilometers (L/100 km) or miles per hour (km/h) or miles per...
  • Page 141 Instruments and Controls 5-25 To stop the timer, press SET/CLR Vehicle Information Menu Tire Pressure briefly while Timer is displayed. Items The display will show a vehicle To reset the timer to zero, press with the approximate pressures Press the MENU button until Vehicle and hold SET/CLR.
  • Page 142: Vehicle Messages

    5-26 Instruments and Controls recommended in the Maintenance Vehicle Messages Battery Voltage and Schedule in this manual. Charging Messages Messages are displayed on the DIC See Maintenance Schedule on to notify the driver that the status of page 11 3 for more information. BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE the vehicle has changed and that Remember, the Oil Life display...
  • Page 143: Brake System Messages

    Instruments and Controls 5-27 SERVICE BATTERY Compass Messages Door Ajar Messages CHARGING SYSTEM DOOR OPEN This message is displayed when This message is displayed when A door open symbol will be there is a fault in the battery the compass needs to be calibrated. displayed on the DIC showing charging system.
  • Page 144: Engine Cooling System

    5-28 Instruments and Controls Engine Cooling System ENGINE Engine Oil Messages OVERHEATED IDLE Messages CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON ENGINE A/C OFF DUE TO HIGH This message displays when the This message displays when the ENGINE TEMP engine oil needs to be changed. engine coolant temperature is too When you change the engine oil, hot.
  • Page 145: Messages

    Instruments and Controls 5-29 OIL PRESSURE LOW STOP Anytime this message stays on, Key and Lock Messages the vehicle should be taken to ENGINE REPLACE BATTERY IN your dealer for service as soon as This message displays if low oil possible.
  • Page 146: Messages

    5-30 Instruments and Controls FRONT CAMERA BLOCKED, PARK ASSIST OFF Ride Control System CLEAN WINDSHIELD Messages This message displays when the park assist system has been turned This message displays when the ALL WHEEL DRIVE OFF off or when there is a temporary Lane Departure Warning (LDW) condition causing the system to be and Forward Collision Alert (FCA)
  • Page 147: Messages

    Instruments and Controls 5-31 SERVICE ALL WHEEL DRIVE STABILITRAK OFF Safety Belt Messages If your vehicle has the All-Wheel This message displays when the BUCKLE SEATBELT Drive (AWD) system, this message StabiliTrak system is turned off. ® This message displays as a displays if a problem occurs with See StabiliTrak System on...
  • Page 148: Tire Messages

    5-32 Instruments and Controls SERVICE VEHICLE SOON TIRE LOW ADD AIR TO TIRE Transmission Messages This message is displayed if there is This message displays when the SERVICE TRANSMISSION a problem with the vehicle. Take the pressure in one or more of the tires This message displays if there is vehicle to your dealer for service.
  • Page 149: Vehicle Reminder

    Instruments and Controls 5-33 Vehicle Reminder Vehicle 3. Press the center of the MENU/SELECT knob to select Messages Personalization the Vehicle Settings menu. ICE POSSIBLE DRIVE The following list of menu items will The audio system controls are WITH CARE used to access the personalization be available: menus for customizing vehicle...
  • Page 150 5-34 Instruments and Controls Climate and Air Quality Air Conditioning Mode Press the MENU/SELECT knob when Air Conditioning This will allow you to select whether Select the Climate and Air Quality Mode is highlighted. Turn the or not the air conditioning comes menu and the following will be knob to highlight On, Off, or on automatically the next time the...
  • Page 151 Instruments and Controls 5-35 Comfort and Convenience Chime Volume Press the MENU/SELECT knob when Reverse Tilt Mirror is This allows the selection of the Select the Comfort and highlighted. Turn the knob to chime volume level. Convenience menu and the select On or Off.
  • Page 152 5-36 Instruments and Controls Languages Vehicle Locator Lights Power Door Locks This allows the vehicle locator lights Select the Languages menu and the Select Power Door Locks and the to be turned on or off. following will be displayed: following will be displayed: Press the MENU/SELECT knob English Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out...
  • Page 153 Instruments and Controls 5-37 Auto Door Unlock Remote Lock/Unlock/Start Remote Lock Feedback This allows selection of which of the This allows selection of what type of Select Remote Lock/Unlock/Start doors will automatically unlock when feedback is given when unlocking and the following will be displayed: the vehicle is shifted into P (Park).
  • Page 154 5-38 Instruments and Controls Memory Remote Recall Press the MENU/SELECT knob when Memory Remote Recall is This allows the Memory Remote highlighted to toggle between On Recall feature to be turned on or off. or Off. Press BACK to confirm When on, this feature will recall the the selection and go back to the current driver's last seat, outside...
  • Page 155: Exterior Lamp Controls

    Lighting Lighting Exterior Lighting AUTO (Automatic Headlamps): Turns the exterior lamps on and off automatically depending on the Exterior Lamp Controls exterior light. The vehicle will default Exterior Lighting to the AUTO setting when it is first Exterior Lamp Controls ..6-1 started.
  • Page 156: Headlamp High/low-beam

    Lighting Headlamp High/ Flash-to-Pass Fully functional Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) are required on all Low-Beam Changer The flash to pass feature works with vehicles first sold in Canada. the low beams or Daytime Running Headlamp High/Low Beam When the DRL are on the taillamps, Lamps (DRL) on or off.
  • Page 157: Automatic Headlamp

    Lighting Automatic Headlamp Hazard Warning Flashers Turn and Lane-Change System Signals When it is dark enough outside, the headlamps come on automatically. An arrow on the instrument panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. Move the lever all the way up or down to signal a turn.
  • Page 158: Fog Lamps

    Lighting If after signaling a turn or a lane Use the fog lamps for better vision Interior Lighting change the arrows flash rapidly or in foggy or misty conditions. do not come on, a signal bulb may FOG (Fog Lamps): Turn the fog Instrument Panel be burned out.
  • Page 159: Reading Lamps

    Lighting Lighting Features Battery Load (Door): The lamps come on automatically when a door is Management opened. Entry Lighting The vehicle has Electric Power (On): Turns the dome lamps on. Management (EPM) that estimates The dome lamp, cargo lamp, and the battery's temperature and state The dome lamps can also be turned foot lamp inside the vehicle come...
  • Page 160 Lighting The battery can be discharged at It can increase engine idle speed idle if the electrical loads are very to generate more power whenever high. This is true for all vehicles. needed. It can temporarily reduce This is because the generator the power demands of some (alternator) may not be spinning accessories.
  • Page 161 Infotainment System Infotainment Rear Seat Infotainment Introduction Rear Seat Entertainment System (RSE) System ....7-22 Infotainment Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System ..... 7-33 Read the following pages to become familiar with the audio Introduction...
  • Page 162: Infotainment System

    Infotainment System To minimize taking your eyes off the Contact your dealer Navigation System road while driving, do the following before adding any equipment. For vehicles with a navigation while the vehicle is parked: Adding audio or communication system, see the separate navigation equipment could interfere with Become familiar with the manual.
  • Page 163: Overview

    Infotainment System Set up the audio by presetting Overview Infotainment System Overview favorite stations, setting The infotainment system is Keeping your eyes on the road the tone, and adjusting controlled by using the buttons on and your mind on the drive is the speakers.
  • Page 164 Infotainment System A. VOL/ (Seek Down) C. FAV (Favorite Pages 1-6) D. SOURCE E. Buttons 1 to 6 HOME (Home Page) BACK H. INFO (Information) MENU/SEL (Menu/Select) (Play/Pause) (Mute) (Phone Menu) (Seek Up) (Clock Menu) O. CONFIG (Configuration Menu) (Eject) Q.
  • Page 165 Infotainment System Infotainment Control Buttons INFO (Information): Press to FAV (Favorite Pages 1-6): toggle through an audio information Press to display the current page The buttons on the faceplate are screen. number above the preset buttons. used to start primary functions while The stored stations for each list CONFIG (Configure): Press to using the infotainment system.
  • Page 166 Infotainment System Touch Screen Buttons Info: Press to toggle through an (Seek Down): audio information screen. Touch screen buttons are on the 1. Press to seek to the beginning The Home Page Menu lists the screen and highlighted when a of the current or previous track.
  • Page 167: Vehicle Personalization

    Infotainment System Press the Phone screen button to Press the Tone screen button Press the CD screen button to display the Phone main page. See to display the Tone main page. display the CD main page and Bluetooth (Overview) on page 7 35 Adjust the tone and speakers by play the current or last CD track or Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
  • Page 168: Am-fm Radio

    Infotainment System English and Metric Unit Radio While on the audio main page, press the Source button repeatedly Conversion to display and cycle through the AM-FM Radio To change the display units available sources (AM, FM, and between English and metric units, XM (if equipped), CD, USB/iPod, Playing the Radio see Driver Information Center (DIC)
  • Page 169 Infotainment System Adjusting the Speakers Finding a Station To adjust the speaker balance: 1. Press the FM screen button on To select the band, see Audio the Home Page or select FM Source earlier in this section. Press the left arrow on the from the source pop-up to bottom for more sound from Turn the MENU/SEL knob to find...
  • Page 170: Satellite Radio

    7-10 Infotainment System In the AM, FM, or XM Changing the Sources 2. Touch and hold a preset button (if equipped) main page, to store the currently active To change audio sources from press one of the preset screen station. After a few seconds, any of the audio main pages buttons to go to the selected a beep will be heard and the...
  • Page 171 Infotainment System 7-11 XM Satellite Radio Service Adding or Removing XM Messages Categories XM is a satellite radio service based XL (Explicit Language in the 48 contiguous United States Channels): These channels, or any 1. From the Home Page press and 10 Canadian provinces.
  • Page 172 7-12 Infotainment System Channel Unauth: This channel is No Information: The system XM Radio ID: If tuned to channel 0, blocked or cannot be received with is working properly. No text or this message alternates with the your XM subscription package. informational messages are XM Radio eight digit radio ID label.
  • Page 173: Radio Reception

    Infotainment System 7-13 Radio Reception Cellular Phone Usage The range for most AM stations is Cellular phone usage can cause Frequency interference and static greater than for FM, especially at interference with the vehicle's radio. can occur during normal radio night.
  • Page 174: Audio Players

    7-14 Infotainment System Keep the loading slot free of Audio Players When playing any compatible foreign materials, liquids, and recordable disc, the sound quality debris. can be reduced due to disc CD Player quality, the method of recording, Use a marking pen to label the the quality of the music that has The player can be used for CD and top of the disc.
  • Page 175: Error Messages

    Infotainment System 7-15 Playing an Audio CD Error Messages SEEK (Seek Down): 1. Press the CD screen button on If Disc Error displays and/or the disc Press to seek to the beginning the Home Page or select CD comes out, it could be for one of the of the current or previous track.
  • Page 176: Mp3

    7-16 Infotainment System Maximum of 1,000 files on If the CD is not playing correctly, Artists: Press to view the list of a disc. for any other reason, try a known artists stored on the disc. Select an good CD. artist name to view a list of all songs Recorded on a CD-R or CD-RW by the artist.
  • Page 177: Auxiliary Devices

    Infotainment System 7-17 Root Directory File System and Naming Auxiliary Devices The root directory is treated The song titles, artists, albums, This vehicle has an auxiliary input as a folder. All files contained and genres are taken from the file's jack in the center console.
  • Page 178 7-18 Infotainment System The following restrictions apply This jack is not an audio output. Playing from a USB for the data stored on a USB Do not plug headphones into the A USB mass storage device or MP3 player or USB device: auxiliary input jack.
  • Page 179 Infotainment System 7-19 To play a USB device, do one of the USB Menu SEEK (Seek Down): following: Press any of the following buttons 1. Press to seek to the beginning Connect the USB and it begins on the USB Menu: of the current or previous track.
  • Page 180 7-20 Infotainment System Albums: Press to view the albums File System and Naming There may be problems with on the USB. Select the album to operation and function in the The song titles, artists, albums, and view a list of all songs on the album. following situations: genres are taken from the file's ID3 There might be a delay before the...
  • Page 181 Infotainment System 7-21 The iPod battery recharges Artists: Genres: automatically while the vehicle is on. 1. Press to view the artists stored 1. Press to view the genres stored When the vehicle is off while an on the iPod. on the iPod. iPod is connected using the iPod 2.
  • Page 182: (rse) System

    7-22 Infotainment System Composers: Rear Seat Before Driving 1. Press to view the composers The RSE is for rear seat Infotainment stored on the iPod. passengers only. The driver cannot safely view the video 2. Select a composer name to Rear Seat Entertainment screen while driving.
  • Page 183 Infotainment System 7-23 Press the SRC button on the Global Off RSE includes two 2-channel steering wheel when a DVD wireless headphones. Channel 1 Depending on the infotainment video disc is in the player. is dedicated to the DVD player, system, the RSE system may and Channel 2 is dedicated to any Cycle the ignition.
  • Page 184 7-24 Infotainment System Moving too far forward or stepping Do not store the Battery Replacement out of the vehicle can cause the headphones in heat or direct To change the batteries: headphones to lose the signal or sunlight. This could damage 1.
  • Page 185 Infotainment System 7-25 Audio/Video (A/V) Jacks Changing the Source on the Video 3. Press the AUX button a third Display Screens time to change the left video If available, the A/V jacks are screen source to the auxiliary The image from the auxiliary device located on the rear of the floor device and the right video can be switched between the video...
  • Page 186 7-26 Infotainment System Audio Output Video Screens Push the video screen down into its locked position when it is not in use. Audio from the DVD player or The video screens are located The screen turns off automatically. auxiliary inputs can be heard in the back of the driver and front Only the left RSE seatback console through the following:...
  • Page 187 Infotainment System 7-27 Video Screen Input Jack Remote Control not seem to be working. See Battery Replacement later in this Each video screen is equipped section. Objects blocking the line of with a video input jack to allow sight could also affect the function video cables to be connected of the remote control.
  • Page 188 7-28 Infotainment System Remote Control Buttons (Menu Navigation (Play/Pause): Press to start Arrows): Use the arrow buttons to playing a DVD. Press to pause a (Power): Press to turn the video navigate through a menu. DVD while it is playing. Press again screens on and off.
  • Page 189 Infotainment System 7-29 The AUX button also controls the (Next Track/Chapter): Press (Fast Forward): Press to fast source display between the left and to go to the beginning of the next forward the DVD or CD. To stop fast right video screens as described in chapter or track.
  • Page 190 7-30 Infotainment System 1 through 0 (Numeric Keypad): Battery Replacement (Camera): Press to change the The numbered keypad provides the camera angle on DVDs that have To change the remote control capability of direct chapter or track this feature when the DVD is batteries: number selection.
  • Page 191 Infotainment System 7-31 Tips and Troubleshooting Chart Problem Recommended Action No power. The ignition might not be turned to ON/RUN or ACC/ACCESSORY. The picture does not fill the screen. There are black Check the display mode settings in the setup menu by borders on the top and bottom or on both sides, or it pressing the display menu button on the remote control.
  • Page 192 7-32 Infotainment System Tips and Troubleshooting Chart (cont.) Problem Recommended Action The auxiliary source is running but there is no picture or Check that the RSE video screen is in the auxiliary sound. source mode by pressing the AUX button on the remote control.
  • Page 193: Rear Seat Audio (rsa)

    Infotainment System 7-33 DVD Display Error Messages DVD Distortion Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System The video screen may display one Video distortion can occur when of the following error messages: operating cellular phones, scanners, Vehicles with this feature allow CB radios, Global Positioning Disc Load/Eject Error or the rear seat passengers to listen Systems (GPS)*, two-way radios,...
  • Page 194 7-34 Infotainment System To listen to a portable audio SRCE (Source): Press to select While listening to a disc, press device through the RSA, attach between the radio, CD, and if these go to the next track or chapter on the portable audio device to either features are available: DVD, front the disc.
  • Page 195: Bluetooth (overview)

    Infotainment System 7-35 Pair cell phone(s) to the vehicle. When a CD or DVD audio disc is Phone The system may not work with playing, press PROG to go to the all cell phones. See Pairing in beginning of the disc or display disc Bluetooth (Overview) this section for more information.
  • Page 196 7-36 Infotainment System Vehicles with a Bluetooth system Steering Wheel Controls Voice Recognition can use a Bluetooth capable cell (Push To Talk): Press to The voice recognition system uses phone with a Hands Free Profile answer incoming calls, confirm commands to control the system to make and receive phone calls.
  • Page 197: Controls)

    Infotainment System 7-37 Audio System Bluetooth (Infotainment Pairing Information Controls) A Bluetooth phone with MP3 When using the Bluetooth system, capability cannot be paired to sound comes through the vehicle's For information about how to the vehicle as a phone and an front audio system speakers navigate the menu system using MP3 player at the same time.
  • Page 198 7-38 Infotainment System Pairing a Phone 6. Locate the device named Listing All Paired and Connected Your Vehicle in the list on Phones 1. Press the CONFIG button. the cell phone. Follow the 1. Press the CONFIG button. 2. Select Phone Settings or instructions on the cell phone to 2.
  • Page 199 Infotainment System 7-39 Linking to a Different Phone Making a Call Using To make a call using the Phone Book menu: Phone Book To link to a different phone, the new phone must be in the vehicle and For cell phones that support the 1.
  • Page 200 7-40 Infotainment System Making a Call Call Waiting Conference Calling To make a call: Call waiting must be supported on Conference calling and three way the Bluetooth phone and enabled by calling must be supported on the 1. Press once or twice the wireless service carrier to work.
  • Page 201: Voice Recognition

    Infotainment System 7-41 Muting a Call Bluetooth Pairing Information (Voice Recognition) A Bluetooth phone with MP3 To Mute a Call capability cannot be paired to Turn or press the MENU/SEL knob Using Voice Recognition the vehicle as a phone and an and select Mute Call.
  • Page 202 7-42 Infotainment System Pairing a Phone 5. Locate the device named Your Listing All Paired and Connected Vehicle in the list on the cell Phones 1. Press . The system phone. Follow the instructions The system can list all cell phones responds Ready, followed by on the cell phone to enter the paired to it.
  • Page 203 Infotainment System 7-43 Connecting to a Different Phone Storing and Deleting Phone Using the Store Command Numbers To connect to a different cell phone, 1. Press . The system the Bluetooth system looks for the The system can store up to responds Ready, followed next available cell phone in the 30 phone numbers as name tags...
  • Page 204 7-44 Infotainment System 3. Say each digit, one at a time, Using the Delete All Name Tags Making a Call that you want to store. After Command Calls can be made using the each digit is entered, the system This command deletes all stored following commands.
  • Page 205 Infotainment System 7-45 Using the Digit Dial Command Once connected, the person called Call Waiting will be heard through the audio The digit dial command allows a Call waiting must be supported on speakers. phone number to be dialed by the cell phone and enabled by the entering the digits one at a time.
  • Page 206 7-46 Infotainment System 3. Use the dial or call command to The cell phone must be paired Voice Pass-Thru dial the number of the third party and connected with the Bluetooth Voice pass thru allows access to to be called. system before a call can be the voice recognition commands on transferred.
  • Page 207: Trademarks And License Agreements

    Infotainment System 7-47 Dual Tone Multi-Frequency Clearing the System Trademarks and (DTMF) Tones Unless information is deleted out License Agreements of the in vehicle Bluetooth system, The Bluetooth system can send it will be retained indefinitely. numbers and the numbers stored This includes all saved name tags in as name tags during a call.
  • Page 208 7-48 Infotainment System Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless preformance. Manufactured under license from "Made for iPod and iPhone"...
  • Page 209: Air Vents

    Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control Systems The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled with this system. Climate Control Systems Climate Control Systems ..8-1 Automatic Climate Control System ..... . 8-3 Air Vents Air Vents .
  • Page 210 Climate Controls Air Delivery Mode Control: To Air Conditioning Rear Window Defogger change the current mode, select A/C (Air Conditioning): Press to REAR (Rear Defogger): Press one of the following: turn the air conditioning on or off. to turn the rear window defogger on F (Vent): Air is directed to the If the fan is turned off or the outside or off.
  • Page 211: Automatic Climate Control System

    Climate Controls Automatic Climate Control System Automatic Operation The system automatically controls The vehicle's heating, cooling, defrosting, and ventilation can be controlled the fan speed, air delivery, air with this system. conditioning, and recirculation to heat or cool the vehicle to the selected temperature.
  • Page 212 Climate Controls Manual Operation Select from the following: Air Conditioning (Power): Press to turn the F (Vent): Air is directed to the A/C (Air Conditioning): Press to climate control system on or off. instrument panel outlets. turn the air conditioning on or off. If the fan is turned off or the outside (Fan Control): Turn to * (Bi-Level): Air is directed to the...
  • Page 213 Climate Controls Rear Window Defogger Remote Start Climate Control Air Vents Operation: For vehicles with REAR (Rear Defogger): Press Use the air outlets, located in the remote vehicle start feature, to turn the rear window defogger on the center and on the side of the the climate control system may or off.
  • Page 214: Passenger Compartment Air Filter

    Climate Controls Maintenance Passenger Compartment Air Filter The filter removes dust, pollen, and other airborne irritants from outside air that is pulled into the vehicle. The filter should be replaced as part of routine scheduled maintenance. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11 3 for replacement intervals.
  • Page 215: Driving And Operating

    Driving and Operating Driving and Starting and Operating Brakes New Vehicle Break-In ..9-23 Antilock Brake Operating Ignition Positions ... . 9-24 System (ABS) ....9-35 Starting the Engine .
  • Page 216: Driving Information

    Driving and Operating Designate a front seat Fuel Driving Information passenger to handle potential Fuel ......9-53 distractions.
  • Page 217: Defensive Driving

    Driving and Operating Defensive Driving Drunk Driving WARNING Defensive driving means always Death and injury associated with Taking your eyes off the road too expect the unexpected. The first drinking and driving is a global long or too often could cause a step in driving defensively is to wear tragedy.
  • Page 218: Control Of A Vehicle

    Driving and Operating Control of a Vehicle Helpful braking tips to keep in mind Steering include: Braking, steering, and accelerating Electric Power Steering Keep enough distance between are important factors in helping to (2.4L L4 Engine) you and the vehicle in front control a vehicle while driving.
  • Page 219: Off-road Recovery

    Driving and Operating Maintain a reasonable steady The electric power steering Off-Road Recovery speed through the curve system does not require regular maintenance. If you suspect Wait until the vehicle is out of steering system problems, such as the curve before accelerating abnormally high steering effort for gently into the straightaway.
  • Page 220: Loss Of Control

    Driving and Operating Acceleration Skid too much Slow down and adjust your 2. Turn the steering wheel about throttle causes the driving driving according to weather one-eighth of a turn, until the wheels to spin. conditions. Stopping distance right front tire contacts the can be longer and vehicle pavement edge.
  • Page 221: Off-road Driving

    Driving and Operating Make sure all underbody Off-Road Driving WARNING shields, if equipped, are properly All-wheel-drive vehicles can be attached. When driving off-road, bouncing used for off-road driving. Vehicles Know the local laws that apply to and quick changes in direction without all-wheel drive and vehicles off-road driving.
  • Page 222 Driving and Operating Loading the Vehicle for For more information about loading Driving on Hills the vehicle, see Vehicle Load Limits Off-Road Driving Driving safely on hills requires good on page 9 18. judgment and an understanding of WARNING what the vehicle can and cannot do. Environmental Concerns Always use established trails, Unsecured cargo on the...
  • Page 223 Driving and Operating Never go downhill forward or When driving on hills: If the vehicle stalls on a hill: backward with the transmission Use a low gear and keep a firm 1. Apply the brakes to stop the in N (Neutral). The brakes could grip on the steering wheel.
  • Page 224 9-10 Driving and Operating The vehicle can roll Avoid turns that take the vehicle If an incline must be driven backward quickly and across the incline of the hill. across, and the vehicle starts to you could lose control. A hill that can be driven straight slide, turn downhill.
  • Page 225 Driving and Operating 9-11 Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow, Notice: Do not drive through WARNING standing water if it is deep or Ice enough to cover the wheel hubs, Use a low gear when driving in Driving on frozen lakes, ponds, axles or exhaust pipe.
  • Page 226: Driving On Wet Roads

    9-12 Driving and Operating After Off-Road Driving Driving on Wet Roads WARNING (Continued) Remove any brush or debris that Rain and wet roads can reduce has collected on the underbody After driving through a large vehicle traction and affect your or chassis, or under the hood.
  • Page 227: Highway Hypnosis

    Driving and Operating 9-13 Hydroplaning Other Rainy Weather Tips Highway Hypnosis Hydroplaning is dangerous. Water Besides slowing down, other wet Always be alert and pay attention can build up under the vehicle's weather driving tips include: to your surroundings while driving. tires so they actually ride on the If you become tired or sleepy, find Allow extra following distance.
  • Page 228: Hill And Mountain Roads

    9-14 Driving and Operating Hill and Mountain Roads WARNING WAR