Look up GMC Terrain specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 2.4L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1
  • Oil capacity: 5.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.4L 4-Cylinder: 0.036”

Engine 3.6L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: DEXOS-A
  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.4L 4-Cylinder: 0.044”

Engine Cooling System

  • Capacity: 
    • 2.4L L4 Engine: 8.2 qt (7.8 L)
    • 3.6L V6 Engine: 10.8 qt (10.2 L)

Fuel Tank

  • Capacity:
    • 2.4L L4 Engine:18.8 gal (71.1 L)
    • 3.6L V6 Engine:  20.9 gal (79.1 L)

Transfer Case Fluid

  • Capacity: 0.85 qt (0.8 L)

Engine Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL® Coolant.

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 19299818, in Canada 19299819).

Windshield Washer

  • Automotive windshield washer fluid that meets regional freeze protection requirements.

Hydraulic Power Steering System (V6 engines only)

  • Type: DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Automatic Transmission

  • ​​​​​​​Type: DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Transfer Case (All-Wheel Drive)

  • ​​​​​​​Type: Transfer Case Fluid (GM Part No. 88900401, in Canada 89021678).

Power Liftgate Actuator Ball Joint, Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • ​​​​​​​Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. 89021668, in Canada 89021674) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Key Lock Cylinders, Hood and Door Hinges

  • ​​​​​​​Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)



  • 2.4 L LAF I4
  • 2.4 L LEA I4
  • 3.0 L LF1 or LFW V6
  • 3.6 L LFX V6


  • 6-speed automatic
  • I4 Models 6T45
  • V6 Models 6T70

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings


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