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Used 2012 GMC Terrain for Sale

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About the 2012 GMC Terrain

Safety Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's independent crash tests help you make informed decisions about vehicle safety. NHTSA's 5-Star Safety Ratings give consumers insights into how vehicles perform in crash tests, with more stars equaling higher safety ratings. Here are the ratings for the 2012 GMC Terrain. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Visit to look up a specific vehicle.

NHTSA Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Rear Passenger
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Crash Ratings: Test data is combined to indicate overall safety by passenger location.
Front Seat
Back Seat
Rollover Resistance Test: A single vehicle moving at 55 mph loses control on a curve, leaves the road, and rolls over.
Rollover Rating
Dynamic Test Result
No Tip
Risk of Rollover

Reviews for 2012 GMC Terrain

Overall Rating

4.5 out of 5 (45 reviews)

Attractive and comfortable SUV

It's a very attractive small SUV. Runs like a dream. The dashboard is advanced, telling you when maintenance is needed. It can comfortably hold four people (or five if three are children). The front seats are very comfortable. I especially like the interior detailing of the car, the red stitching is very stylish. The only drawback is that the towing capacity is only 1,500 pounds, so you are limited if you are looking to tow a boat or RV.


  • Dashboard: Advanced options tell you when maintenance is needed
  • Styling: Interior is gorgeous, the red stitching is very stylish.
  • Ride and Handling: Very smooth, good acceleration and brake time.

- Jolene Ropiak, 2012 GMC Terrain

Inspection oversights

I am unsure if I should blame the car or carmax, it is an older modee 201 but purchased based on specs and in the 2 months I have owned it, all the inspections points that carmax stated they inspected have failed. I have gone in for repairs already 3 times. I love the shape and structure of the car but the service is questionable to say the least....


  • Cargo Space: So much room you can sleep or transport furniture


  • Reliability: This is where Carmax failed

- Solange Meyer, 2012 GMC Terrain

Wonderful car

I have had the car since February, so all I can tell you from this short span, is that I love it. It has speed, remote start, it looks nice on the inside comfortable in front and back. Tires are original and need replaced. I'm guessing that's the reason when it's wet I hydroplane. I cannot go over 55 when it's wet out. Has backup camera. Sirius Satellite Radio availability. My car has everything I wanted.


  • Power: When you need speed the car will take off quickly
  • Technology and Entertainment: Sirius Satellite Radio, hands free talking,
  • Seat Comfort: Heated seats very comfortable


  • Weather Versatility: Seems like I slide when it's wet out. Tires are original. May need new ones to prevent this.
  • Cost to Maintain: Tires are expensive

- laura Patton, 2012 GMC Terrain

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.