If you are the new possessor of a GMC Terrain, have been lent one, or have rented one, you may not yet know all the specs of this car. This is specifically the subject of this short post, we will help you to perform a common but essential procedure on 3-door cars in order to transport more than 2 persons. That’s why we are going to explain you how to fold a front seat on a GMC Terrain, for that, first of all, we are going to take a look at the different configuration settings of the front seat of your car, and, in a second step, the different ways to fold the front seat of a GMC Terrain..


The different front seat adjustments of an GMC Terrain

First of all, we’ll start our short post by detailing the different configurations existing on the front seat of a GMC Terrain. In fact, even if you want to fold one of your front seats on your car, you should know that according to the model of your car and its packages you will have access to different options, here are most of the settings you can find on your GMC Terrain:

  • Fundamental and essential adjustment for driving without taking risks, this configuration settings of the front seat of your GMC Terrain permits you to modify the proximity of the seat to the pedals in order to adapt to the size of each person’s legs.
  • This setting permits you to have a better perspective of the road, for tiny persons we often raise the seat and for big persons to lower it.
  • Finally, the last “classic” configuration is the seat inclination, not to be mislead with the control to fold the seat of a GMC Terrain, this setting will allow you, depending on the length of your arms, to have the right driving position without tiring to reach the controls
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  • The lumbar support: On some series, you will also be able to modify the lumbar support offered by your seat by pressing down on the backrest, a very pleasant adjustment for long trips.

How do you fold the front seat down from a GMC Terrain?

After discovering all the seat settings, we will in this part help you to fold down the front seat of your GMC Terrain. Please remember that subject to the number of doors on your car the method will not be the same. Whether you want to fold down a front seat to transport a passenger on a 3-door GMC Terrain, or whether you want to fold it down to deliver heavy objects on a 5-door GMC Terrain, it will not be the same approach, here are the different methods to do it

Fold down the front seat of a 3-door GMC Terrain.

As we informed you before, whether it’s to get a traveler in the back seat, or to carry heavy items, knowing how to fold the front seat down from its GMC Terrain is useful. This technique is quite common, and depending on the year of your GMC Terrain the lever to fold down the front seat can be in different spots, here are the 3 possible locations for this command:

  • At the top of the seat back near the headrest
  • On the side of the seat in most cases in the middle of the backrest
  • On the side of the seat in the middle of the seat

Activating this lever will completely fold down the front seat back of your GMC Terrain and free the seat from its location on the rail that allows you to move the seat forward or backward, this will allow you to save even more space for an easy passenger in the rear.

Folding down the front seat of a 5-door GMC Terrain

As for folding the front seat of a GMC Terrain 5-door, the procedure is not the same because since it is not built to receive rear passengers through the front doors, your seats don’t have the same functionality we just talked about earlier. Folding the front seat of a 5-door GMC Terrain will generally only be useful if you want to carry bulky things. To do this, you’ll need to use the recline control to fold your seats. Depending on the year of your car, it can be in the form of a knob to turn, or a lever to operate to choose the inclination of your car. If you don’t have enough space and want to fold the rear seat of your GMC Terrain, don’t hesitate to read our short post dedicated to this manipulation.

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