How Much Can The 2020 GMC Terrain Tow?

April 9th, 2020 by
2020 GMC Terrain Towing Capacity


The 2020 GMC Terrain is among the most capable and classy new midsize crossover SUVs currently on the market for Cedar Park drivers. With its head-turning exterior, its many available interior amenities and comfort features, and its spacious cargo area, the Terrain helps you accomplish more in high style. Plus, it’s quite rugged, with available AWD and up to a 3,500-pound towing capacity.*

GMC Terrain Towing Capacity In Detail

The new GMC Terrain’s max towing capacity is 3,500 pounds, but even entry-level GMC Terrain models are capable of towing plenty. Here’s an overview of base vs max towing capacity for the Terrain.

  • Base Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds
  • Maximum Towing Capacity: 3,500 pounds*

Want to learn more about how you can configure your Terrain to tow the most? Getting the maximum pound towing capacity requires upgrading to the available 2.0-liter turbocharged engine and adding the Trailering package. Contact us at Nyle Maxwell GMC to learn more about packages and options for the 2020 GMC Terrain. Or, consider purchasing a new or used GMC Canyon for its fantastic towing capacity.

2020 GMC Terrain Engine Options

GMC knows that drivers demand different options when it comes to engines depending on if they value power, value, or efficiency most. That’s why the GMC Terrain model lineup offers two capable engine choices for Pflugerville drivers like you, including:

  • A standard 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with up to 170 hp
  • An available 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with up to 252 hp

2020 GMC Terrain Trim Choices

GMC Terrain towing capacity and engine options aside, the 2020 GMC Terrain model lineup also includes plenty of other options across its many trim choices. Curious about what your trim choices are? Here’s a handy list of your 2020 GMC Terrain trim choices. Contact our knowledgeable GMC experts for more information on how trims compare.

  • GMC Terrain SL
  • GMC Terrain SLE
  • GMC Terrain Denali

Learn More: Contact Nyle Maxwell GMC

Want to further explore the new GMC Terrain in Pflugerville? Explore our GMC accessories to further enhance the Terrain’s inherent capabilities. Then, contact us! Otherwise, if you’re searching specifically for an affordable GMC Terrain? Browse our used SUV inventory at Nyle Maxwell GMC to find your ideal pre-owned Terrain SUV.


*Terrain’s 3,500-lb rating requires available 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine and available trailering equipment. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.


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