GMC owners of truck and SUVs no longer need to second-guess their questions pertaining to towing. Such questions encompass the need for trailer brakes, hitch design and configurations, towing recreational vehicles and off-road applications. Owner’s manuals are limited in what they cover for towing applications; they can be sorely lacking when it comes to specifications, guidelines, restrictions and specific advice. This is where the new GMC App for trailering comes into play. The GMC Trailering Guide, which is a free download at the iTunes Store, is designed to completely cover all the aspects of towing, answering those frustrating but relevant questions. Vice president of GMC marketing, Tony DiSalle, believes that the guide is the right tool for customers who need information on trailering capability, whether they’re task involves a short jaunt across town with a utility trailer or an extended trip across the county with a fifth-wheel.
The GMC trailer app is designed for any owner or user who needs basic and-or advanced information on towing guidelines. This comes in the form of two main categories: specific GMC model selection or identifying the correct GMC model vehicle for a particular towing need.
The GMC app uses information listed on its website, Trailering and Towing Basics, as a compliment to four major categories that help inform drivers of all the towing-related aspects they might encounter. The Glossary and The Learning Center contain key facts and terminology to assist the customer in identifying common terms and nomenclature. There is a dingy or flat-trailer section that pertains to hauling a trailer behind their GMC vehicle. A video is included called Trailering 101 that lists How To facts and guidelines for experts or first-time users, and it cover the use of equipment and hitches, a pre-trailering check list, GMC trailering technologies, performance and power and the safety techniques related to all applications. The Find Your Vehicle section outlines specific information on the correct GMC model that should be used for the specific towing task, including facts about maximum weight load ratings, power and performance.
The GMC trailering app covers a variety of specific topics. Such topics include towing conditions on steep grades, high altitude and extreme weather conditions. Coverage is provided for towing under various traction situations, like snow, off-road and boat ramps. The subject of towing weight and hitch choices are covered, outlining the proper and safe load weights, weight distribution and the optimum hitches used for each model and application. Guidelines for the use and need for trailer brakes and trailer wiring configurations are covered.
The GMC trailer guide app is the definitive resource for those who have been trailering for years or those who need basic or detailed information for their first time out. The guide is updated to cover new regulations and new model power and performance updates.