Body and repair shops need not worry about encountering much aluminum when it comes to the 2018 GMC Terrain, but shops should note there is an intricate mix of high strength steel involved.
The new Terrain weighs in 400 pounds lighter than its predecessor through a mix of mild and higher-strength steels. The ultra high strength steel sections come with some sectioning and repair restrictions, but everything else is fairly standard, according to the report.

GM didn’t use any extravagant joining techniques that warrant special consideration from body shops, though the tailgate does include some aluminum for repairers to take note of.

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