GM Vehicles That Offer Rear Seat Reminder Feature


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General Motors continues to expand the availability of its rear seat reminder technology. I raved about this system when I had it in the 2017 GMC Acadia. While it is not a “fix all” for the issue of dumb parents, it will surely help.

The rear seat reminder system doesn’t detect objects in the back seat. Rather it monitors the vehicle’s rear doors and whether they’ve been opened and closed up to 10 minutes prior to the vehicle being started or when the vehicle is running.

If it detects either of those scenarios occurring, the system will sound the alarm – in this case five chimes – plus display a warning message to “look in rear seat” when the vehicle is turned off.

Here is a list of current GM vehicles that offer the technology introduced in 2017. Not all 2019 model year vehicle information is available yet so check with your Car Pro Certified Dealer about specific GM models not on this list.

2019 Models:

  • 2019 Buick Enclave
  • 2019 Chevrolet Equinox
  • 2019 Chevrolet Traverse
  • 2019 Buick Envision
  • 2019 GMC Yukon
  • 2019 GMC Sierra
  • 2019 GMC Terrain
  • 2019 GMC Acadia


2018 GMC Terrain Denali. Credit: GMC
2018 GMC Terrain Denali. Credit: GMC

2018 Models:


2017 Models:

  • 2017 Buick Lacrosse
  • 2017 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV
  • 2017 Cadillac CT6
  • 2017 Chevrolet Cruze and Cruze Hatchback
  • 2017 Chevrolet Malibu
  • 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 2017 Chevrolet Suburban
  • 2017 Chevrolet Silverado
  • 2017 Chevrolet Colorado
  • 2017 GMC Yukon
  • 2017 GMC Yukon XL
  • 2017 GMC Sierra
  • 2017 GMC Canyon




Photo Credit: General Motors
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