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2024 GMC Sierra Seats User Guide

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2024 GMC Sierra Seats User Manual

“Get inside the 2024 GMC Sierra, which is roomy and comfortable, and enjoy a drive where comfort and utility meet.” The Sierra’s carefully made seats give every passenger an unbeatable experience, whether you’re driving on city streets or rough countryside.

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2024 GMC Head Restraints

Warning
With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly, there is a a greater chance that occupants will suffer a neck/spinal injury in a crash. Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly.

Front Seats
The vehicle’s front seats have adjustable head restraints in the outboard seating positions.

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Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraint is at the same height as the top of the occupant’s head. This position reduces the chance of a neck injury in a crash.

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To raise or lower the head restraint, press the button on the side of the head restraint and pull up or push the head restraint down and release the button.

Pull and push on the head restraint after the button is released to make sure that it is locked in place.

The front seat outboard head restraints are not removable.

Rear Head Restraints
The vehicle’s rear seat has head restraints in the outboard seating positions that cannot be adjusted.

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The head restraint can be folded forward to allow for better visibility when the rear seat is unoccupied. To fold the head restraint, press the button on the side of the head restraint.

When an occupant is in the seat, always return the head restraint to the upright position until it locks into place. Push and pull on the head restraint to make sure that it is locked.

If you are installing a child restraint in the rear seat.

Center Headrest
The vehicle’s rear seat may be equipped with a headrest in the centre seating position that cannot be adjusted.

If you are installing a child restraint in the rear seat, see Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System).

GMC Front Seats

Seat Adjustment

Warning
You can lose control of the vehicle if you try to adjust the driver’s seat while the vehicle is moving. Adjust the driver seat only when the vehicle is not moving.

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To adjust a manual seat:

  1. Pull the handle at the front of the seat.
  2. Slide the seat to the desired position and release the handle.
  3. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in place.

Center Seat
If equipped, the centre front seatback doubles as an armrest and cupholder/ storage area for the driver and passenger when the centre front seat is not used.

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Pull the strap on the side of the centre seatback to fold the centre seatback. Do not use the centre seatback as a seating position when the seatback is folded down.

To raise the seatback, push the seatback rearward until it locks in the upright position. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.

Power Seat Adjustment

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To adjust a power seat, if equipped:

  • Move the seat forward or rearward by sliding the control forward or rearward.
  • Raise or lower the front part of the seat cushion by moving the front of the control up or down.
  • Raise or lower the seat by moving the rear of the control up or down.

Some vehicles are equipped with a feature that activates a vibrating pulse alert in the driver seat to help the driver avoid crashes.

Reclining Seatbacks

Warning

Sitting in a reclined position when the the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even when buckled up, the seat belts cannot do their job.

The shoulder belt will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries.

The lap belt could go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries.

For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear the seat belt properly.

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Do not have a seatback reclined if the vehicle is moving.

Manual Reclining Seatbacks

Warning
If either seatback is not locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always push and pull on the seatbacks to be sure they are locked.

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To adjust a manual seatback:

  1. Lift the lever.
    The seatback will automatically fold forward.
  2. To recline, move the seatback rearward to the desired position, then release the lever to lock the seatback in place.
  3. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.

To return the seatback to the upright position:

  1. Lift the lever fully without applying pressure to the seatback, and the seatback will return to the upright position.
  2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.

Power Reclining Seatbacks

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To recline a power seatback, if equipped:

  • Tilt the top of the control rearward to recline.
  • Tilt the top of the control forward to raise.

Lumbar Adjustment

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To adjust the lumbar support, if equipped:

  • Press and hold the front or rear of the control to increase or decrease lumbar support.
  • If equipped, press and hold the top or bottom of the control to raise or lower lumbar support.

Uplevel Seat Adjustment

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To adjust lumbar support, if equipped:

  • Turn the Feature Select (1) to scroll to lumbar support on the infotainment display.
  • Press Forward (5) or Rearward (3) to adjust lumbar forward or rearward.
  • Press Up (2) or Down (4) to adjust lumbar up or down.

Bolster Support
To adjust bolster support, if equipped:

Turn the Feature Select (1) to scroll to bolster support on the infotainment display. Press Forward (5) or Rearward (3) to adjust bolster support inward or outward.

Upper Shoulder Support
To adjust upper shoulder support, if equipped:

  • Turn the Feature Select (1) to scroll to upper shoulder support on the infotainment display.
  • Press Forward (5) or Rearward (3) to adjust shoulder support forward or rearward.

Massage

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If equipped, the vehicle must be on to use the massage feature.

To activate and adjust massage:

  • Turn the Feature Select (1) to scroll to massage on the infotainment display.
  • Press Up (2) or Down (4) to adjust the massage type.
  • Press Forward (5) or Rearward (3) to adjust the intensity.
  • To turn the massage off or to activate the massage at the last massage type and intensity settings, press the massage On/c Off Control (6).

The massage feature will turn off after approximately 20 minutes. Press the massage On/Off Control (6) to restart the massage feature.

Memory Seats

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Overview
If equipped, the memory seat feature allows drivers to save their unique driving positions and a shared exit position. See “Saving Seating Positions” later in this section. The saved positions can be recalled manually by all drivers, see “Manually Recalling Seating Positions” later in this section, and drivers with remote key 1 and 2 can also recall them automatically. See “Auto Seat Entry Memory Recall” or “Auto Seat Exit Memory Recall” later in this section. To enable automatic recalls, turn on Seat Entry Memory and/or Seat Exit Memory. See “Enabling Automatic Recalls” later in this section. The memory recalls may be cancelled at any time during the recall. See “Cancel Memory Seating Recalls” later in this section.

Identifying Driver Number
The vehicle identifies the current driver by their remote key numbers 1–8. The current remote key number may be identified by the Driver Information Center (DIC) welcome message, “You are driver x for memory recalls.” This message is displayed on the first few times the vehicle is turned on when a different remote key is used. For Seat Entry Memory to work properly, save positions to the 1 or 2 memory buttons matching the driver number of this welcome message. To aid in identifying remote key IDs, it is recommended to only carry one remote key when entering the vehicle. Perform the following if the welcome message is not displayed:

  1. Move all keys and remote keys away from the vehicle.
  2. Start the vehicle with another remote key. A DIC welcome message should be displayed indicating the driver number of the other remote key. Turn the vehicle off and remove the other key or remote key from the vehicle.
  3. Start the vehicle with the initial key or remote key. The DIC welcome message should display the driver number of the initial remote key.

Saving Seating Positions
Read these instructions completely before saving memory positions.

To save preferred driving positions to 1 and 2:

  1. Turn the vehicle on. A DIC welcome message may indicate the driver number of the current remote key. See “Identifying Driver Number” previously in this section.
  2. Adjust all available memory features to the desired driving position.
  3. Press and release SET; a beep will sound.
  4. Immediately upon releasing SET, press and hold memory button 1 or 2 matching the current remote key number until two beeps sound. If too much time passes between releasing SET and pressing 1 or 2, the two beeps will not sound indicating memory position was not saved. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to try again.
  5. Repeat Steps 1–4 for the other remote key 1 or 2 using the other 1 or 2 memory button.

It is recommended to save the preferred driving positions to both 1 and 2 if you are the only driver.

To save the common exit seating position2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 That is used by all drivers for Manually Recalling Seating Positions and Auto Seat Exit Memory Recall features, repeat Steps 1– 4 using2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 the exit button.

Manually Recalling Seating Positions
Press and hold 1, 2, or 2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14Bbutton until the recall is complete, to recall the positions previously saved to that button.

Manual Memory recall movement for 1, 2 or2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 Buttons may be initiated and will complete to the saved memory position if the vehicle is in or out of P (Park).

Enabling Automatic Recalls

  • Seat Entry Memory moves the driver seat to the selected 1 or 2 position when the vehicle is started. Select Settings > Vehicle > Seating Position > Seat Entry Memory > ON or OFF. See “Auto Seat Entry Memory Recall” later in this section.
  • Seat Exit Memory moves the driver seat to the preferred exit position of the 2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14button when the vehicle is turned off and the door is opened. Select Settings >  Vehicle > Seating Position > Seat Exit Memory > Select ON or OFF. See “Auto Seat Exit Memory Recall” later in this section.

Auto Seat Entry Memory Recall
Seat Entry Memory will automatically begin movement to the seating positions of the 1 or 2 buttons corresponding to the remote key number 1 or 2 detected by the vehicle when:

  • The vehicle is turned ON.
  • Seating positions have been previously saved to the same 1 or 2 button. See “Saving Seating Positions” previously in this section.
  • Seat Entry Memory is enabled. See “Enabling Automatic Recalls” previously in this section.
  • The vehicle is in P (Park).

Seat Entry Memory Recall will continue if the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park) before reaching the saved memory position.

If the saved memory seat position does not automatically recall, verify the recall is enabled. See “Enabling Automatic Recalls” previously in this section.

If the memory seat recalls to the wrong position, remote key number 1 or 2 may not match the memory button number positions they were saved to. Try the other remote key or try saving the positions to the other 1 or 2 memory buttons. See “Saving Seating Positions” previously in this section.

Automatic Seat Entry Memory recalls are only available for remote key numbers 1 and 2. Remote keys 3–8 will not provide Seat Entry Memory recalls.

Auto Seat Exit Memory Recall
Seat Exit Memory will begin movement to the seating position of the 2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 button when:

  • The vehicle is turned off and the driver door is open or opened within a short time.
  • A seating position has been previously saved to the  2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 memory button. See “Saving Seating Positions” previously in this section.
  • Seat Exit Memory is enabled. See “Enabling Automatic Recalls” previously in this section.
  • The vehicle is in P (Park).

Seat Exit Memory recall will continue if the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park) prior to reaching the saved memory position.

Seat Exit Memory is not linked to a remote key. The seating position saved to B is used for all drivers

Cancel Memory Seating Recalls

  • During any memory recall:
    • Press a power seat control
    • Press the SET memory button
  • During Manual memory recall:
    • Release 1, 2, or 2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14memory button
  • During Auto Seat Entry Memory Recall:
    • Turn vehicle off
    • Press the SET, 1, 2, or2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 memory buttons
  • During Auto Seat Exit Memory Recall:
    • Press the SET, 1, 2, or2024 GMC Sierra Memory Seats 14 memory buttons

Obstructions
If something has blocked the seat while recalling a memory position, the recall may stop. Remove the obstruction and try the recall again. If the memory position still does not recall, see your dealer.

Heated and Ventilated Front Seats

Warning
If temperature change or pain to the skin cannot be felt, the seat heater may cause burns. To reduce the risk of burns, use care when using the seat heater, especially for long periods. Do not place anything on the seat that insulates against heat, such as a blanket, cushion, cover, or similar item. This may cause the seat heater to overheat. An overheated seat heater may cause a burn or may damage the seat.

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Heated and Ventilated Seat Buttons Shown,
Heated Seat Buttons Similar

If equipped, the buttons are on the center stack. To operate, the engine must be running.

Press 2024 GMC Sierra Heated and Ventilated Front 16 + to heat the driver or passenger seatback only.

Press 2024 GMC Sierra Heated and Ventilated Front 17to heat the driver or passenger seat cushion and seatback.

Press2024 GMC Sierra Heated and Ventilated Front 18 to ventilate the driver or passenger seat.

The indicator light on the button comes on when this feature is on.

Press the button once for the highest setting. With each press of the button, the seat will change to the next lower setting, and then to the off setting. The indicator lights next to the buttons indicate three for the highest setting and one for the lowest. If the heated seats are on high for 30 minutes, their level will automatically be lowered.

Auto Heated and Ventilated Seats
When the vehicle is on, this feature, if enabled, will automatically activate the heated or ventilated seats at the level required by the vehicle’s interior temperature.

The active high, medium, low, or off-heated or ventilated seat level will be indicated by the manual heated or ventilated seat buttons on the centre stack. Use the manual heated or ventilated seat buttons on the centre stack to turn auto-heated or ventilated seats off. If the passenger seat is unoccupied, the auto-heated or ventilated seat feature will not activate that seat. If equipped with a heated steering wheel, The heated steering wheel activation will follow the heated seat auto-activation and the heated wheel indicator will follow the state of the steering wheel heat.

To enable or disable auto-heated or ventilated seats, select Settings > Vehicle > Climate and Air Quality > Auto Cooled or Auto Heated Seats > ON or OFF.

Remote Start Heated and Ventilated Seats
If equipped, the heated seats will turn on automatically during a remote start if it is cold outside and the ventilated seats will turn it on automatically if it is hot outside. If equipped, the heated steering wheel will turn it on automatically during a remote start if it is cold outside. The heated and ventilated seat indicators and heated steering wheel indicator may come on during this operation.

The heated and ventilated seats and heated steering wheel may be cancelled when the vehicle is started. These features can be manually selected after the vehicle is turned on.

The temperature performance of an unoccupied seat may be reduced. This is normal.

To enable or disable remote start heated or ventilated seats, select Settings > Vehicle > Remote Lock, Unlock, and Start > Remote Start Auto Heat Seats or Remote Start Auto Cool Seats > ON or OFF.

Rear Seats

Rear Seat Reminder
If equipped, the message REAR SEAT REMINDER LOOK IN REAR SEAT displays under certain conditions indicating there may be an item or passenger in the rear seat. Check before exiting the vehicle.

This feature will activate when a second-row door is opened while the vehicle is on or up to 10 minutes before the vehicle is turned on. There will be an alert when the vehicle is turned off. The alert does not directly detect objects in the rear seat; instead, under certain conditions, it detects when a rear door is opened and closed, indicating that there may be something in the rear seat.

The feature is active only once each time the vehicle is turned on and off and will require reactivation by opening and closing the second-row doors. There may be an alert even when there is nothing in the rear seat; for example, if a child entered the vehicle through the rear door and left the vehicle without the vehicle being shut off.

The feature can be turned on or off. Select Settings > Vehicle > Rear Seat Reminder > ON or OFF.

Folding the Rear Seat Cushion
Either side of the rear seat cushion can be folded up for added cargo space.

Warning
Folding a rear seat with the seat belts still fastened may cause damage to the seat or the seat belts. Always unbuckle the seat belts and return them to their normal stowed position before folding the rear seat.

Make sure that nothing is on the seat cushion.

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To fold the seat, slowly pull the seat cushion up.

To return the seat to the normal seating position, slowly pull the seat cushion down.

Warning
A seat belt that is improperly routed, not properly attached, or twisted will not provide the protection needed in a crash. The person wearing the belt could be seriously injured. After restoring the seat to the normal seating position, always check to be sure that the seat belts are properly routed and attached, and are not twisted.

Heated Rear Seats

Warning
If you cannot feel the temperature change or pain to the skin, the seat heater may cause burns.

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If available, the buttons are on the rear of the centre console. To operate, the engine must be running.

Press 2024 GMC Sierra Heated Rear Seats 21 to heat the left or right outboard seat cushion. An indicator on the climate control display appears when this feature is on.

This feature turns on at the highest setting. With each press of the button, the heated seat changes to the next lower setting, and then the off setting. Three lights indicate the highest setting and one light indicates the lowest. If the heated seats are on high, the level may automatically be lowered after approximately 30 minutes.

Remote Start Heated Seats
If equipped, the heated seats will turn on automatically during a remote start if it is cold outside. The heated seat indicators may come on during this operation. The heated seats may be cancelled when the vehicle is started. These features can be manually selected with the heated seat buttons after the vehicle is turned on.

The temperature performance of an unoccupied seat may be reduced. This is normal.

To enable or disable remote start heated seats, select Settings > Vehicle > Remote Lock, Unlock, and Start > Remote Start Auto Heat Seats > ON or OFF.

FAQs

What type of seating configurations are available in the 2024 GMC Sierra?

There are different types of seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra, such as bench seats, captain’s chairs, and even choices that can be changed to fit your needs.

How many passengers can the 2024 GMC Sierra accommodate comfortably?

 The 2024 GMC Sierra can easily fit up to six people, depending on how the seats are set up.

Are the seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra adjustable?

Yes, the seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra can be adjusted so that the driver and guests can find the best level of comfort for them.

Does the 2024 GMC Sierra offer heated and ventilated seats?

Definitely, the 2024 GMC Sierra has seats that are both heated and cooled, so you’ll be comfortable no matter what the weather is like.

Are the seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra upholstered in premium materials?

Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra seats are made of high-quality materials that make them durable, comfortable, and a little fancy.

Can the seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra be folded down for extra cargo space?

Yes, the seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra can be easily folded down to make more room for cargo when needed. This makes the car more useful in a variety of situations.

Are there any optional seat features available for the 2024 GMC Sierra?

Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra does come with extras like power-adjustable seats, massage functions, and even built-in video systems to make you trip more comfortable and easy.

How easy is it to clean and maintain the seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra?

The 2024 GMC Sierra seats are made to be easy to clean and maintain, so you can keep the inside of the car looking great with little work.

Can the rear seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra be reclined?

 Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra’s back seats can be lowered for extra relaxation on long trips. This way, everyone can sit back and enjoy the ride.

Are child safety seat anchors available in the 2024 GMC Sierra?

Child safety seat anchors are built into the 2024 GMC Sierra, which gives parents who are going with young children peace of mind.

Are there any advanced safety features integrated into the seats of the 2024 GMC Sierra?

Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra seats may have built-in safety features like side airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners to make them safer for passengers in the event of a crash.

Can the driver’s seat in the 2024 GMC Sierra be programmed for multiple users?

Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra does have driver memory settings that let more than one person save their favorite seating positions for added ease.

Are there any special editions of the 2024 GMC Sierra that offer unique seat designs?

Yes, some special editions of the 2024 GMC Sierra may have different seat designs, upholstery choices, and accents on the trim to show off their unique style and personality.

Does the 2024 GMC Sierra offer integrated smartphone connectivity from the seats?

Depending on the trim level and choices chosen, the 2024 GMC Sierra may have built-in smartphone connectivity features that can be accessed from the seats. This way, passengers can stay connected while they’re on the go.

Can I customize the seats in my 2024 GMC Sierra with aftermarket accessories?

The seats in the 2024 GMC Sierra are made to be very comfortable and useful, but you can look into aftermarket accessories to make them even more unique. 

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