2nd Generation (2002—2009) Envoy Problems

This generations ranks 30th out of 33 GMC generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (22%), fuel system (15%), and the engine (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Leaking Gas, Cracked Gas Tank Filler Neck 13 complaints at an average of 94,031 miles in the 2003 GMC Envoy.
  2. Cluster Gauges Not Working 23 complaints at an average of 85,906 miles in the 2004 GMC Envoy.
  3. Excessive Oil Consumption 3 complaints at an average of 69,083 miles in the 2006 GMC Envoy.

What Envoy Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all GMC model years.

Watch out for the 2004 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 2 0 642 0.57
2008 26 0 622 7.16
2007 39 5 560 8.2
2006 39 9 562 16.16
2005 79 3 520 19.34
2004 124 2 564 20.92
2003 55 8 533 13.64
2002 31 14 520 5.65

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