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Every GMC Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked GMC generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 3rd Generation GMC Sierra 1500

From 2014 to 2017, the Sierra 1500 accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 20.88. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Rank Model Gen Years PainRank
20th Sierra 1500 Gen 3 2014—2017 20.88
19th Acadia Gen 1 2008—2016 19.42
18th Acadia Gen 2 2017—2018 18.99

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