What's Wrong with the GMC Sierra 1500?

Sierra 1500 owners have made 946 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the lights (18%), followed by the engine (12%) and the interior (12%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Sierra 1500.

Comparing Sierra 1500 Generations

You should avoid the 3rd generation (2014–2017) Sierra 1500 because of its overall PainRank™ of 20.8. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Sierra 1500 2014–2017
450 20.8
2nd Gen Sierra 1500 2008–2013
181 10.97
1st Gen Sierra 1500 1999–2007
280 8.9

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    The Worst Sierra 1500 Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2007 (34), 2013 (31), 2010 (27), 2009 (25), 2000 (25), 2017 (23), 2006 (23), 2002 (20), 2001 (20), 2012 (16), 1999 (15), and 2016 (5).