The 2nd generation of the Sierra 1500 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 10.97. That can be compared against other GMC generations. Shopping for a GMC? You could do worse (but you could also do better).
Owners of the 2008–2013 Sierra 1500 model years have sent in 181 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (27%) followed by the interior (19%) and the transmission (9%).