What's Wrong with the GMC Sonoma?

Sonoma owners have made 61 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the interior (13%), followed by the fuel system (13%) and the engine (11%).

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 Sonoma.

Comparing Sonoma Generations

Watch out for the 2nd generation's (1994–2003) 1.48 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Sonoma 1994–2003
60 1.48
1st Gen Sonoma 1990–1993
1 0.04

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The Worst Sonoma 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 2003 (2), 1995 (2), 1992 (1), 1993 (0), 1998 (0), 1991 (0), and 1990 (0).