GMC - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare GMC models

The following chart shows the GMC models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, GMC has sold far more Yukon model cars than the C6500 model.

Table 1. Compare GMC models

GMC Model Number of Problems
  Yukon
5,894
  Envoy
4,388
  Sierra
4,166
  Sierra 1500
3,560
  Acadia
3,141
  Jimmy
2,030
  Sierra 2500
1,149
  Terrain
1,094
  Suburban
1,050
  Sonoma
1,041
  Safari
850
  Canyon
587
  Savana
489
  Sierra 3500
303
  C2500
218
  C1500
157
  Yukon Hybrid
57
  C3500
35
  C4500
27
  Vandura
20
  T-series
19
  Blazer
18
  W Series
18
  Topkick
12
  P30
11
  C5500
7
  C7500
5
  C6500
5

Number of problems reported for all models of GMC built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of GMC cars have reported a total of 30,351 problems across all GMC models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all GMC models, is 1318.6. Cars from GMC's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (2,210 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 GMC
1,752
  1997 GMC
1,754
  1998 GMC
1,286
  1999 GMC
2,119
  2000 GMC
1,900
  2001 GMC
1,556
  2002 GMC
1,926
  2003 GMC
2,200
  2004 GMC
2,210
  2005 GMC
1,779
  2006 GMC
1,246
  2007 GMC
2,156
  2008 GMC
2,063
  2009 GMC
879
  2010 GMC
1,091
  2011 GMC
1,228
  2012 GMC
657
  2013 GMC
428
  2014 GMC
822
  2015 GMC
814
  2016 GMC
225
  2017 GMC
189
  2018 GMC
48

Common problems of GMC Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of GMC cars. The number one most common problem of GMC cars is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic, with 5,050 problems reported. The second most common GMC car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (3,295 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GMC vehicles



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