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
6,186
  Envoy
4,425
  Sierra
4,188
  Sierra 1500
3,754
  Acadia
3,310
  Jimmy
2,030
  Terrain
1,202
  Sierra 2500
1,170
  Suburban
1,050
  Sonoma
1,041
  Safari
850
  Canyon
628
  Savana
491
  Sierra 3500
310
  C2500
218
  C1500
157
  Yukon Hybrid
69
  C3500
35
  C4500
27
  W Series
21
  Vandura
20
  T-series
19
  Blazer
18
  Topkick
12
  P30
11
  C5500
8
  C7500
5
  C6500
5

Number of problems reported for all models of GMC built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of GMC cars have reported a total of 31,260 problems across all GMC models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all GMC models, is 1301.5. Cars from GMC's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (2,224 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
2,122
  2000 GMC
1,900
  2001 GMC
1,560
  2002 GMC
1,929
  2003 GMC
2,211
  2004 GMC
2,224
  2005 GMC
1,786
  2006 GMC
1,264
  2007 GMC
2,224
  2008 GMC
2,128
  2009 GMC
919
  2010 GMC
1,138
  2011 GMC
1,288
  2012 GMC
709
  2013 GMC
481
  2014 GMC
899
  2015 GMC
1,033
  2016 GMC
303
  2017 GMC
251
  2018 GMC
73
  2019 GMC
3

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 5,108 problems reported. The second most common GMC car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (3,399 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GMC vehicles



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