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 C7500 model.

Table 1. Compare GMC models

GMC Model Number of Problems
  Yukon
5,744
  Envoy
4,372
  Sierra
4,159
  Sierra 1500
3,484
  Acadia
3,075
  Jimmy
2,030
  Sierra 2500
1,146
  Terrain
1,062
  Suburban
1,050
  Sonoma
1,040
  Safari
850
  Canyon
578
  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
  C6500
5
  C7500
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 29,991 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 1303.0. Cars from GMC's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (2,202 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
1,924
  2003 GMC
2,190
  2004 GMC
2,202
  2005 GMC
1,778
  2006 GMC
1,239
  2007 GMC
2,121
  2008 GMC
2,042
  2009 GMC
864
  2010 GMC
1,067
  2011 GMC
1,203
  2012 GMC
635
  2013 GMC
421
  2014 GMC
787
  2015 GMC
711
  2016 GMC
207
  2017 GMC
175
  2018 GMC
35

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 5,024 problems reported. The second most common GMC car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (3,260 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GMC vehicles



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