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 Blazer model.

Table 1. Compare GMC models

GMC Model Number of Problems
  Yukon
6,513
  Envoy
4,481
  Sierra
4,227
  Sierra 1500
4,107
  Acadia
3,519
  Jimmy
2,033
  Terrain
1,426
  Sierra 2500
1,211
  Suburban
1,050
  Sonoma
1,041
  Safari
850
  Canyon
683
  Savana
494
  Sierra 3500
317
  C2500
218
  C1500
157
  Yukon Hybrid
75
  C3500
35
  C4500
27
  W Series
21
  Vandura
20
  T-series
19
  Blazer
18

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

Owners of GMC cars have reported a total of 32,542 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 1355.0. Cars from GMC's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (2,285 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 GMC
1,750
  1997 GMC
1,743
  1998 GMC
1,284
  1999 GMC
2,121
  2000 GMC
1,903
  2001 GMC
1,560
  2002 GMC
1,937
  2003 GMC
2,227
  2004 GMC
2,233
  2005 GMC
1,810
  2006 GMC
1,282
  2007 GMC
2,285
  2008 GMC
2,211
  2009 GMC
950
  2010 GMC
1,193
  2011 GMC
1,394
  2012 GMC
782
  2013 GMC
558
  2014 GMC
1,032
  2015 GMC
1,348
  2016 GMC
418
  2017 GMC
321
  2018 GMC
139
  2019 GMC
38

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 5,343 problems reported. The second most common GMC car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (3,513 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GMC vehicles



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