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
6,051
  Envoy
4,409
  Sierra
4,178
  Sierra 1500
3,648
  Acadia
3,241
  Jimmy
2,030
  Sierra 2500
1,161
  Terrain
1,153
  Suburban
1,050
  Sonoma
1,041
  Safari
850
  Canyon
614
  Savana
491
  Sierra 3500
306
  C2500
218
  C1500
157
  Yukon Hybrid
60
  C3500
35
  C4500
27
  W Series
21
  Vandura
20
  T-series
19
  Blazer
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 2019.

Owners of GMC cars have reported a total of 30,838 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 1284.0. Cars from GMC's 2004 model year have the most problems reported (2,219 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
2,121
  2000 GMC
1,900
  2001 GMC
1,557
  2002 GMC
1,927
  2003 GMC
2,205
  2004 GMC
2,219
  2005 GMC
1,782
  2006 GMC
1,259
  2007 GMC
2,196
  2008 GMC
2,098
  2009 GMC
895
  2010 GMC
1,121
  2011 GMC
1,257
  2012 GMC
683
  2013 GMC
454
  2014 GMC
862
  2015 GMC
932
  2016 GMC
280
  2017 GMC
213
  2018 GMC
61
  2019 GMC
1

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 5,077 problems reported. The second most common GMC car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (3,348 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GMC vehicles



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