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
6,733
  Envoy
4,496
  Sierra
4,251
  Sierra 1500
4,250
  Acadia
3,615
  Jimmy
2,036
  Terrain
1,526
  Sierra 2500
1,223
  Suburban
1,050
  Sonoma
1,041
  Safari
850
  Canyon
707
  Savana
499
  Sierra 3500
321
  C2500
218
  C1500
157
  Yukon Hybrid
76
  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 33,189 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 1381.9. Cars from GMC's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (2,300 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
1,285
  1999 GMC
2,122
  2000 GMC
1,904
  2001 GMC
1,563
  2002 GMC
1,940
  2003 GMC
2,230
  2004 GMC
2,237
  2005 GMC
1,816
  2006 GMC
1,289
  2007 GMC
2,300
  2008 GMC
2,241
  2009 GMC
958
  2010 GMC
1,213
  2011 GMC
1,427
  2012 GMC
813
  2013 GMC
585
  2014 GMC
1,095
  2015 GMC
1,546
  2016 GMC
521
  2017 GMC
360
  2018 GMC
169
  2019 GMC
59

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 5,429 problems reported. The second most common GMC car problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (3,579 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of GMC vehicles



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