GMC Safari - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

GMC Safari owners have reported a total of 850 problems for their cars built in the 10 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the GMC Safari. The 1997 GMC Safari cars have the most problems reported (203 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for GMC Safari

Model Year Number of Problems
  2005 Safari
9
  2004 Safari
8
  2003 Safari
26
  2002 Safari
39
  2001 Safari
55
  2000 Safari
100
  1999 Safari
93
  1998 Safari
114
  1997 Safari
203
  1996 Safari
201

  Common problems of GMC Safari

The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for GMC Safari cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (154 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's visibility (94 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of GMC Safari

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Service Brakes
154
  Visibility
94
  Power Train
63
  Electrical System
61
  Engine And Engine Cooling
59
  Suspension
55
  Steering
53
  Gasoline Fuel System
43
  Structure
41
  Vehicle Speed Control
34
   
  Seat Belt
29
  Air Bag
27
  Equipment
24
  Latches/locks/linkage
18
  Exterior Lighting
16
  Unknown Or Other
16
  Tire
15
  Seats
12
  Other Fuel System
10
  Interior Lighting
9
  Wheel
8
  Air Brake
6
  Parking Brake
1
  Child Seat
1
  Electronic Stability Control
1


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