2003 GMC Yukon - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2003 GMC Yukon

620 problems have been reported for the 2003 GMC Yukon. The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for 2003 GMC Yukon. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 156 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (132 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2003 GMC Yukon

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2003 GMC Yukon in the United States are 89,360 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by GMC Yukon owners in the last 15 years is 620, and the age of the vehicle is 15, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 620 / 89,360 / 15 * 1000 = 0.46.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across GMC Yukon model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2003 GMC Yukon in 2003.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
10
  2017
11
  2016
17
  2015
44
  2014
55
  2013
55
  2012
41
  2011
33
  2010
37
  2009
24
  2008
37
  2007
54
  2006
57
  2005
39
  2004
49
  2003
2

small car iamge Compare the 2003 GMC Yukon with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used GMC Yukon, the following table can be used to compare the 2003 GMC Yukon with the GMC Yukon from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2003 Yukon is 620 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the GMC Yukon is 265.

Table 3. Compare the 2003 GMC Yukon with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2017 Yukon
10
  2016 Yukon
66
  2015 Yukon
235
  2014 Yukon
25
  2013 Yukon
111
  2012 Yukon
97
  2011 Yukon
330
  2010 Yukon
224
  2009 Yukon
183
  2008 Yukon
346
  2007 Yukon
792
  2006 Yukon
100
  2005 Yukon
292
  2004 Yukon
529
  2003 Yukon
620
  2002 Yukon
385
  2001 Yukon
509
  2000 Yukon
322
  1999 Yukon
302
  1998 Yukon
88
  1997 Yukon
179
  1996 Yukon
90


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