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GMC Jimmy Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.3 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 190 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 14/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2000 GMC Jimmy

  • With its cramped interior, dated design, and dubious build quality, the Jimmy doesn't make much of a case for itself against the bigger and more refined offerings from Nissan, Toyota and Ford.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Wide model range, plenty of features, sleek two-door styling.

  • Cons

    Body shake on rough surfaces, low-buck interior parts, uncomfortable rear seats.

  • What's New for 2000

    For 2000, GMC is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Jimmy nameplate with a Diamond Edition model. Other changes center on new equipment and suspension packaging. A heavy-duty battery is now standard, and Jimmy's V6 has been upgraded with a roller timing chain, sprocket and rocker arms for improved durability and reduced noise. There are also two new exterior colors, while the SLE gets a revised cloth interior.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

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3 of 8 people found this review helpful

Myjimmy

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Vehicle: 2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4dr SUV 4WD

i bought mine this year and the 4 wheel drive didnt work. it turned out to be 40 dollar dash switch so i was lucky. sunroof also doesnt work but other than that im glad i bought it. its got good power and doesnt hurt too much on gas. its the perfect thing for me!



3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Money pit

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Vehicle: 2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4dr SUV

When I finished making payments on this truck thats when everything started to go wrong. The transmission blew twice I'm on my third one same for my alternator, water pump, ball joints and the front end, the fuel pump and the intake manifold had to be replaced twice. Then I had to replace the rear wiper motor and rear door lock, the front wiper motor, the radiator, the spider injectors, the front wheel bearings, the window and lock controls never worked right, the 4x4 actuator has to looked at before the first snow fall because it has failed me many times. Thanks to gmc I'll never never buy an American car! Again




A solid all around vehicle

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Vehicle: 2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4dr SUV

It doesn't have the greatest style, highway wind noise is way too loud, the plastic interior feels very cheap and the exterior design is very basic. Those are the cons. The pros are that it is a very reliable car. I have not had one problem with it. It's driving comfort is quite good and it is good for hauling. If what you want is a solid vehicle that is reliable and piratical for yourself or a teenager's first car. You would do well with this one.




Reliable...having problems now

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Vehicle: 2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4dr SUV 4WD

this vehicle i got with 111,xxx miles on it and it now has 133,xxx on it...everything was running perfect until the check engine light came on...my mechanic has looked at it 4 different times and cant figure out whats wrong with it...still in the shop being looked at...other than that gas mileage was terrific for its size and very roomy....i put HIDs in and gave it new headlights and it looks good at night




Gmc

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Vehicle: 2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4dr SUV 4WD

This SUV has only left me stranded when the alternator went out. I bought a new one 100$. The pitman arm was bad and caused swaying all over the road and unresponsive steering replaced it and it was all fixed. I am now at 102,000 miles and have had no other problems. I have maintained it myself per gm suggestions and it still runs like new no smoke or anything, I get 25mpg on premium when light on the throttle. Not much bad I can say about the vehicle. just maintain them and they'll run a long time. It has got me through 6 winters some snow ice and mud and a bunch of hills.




Lemon

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Vehicle: 2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4dr SUV

Replaced ball joints twice, ignition switch, oil cooler lines, drivers side door window actuator, brakes every year, broken gas gauge, blown speakers, overheating problem with a/c, transmission at 60k, squeak problem from front end, door hinges, if this thing was worth anything I would drive it off a Cliff and collect the insurance. I want my money back. Also who let this off the engineers proof w/ out further inspection.



Full 2000 GMC Jimmy Review

What's New for 2000

For 2000, GMC is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Jimmy nameplate with a Diamond Edition model. Other changes center on new equipment and suspension packaging. A heavy-duty battery is now standard, and Jimmy's V6 has been upgraded with a roller timing chain, sprocket and rocker arms for improved durability and reduced noise. There are also two new exterior colors, while the SLE gets a revised cloth interior.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 14
  • cty
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  • 18
  • highway
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