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1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab - Consumer Reviews

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great truck
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By Tom
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1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab K1500 SLT 2dr Regular Cab 4WD SB


Review

I have only had this truck for a year but i can tell you straight out that it is one of the best trucks i have ever owned very fun to driv


Best Features

5L engine fun to drive very reliable


Worst Features

I wish the back door opened you have to slide the seat forward to get in the back seat


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Awesome Power
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By JJAlmand
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1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab C1500 SLE 2dr Regular Cab SB


Review

I've owned this truck for two years and it is by far the best truck I've ever owned. The interior has plenty of room and the exterior looks sharp. My truck has over 200k and it still runs strong. I love the power of the 350ci V8, especially with a set of flowmaster duals. The limited-slip is another wonderful thing bout this truck. This truck is a performer and a reliable worker.


Best Features

The 350ci V8. Pulls my 14ft trailer with little effort. It also shuts down those annoying little ricer cars.


Worst Features

A firmer shifting tranny, better tailgate design, disk brakes in rear.


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5 year review
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By KWNelson
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Vehicle

1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab C1500 SL 2dr Regular Cab SB


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I thought this would be a great truck for many years, but recent problems now occur. I have replaced the radiator, A/c condensor, heater core and now transmission in the past year, and this takes my reliability score down. Its a nice drive, just problems with integrity.


Best Features

Smooth ride. Good space. Nice fuel economy in the V6.


Worst Features

Reliability. Reliability. Reliability.


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Excellent Truck
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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Reliability
By Chico Bob
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Vehicle

1996 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab C1500 SLE 2dr Regular Cab SB


Review

Excellent truck. Flaws include: Intake manifold gasket started leaking around 60K, 1 oxygen sensor around 45K, U- joints around 65K, windshield wiper module. All relatively inexpensive items to fix. Front brake pads lasted 80K (all city miles - they will last if you don't drive like a maniac). 16mpg in city, almost 20 mpg on highway (5.0 V8).


Best Features

Easy to work on, parts easy to find.


Worst Features

Only concerning flaw for me is the intake manifold gasket - several mechanics told me this is a common problem. It could cause problems if you let it go.


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