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1997 GMC Sierra 1500

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GMC Sierra 1500 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.3 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 200 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 GMC Sierra 1500

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  • Pros

    Optional Vortec 5700 V-8, classic styling, passenger airbag, optional third door.

  • Cons

    Aging design, interior styling, poorly placed dashboard cupholders, uncomfortable seats

  • What's New for 1997

    A passenger airbag is added to models with a GVWR under 8,600 pounds, and all models get speed-sensitive steering that reduces low-speed effort. K1500 models have a tighter turning radius for better maneuverability. Automatic transmissions are refined to provide smoother shifts and improved efficiency. Three new paint colors debut.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (2 total reviews)


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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab SB

No mechanical problems. Very quiet ride with the right tires. Plenty of power.




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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 SLE 2dr Extended Cab SB

When GMC says they're professional grade, they mean it! I've hauled tons and tons with my Sierra and she's performed like none other I've seen. I have a family of six and can take them all on trips.



Full 1997 GMC Sierra 1500 Review

What's New for 1997

A passenger airbag is added to models with a GVWR under 8,600 pounds, and all models get speed-sensitive steering that reduces low-speed effort. K1500 models have a tighter turning radius for better maneuverability. Automatic transmissions are refined to provide smoother shifts and improved efficiency. Three new paint colors debut.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
/
  • 21
  • highway
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