2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab - Consumer Reviews

Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 11 Total Reviews
Write a review

View reviews for a specific Sierra 1500 model:
Sort by:
Best Truck on the market
By Russell on 06/16/09 11:25 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (4.3L 6cyl 5M)

Review

Original owner. 130k miles. RELIABILITY-I've only had 2 problems, and 1 (speedometer) was a recall. The catalytic converter went out at 115k, but other than that, no rattles, no squeaks, not even a brake job. Overall reliability is good, better than my Toyota Matrix. DRIVETRAIN-GM says this V6 has less HP than Ford's, but this pickup (w/3.42 rear end) sure feels stronger than my brother's (w/3.55). No oil leaks at 130k, no slips in the tranny. INTERIOR-I like it, but most auto critics say it looks cheap. Seats are plush and ride is comfy. Overall reliability may belong to Honda/Toyota, but GM's powertrain sold me. None of the tranny problems typical of Hondas, better engines than Toyota.
Read the full review


Best of the best
By Tyler on 04/08/09 20:09 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab SLE 4WD SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)

Review

I just recntly purchased my 2003 gmc sierra z71. I am truly amazed with the truck it has great power along with gread gas milage of a full sized truck. my frien has a 2002 ford f-150 4x4 and does good to get 12 mpg with conservative driving... he is now convienced to but a gm i dont blame him, i tip my hat to gm .. great job!
Read the full review


great design, but GM almost blows it...
By built for work on 03/27/09 15:52 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd LB (4.3L 6cyl 5M)

Review

I use mine as a strict work truck,; cloth seats, rubber floor mat and auto was only option. Easiest vehicle to drive I have own; very docile and predictable. But GM botched the steering shaft coupler; rattles across rough terrain.
Read the full review


Couldn't ask for anything more.
By rustysmith on 03/03/09 13:26 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (4.3L 6cyl 5M)

Review

6 years later, I'm still happy with my purchase. It's been a great truck with no worries. The only problem I've had is not getting the speedometer fixed before the recall ran out. My own fault. Other than that, only oil changes for over 120k miles. Reliability on these trucks is second-to-none. I have three friends with the same body style (one '04 and two '05's) and all have over 100k miles w/only 3 problems. My speedometer went out @ 105k. On the '05, his alternator went out @ 134k and his tranny went @ 166k. Using the gold standard of reliability, he has an '01 Camry. The starter went @ 150k and the tranny @ 160k. GM seems to be catching up to the Japanese automakers. Great job.
Read the full review


2003 GMC Sierra 1500 bad brakes
By Danny S. on 06/09/07 08:06 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd LB (4.3L 6cyl 5M)

Review

My first 50,000 owning this truck were great. It drives like a car and works like a truck. However, the brakes started to make noise and vibrate when stopping. I had it serviced and found the entire brake system developed severe rust. The rear brakes did not function and a pad was dragging on the rotor. I had to replace all the brake parts. The job cost me $1800.00. I later check consumer affairs and found this to be a common problem with the new GM tucks.
Read the full review


1 of 1 people found this review helpful
2003 GMC SLE
By john kupetz on 04/27/07 06:31 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab SLE 4WD SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)

Review

When I was looking for a truck that I really liked and one my wife could drive, the GMC fit the bill! I test drove every truck out there along with detailed research on all of them. The GMC won hands down. It's easily accessible to the bed and inside the vehicle. I have had a few minor problems, but were covered under warranty. While I have a V8, the fuel economy was a little disappointing. This truck is a regular cab short bed with the towing package. All in all I am very pleased with it, and I plan to purchase an extended cab in 2008.
Read the full review


American Made
By Evan on 01/25/06 00:41 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab SLE Rwd SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)

Review

With 50,000 miles on the odometer I couldnt be more pleased with the way this truck has held up. Don't try telling a GMC owner that his truck is a Chevy. I have been more than pleased with this trucks reliability, fuel consumption and overall satisfaction. Equipped with the 4.8 and an aftermarket Hyptertech chip gives this truck enough power to scare V8 Mustangs and Camaros. Add that with a bed to haul pretty much anything and a good tow capacity make this truck ideal for a high school or college student that can be assured of safety in an accident should that occur. Overall a great buy!
Read the full review


GMC builds the best trucks!
By Evan on 03/11/05 22:08 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab SLE Rwd SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)

Review

My first automobile was a 1966 Pontiac LeMans which I still have to this day, but I was in need of a truck to haul more around but still have decent power. The body styling on the GMC's does not jump out at you like the Chevy's or Fords etc. I have been extremely pleased with my truck especially in the performance category. After adding a Hypertech power programmer to the truck, the engine output has been amazing. Gas mileage has dropped a bit to about 16/20 but my I don't mind that when I enjoy the performance.
Read the full review


I Hate this vechile
By justin d leblanc on 09/16/04 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Rwd SB (4.3L 6cyl 5M)

Review

i bought this truck in june of 2003. i am very disappointed in the performance of this truck, the service from this dealership, and the warranty work performed. to tell you a little about this truck at 2000 miles the ac went out, at 4500 the heater went out, at 16000 miles the distributor cap went out causing me to have it towed. other things that have gone wrong from the shocks going out, the steering vibrates as you drive, the transmission kicks hard when put in gear. i strongly advise no one to buy this truck.
Read the full review


Good truck
By Sofa3 on 02/13/04 00:00 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2003 GMC Sierra 1500 Regular Cab 2dr Regular Cab Work Truck 4WD LB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)

Review

Truck.........Nothing else that I could ask for. Handles great, Drives like a car, but works like a truck.
Read the full review


ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT