2000 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 3dr Extended Cab 4WD SB
I like my GMC very much,it is snappy and has good torque for pulling a medium weight travel trailer. The only complaint I have with this truck is a persistant knock in the engine that is very noticable in the morning starts. My previous truck was a 1976 3/4 ton 4x4 GMC long bed. The ride on the 2000 was my first consideration in buying a new truck. My next step up will be the Duramax.
Love the style of this truck. The interior is simple and has good lines for easy cleaning.
Get the knock out of the 6.0L it is an irretation to hear on a new truck.
This plain, Jane GMC has a 6.0 liter
engine with a 4.10 rear end. Not good
for fuel mileage, usually about 14, but
has ranged from 9 with a trailer in the
wind to 15 on a flat highway. Warranty
work on a jerky transmission, radio
failure, rattle in the steering shaft,
center console latch, and noisy heater
fan. Not much really. Basically
satisfied & hoping for a long run.
Seats in the SL are surprisingly
comfortable. Handles a trailer like a
Visors need to be longer than about 13
inches. What were they thinking.
rear brakes and parking brake leave
something to be desired. Rear rotors
rust decreasing overall braking power
and make the parking brake all but
useless. Good power and excellent
towing vehicle for horse trailer.
Two piece drive shaft failed during
our second towing excursion.
Dealership replaced with a single piece
unit. Now it hums while you drive but
has proven to be reliable.
Unit stuck in 4wd during -20 degree
weather. Again dealership repaired.
Dealership was cooperative in making
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