- Spunky V-6 engine, crisp styling
- No passenger airbag, very poor passenger crash test scores, cheesy plastic interior bits, uncomfortable seats
Highrider off-road package deleted as GMC realigns Jimmy as luxury sport-ute. Instead, buyers can opt for a Gold Edition in one of four colors. New options include a power sunroof and HomeLink universal transmitter. Radar Purple and Bright Teal paint colors are replaced by Fairway Green and Smoky Caramel.