2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Consumer Review: Still not Toyota Quality

2010 GMC Sierra 1500 - Consumer Review

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SLT Crew Cab Pickup (5.3L V8 FFV 4x4 6-speed Automatic 5.8 ft. Bed)

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Still not Toyota Quality
By North Dakota on


2010 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)


Bought this truck to handle snow (4x4) and because they had a dealership in the small town I moved to. After 6 months of driving and 5k miles, does not match Toyota quality. I traded in a 2003 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner 4-door 4x2 that had 48k miles for this truck. It had zero squeaks and reliability was perfect. The GMC 6 speed transmission slips, shifts hard and hesitates at times. The driver’s door squeaks any time you hit bumps, wash boards or rough pavement. The upside is the fuel economy (better than my Toyota v6). The appearance is bold, which is a personal opinion. Will stick with Toyota next time and make the trip for service in the highly unlikely chance it needs it...

Best Features

- Fuel mileage - Exterior bold look

Worst Features

- Improve build quality - Improve 6 speed shifting - Reduce road noise coming from back of cab - Aesthetics, reduce extensive use of textured plastic (doors especially)
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