Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500

2011 GMC Sierra 1500
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2011 GMC Sierra 1500

Pros

  • Smooth, quiet ride
  • comfortable seats
  • powerful V8 options
  • comprehensive safety equipment.

Cons

  • Large turning circle
  • bland base interior design
  • limited cabin storage.

Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 for Sale

GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
84,031 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
List$20,444
Est.Loan: $372/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Recent Arrival! INCLUDES WARRANTY, *Clean CarFax - No Accidents!*, *LOCAL TRADE*, Bluetooth� For Phone, Bose Premium Audio Speaker System, EZ-Lift Tailgate, Locking Tailgate, Power-Adjustable Pedals For Accelerator & Brake, Rear Wheelhouse Liner, SLT Convenience Package, Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist w/Audible Warning. Clean CARFAX. Odometer is 3599 miles below market average! Awards: * JD Power Dependability Study Call us directly at (703) 777-0000 to confirm availability! Jerry's Leesburg Ford is located at 847 East Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia. If you have any questions, please contact us directly and we'll be glad to help! Our sales department is open 7 days a week: M-F 9AM-9PM, Sat 9AM-6PM, Sun 11AM-5PM. Jerry's Leesburg Ford is a full-service Ford Dealership. Ford Sales, Ford Finance, and Ford Service conveniently located in the town of Leesburg, Virginia. Some pre-owned vehicles offered for sale; may be subject to recalls for defects, from the specific manufacturer of the vehicle, which could cause serious injury. Reviews: * Smooth, quiet ride; comfortable seats; powerful V8 options; comprehensive safety equipment. Source: Edmunds
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
117,228 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$17,995
Est.Loan: $328/mo
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$300 Below Market
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**ONE OWNER**CLEAN CARFAX**WELL MAINTAINED**ON STAR**CARFAX CERTIFIED** 2011 GMC SIERRA 1500 4X4 with powerful V8, 5.3L engine and driven only 117228 miles! **FINANCING AVAILABLE** Contact our sales team at 703-445-2277 today!All of our vehicles pass a Rigorous Multi-Point Quality Inspection. Buy with Confidence! No Credit, Bad Credit, No problem! Tax ID, No Problem! We Finance EVERYONE! Guaranteed Credit Approval! Rates starting at 1.99%. Apply Online at WWW.CAPAUTOVA.COM/FINANCING WE NEED YOUR TRADE, ALL TRADE-IN'S WELCOME!!! Affordable Extended Warranties Available. Ask your sales representative for more information! Call (703) 445-CARS (2277) to make an appointment or drop by to check out our fantastic selection and our beautiful new Chantilly showroom located at: 25280 Pleasant Valley Rd.Suite 150Chantilly, VA 20152 We are open 7 days a week for your convenience! Call, text, email or stop by today! Monday thru Saturday 9 am to 8 pm and every Sunday 11 am to 4 pm.
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
98,000 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
Work Truck
(5)
Cars 4 Less
17.4 mi away
List$13,990
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
111,027 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$17,988
Est.Loan: $328/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Clean CARFAX. Gray Green Metallic 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4WD 6-Speed Automatic Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel USB CHARGING PORTS, Clean Carfax, 4X4.Recent Arrival!Awards:* JD Power Dependability StudyStop by for a Test Drive. Come and see the Ourisman difference! Buy from the Premier Dealer in the DC Metro area. Ourisman... Loaner Cars with major maintenance and a Car Wash with every service!! Used Cars under $10,000 USB Ask for Bruce (703) 329-1300 or email Used Car Manager Bruce Polansky at brucepolansky@ourismanva.com.Reviews:* Smooth, quiet ride; comfortable seats; powerful V8 options; comprehensive safety equipment. Source: Edmunds
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 Denali 4dr Crew Cab AWD 5.8 ft. SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
108,698 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
Denali
Malloy Ford
38.4 mi away
List$22,347
Est.Loan: $407/mo
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2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Vortec 6.2L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel 6-Speed Automatic HD Electronic with Overdrive AWD 4D Crew Cab Summit White The Valley's BEST car deals are right here in Winchester!! Contact Malloy Ford Internet Sales at 540-667-4434 or email internetmalloyford@dealer-care.com.
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
131,568 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$17,860
Est.Loan: $325/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
156,165 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SL
List$15,988
Est.Loan: $291/mo
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This 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SL is a real winner with features like a stability control, traction control, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, side air bag system, and airbag deactivation. It has a 4.8 liter 8 Cylinder engine. This one's available at the low price of $15,988. This one's a keeper. It has a crash test safety rating of 4 out of 5 stars. The exterior is a classic blue. Come see us today and see this one in person! Contact Information: Buchanan Automotive, 1035 E Main St, Waynesboro, PA, 17268, Phone: (717) 762-3141, E-mail: chevy@buchananisbetter.com. Our Guaranteed Credit approval is backed by a check for $100.00 if you don't ride home in your next vehicle or take your written approval with payments and terms home to review we will cut you a check! Many Certified Pre Owned, commission free
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
114,597 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$18,700
Est.Loan: $341/mo
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Clean CARFAX. Laser Blue Metallic 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4WD 6-Speed Automatic Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel CLEAN CARFAX***, LOCAL TRADE**, ALLOY WHEELS**, TOW PACKAGE, Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel, 6-Speed Automatic, 4WD, Ebony w/Premium Cloth Seat Trim. Recent Arrival! Awards: * JD Power Dependability Study Reviews: * Smooth, quiet ride; comfortable seats; powerful V8 options; comprehensive safety equipment. Source: Edmunds
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
72,737 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$20,790
Est.Loan: $379/mo
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**8 FOOT BED**EXTENDED CAB**5.3L V8**4WD**CAMERA** Great Local Trade '11 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE Extended Cab 4WD in Pure Silver Metallic with 8 Foot Bed, Backup Camera, CD Player / XM Radio, Bedliner and MORE!! Text us at 410-935-6645 for availability or text the last 8 of VIN to 96300 to have a link sent directly to your phone! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE at one of Marylands Largest Pre-Owned Dealers: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add reconditioning, certification and other fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
123,918 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
(1)
Keystone Ford
62.8 mi away
List$19,143
Est.Loan: $349/mo
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At Keystone Ford we donât let price stand in the way of getting you into a nicer newer vehicle. Priced to Move - $14 below KBB Retail* Classy! Are you longing for a car that you don't have to wonder if it will start in the morning? Well, this Truck will have you excited to pick-up even your mother-in-law!!! Gas miser!!! 21 MPG Hwy! This talented 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1, with its grippy 4WD, will handle anything mother nature decides to throw at you... Optional equipment includes: Power Tech Package, Convenience Package, Engine: Vortec 5.3L VVT V8 SFI FlexFuel, Heavy-Duty Trailering Package (Retail), Heavy-Duty Rear Automatic Locking Differential, 6-Way Power Driver Seat Adjuster, Off-Road Suspension Package, Electric Rear-Window Defogger, Skid Plate Package, Tires: P265/70R17 On-/Off-Road BW...
GMC Sierra 1500 2011
167,858 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$15,495
Est.Loan: $282/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
91,644 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$19,999
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Vortec 5.3L V8 SFI VVT Flex Fuel, 6-Speed Automatic, 4WD, ebony Cloth, All-Terrain Package, Body-Colored Power Heated Outside Rear-View Mirrors, Body-Colored Side Moldings w/Chrome Accent, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Front & Rear Carpeted Floor Mats, Front Halogen Fog Lamps, Heavy Duty Cooling Package, Heavy-Duty Air-to-Oil External Engine Oil Cooler, Heavy-Duty Auxiliary External Transmission Oil Cooler, Heavy-Duty Rear Automatic Locking Differential, Heavy-Duty Trailering Package, Inside Auto-Dimming Rear-View Mirror, Mechanical Brushed Aluminum Accents, Off-Road Suspension Package, Rancho Branded Shocks White w/Red Letters, Skid Plate Package.Odometer is 12301 miles below market average!CALL US RIGHT NOW TO SCHEDULE A TEST DRIVE @ (888) 419-4867!!! Hello, this is Lanny Kemble, Used Car Manager at Faulkner Dodge Ram Fiat personally inviting you to visit us at 6643 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg. We are located just down the street from Cumberland Valley Highschool. Getting your next vehicle should be as fun and easy as the first time you drive it home. At Faulkner Dodge Ram we believe in a... *Transparent sales process that's FAST and EFFICIENT! * Friendly and Helpful Sales Team that WON'T PRESSURE you! *The best team of Finance Managers in town! * No hassle sell or trade ANY CAR! We need inventory and will pay TOP DOLLAR! So please put us to the test and experience the Faulkner way for yourself!!! Call us now at 1-888-711-7786 to schedule a test drive! Faulkner... TO BE SURE!!!
GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
117,946 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$16,688
Est.Loan: $304/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SL 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
59,236 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SL
2000 Bennet Ave
91.7 mi away
List$14,999
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 8 ft. LB (4.3L 6cyl 4A)
34,456 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
Work Truck
Faulkner Chevrolet
94.3 mi away
List$14,999
Est.Loan: $280/mo
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ONLY 34,416 Miles! WORK TRUCK PLUS PACKAGE, AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH SEEK-... Chrome Wheels, DIFFERENTIAL, HEAVY-DUTY AUTOMATIC LO... ENGINE, VORTEC 4.3L V6 MFI, TRANSMISSION, 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELEC... CLICK NOW!KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Child Safety Locks, Electronic Stability Control, Vinyl Seats, 4-Wheel ABS, Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes.OPTION PACKAGES: WORK TRUCK PLUS PACKAGE includes (PY9) 4 - 17 x 7.5 (43.2 cm x 19.1 cm) 6-lug chrome-styled wheels, (V22) chrome surround grille and (T96) fog lamps, DIFFERENTIAL, HEAVY-DUTY AUTOMATIC LOCKING REAR, AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH SEEK-AND-SCAN AND DIGITAL CLOCK (STD), ENGINE, VORTEC 4.3L V6 MFI (STD), TRANSMISSION, 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED with overdrive and tow/haul mode (STD). GMC Work Truck with STEALTH GRAY METALLIC exterior and DARK TITANIUM interior features a V6 Cylinder Engine with 195 HP at 4600 RPM*.EXPERTS RAVE: The GM twins still offer outstanding engine choices, features galore, great styling, and interior space and comfort. -CarAndDriver.com.EXCELLENT SAFETY FOR YOUR FAMILY: Tire Pressure Monitoring System Great Gas Mileage: 20 MPG Hwy.WHY BUY FROM US: FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1932, SUPPORTING LOCAL FAMILIES AND CHARITIES, OUR GOAL IS TO FIND YOU THE RIGHT VEHICLE AND MAKE IT AFFORDABLE. Ask us about our FAULKNER CHEVROLET REWARDS PROGRAM, where you are a winner just by purchasing a vehicle! Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.
GMC Sierra 1500 2011
62,406 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
Paradise Motors
94.5 mi away
List$23,992
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
119,122 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011
141,872 miles
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GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 is a worthy competitor among fresher rivals, bolstered by a wide range of body styles, capable performance and a comfortable ride.

vehicle overview

Since the current-generation GMC Sierra 1500 pickup debuted four years ago, competing trucks have outpaced the GMC with recent redesigns. But don't assume the Sierra (or its Chevrolet Silverado twin) is ready to be put out to pasture just yet. Over its production run, this full-size truck has seen its share of improvements on top of the solid foundation on which it started. Despite the mounting pressure from rival manufacturers, the 2011 Sierra 1500 remains one of the best trucks in this category.

In terms of capabilities (like towing), choice of body styles and power, the Sierra 1500 is right up there with the competition. The GMC is notable, however, for its smooth and quiet ride. Factor in comfortable seats -- at least in the upper trim levels – and the Sierra earns our endorsement as a long-distance road-tripper. The Sierra isn't without a few faults, however. In base Work trim, the interior is aesthetically dull compared to models from Dodge and Toyota. The base V6 engine also struggles to adequately motivate this large truck. And maneuverability is hampered by a large turning radius that leads to frequent multiple-point turns.

All things considered, however, the 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 still represents a worthy choice in the very competitive full-size truck segment. In a recent Edmunds.com comparison test, a nearly identical Chevy Silverado finished a close 3rd place, bested by the 2011 Ram 1500 and 2011 Toyota Tundra, and narrowly edging out the 2011 Ford F-150. The Ford pickup has more powerful engine choices this year, but the close results from our comparison show that all of these trucks are up to the task. As such, the 2011 Sierra 1500 remains a solid choice in our book.

Trim levels & features

The 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 is a half-ton full-size pickup that is offered in standard cab, extended cab and crew cab body styles. Standard cabs and extended cabs are available with either a standard 6-foot-6 bed or an 8-foot long bed. Crew cabs only come with a short 5-foot-8 bed.

Regular cabs can be had in base Work or midlevel SLE trims, while the extended and crew cabs are also available in the well-appointed SLT trim. An SL trim slots in between the Work and SLE models, but is only available as a crew cab, as is the range-topping Denali.

The Work trim comes with the bare necessities, which includes air-conditioning (for extended- and crew-cab versions), a trip computer, a tilt steering wheel, OnStar telematics, vinyl seat upholstery, a 40/20/40-split front bench seat and a CD/MP3 stereo with an auxiliary audio jack and satellite radio. The SL adds full power accessories, keyless entry, cruise control, satellite radio and adjustable lumbar support for the driver.

The SLE trim adds premium cloth seat upholstery, a lockable compartment with a power outlet built into the center cushion of the split front seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The premium SLT piles on chrome-clad alloy wheels, a premium interior with a full center console and upgraded materials, a Bose audio system with a six-disc CD changer, leather seat upholstery, remote engine start, an exclusive dash design with wood and metallic accents, 12-way power-adjustable/heated front seats and rear audio controls.

Sierra Denali models trump the SLT with a unique powertrain, suspension tuning emphasizing ride comfort, 20-inch cast-aluminum wheels, exterior styling enhancements, a heated steering wheel, a turn-by-turn navigation feature for OnStar, plus USB connectivity (optional on SLE and SLT).

Option availability varies with trim levels and body styles. It includes several towing packages, the Z71 Off-Road package (skid plates and an off-road suspension), special regional packages, the All-Terrain package (similar to the Z71 but with special interior and exterior enhancements) and the XFE (extra fuel economy) trim variant for the rear-wheel-drive 5.3-liter V8 crew cab (which features aerodynamic enhancements and lightweight aluminum components that improve fuel economy).

Other options include 20- and 22-inch wheels, a rear back-up camera, upgraded audio systems, Bluetooth, a navigation system with real-time traffic reports, a rear-seat entertainment system, heated power-folding outside mirrors, a sunroof, a power-sliding rear window, a cargo management system and rear park assist. An "EZ Lift" tailgate is also offered, and requires only about half the effort to open and close compared to the standard tailgate.

2011 Highlights

The 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 receives the latest OnStar 9.0 system with improved audio quality and speech recognition.

Performance & mpg

The 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 is available with four different engine choices. In the Work trim level, the Sierra is powered by a standard 4.3-liter V6 that produces 195 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Buyers may upgrade to a 4.8-liter V8 that makes 302 hp and 305 lb-ft, or a 5.3-liter V8 that's good for 315 hp and 335 lb-ft. The SLE trims will have one of the two V8s as standard, while the SLT has the 5.3-liter engine as standard.

A 6.2-liter V8 is available on select models and produces 403 hp and 417 lb-ft. The 6.2 V8 comes standard on the Denali. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard on the two big V8s, while the 4.8-liter V8 and the V6 come only with a four-speed automatic. In a recent Edmunds.com test of an essentially identical Chevy Silverado, when equipped with the 6.2-liter V8 it accelerated from a standstill to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds, which is quick for a full-size pickup. Properly equipped, a Sierra 1500 can tow up to 10,700 pounds.

Buyers have a choice of two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive and (Denali only) all-wheel drive. The Work and LS trims with 4WD have a traditional floor-mounted selector for the transfer case. All other 4WD trims have Autotrac, which features an automatic setting that shifts into 4WD when it detects the tires slipping.

Fuel economy estimates range from 15 mpg city/22 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined for a crew cab XFE down to 12/19/14 mpg for the Denali.

Safety

Standard safety equipment includes antilock brakes (front disc, rear drum) and stability control. Front, side and side curtain airbags are also standard. Four-wheel disc brakes are available as part of the Max Trailering package.

In government crash tests, the 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 earned the top rating of five stars in frontal collisions. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing, a Sierra 1500 earned a top score of "Good" for frontal-offset crash protection and a second-best score of "Acceptable" for side-impact testing.

In Edmunds.com testing, a crew cab with four-wheel disc brakes stopped from 60 mph in a short 120 feet.

Driving

Just like most modern pickups, the 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 is actually pleasant to drive. The steering is light but reasonably precise, and the truck's comfortable seats and smooth, quiet ride make road trips enjoyable. The Sierra's turning circle is a bit larger than you'll find in most other trucks, however.

Acceleration is sluggish with the base V6, while the 4.8-liter V8 provides adequate power. The 5.3-liter V8 feels brawny and the 6.2-liter V8 turns the Sierra into a veritable muscle truck. The six-speed automatic transmission that comes standard with the two bigger V8s does an admirable job of keeping power on tap, while the four-speed feels outdated by comparison.

Interior

On the whole, the Sierra's interior fit and finish ranks highly, though base models tend to look rather dull compared to their rivals. The pricey SLT and Denali trims dress up the cabin significantly, with a unique upscale dash and door panel treatment, a full center console and attractive wood grain and metallic accents. Crew cab models feature comfortable rear seats with flip-up seat cushions that provide a nearly flat load floor. Interior storage is merely adequate, with small cupholders and haphazard organization for the center console.


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Uninformed recall cost me my Truck
D corrigan,08/02/2016
Beware of the ignition steering column Gremlin, while getting lined up to tow a 16 ft cargo open 3ft trailer. The truck started having a problem that only happened the day before...the ignition key was turned but the electrical was flickering wildly then dead then start...I had to move a trailer with personal belongings or lose them to the DUMP. I had yet to hook up to the trailer, when the truck just lost complete power in reverse. I restarted the truck, and as I backed up power failed, I was trying to turn the wheel because the column was locked, and I needed to returned the Gear to park so I could start it, and the key was stuck in the now locked ignition. Only it would not start, as soon as I just gave up trying to turn the engine over, the truck starter kicked on and kept grinding, the truck was in park, steering still locked, I put the gear in Reverse and the truck took off Forward with the steering locked to wards a retaining wall...emergency brake full 3 feet pressing the pedal the truck was still head to the wall to the right, key would not turn but came out of the column. I held on as the truck in reverse reved up forward, I pulled on the steering wheel left breaking off the turn signal arm in the process...the truck hit the wall; and just flicked and shut down .
Love This Truck
ewrob,06/12/2011
i just bought this truck and i dont want to get out of it,it has the 5.3 afm on it and i cannot tell when it switches between 8cyl to 4 i had drove the f150 which is a very good truck but i think the sierra has it beat hands down
Is This Another GMC Cover-Up
cpaandcfsa,07/02/2014
My parents were driving N on I95 this weekend from FL to VA. The truck's door locks went up & down; the lights flashed on & off; and then, the truck's operating system shut down. The engine, power steering, power brakes nor anything else did not work. Couldn't steer the truck & barely able to stop from 70 mph. 300 miles later, it happened again. Fearing for their lives, they did not stop the rest of the way home. When they took it to the dealer, he said that the "positive post" had come "loose". This did not seem reasonable & far-fetched to my father since he had observed the battery posts that week himself. Is this another cover-up by GMC when more lives are at stake?
*UPDATED* 36,000 miles...Running Great
jaximports,10/20/2014
ORIGINAL - I bought mine 6 months ago and have put 5,000 miles on it. I needed a truck for our start-up business and this one had everything I needed with a camper shell and spray on bedliner. This is my first GMC/Chevy. I'm in FL. The truck is originally from MI, so it has a bit of surface rust on the frame, from the salt up north. I plan to get it blasted and coated this year to prevent further corrosion. Other than that I average 16.5mpg with a fairly heavy foot and mixed driving. It's comfortable and I love the looks. Paint also has small corrosion spots from up north. Overall happy with the purchase...fingers crossed. **UPDATE** - Unfortunately, I had to get rid of the truck at 55,0000 miles. The ABS in the truck went out. The truck often would not go into Drive from Park - I actually had to get out of the driver's side, leave the door open, and stand on the ground while rocking the truck back and forth, then hop in quickly and pull the shifter down into Drive. It was ridiculous. I rely on my truck everyday for work, and it became wildly unreliable. I traded it in for a 2014 Tundra. Haven't looked back since - best decision ever.
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 21 hwy
Seats 6
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
315 hp @ 5200 rpm
MPG
15 city / 21 hwy
Seats 6
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
315 hp @ 5200 rpm
MPG
15 city / 20 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
Gas
195 hp @ 4600 rpm
MPG
15 city / 21 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
315 hp @ 5200 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover19.1%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Acceptable
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Acceptable
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 is offered in the following submodels: , , . Available styles include SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Denali 4dr Crew Cab AWD 5.8 ft. SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLT 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (4.3L 6cyl 4A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.3L 6cyl 4A), SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 8 ft. LB (4.3L 6cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Denali 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), XFE 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLE 2dr Regular Cab 8 ft. LB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 2dr Regular Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SL 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.3L 6cyl 4A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 2dr Regular Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.3L 6cyl 4A), SLE 2dr Regular Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SL 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), and SLE 2dr Regular Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500?

Save up to $300 on one of 20 Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $13,990 as of09/20/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1.8 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE is priced between $15,495 and$22,995 with odometer readings between 71105 and167858 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT is priced between $17,860 and$23,992 with odometer readings between 62406 and131568 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Work Truck is priced between $13,990 and$15,550 with odometer readings between 34456 and98000 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SL is priced between $14,999 and$15,988 with odometer readings between 59236 and156165 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali is priced between $22,347 and$22,347 with odometer readings between 108698 and108698 miles.

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Which used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500s are available in my area?

Shop Edmunds' car, SUV, and truck listings of over 6 million vehicles to find a cheap new, used, or certified pre-owned (CPO) 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 for sale near. There are currently 20 used and CPO 2011 Sierra 1500s listed for sale in your area, with list prices as low as $13,990 and mileage as low as 34456 miles. Simply research the type of car you're interested in and then select a used car from our massive database to find cheap prew-owned vehicles for sale near you. Once you have identified a used vehicle you're interested in, check the Carfax and Autocheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500. Then select Edmunds special offers, perks, deals, and incentives to contact the dealer of your choice and save up to $300 on a used or CPO 2011 Sierra 1500 available from a dealership near you.

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Should I lease or buy a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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