Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab

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 Extended Cab 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 1067 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 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
141,872 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
(26)
Kia of Waldorf
41.9 mi away
List$12,900
Est.Loan: $241/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011
56 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
JBA Chevrolet
47.4 mi away
List$22,366
Est.Loan: $407/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
72,700 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
68,832 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
List$20,700
Est.Loan: $377/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011
167,828 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$15,495
Est.Loan: $282/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
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Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
(1)
Hertrich Honda
79.1 mi away
List$23,758
Est.Loan: $433/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2011 Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
122,000 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
Work Truck
List$13,997
Est.Loan: $261/mo
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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
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 Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
78,936 miles
Used 2011
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
(1)
Len Stoler Ford
46.1 mi away
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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.


Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2011 GMC Sierra 1500.

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
13 city / 18 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
302 hp @ 5600 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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Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab Overview

The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab is offered in the following styles: 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), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (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), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), 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), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), and SL 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 13 Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $12,900 as of09/18/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab SLE is priced between $12,900 and$22,366 with odometer readings between 56 and167828 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab SLT is priced between $20,444 and$23,992 with odometer readings between 0 and84031 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab Work Truck is priced between $13,990 and$15,550 with odometer readings between 49420 and122000 miles.
  • The Used 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab SL is priced between $14,999 and$14,999 with odometer readings between 59236 and59236 miles.

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