Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab

2012 GMC Sierra 1500
$17,195 - $24,488

2012 Highlights

For 2012, the GMC Sierra 1500 receives only a few minor changes. Among them are an updated navigation system (now hard-drive-based) and the inclusion of trailer sway control as part of the stability control system.

Pros

  • Smooth, quiet ride
  • comfortable seats
  • powerful V8 options.

Cons

  • Large turning circle
  • weak V6 engine
  • bland interior design on base trim
  • limited cabin storage.

Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab for Sale

GMC Sierra 1500 2012 Denali 4dr Crew Cab AWD 5.8 ft. SB (6.2L 8cyl 6A)
42,535 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
Denali
Auto Trademark
17 mi away
List$30,995
Est.Loan: $564/mo
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--- Low Miles -- Navigation -- Sunroof -- 24* Alloy Wheels -- 2012 GMC Sierra Denali AWD, Black on Black, Leather Interior, Heated/ Cooling Front Seats, Dual Power/Lumbar Seats. Clean truck in & out. Safety Inspected. Financing and Extended Service Plans Available.

GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
90,955 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
List$23,622
Est.Loan: $430/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
54,545 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
Fitzgerald Genesis
20.2 mi away
List$21,577
Est.Loan: $393/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
72,293 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$22,750
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
61,404 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$24,087
Est.Loan: $439/mo
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2012 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE White Clean CARFAX. Certified. 6-Speed Automatic, 4WD. 15/21mpg Odometer is 20828 miles below market average! Gold Check Certification It�s the benefits! Look at what you get free of charge... In addition to the benefits of the Gold Check Certified Limited Warranty, you are provided the following special services as another indication of our commitment to quality service for our Gold Check Certified Pre- Owned vehicle owners. Travel Breakdown Protection: Rental Car Coverage Plain Provisions � Duration From the date you purchased the Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, unlimited mileage, and expired on the date listed on your permanent id card that will be mailed to you. � Cost Roadside Assistance benefits are available at no extra cost to you as part of the Gold Check Certified Plan � House Of Operation 24 Hours a day, 365 days a year � Area Of Coverage Anywhere in the U.S or Canada � Emergency Roadside Assistance Provided � Sign and Drive � coverage up to 50.00 for emergency service such as: � Flat Tire � Out Of Gas � Lockout � Jumpstart .

GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
31,461 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
Shenandoah Motors
37.9 mi away
List$23,977
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
65,000 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
Malloy Toyota
38.4 mi away
List$26,998
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
60,362 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
G & M Auto Sales
38.7 mi away
List$27,966
Est.Loan: $509/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
88,034 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
Hagerstown Honda
40.1 mi away
List$24,594
Est.Loan: $448/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
0
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$27,999
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SL 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
71,409 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SL
List$18,995
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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* SL * CLEAN CARFAX * 4WD * 4.8L V8 * AUTOMATIC * POWER WINDOWS * LADDER RACK * TRAILER HITCH * This 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 SL is now available for sale through Imperial Auto! This vehicle has a Clean and Clear CarFax Report and has been fully detailed by our professionals! This truck comes with 4 Wheels Drive, 4 Speed automatic transmission, Power windows, Ladder rack, Trailer Hitch, And is powered by a 295HP 4.8L V8 Engine! Call now to setup an appointment to view this truck before its gone! If you have any questions please contact us at 540-891-6911. You may also fill out our secured online credit application at www.Imperialhighline.com We look forward to earning your business! - Air Conditioning| Climate Control| Cruise Control| Tinted Windows| Power Steering| Power Windows| Power Door Locks| Power Mirrors| Roof Rack| Clock| Tachometer| Tilt Steering Wheel| Driver Airbag| Passenger Airbag| Side Airbags| ABS Brakes| Traction Control| Dynamic Stability| Intermittent Wipers| AM/FM| CD Player| Four Wheel Drive| 12v Power Outlet| Body Side Moldings| Carpeted Floor Mats| Center Arm Rest| Child Proof Door Locks| Compass And Temperature Display| Compass And Temperature Display| Cup Holders| Custom Bumper| Daytime Running Lights| Heated Mirrors| Roll Stability Control| Side Curtain Airbags| Split Front Bench| Tire Pressure Monitor| Tow Hooks| Vanity Mirrors - Contact IMPERIAL AUTO Sales at 540-891-6611 or info@myimperialauto.com for more information. -

GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
103,833 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
Capitol Motors
57.9 mi away
List$19,995
Est.Loan: $364/mo
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2012 GMC SIERRA 1500 4X4 with powerful V8, 5.3L engine and driven only 103833 miles! Fully loaded and much more! CARFAX CERTIFIED**FINANCING AVAILABLE** Contact our Sales at 540-376-7056

GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
64,951 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
List$24,993
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012
0
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$18,995
Est.Loan: $346/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 5.8 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
44,521 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$25,000
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SL 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
0
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SL
Winegardner Motor
68.8 mi away
List$17,500
Est.Loan: $319/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A)
126,642 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLE
List$17,195
Est.Loan: $313/mo
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GMC Sierra 1500 2012 SLT 4dr Crew Cab 4WD 5.8 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A)
40,497 miles
Used 2012
GMC Sierra 1500
SLT
List$25,414
Est.Loan: $463/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2012 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

Although the current-generation GMC Sierra 1500 pickup debuted just four years ago, its more recently redesigned rivals have topped it in a few respects. But this doesn't mean the GMC is as stale as month-old bread. Far from it, actually. Thanks to its core strengths, the 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 remains one of the top trucks in the light-duty, full-size pickup segment.

In terms of expected characteristics such as towing capacity and a wide range of body style and trim level choices, the Sierra 1500 is right up there with the competition. The Sierra provides a smooth, quiet ride and comfortable seating, traits that make it ideal for long road trips. The GMC isn't without faults, however. Compared to some of its competition (notably Dodge and Toyota), the base "Work" trim's cabin looks rather dull. And while other brands have stepped up the output of their base engines over the years, the Sierra's V6 struggles to motivate such a large truck. Lastly, maneuverability is hampered by a large turning radius.

Comparatively, the Ford F-150 has more innovative technology features available, the Ram 1500 has a much nicer interior and smoother ride quality and the Toyota Tundra is roomier in crew cab trim. Yet the 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 remains a solid choice in our book and deserves attention when cross-shopping in this very competitive segment.

trim levels & features

The 2012 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 air-conditioning (for extended- and crew-cab versions), a trip computer, a tilt steering wheel, cruise control, 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 seat upholstery in a more premium grade, 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 iPod/USB input), 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 and a turn-by-turn navigation feature for OnStar.

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. The XFE 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, a rear-seat entertainment system, heated power-folding outside mirrors, a sunroof, a power-sliding rear window, a cargo management system, rear park sensors and ventilated front seats. An "EZ-Lift" tailgate is also offered and requires only about half the effort to open and close compared to the standard tailgate.

performance & mpg

The 2012 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 test of an essentially identical Chevy Silverado 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 Edmunds brake testing, a Silverado crew cab with four-wheel disc brakes stopped from 60 mph in a short 120 feet.

In government crash tests, the 2012 GMC Sierra received an overall score of four stars (out of five). It earned four stars for overall frontal crash protection and five stars for overall side crash protection. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing, a Silverado crew cab earned a top score of "Good" for frontal-offset crash protection and a second-best score of "Acceptable" for side-impact testing.

driving

Just like most modern pickups, the 2012 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 fancy 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 2012 GMC Sierra 1500.

Driving in Comfort
tomerikac, 9/28/2014
I drove full size pickups for over 25 years then, due to marriage, started driving small cars/minivans for 5 years. Upon retirement, decided to go back to a full size pickup. Found this two yr. old 2012 ext. cab. 5.3l, 6-speed, 20" wheels, chromed out, tonneau, dual exhaust, bed liner, led lights, 16k miles for only $22.9k. Bought it from a 70 yr. old retiree. True, we would all love better gas mileage, but now that I'm retired and driving less miles per year, I love driving this truck. Has been trouble free and very dependable. My young kids love it, too. I'm hoping to drive this thing off into the sunset, or until my wife/kids tell me that I'm just too old to drive. To update: Truck has another 17k miles and is still immaculate and runs great. Absolutely no problems. I needed to drive a sedan the other day and don't think I could ever get used to driving while sitting in a seat that is so close to the ground. My truck feels so much safer and "grand." Price of gas dropped but is now slowly rising. But I'm only driving about 7-8k miles a year now. Time for new tires and am shocked to learn that Sam's sells these stock 20" for only $138/ea. True, I only got about 35k out of them, but can't see paying twice that for Michelins. Still thinking I'll be driving this thing for many years to come. Every family needs at least one truck. Well, to update. I just got tired of parking at far corner of parking lots, getting about 16mpg, and having to deal with the suicide doors. I sold it. Was going to trade it in, but couldn't get over 19k, sold on craigslist for $22k, nearly what I paid for it 2 1/2 yrs ago. It is a nice truck, dual exhaust added a lot, plenty of power, comfortable, looks real nice. I miss it but don't regret selling it. Found a 2010 Honda Civic low miles, $8k for the wife, now I'm driving the 2011 Kia Sedona. I actually like it. Very practical and economical, and it's paid off.
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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
14 city / 19 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
Flex-fuel (ffv)
302 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
14 city / 19 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

Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab Overview

The Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab is offered in the following styles: SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SL 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SL 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 6.5 ft. SB (4.8L 8cyl 4A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 4WD 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 8 ft. LB (5.3L 8cyl 6A), and Work Truck 4dr Extended Cab 6.5 ft. SB (4.3L 6cyl 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab?

Price comparisons for Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab SLE is priced between $17,195 and $24,377 with odometer readings between 0 and 126642 miles.
  • The Used 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab SLT is priced between $24,488 and $24,488 with odometer readings between 51243 and 51243 miles.

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