Used 2000 GMC Sierra 2500

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2000 GMC Sierra 2500
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2000 GMC Sierra 2500

Pros

  • Powerful V8-engine selections, modern architecture, handsome styling

Cons

  • Spotty interior fit-and-finish concerns, premium brand carries a premium price.

Used 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 for Sale

GMC Sierra 2500 2000
144,841 miles
Used 2000
GMC Sierra 2500
HD SLE
(1)
Maguires Ford
96.5 mi away
List$6,999
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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GMC Sierra 2500 2000
144,478 miles
Used 2000
GMC Sierra 2500
HD SL
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Edmunds' Expert Review

If you want power, the Sierra's got it. But if high-quality materials and solid build quality are also a priority, you might want to check the offerings from Ford and Toyota, as well.

vehicle overview

Thanks to the myriad of improvements that came with the introduction of the '99 Sierra, GMC's full-size pickup now moves to the refinement stage for 2000. Employing unique, three-piece frame construction, Sierras come in either 1500 (half-ton) or 2500 (three-quarter-ton) series. Like most major pickup brands, there's even a regular cab/bare-chassis offering for custom applications such as tow, utility or dump trucks.

Perhaps the biggest draw for GMC's big pickup is a first-class engine lineup. The base Vortec 4.3-liter V6 has been upgraded this year to improve durability, emissions and fuel economy. It now features a roller timing chain and rocker arms, extended-life spark plugs and coolant and a new oil-level sensor. But more impressive are the three V8s, two of which tout power increases this year thanks to new camshafts. The Vortec 4800 V8 (standard on 1500 Series extended-cab models) makes 270 horsepower (up from last year's 255). And the 5.3-liter V8 gains 15 horses (now at 285) and 10 more pound-feet of torque (to 325). Both engines enjoy a long, flat torque curve for sustained hauling performance. You can also opt for a 6.0-liter V8 with 300 horsepower.

Each truck is available with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. As usual, there is a variety of configurations to choose from, including the regular or extended cabs, short or long beds, Wideside or Sportside box designs, rear- or four-wheel-drive versions, three trim levels (SL, SLE or SLT) and a dizzying array of options. As a premium truck brand, GMC says it is designing vehicles geared more toward on-road purposes. In other words, if you want a dirt-crunching, rock-hopping vehicle made by GM, Chevy would be the place to shop.

For 2000, the roomy extended cabs get a fourth-door for better rear-seat access, and with improved V8 power and a new rating system methodology, all Sierras enjoy higher trailer-towing ratings than last year. Inside, you'll find ample storage areas, including a center armrest that is large enough for a laptop computer or a six-pack of soda, depending on your priorities. Reduced-force airbags (with passenger-side on/off switch) are standard, plus several safety and convenience features have been revamped, including locking and illuminated entry functions.

The Sierra boasts far too many features to list here, but suffice it to say that GMC has a very competitive product compared to its Ford and Dodge rivals. But because GMC is set on segmenting itself as the premium truck division that caters to upscale truck buyers, prepare yourself for price creep to start forcing less-affluent young cowboy types to shop elsewhere.

2000 Highlights

After a complete redesign last year, GMC's Silverado-based pickup finally gets a fourth door on the extended cab. There's also more power on tap in the 4.8- and 5.3-liter engines, increased trailer ratings and standard programmable automatic door locks. New factory appearance items, such as wheel-lip flares and a soft tonneau cover, are now available on some models.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2000 GMC Sierra 2500.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

jacks toy
jackj, 03/21/2004
rear brakes and parking brake leave something to be desired. Rear rotors rust decreasing overall braking power and make the parking brake all but useless. Good power and excellent towing vehicle for horse trailer. Two piece drive shaft failed during our second towing excursion. Dealership replaced with a single piece unit. Now it hums while you drive but has proven to be reliable. Unit stuck in 4wd during -20 degree weather. Again dealership repaired. Dealership was cooperative in making repairs.
So far, so good
paris hilton, 01/13/2004
This plain, Jane GMC has a 6.0 liter engine with a 4.10 rear end. Not good for fuel mileage, usually about 14, but has ranged from 9 with a trailer in the wind to 15 on a flat highway. Warranty work on a jerky transmission, radio failure, rattle in the steering shaft, center console latch, and noisy heater fan. Not much really. Basically satisfied & hoping for a long run.
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Features & Specs

MPG
14 city / 18 hwy
Seats 0
4-speed automatic
Gas
285 hp @ 5200 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 0
5-speed manual
Gas
300 hp @ 4800 rpm
MPG
N/A city / N/A hwy
Seats 0
5-speed manual
Gas
300 hp @ 4800 rpm
MPG
14 city / 18 hwy
Seats 0
4-speed automatic
Gas
285 hp @ 5200 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver3 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    0

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Used 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 Overview

The Used 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include SLE 2dr Regular Cab LB, HD SLE 2dr Regular Cab LB, HD SLE 3dr Extended Cab 4WD LB, HD SL 3dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, HD SLE 3dr Extended Cab LB, HD SLT 3dr Extended Cab LB, HD SLT 3dr Extended Cab 4WD LB, HD SLE 3dr Extended Cab 4WD SB, HD SL 3dr Extended Cab LB, HD SL 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB, SL 2dr Regular Cab LB, HD SL 3dr Extended Cab 4WD LB, SL 3dr Extended Cab SB, HD SLE 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB, SLT 3dr Extended Cab SB, HD SL 2dr Regular Cab LB, SLE 3dr Extended Cab SB, and HD SLT 3dr Extended Cab 4WD SB.

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Price comparisons for Used 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 trim styles:

  • The Used 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE is priced between $6,999 and$6,999 with odometer readings between 144841 and144841 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2000 GMC Sierra 2500?

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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