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2008 GMC Envoy User Reviews

2008 GMC Envoy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 8 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 3 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews

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Displaying all 10 2008 GMC Envoy reviews.

denitababson writes:
2008 GMC Envoy SLT-1 4WD Review
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4

Pros

This is a comfortable and dependable vehicle with many functions.  It can pull a boat or trailer just as easily as it can carry home the kids and groceries. Perfect for a family or an adventure.  Mechanically sound, this car has had the oil changed regularly and has new tires as of the end of March.  There is plenty of storage space with the seats up or down, and the DVD system is so nice for trips.

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There are a few stains on the carpets, and the bumper has a quarter-sized chip in the paint.  It gets the gas mileage you expect from a car of its size.       

denitababson
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Pleasure Accomodation — I love driving this car as a mother with 3 kids. It helped me haul everything from furniture to a lawn mower. My husband was able to take it camping and hunting while I took it visiting and shopping. I always trusted it to get me where I was headed. Great fun to drive anywhere.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ArenDickman writes:
2008 GMC Envoy Denali 4WD Review
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4

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Luxury feel. V8 engine that gives power. Roomy interior. Vehicle has awesome safety features (I feel very SAFE in slippery road conditions).

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gas Mileage is not great. Only avgs 17.5mpg combined

ArenDickman
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Love To Drive This Vehicle. Fun And Easy To Drive. Feels Like Luxury! — The ONLY thing I dislike about this vehicle is that the gas mileage is too low for my everyday travels. I travel about 50miles a day and need a vehicle with better mpg. Otherwise; this vehicle is PERFECT! I'm struggling with actually wanting to part with it. The vehicle looks nice inside and out. VERY comfortable especially since its the denali package. I don't notice road noise at all. Again a very comfortable and luxurious ride. Maintenance repairs are about avg. Cargo capacity is good. I keep a large crate for my dog that travels with me very often in the cargo area without having to fold down any seats! PLUS keep all of his equipment needed for training and travel.. LOVE that I have the room for this! Acceleration of this vehicle is FAST and handles VERY well. (I'm a little bit of a speed freak, I admit). Braking is also great. I had an incidence a year ago where I felt the vehicle slip during driving through an ice storm. Traction control took over and allowed me to safely handle the vehicle through the icy roadway. I got to work safely in one piece!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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amahon1 writes:
2008 GMC Envoy Denali Review
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5

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I love this car it shad been perfect for me, I know have a son who is driving so do not have to pick him up at school and am ready for something sporier as our other car is a SUV as well. It is very roomy, comfortable but not so big that you cant move around in smaller parking siutations, Would be great for both moms, or men young or older.  Has a sharp look, the Denali package is extremely nice.   

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Well I like a V8 some may not, gas prices being high, that would be the only negative. Hopefully they will be going down. It is what it is.

amahon1
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Sporty But Sophisticated For The Outdoorsman, To The Soccer Mom. — I loved the way it handles, has good power, comfortable seating. Interior has held up extremely well, the back has lots of space for weekend travels or shopping trips, to taking sporting gear to practice. The exterior always looks nice the running boards keep it sporty and sleek. The wheels are in great shape no scratches and or dings.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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k2fem writes:
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Very reliable, comfortable, and loaded with features.

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Fuel efficiency not fantastic but not bad for this size SUV.... interior a little narrow.

k2fem
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Best Car I Have Owned...even Better Than The Volvo Xc 90! — This is a fantastic family car. More leg room than my Mitsubishi Montero, Jeep Grand Cherokee or Volvo XC 90. Simple design and loaded with features. Couldn't believe how much I got for the money. GMC has some of the most comfortable seats available, I am disappointed with all of the other comparables in this size vehicle. Plenty of get-up without feeling like a beast, ride doesn't feel like a truck, and amazing maneuverability including turning radius (a pet peeve of mine). Truly a great car!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ADKunlimited writes:
2008 GMC Envoy Denali 4WD Review
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5

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Very roomy, Stylish and comfortable seats.

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Needs bigger brakes. Has some excessive body roll from the rear. Low MPG in the city.

ADKunlimited
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A Upper Level Suv For The Guy That Likes Quality Us Built Automobiles. — This is the SUV for the guy that likes quality US built Automobiles. My overall rating is 5 stars. The Vortec V8 is undeniable and the comfort is second to none. I would not hesitate to purchase this SUV again.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mstroozas writes:
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Amazing power and good MPG for V8

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Could be bigger 2nd row in the non XL.  

mstroozas
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Great Fmaily Car And Fun To Drive — This is a powerful vehicle is makes it a more than fun to drive family car. It tows well and is very comfortable for a bigger guy. DVD player through the system is nice as you can mute the front or use the wireless headsets.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Craig writes:
2008 GMC Envoy SLE-1 4WD Review
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got a good deal on it

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seems like its not very tough

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Ok To Buy And Drive — Acceleration good, braking poor, handling OK; not as tough feeling as my Xterra. Like the looks of it, in and out. gas mileage could be a lot better. i enjoy driving esp after i put a new stero in it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Nick writes:
2008 GMC Envoy SLT-1 4WD Review
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the pure power out of an affordable SUV

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Great Car......great Drive! — the car looks very good for an SUV, hasn't need repairs......yet (but thats probably because dads a good driver lol) its pretty affordable atleast in kuwait... the car has very good performance, especially its power out-put is great..i mean step on the gas and just listen to roar of the engine...great!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Keith writes:
2008 GMC Envoy SLT-1 4WD Review
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Good vehicle

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Powerful — Performance - good acceleration, handling, comfort and braking Build Quality - Not as good as Jap cars, has a few squeaks andrattles Appearance - Looks good on the outside, needed refinement on the inside....lost of gadgets Cost of Ownership - gas mileage over the average, maintenance cost however is low Fun Factor - great vehicles for long drives, comfortable and smooth

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyler writes:
2008 GMC Envoy SLE-1 4WD Review
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nice

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Good — no repairs haven't had it for very long, only one oil change mileage a bit of a prob, likes the gas 15-16 mpg very nice ride, smooth and fun to drive Performance- quick, handles very well, brakes very well sharp looking-silver mist exterior, gray leather interior, sun roof trailer/tow package

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Reviews From Other Years

2009 GMC Envoy Reviews

Very Good By jpsco

This SUV is comfortable, solid. well built, nice inside and out. Good Mileage. Good in the snow. Good acceleration. Last of the RWD midsize GMC SUVs. Too bad. I do not like the Acadia. Its more of a c... Read More

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2007 GMC Envoy Reviews

Excellent Entry Level Suv For Not Much. By b72s2jfk

Not a bad SUV for the price we got. The L6 (NOT a V6!) is quite powerful and bit more efficient. The SUV has done markedly on all surfaces and nearly all conditions. We did not take it off-road bec... Read More

Suv Is Luxuary An Awesom. Love It By jinxu

love this suv. has all the style looks an comfort. this suv is very luxuary an has the pwr when you need it. handles like a champ an looks awesome. i drive it long trips an short trips. gas for v8... Read More

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2006 GMC Envoy Reviews

A Good Car With Impressive Gas Milage! By Amanda

back and it has side compartments in the back as well as a cover to put over your things so people can't see what you have in the back hatch! The fuel is also pretty impressive in todays economy. Ther... Read More

Not A Bad Vehicle Not Enough Options For What I Spent On It Or Room By Flynn

Could have more pickup from the start,the weather stripping in the dr jams comes off to easily if you bump it,could be a little more roomier inside and for what I paid for it should have more options ... Read More

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2005 GMC Envoy Reviews

Good Gmc Suv By mikejapp

Car dealers have sent me letters asking about selling it for it's resale value. Apparently there is a big market for the Envoy in good condition. Mine has dents and scratches and stained rear carpet... Read More

Great Car With Quality And Utility By mmercik

The 2005 GMC Envoy is a great car. Handles well for an SUV and changing from 2 wheel drive to 4 wheel drive on the fly comes in handy in rain and snow conditions. Interior is very nice with the u... Read More

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2004 GMC Envoy Reviews

2004 Envoy Nighmare By RonBlackBear

Good mechanical dependability. Electrical nightmare!!! This purchase was made out of desparation for a SUV after hitting a deer with my Honda. We have been purchasing Japanese cars stricly and will... Read More

Great Investment! By dwhite1125

If you are looking for an alternative to a pickup and you are too cool for a station wagon, this is the vehicle for you! Reliable, roomy and plenty of power to get you around town. If you have items ... Read More

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