Sign in | Register | My account |

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 User Reviews

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Review Ratings

  • Review your car

Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5

Review Highlights Click to filter reviews below

PROS
"ride" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"sound" 3 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews

User Reviews

Displaying 1 - 10 of 13 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews.

Bill writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Ext. Cab 4WD Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Comfort

Cons

Gas

45

Gmc Keeps Going — Great all around daily driver truck, great for towing, and hauling. Very powerful and fun to drive. Cost of ownership is not the best considering the cost of gas. This truck is fun to drive but can be challenging to park.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
Sierra 1500
Looking for a Used Sierra 1500 in your area?
CarGurus has 63,355 nationwide Sierra 1500 listings starting at $2,250.
ZIP:
gmcdenali writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Crew Cab AWD Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Towing:
Overall:
5

Pros

424 horsepower
Tons of space

Cons

Large turning circle

gmcdenali
35

Excellent All Around Driver — This truck is excellent, huge amount of power and torque, great for towing large boats. With the dual exhuast it sounds excellent, I put it into auto shift when driving short distances and it shifts great no jumps or hiccups between gears.

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

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
MerrimackAuto1 writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Crew Cab 4WD Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

great ride

Cons

small bed

MerrimackAuto1
135

Best Truck On The Market — Great truck. I wish the bed was 6 feet but other than that great power and smooth ride. Like all factory vehicles i needed new tires at 30k. I really like that GMC went to rear drums and removed the rear pads and rotors

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
Paul writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Crew Cab 4WD Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

style, ride performance

Cons

voice recognition phone

30

Gmc Sierra — this is a well built truck with near car quaility ride, great performance, braking and handling. the only thing I'm not fond of is the built in phone (the voice recognitiion is not good, for 2009 they went with bluetooth which I'd prefer) the back up sensor is a must for all trucks and SUV's mine has the back up sensor for 09 you can get a back up camera.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
Houston writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Crew Cab Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Appearance, Power, Build Quality

Cons

MPG

45

2008 Gmc Sierra 1500 Sle2 Crew Cab 2wd — 5.3L V8 has plenty of power. Acceleration is acceptable for a full-size pickup. Braking is particularly good. Handling is exceptional considering the width and length of the vehicle. The vehicle itself is a quality vehicle. No issues related to build quality. Appearance is, in the only words I can think of, manly. It looks like a pickup a man would drive. Gas mileage is not the best, but considering that it has a 5.3L V8, you should not expect great gas mileage. Currently getting 14.8 MPG. With a 26 gallon (U.S.) fuel tank, you can still get to where you need to go, although the price to fill the pickup can be high. The Active Fuel Management feature, however, is great (switches between 4 and 8 cylinders depending on driving conditions). It's a fun vehicle. Loaded on the inside. I don't have a navigation system primarily because I don't need one. Sound system is great. Although it's a pickup, it doesn't drive like one. My pickup is Stealth Gray in color, and I can tell you that a number of people have asked me where I purchased my pickup simply because of how good my pickup looks. Enough said.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
Kay writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Ext. Cab SB 4WD Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

retains its value better than most

Cons

Does use more gas than your little compacts

35

Its A Great Truck — I love my truck. It has the power I need to pass or rolls along to save gas. It's goes from V-8 to V-4, so its great on gas. I love the on-star and in car phone. It has a great sound system, with Bose speakers. Leather light tan interior and brown on the outside. I has everything I could want. I have had a GMC the last 3 trucks I have owned and I wouldn't own anything else.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
Brian_and_Robin writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali Crew Cab AWD Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Towing:
Overall:
5

Pros

Beautiful, feature-rich, reliable, stylish.

Cons

Wish it had integrated bluetooth connectivity, but that wasn't available on this truck in 2008.

Brian_and_Robin
25

Love This Truck — You pay a premium for the style and features of the Denali trim line, but it's worth it. I've loved this truck since the day I got it and am still very happy with it. That's saying a lot since I'm a gadget guy and love the new features you can get on newer models. I have added cameras (front, back and sides), sound proofing (though it was already quiet), and an aftermarket bluetooth phone connection. The GMC Nav isn't the greatest, but it's handy if you don't want to use your smart phone.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
devastator115 writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Ext. Cab 4WD Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Towing:
Overall:
5

Pros

Drive great and looks bad ass.

Cons

None so far.

devastator115
25

All Around A Great Truck — I've liked every single thing, and haven't found anything bad about it,. I've drove it to work an d great, I've drove it for plessure and great. When I find some I don't like I'll let you guys know. Thanks

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Zach writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Crew Cab 4WD Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Dependable, strong, lots of power, lots of torque, good looks, and reliable

Cons

Too much goddamn plastic!

155

My Sierra Is My Work Truck And It Never Lets Me Down — The performance is average for a half ton truck. It is powerful enough to pull 2 trailers at a time for work, and I have no problems passing on the highway. I also like the small turning radius. Build quality is good and I have not had any problems but I sense some rattling coming on in the near future due to the tremendous ammount of plastic used inside. Appearance on the outside is bold, clean cut, and in my opinion, visually appealing, but I do believe whoever decided to start using that ugly dulled out matte black plastic on vehicles instead of chrome should be shot in the head! I would love to find some chrome mirror caps and chrome handles! Interior design is nice, and everything is well placed. It came with grey cloth seats but I ordered some wipe clean seat covers from GM since I often get into it with filthy clothes. I just haven't had time to install the rear seat cover yet. My biggest complaint is the interior has far too much plastic! It is truly overwhelming! I would like to find a wood or stainless steel dash kit in the future to add color and take attention away from the plastic! I also find it is amazing on gas! I guess I have the Flex Fuel feature to thank for that! Finally, I do find it fun to drive when I am not hauling and I can actually open it up on the highways. I would most definetley recommend this truck to people! I have not had any problems and I am pretty comfortable saying there won't be for a while judging by my past experiences with GM trucks. Thank you for reading my review. Hope you enjoyed it.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Steve writes:
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Ext. Cab SB 4WD Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Great looking truck.

Cons

Could get better gas mileage, but its a truck.

25

Gmc — Great truck. What more needs to be said. It has four wheels they all turn when engaged. Expensive to fill all 26 gallons of capacity of fuel at $4.85 per gallon. Carries all my stuff but then again it is a truck

Is this review helpful? Yes | No

Displaying 1 - 10 of 13 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews.

Review your car

Reviews From Other Years

2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

Nice Ride By billypeto

I was Pleasantly surprised in the amount of interior & ride changes for the good! The tail gate is a pleasant surprise as well. The standard Back up camera on a real screen is a nice improvement. My o... Read More

Read all 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews

2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

Gmc All The Way! By stevent1989

Gmc builds a quality truck at a great price. Their reliability is unmatched and the number of gmc's still on the road is the proof. I will drive this truck for 2 more years then I'm gonna trade for ... Read More

Good Looking Economical Towing Vehicle For A Family. By RAAndres

We needed a vehicle to tow our 26' long travel trailer and be comfortable for our family of 4 on long trips. We like the length of the bed for our four bikes and extra throw in things. We get a lot ... Read More

Read all 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews

2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

Nice Truck Plenty Of Power Hauls 25 Ft Boat With Ease By kelly0112

I really like the carbon flash color of the truck, the styling is very nice. fuel economy is pretty good for the weight of the truck and the size motor 5.3, can get about 22 miles per gallon on the hi... Read More

Best Truck On The Market! By Brad

All around great truck. Plenty of power when pulling the full capacity of 9500lbs. Exterior styling is awesome with the chrome wheels and sleek lines. Gas mileage is great compared to the dodge ram ... Read More

Read all 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews

2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

This Truck Is Everything! By kulturej

This truck has it all. It is comfortable with plush leather seats and has great features. My favorite is the Bluetooth. Right from my steering wheel I control calls and have a normal conversation w... Read More

Very Great Truck For Every Day Work.. By Dj2031

Great over all truck and reliable also.. Easy to drive and looks good going down the road. We have taken this on a few road trips and it was very comfortable and fuel economy was over 20 MPG on th... Read More

Read all 8 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews

2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

Fun, Comfortable Truck That Can Be Used For Daily Commute, Camping And Hauling. By CarGuru22

This truck is fun to drive, powerful acceleration, good braking, Z71 made for good handling, comfortable and roomy for long trips, can pull a decent sized boat without even huffing. Off-roading is a ... Read More

Poor Performing Hybrid Truck (though Still Better Than The Available Options). By jgreene3tx

I do a combination of driving since I live in a rural area where there are lots of 60+ mph roads (our place fronts a 60 mph road), though there are plenty of traffic signals so I should be charging th... Read More

Read all 5 2010 GMC Sierra 1500 reviews

People researching a 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 contacted a dealer about

2008 GMC Sierra 1500 picture, exterior
GMC Sierra 1500
47% of the time
Chevrolet Silverado 1500
17% of the time
Ford F-150
8% of the time
Dodge Ram Pickup 1500
7% of the time
Sierra 1500
Looking for a Used Sierra 1500 in your area?
CarGurus has 63,355 nationwide Sierra 1500 listings starting at $2,250.
ZIP: