2008 GMC Sierra 1500 User Reviews

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 Review
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    Handling Ranked 2008 Toyota Tundra better.
    "The Tundra has Bilstein shocks and an extra leaf spring in the rear that comes on the tow package models"
    Would Buy Ranked 2008 Toyota Tundra better.
    "These trucks are good for 300,000mi if you treat them right"
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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Crew Cab Review
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    Safe Truck — This truck is very secure and safe i have not heard any bad reviews about it but i woild like it to have head air bags but the handing feels very good the body loos very strong on safety child locks is very good because on the back seats you can put 3 seats well secure and all individual hooks help a lot

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Very secure

    Cons: No head air bag

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Ext. Cab 4WD Review
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    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

    Pros: Drive great and looks bad ass.

    Cons: None so far.

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Crew Cab 4WD Review
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    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

    Pros: great ride

    Cons: small bed

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Crew Cab 4WD Review
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    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.)

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

    Cons: Too much goddamn plastic!

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Crew Cab 4WD Review
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    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

    Pros: style, ride performance

    Cons: voice recognition phone

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Ext. Cab 4WD Review
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    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

    Pros: Comfort

    Cons: Gas

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE1 Ext. Cab SB 4WD Review
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    08 Gmc 1500 1/2 Ton 6" Fabtech Lift With 20 " Kmc Wheels And 35 " Toyo Open Country Tires — not my truck its my dad's, turns lots of heads good looks handles good, needs gearing doesn't quite keep up to my s10 right now, not to hard on gas, wish it was diesel so we can stack it. brought it down to nashville tennessee to get all the work done

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

    Pros: handles and looks good

    Cons: not a diesel

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Ext. Cab SB 4WD Review
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    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

    Pros: Great looking truck.

    Cons: Could get better gas mileage, but its a truck.

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    2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE2 Crew Cab Review
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    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.

    Pros: Appearance, Power, Build Quality

    Cons: MPG

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

    Great Truck To Own By woody77black

    i really like the look of these trucks its really comfortable and performs great and so far no problems from the truck at all. the truck handles very well and acceleration is adequate all in all i wou... Read More

    Great Truck For A Working Man. By wvanpatten

    This truck is beautiful and comfortable, and has all the amenities that you could ask for. Lots of power and a sleek design. Dual climate controls are perfect for the man who is always hot and the wom... Read More

    2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

    Totally Impressed!!! By Moates1970

    A lot to like about the GMC Sierra 1500 truck. The 5.3 liter with the 4/8 fuel efficiency system made replacing my Mustang GT easy. Sounds crazy but I needed a truck, didn't want to et away from V-8 p... Read More

    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

    2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

    All In One Vehicle By EVJ3

    I'm told the 2012 Sierra 1500 remains one of the best trucks in its category. In terms of capability (like towing), body style and power, the Sierra 1500 is right up there with the competition. The... Read More

    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

    2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

    Great Truck. Powerful Half Ton Towing Machine. By kabomb

    Love this truck. The power is impressive, even when loaded up and towing a trailer. Great exhaust tone from the manufacturer. Seats are comfortable, even with trips in excess of 20 hours. No complaint... Read More

    Well Made "do Everything" Vehicle By fubar4837

    I didn't like the initial dealer price I paid. I've only owned it for 18 months but don't regret it. It's been reliable and easy to drive and maintain. It does fill up my small driveway and use some g... Read More

    2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Reviews

    Don't Buy A Gm Hybrid Truck Until They Improve It Drastically! By jgreene3tx

    Didn't like this hybrid truck, it barely got better mileage than the standard gas version; not enough to pay the extra money for the hybrid. Maybe if you sat in traffic a lot it would save a bit more... Read More

    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

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