2012 GMC Sierra 1500

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2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Ratings
86
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
86
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Great
89/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Average
75/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Great
90/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Large Light Duty Pickup of 2012

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#2 GMC Sierra 1500
86
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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 after 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
  • Vehicle's handling on curves
  • Quality of the interior materials

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Flexibility of seat configurations

Performance Specs

MPG City

12 - 15

MPG Hwy

18 - 22

Horsepower

195 - 403

Transmission

4 speed, Automatic, 6 speed, Automatic

Engine

Gas V6, Gas/Ethanol V8

Drivetrain

4-Wheel Drive, All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Review

Overview
Why do so many knowledgeable truckers choose Sierra? Not surprisingly there's a long list of reasons. Like a century-long heritage of professional-grade performance reliability and durability. Awesome power is an integral part of every Sierra pickup. There are several engines to choose from. From the fuel efficient 4.3 Liter V6 that earns 20 Miles per gallon highway all the way to the powerful 6.2 liter V8 or the Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo choose what suits you best. Sierra is engineered to keep on looking good over the long haul too thanks to features like a rugged double-wall cargo box and long-lasting base-coat/clear-coat paint. Sierra added real comfort and refinement while simultaneously taking function to a higher level. You and your passengers will enjoy quality materials and a remarkable level of workmanship with attention to detail that shows in the seat stitching and the overall fit and finish. As if great looks great performance and great engineering weren't enough reason to choose Sierra here's another one: safety. In U.S. government testing Sierra earned the highest possible rating – 5 stars. The 2012 GMC Sierra. Finishing the jobs that other trucks start.

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Quality Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the first 90 days of ownership

Dependability Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the past 12 months with their 3-year old vehicles
2012 GMC Sierra 1500 JD Power Award Winner
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