GMC Sierra

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

83
Priced From $22,195
MPG 17.0
Styles Reviewed
SUV/TruckSUV/Truck

New Car Test Drive

06/21/10
2010-06-21
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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G.R. Whale G.R. Whale Score Pending 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

If you want the capability of a big pickup with the least sensation of driving a big pickup, the Sierra HD deserves consideration. In a world run amuck for ever-larger trailers and powerplants, it’s a sensible alternative for anyone who needs to haul heavy material but doesn’t want a Class IV or V truck to do it.

LeftLane News

06/16/10
2010-06-16
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

Just as the Corvette ZR-1 subliminally influences the masses into mundane Malibus, the Silverado and Sierra HD’s best-in-class numbers and ultra-torquey diesel will undoubtedly put more butts in standard Silverados and Sierras. Halo cars come in all shapes and sizes.

New Car Test Drive

05/02/12
2012-05-02
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
G.R. Whale G.R. Whale Score Pending 2012 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

If you want the capability of a big pickup with the least sensation of driving a big pickup, the Sierra HD deserves consideration. In a world run amuck for ever-larger trailers and powerplants, it’s a sensible alternative for anyone who needs to haul heavy material.

AutoGuide.com

07/25/12
2012-07-25
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Huw Evans Huw Evans Score Pending 2013 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

The great thing about the Sierra is there’s a trim level and configuration to suit just about every taste and budget. Despite its interior fixtures, this truck is going to be a fairly tough act to follow.

AutoBlog.com

09/23/10
2010-09-23
84
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Sam Abuelsamid Sam Abuelsamid 7.1 out of 10 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

Despite its newfound refinement, the 2011 GMC Sierra 3500HD still isn’t a truck we recommend as an everyday personal-use vehicle That said, it’s a much more manageable beast to maneuver than any duallie HD pickup.

Motor Trend

09/28/10
2010-09-28
84
100

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Allyson Harwood Allyson Harwood Score Pending 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

We are happy to say the 2011 GMC Sierra Denali 3500HD isn’t just good on paper; it’s equally good in real life. But can it hold its own against the new King Ranch? For those who like the King Ranch’s unique style, the Denali is probably a bit on the dull side.

AutoBlog.com

08/25/11
2011-08-25
84
100

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Zach Bowman Zach Bowman 6.0 out of 10 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

Even with its turbo lag and aging interior in place, the 2011 GMC Sierra Denali remains an impressive truck. In terms of outright capability, the Sierra Denali is built to work.

AutoBlog.com

06/14/10
2010-06-14
84
100

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Sam Abuelsamid Sam Abuelsamid 7.1 out of 10 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

In terms of raw capabilities, these new Heavy Duty Sierras edge the Fords in most categories, but not by any amount big enough to be truly meaningful. What may tilt the scales toward GM, however, is its superior ride quality, engine refinement and features like smart exhaust braking.

AutoGuide.com

06/11/10
2010-06-11
84
100

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Huw Evans Huw Evans Score Pending 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

The 2011 Sierra HD eschews style for substance. Thanks to its thoroughly updated skeleton, improved suspension and stronger diesel powertrain, it’s one capable all-around pickup, with options and features to suit almost any requirement or budget.

Edmunds.com

01/24/12
2012-01-24
84
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

With its considerable capabilities and comfortable nature, the 2012 GMC Sierra 3500HD is an excellent choice for a heavy-duty truck.

AutoSavant.com

04/25/12
2012-04-25
84
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Roger Boylan Roger Boylan Score Pending 2012 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

All in all, with its extensive capabilities and ultra-plush interior, the Sierra is an exceedingly pleasant and useful vehicle. The version I drove was also exceedingly expensive.

USA Today

04/29/11
2011-04-29
83
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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James R. Healey James R. Healey 7.1 out of 10 2011 GMC Sierra SUV/Truck

Wow, whatta truck. The GMC Sierra Denali HD is too bumpy and bouncy and big and expensive for casual use, but if you really need to tow or haul in style, or if your serious-trucker fantasies get the better of you…

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