1999 GMC Sierra 1500 Expert Reviews

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on July 26, 1998

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on July 26, 1998

A 1999 GMC Sierra pickup truck is parked at the front entrance of Pontiac/GMC headquarters. Each morning as the work day begins, every employee pauses, genuflects, then leans over and kisses the c... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on August 21, 1998

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on August 21, 1998

I was wrong. I figured that the recent United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Corp. would turn off the company's truck customers. GM, after all, isn't the only truckmaker. For... Read full review

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on December 20, 1998

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on December 20, 1998

If there is any automotive form that is distinctly American, it is the pickup truck. Long a workhorse of the automobile industry, this vehicle type is becoming increasingly popular. Just as tatt... Read full review


Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on February 12, 1999

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on February 12, 1999

This could be an interesting year for full-size trucks, the hottest selling vehicles on the market. I wouldn't be surprised if the GMC Sierra finally moves out of the shadow of its more popula... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on May 22, 1999

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on May 22, 1999

Here's a bumper sticker we're all familiar with, usually found plastered on the back of a battered pickup truck: "Cowboy Cadillac." It's a message that's both mocking and self-e... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on November 25, 1998

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on November 25, 1998

Some of our readers complain that the big Dodge Ram and Ford F-series trucks are too cartoonish-looking for their tastes. Those malcontents ought to be happy then with the all-new 1999 GMC Sierra ... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on July 24, 1999

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on July 24, 1999

With its bulging rear fenders, GMC's "sportside" Sierra pickup truck looks about as tough as a Harley-Davidson. The "sportside" is one of two body styles available on this new truck. The "wid... Read full review

Our view: 1999 GMC Sierra 1500

By Al Haas on July 18, 1999

Our view: 1999 GMC Sierra 1500

By Al Haas on July 18, 1999

The full-size pickups I test are usually loaded, four-wheel-drive, extended-cab models with window stickers that like to dress up like the national debt of Argentina. And that's fine, because ... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 20, 1998

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 20, 1998

General Motors has rolled out big guns in its truck shootout with Ford, and the GM arsenal includes two brands, not one. I've already told you about the all-new 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 5, 1998

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on November 5, 1998

GMC's full-size Sierra pickup is new from the frame up, but it takes a sharp eye to recognize it. Park it next to last year's Sierra, however, and the difference is immediately obvious. ... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on June 11, 1998

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on June 11, 1998

What do you get when you take a Sierra (GMC) to the Sierras (mountains) in March? Snow. Ankle-deep. That's what a handful of journalists encountered when we went to Yosemite National Park to d... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 17, 1998

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 17, 1998

General Motors has rolled out big guns in its truck shootout with Ford, and the GM arsenal includes two brands, not one. I've already told you about the all-new 1999 Chevrolet Silverado picku... Read full review