• (4.7) 16 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,168$17,868
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: N/A
  • Engine: 300-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 8,200 lbs.
2005 GMC Sierra 1500

Our Take on the 2005 GMC Sierra 1500

Our Take

GMC updated its complete line of full-size Sierra pickup trucks for the 2003 model year and incorporated a new electrical architecture. While this General Motors division positions its trucks as "professional grade," the similar Chevrolet Silverado ranks as the high-volume member of the duo.Sierr... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • Half- , three-quarter- and one-ton models
  • Choice of engines
  • Three cab styles
  • RWD or 4WD
  • Available Quadrasteer four-wheel steering

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

If GMC is going to expand the premium Denali brand to its Sierra pickup, why is the company being so stingy with the truly advanced equipment it has developed? Is GMC afraid of the dreaded $50,000 price point for half-ton pickups? Or is the truckmaker saving a little something special for 2006 when the Sierra Denali will be going heads up with the new Lincoln Mark LT? It's not like GMC can... Read full review for the 2005 GMC Sierra 1500

Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 16 reviews

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Once you go truck...

by Kevin Truck from South Bend, IN on October 21, 2011

I purchased the black 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali. This review is based on about six months of ownership. I used to have a red 2001 Chevy Silverado LT. I wanted to get all the options on the Chevy, pl... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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Our 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 trim comparison will help you decide.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 14 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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