• (4.5) 19 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,882$19,266
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: N/A
  • Engine: 300-hp, 6.0-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 8,200 lbs.
2006 GMC Sierra 1500

Our Take on the 2006 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
  • More powerful turbo-diesel V-8 for 2006 (2500HD, 3500)


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 19 reviews

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Great truck!

by Mike from Wayne County, NY on February 1, 2012

I bought a 2006 GMC Sierra Crew Cab SLE, Z71 Off-Road with approximately 73,000 miles on it. It was between that truck and a Nissan Frontier (was considering a mid-size after 10 years of driving an S-... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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