2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid

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$38,710

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2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid
2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Seamless switching between gas and electric modes
  • Can reach 20 mph in electric mode with 5,000-pound trailer
  • Diesel-like towing performance
  • Great stopping performance with regenerative braking
  • Standard tonneau cover to help highway mileage
  • 25 percent better mileage than regular Sierra

The bad:

  • Can only tow up to 6,100 pounds
  • Only available as crew cab
  • No power outlet in cargo bed

3 trims

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Notable features

  • 6.0-liter V-8 engine now flex-fuel
  • Two-mode hybrid drivetrain
  • Electrically variable transmission
  • Low-rolling-resistance tires
  • 42-volt electrically driven power steering

2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
GM says the Sierra 1500 Hybrid’s gasoline V-8 and electric motors team up for an overall mileage improvement of 25 percent compared with the regular Sierra. The Sierra Hybrid is only available as a rear- or four-wheel-drive crew cab, both with a newly flex-fuel capable 6.0-liter V-8 and two electric transmission motors. Standard features include a trailering package, locking rear differential and side curtain airbags.

Exterior
Alongside the Sierra Hybrid’s lower panels are optional green stripes with “hybrid” in capital letters. There’s also hybrid badging on the cab’s rear window, ahead of the side mirrors and on the tailgate.

Interior
Depending on the Silverado Hybrid’s seating configuration, the crew cab can seat five or six people.

  • Hybrid badge on tachometer
  • Fuel economy gauge
  • Optional navigation system

Under the Hood
GM’s two-mode hybrid system enables “full” hybrid operation with the capability to cruise on electric power up to 20 mph. The gas engine kicks in if more acceleration is needed, as well as at higher speeds; for maximum grunt, the electric motors and gas engine work together.

At the heart of the Sierra Hybrid is a 6.0-liter V-8 that teams with GM’s Electrically Variable Transmission, which integrates two 60-kilowatt electric motors. The motors draw power from a 300-volt battery pack, which recharges itself off the friction generated when you hit the brakes. The engine makes 332 horsepower and enables a towing capacity of 6,100 pounds with rear-wheel drive and 5,900 pounds with four-wheel drive — not as much as the regular Sierra’s 10,500-pound maximum towing capacity, but not too shabby for a hybrid.

  • GM says gas mileage is up 40 percent in the city and 25 percent overall versus the gasoline Sierra
  • E85 flex-fuel compatibility new for 2010

Safety
Standard safety features include:

  • Four-wheel antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system
  • Side curtain and side-impact airbags

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.5
  • Interior design 4.5
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 3.5
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 4.5

Most recent consumer reviews

4.6

New favorite ride bought used

Truck certainly holds its value for the most part despite having over 160k miles. No issues with drive train even after traveling from Norfolk to Atlanta

4.3

Good cars

Good truck drive it all the time with my family and towing as well.. good reliable truck very happy with it and defently would purchase another one gmc/Chevy fan

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by GMC
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/up to 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12,000 miles bumper-to-bumper original warranty, then may continue to 6 years/100,000 miles limited (depending on variables)
Powertrain
6 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
172-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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