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GMC Sierra 2500HD

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2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
The Sierra HD and its twin, the Chevrolet Silverado HD, are designed for heavy towing and hauling. The 6.0-liter V8 and 6.6-liter turbodiesel are both mated to a six-speed automatic. The latter employs a heavy-duty transmission made by Allison. A natural gas version of the 6.0-liter V8 is also available. The optional off-road suspension package makes the ride stiffer. Other options include a snow-plow preparation kit and a frame-mounted hitch for fifth-wheel towing. The cab offers a lot of storage space and can easily serve as a mobile office. The top-trim Denali has a luxurious interior. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities are now part of the easy-to-use infotainment system.
All Ratings & Reliability
2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2018
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 NA NA
2017 NA NA
2016 $24,200 - $44,000 $21,990 - $40,790
2015 $22,025 - $40,250 $19,725 - $37,325
2011-2014
2011 Redesign Year
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2014
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2014 $19,050 - $34,175 $16,660 - $31,360
2013 $16,150 - $30,900 $13,195 - $27,995
2012 $13,600 - $27,400 $10,695 - $24,495
2011 $12,425 - $26,675 $9,520 - $23,720
2007-2010
2007 Redesign Year
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2010
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2010 $11,350 - $20,600 $8,455 - $17,755
2009 $10,275 - $19,550 $7,385 - $16,685
2008 $9,225 - $18,500 $6,385 - $15,285
2007 $8,050 - $16,250 $5,280 - $12,980
2000-2006
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2006
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2006 $6,975 - $14,450 $4,270 - $11,270
2005 $5,925 - $12,425 $3,270 - $9,370
2004 $5,500 - $11,150 $2,865 - $8,165
2003 $5,500 - $10,275 $2,855 - $7,365
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD Ratings & Reliability
The Sierra HD and its twin, the Chevrolet Silverado HD, are designed for heavy towing and hauling. The 6.0-liter V8 and 6.6-liter turbodiesel are both mated to a six-speed automatic. The latter employs a heavy-duty transmission made by Allison. A natural gas version of the 6.0-liter V8 is also available. The optional off-road suspension package makes the ride stiffer. Other options include a snow-plow preparation kit and a frame-mounted hitch for fifth-wheel towing. The cab offers a lot of storage space and can easily serve as a mobile office. The top-trim Denali has a luxurious interior. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities are now part of the easy-to-use infotainment system.
2015-2018
2015 Redesign Year
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2018
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 NA NA
2017 NA NA
2016 $24,200 - $44,000 $21,990 - $40,790
2015 $22,025 - $40,250 $19,725 - $37,325
2011-2014
2011 Redesign Year
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2014
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2014 $19,050 - $34,175 $16,660 - $31,360
2013 $16,150 - $30,900 $13,195 - $27,995
2012 $13,600 - $27,400 $10,695 - $24,495
2011 $12,425 - $26,675 $9,520 - $23,720
2007-2010
2007 Redesign Year
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2010
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8. The 2007 redesign brought a new 6.0-liter V8 in addition to the older 6.6-liter V8 turbodiesel. The latter engine is very powerful but returned just 13 mpg overall. The six-speed Allison transmission is very smooth.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2010 $11,350 - $20,600 $8,455 - $17,755
2009 $10,275 - $19,550 $7,385 - $16,685
2008 $9,225 - $18,500 $6,385 - $15,285
2007 $8,050 - $16,250 $5,280 - $12,980
2000-2006
GMC Sierra 2500HD 2006
These trucks are much stiffer and ride less comfortably than the standard Silverado 1500 (1/2 ton). They are designed for hard work and a 3/4 ton capacity. The ride is bouncy but the available engines include a relatively refined, Isuzu-developed 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 and a huge 8.1-liter, 340-hp V8.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2006 $6,975 - $14,450 $4,270 - $11,270
2005 $5,925 - $12,425 $3,270 - $9,370
2004 $5,500 - $11,150 $2,865 - $8,165
2003 $5,500 - $10,275 $2,855 - $7,365