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Pros: Smooth ride
Cons: it always is in the shop
Advice: caveat emptorMy husband purchased this truck while on emergency leave from Iraq for me (his wife), and two small children. He wanted us to have a reliable vehicle while he was off at war. We truely believe it is a lemon. It has 5000 miles and has been in the shop around 6x's. The service manager admitted that they had been having problems with reports of this model having water intrusion. I have been stranded on the side of the road twice. I need this truck to go see my husband who is coming home in 2 weeks to make a 3000 mile trip. I have no confidence in the truck.
Pros: Quiet power
Cons: No expernal built-in storage compartments.
Advice: Drive this model the last and you will see the superiority of the design.This is the third Sierra I have owned - and the new 2007 is by far the most refined. I drove ALL other brands of pickups within a 4-week period and still found the Sierra the best.
Pros: 5.3 liter vortec V-8
Advice: Buy it! you wont be sorry.I bought my first new Sierra in June of 04, After driving Ford, Toyota, and Dodge My Sierra blows them all away. This truck has it all comfort, power, and looks. I love the off road package and have already tested it with spectacular results. I have owned several other 4X4s in the past years and this one puts them to shame.
Pros: Plenty of room for kids and cargo
Cons: Tire wear, rides too soft
Advice: Be prepared to deal with cranky service peopleOverall I am happy with this truck. My only complaint after one year is tire wear, specifically on the right front. The truck has 13,000 plus miles and I have had one alignment and one tire rotation by dealer, and a second alignment with independent. Independent inspected and test drove truck and mentioned the shocks were bad and with warranty I should take it to the dealer. Took to dealer immediately, and because the service manager 'went to bat' for me they replaced the struts, but was told the worn tire was my problem, not theirs.
Pros: 5.3L engine, very smooth
Cons: lack of external fuel filter, in tank now
Advice: do not get tow package if you want boulevard rideExcellent handling for a long wheel-base pickup. Stiff suspension is standard with tow package, but is excellent when towing. Plenty of power with 5.3 L engine and decent mileage, up to 20 MPG on highway, averaging 17.5 MPG combined. Comfortable seating, even on long drives. Braking is excellent, even with the return to drums on rear. Dual caliper discs with larger rotors on front seem to provide better brake quality than previous years with rear discs. Entire truck is well put together, very tight.
Advice: n/aThis truck is great
Pros: 4 DOORS ARE GREAT
Cons: HOW GM DEALS WITH THERE CUSTOMERS AFTER A LARGE PURCHACE.
Advice: TEST DRIVE UNDER ALL CONDITIONS.i BOUGHT THIS TRUCK, HAD A VIBRATION ABOVE 80MPH, THE DEALERSHIP TRIED 5 TIMES TO FIX, NOW GM RELATIONS SAYS I'M ABUSING IT AND WILL NOT DO ANY THING TO FIX IT.. MAKE SURE U TEST DRIVE ABOVE 80 BEFORE U BYE IT... THIS VIBRATION WILL RATTLE YOUR TEETH, THEY SAY ITS NORMAL.