pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
61,300 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. repaint roof (3 reports)
  2. repaint (1 reports)
  3. touch up (1 reports)
2013 GMC Sierra 1500 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2013 GMC Sierra 1500 Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 092019

Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles


Paint on roof peeling off in large flakes. Spot on hood started as a small chip an now about dime size. Body shop at dealer stated he has seen this problem on a lot of trucks and that GM is aware of the issue but not doing thing about it.

- Glen D., Austell, GA, US

problem #4

May 012016

Sierra 1500 LX 5.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles

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paint peeling paint peeling paint peeling

I hate the fact that you spend as much as it would cost for a house and have this type of issue. Terrible thing is I am a big GMC guy and its only GM products that are having this issue.

- Landon M., Tyler, TX, US

problem #3

May 052018

Sierra 1500 Denali 6.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,300 miles

Nice, well kept GMC Denali Sierra 2013. Paint above the windshield has started to blister up in three locations. One spot about the size of a half dollar and the other 2 the size of nickels. Just showed up in the past 2 weeks. It appears the paint has never end bonded to metal cab. Any help from dealers on this problem. This is my third Denali truck to purchase but might be the last GMC product depending on how they handle problem.

- rssaleswt, Suwanee, US

problem #2

Jul 062017

Sierra 1500 SIerra 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,000 miles

Purchased new in 2013, paid $62,000, top of the line Sierra, special white pearl paint, all the options. Truck has been very good and reliable. Love the color, but have a rather large spot on the front of the roof where paint blew off. Went to dealer for warranty repair and was told GM only warranties paint for 3 yrs. or 36,000 miles. What a crock, during my lifetime I have owned at least 25 pickups and never had an issue with peeling paint. Never owned a GMC or and will never own another. Have a Toyota that is 25 years old, never been in the garage, and the paint is still there. Buy American, that's BS.

- Grant S., Barboursville, VA, US

problem #1

Jun 122014

Sierra 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles

I see a trend of poor paint jobs on many trucks by GMC on this website. I thought it was just mine, but wow. GMC, I hope you're proud to steal money from hard working Americans.

- Matthew A., Denham Springs, LA, US

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