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|06-21-2011, 02:45 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2008
GMC vs Chevy... differences?
In my life, my dad has owned a Chevy Blazer, Astro and S-10. My dad isn't a car god, but he is very mechanically inclined so he is capable of simple maintenance, but all his Chevy vehicles have fallen apart.
His S-10 has the same reoccurring problem (I forget what, I don't do cars) and he is fed up with it so he wants to ditch it and get a GMC pick up.
Is there any major difference between GMC and Chevy? I would assume not and my mechanic friend tells me there isn't. What do you guys know about it? I personally think he's crazy to get a GMC vehicle after so many Chevy issues.
|06-21-2011, 02:49 PM||#4 (permalink)|
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Whats a option on one is standard on the other.
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|06-21-2011, 02:58 PM||#5 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2009
This is true...mechanically speaking Chevrolet's are GMC's.
Honestly though I do like my GMC...Although it does have it's drawbacks which I wont mention in order not to start a truck vs truck war...
If the GMC I bought wasent so darn inexpensive I'da never bought it, Ford FTW!!!
|06-21-2011, 03:06 PM||#6 (permalink)|
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There is no mechanical difference between two similarly equipped trucks. GMC / Chevy at least.
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|06-21-2011, 03:08 PM||#7 (permalink)|
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gmc and chevy are owned by Gerenal Motors or for those that are political Goverment motors.
The only difference between GMC and Chevy is luxury, GMC is more of a more expensive and luxurious Chevy
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|06-21-2011, 03:16 PM||#8 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Yeah, pretty much what everybody else is saying. They're practically the same. Although me and a couple other guys drive Chevy trucks and have had few to no problems
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|06-21-2011, 03:26 PM||#9 (permalink)|
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They're the same across the platform. Anything under GM for example you have the GMC Jimmy/Chevy Blazer/Oldsmobile Bravada.
Ford did the same with Ford/Lincoln/Mercury and Mazda can even be thrown in there. Ford Ranger/Mazda B series.
The differences lie in the trim packages and very few other differences. I know in regards to the Ranger/B series one at one point had an iron block while the other was aluminum. That's one of the bigger differences I've seen.
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|06-21-2011, 03:32 PM||#10 (permalink)|
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