2014 GMC Sierra 1500  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#6 of 2014 Pickups

#110 of all 2014 vehicles

The Sierra 1500, part of GMC's lineup for decades, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. GMC offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0519% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9315%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0519% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9315% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 is 7% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9565Kia SedonaGMC Sierra 1500Chevrolet SilveradoFord F-150Honda RidgelineDodge Grand CaravanDodge DurangoToyota TundraFord ExplorerChevrolet TraverseDodge Ram 1500C. Town and CountryComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 95. The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 is less safe than the 2014 Ford F-150, the 2014 Honda Ridgeline, the 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2014 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2014 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2014 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2014 Ford Explorer, the 2014 Toyota Tundra, and the 2014 Dodge Durango. It is about as safe as the 2014 Kia Sedona.

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