1987 GMC S-15 Review

1987 GMC S-15 Base 2.5 liter 4 tec from North America

Model year1987
Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership2000
Most recent year of ownership2005
Engine and transmission 2.5 liter 4 tec Manual
Performance marks 4 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 5 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.8 / 10
Distance when acquired100000 miles
Most recent distance128000 miles


It is a very low cost truck


Engine Blew at 50,000 miles.

Master and slave cylinder for clutch at 100,000.

Radiator at 112,000.

On its 4th outside door handle.

Clutch has been replaced a few times.

Exhaust fell off at 115,000.

Alternator is currently on its way out.

General Comments:

Great truck.


I drive this truck very hard.

However I wish it had power steering and power brakes, and AC would be a plus.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 2nd July, 2005

Average review marks: 6.8 / 10, based on 1 review