1987 GMC Safari Review

1987 GMC Safari SLE V-6 from North America

Year of manufacture1987
First year of ownership1987
Most recent year of ownership1995
Engine and transmission V-6 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 0 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.4 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance71000 miles
Previous carna na

Summary:

Awesome / indestructable

Faults:

Starter at about 65,000.

Tires once.

Brakes a few times.

Oil changes.

Water pump.

Battery.

General Comments:

This was a very good van. Very few problems I remember. Very good on trips.

I wish they would have made the Jimmy better. Very comfortable and nice looking.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 30th September, 2001

16th Oct 2002, 23:17

"Oil Changes" are mentioned as an item that had gone wrong. I'm curious what aspect of the oil change was deficient? Were they too often or would more have been better? I writing from the perspective of an Amsoil Dealer, www.gastown.com/catalog.

Average review marks: 6.4 / 10, based on 1 review