Chevy or GMC: Only 1 in 21 People Can Correctly Identify the Make of These Vehicles! Can You?

By: Craig
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Without a doubt, this quiz will test your auto knowledge to the fullest! Have you got what it takes to work out which vehicle is a Chevrolet and which is a GMC?

It's not that simple as these two makers are brothers-in-arms, stablemates if you will. Many of the models from Chevrolet and GMC are built on the exact same platforms provided by their parent company, the General Motors Corporation. So be sure to take your time with this one and use every bit of car knowledge you have mastered over the years to identify the correct model in the image. 

Chevrolet is one of the oldest car brands in America and the marque was established in 1911 by William C. Durant and a Swiss racing driver, Louis Chevrolet. The famous bowtie emblem soon followed. But the GMC marque has just as much legacy with the first GMC trucks appearing from 1912 onwards. There certainly is a lot of history here. You can almost taste it, along with the smell of oil, gas and rubber.

So what are you waiting for? Will you be one of only 21 people who are able to ace this quiz? That's only 4.7 percent of the people who take this quiz that get 100 percent correct. But you can do it!

This plug-in hybrid vehicle from Chevrolet was first produced in 2010. It is available in a number of countries around the world. The Volt has an electric range of around 53 miles.

With an impressive interior on par with more expensive SUVs as well as a beautifully smooth ride, the Acadia is certainly a good option in the SUV market. It is let down by less cargo area than some other makes and, of course, the old SUV problem, a cramped third row of passenger seats.

After playing it safe for a number of years, Chevrolet introduced the GMT 400 in 1988. This truck feature a sleek new body, designed with the help of a wind tunnel. The ride was also significantly improved thanks to an independent front suspension with torsion bars.

The Canyon is a mid-sized pickup marketed by GMC. It shares the same platform as the Chevrolet Colorado and comes with a range of engine options, including the 2.8L I-4 Turbo Duramax diesel engine.

Designed by Jerry Palmer, the Baretta, a front-wheel-drive two-door coupe based on the Chevrolet L body platform, was manufactured between 1987 and 1996. It offered seven engine options with the most powerful a 3.1-liter V6. A convertible Baretta served as the pace car at the 1990 Indy 500.

The GMC Sierra is available as a two-door, four-door double and four-door crew cab. It is popular with customers looking for a rugged pick-up capable of going the distance. Its​ ability to take a beating is one of the reasons the Sierra is used by the U.S. military.

What happens when you combine a pickup with a 4.3-liter turbocharged V6? A Syclone, that's what. With its all-wheel drive, the Syclone was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60 mph from a standing start in less than five seconds.

Along with the Ford F-150, the Task Force was the quintessential pickup of the 1950s. With its incredible lines, this body shape is still in demand. Power plant options include a 3.9-liter straight six as well as a 4.6-liter V8.

This light truck was part of the Chevrolet fleet from 1941 until 1947. In terms of transmission, the AK only had a three-speed manual gearbox. This was coupled to either a 3.5 or 3.7-liter straight-six engine.

Since 1961, Chevrolet has included a van in their model lineup. Currently, this is the Express which was first manufactured in 1995. It is available in a cargo and passenger configuration, depending on the client's needs.

This full-sized SUV was first introduced by Chevrolet in 1995 and has a number of power options, including a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 FlexFuel engine.

Introduced in 1998, the Envoy is a mid-sized SUV that was initially discontinued after just two years. It was brought back as a model by General Motors in 2002 and remained in production until 2009. The Envoy hit its sales peak in 2003 and 2004 in the United States when more than 250,000 units were shifted.

The Aveo is a global brand marketed in more than 100 countries under a number of different names. It first entered the sub-compact market in 2002.

A real looker in 1990 and still one today, the ZR-1 became a very popular Corvette model. It was powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produced 375 brake horsepower.

The entry-level Yukon has less than stellar cargo space. That can be overlooked, however, thanks to its fine interior finish and the massive amount of power sitting under your right foot.

A pickup with a difference, the Sprint was marketed by GMC from 1971 to 1977 and featured a coupe-styled body. Two generations were made with the second having a straight six engine option and no less than four V8 engines from which to choose.

A stalwart of the Chevy pickup fleet in the 1970s, the C30 is considered to be the first of the modern pickup trucks. It was also the first Chevy with the crew cab option, meaning the truck could easily seat six people.

The 2018 Equinox was redesigned with many impressive features now standard on the vehicle. The Equinox offers excellent handling and a beautifully-finished interior but is let down by a poor transmission. Gas mileage numbers, however, are fairly impressive for a car of this size.

A pickup with a difference, the SSR was produced by Chevrolet between 2003 and 2006. In fact, SSR stands for Super Sport Roadster with the vehicle actually a convertible pickup with a retractable hardtop! Unfortunately for Chevrolet, sales for the SSR were not exactly stellar.

Take a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6 and the transmission of a Corvette, coupled with an all-wheel-drive truck and what do you have? A Typhoon, that's what. The Typhoon was faster than many sports cars of the time.

As one of Chevrolet's most successful marques, the Chevelle was produced for more than two decades, between 1963 and 1978. It included a variety of body options, including station wagons, convertibles, coupes and sedans and even took part in NASCAR. The largest engine put into a Chevelle was a 454 cu in (7.4 L) Big-Block V8.

The Corvair's main claim to fame is that it was the only passenger car in the United States to be powered by an air-cooled, rear-mounted engine. This did change the vehicle's handling somewhat and led to some controversy. The Corvair was produced between 1960 and 1969.

Now in the compact crossover segment for its second generation model, the Terrain is based on the GM Theta platform which it shares with models in the General Motors family. Engines include two straight-four turbo options as well as a 1.6-liter turbo diesel.

The Colorado is a pickup truck in the mid-sized segment. It has been produced by Chevrolet since 2003. It is available as both a 2-door regular cab, 4-door extended cab and 4-door crew cab.

After the moderate sales achieved by the Lumina, APV Chevrolet's next attempt to earn a slice of the minivan market pie came in 1996 with the Venture. With a 3- or 4-door configuration, the Venture was marketed from that year until 2005. It was rebadged for other vehicles in the General Motors fleet and was also known as the Pontiac Trans Sport/Montana, the Oldsmobile Silhouette in the United States and by various other names in other world markets.

A pickup truck with a camping space on the back, the Blazer Chalet combined some off-roading with camping. The chalet section, which slept two people, was made by Chinook and neatly slid into place. Two-thousand Blazer Chalet models were made.

This two- or four-door Saloon was produced by GMC between 1992 and 1995. Made in Brazil, it was specifically sold in Argentina. Two powerplants were available - a 1.6-liter petrol engine or 1.7-liter diesel option.

This long-wheelbase full-sized pickup formed part of the Chevrolet model range from 2001 to 2013, with two generations produced. The Avalanche could carry either four or six passengers, depending on the body type chosen. The second generation offered four different powerplant options, all V8's. Around 625,000 Avalanche's were sold during its production run.

A trim package more than a specific model, the Denali option has been available on a range of GMC products, including the Yukon for example. It was first introduced in 1999.

The GMC Jimmy was based on a Chevrolet Blazer. It was first introduced in 1970 and remained a model in the GMC range for 21 years before it was replaced by the Yukon.

Produced between 1960 and 1999, the 454 was one of Chevrolet’s and GMC’s main pick-up truck models. Its ability to handle tough off-road tracks greatly increased in 1989 when the new fourth-generation model received a fully independent front suspension.

After the Astro failed to gain any significant foothold into Chrysler's domination of the minivan market in the late '80s, Chevrolet turned to the Lumina APV. Built between 1989 and 1996, Chevrolet marketed the Lumina as an 'All Purpose Vehicle.' Initially, the Lumina was severely underpowered, but improvements were made in that regard. The Lumina had moderate sales success.

Competing in the compact segment, the Citation was produced by Chevrolet between 1980 and 1985.

The Cobalt was produced by Chevrolet between 2005 and 2010. More than 1.1 million were sold during this period, although the Cobalt suffered a number of recalls for power steering problems and faulty ignitions. The Cobolt was succeeded by the Cruze.

Sharing a platform with a similar model from Chevrolet, the GMC Van was first introduced in 1964. Over the years, it has had numerous names, including the Handi-Van, Handi-Bus, Vandura and Rally Wagon.

Marketed from 1989 to 1997, the Calibra was an Opel product marketed in Europe although it was badged as a Chevrolet and sold in South America. A sports coupe, more than​ 239,000 were sold worldwide. The top of the range models of the Calibra were powered by a 2.5 L C25XE V6 petrol engine.

This heavy-duty truck was introduced by GMC in 1978 and produced until 1988. It operated in the class 7 and 8 truck range.

This full-sized station wagon was produced by Chevrolet over two periods - first from 1958 to 1961 and again from 1969 to 1972. The Brookwood was an entry-level station wagon.

With sales of 2.8 million over a 12-year period, the Chevette served Chevrolet well in the subcompact class. In fact, in 1979 and 1980, it was the best-selling small car in the United States.

Introduced in 1977, the Cabellero was the spiritual successor of the Sprint. Essentially, this was a coupe/utility and almost a carbon copy of a Chevrolet El Camino of the same period. Power came from a range of engine options, including V6's and V8's.

Produced between 1923 and 1926, the Superior featured a different series (starting with B) every year. All, however, featured a 4-cylinder 2.8-liter engine that produced 26 brake horsepower. Superior models included a roadster, sedan an​d a truck.

Based on the Chevrolet S-10 platform, the Sonoma was first introduced into the GMC range in 1982 where it was known as the S-15. A high-performance version of this compact pickup, the Syclone, was also released in 1991.

A Chevrolet global brand, the Cruze is also available in the United States where it is a fairly popular model. It offers excellent economy, a range of powerplant options, a fair amount of space for both passengers and luggage and gives a comfortable, quiet ride.

A GMC model from 1972 to 1978, this motorhome was manufactured by the truck division of the company. It came with two engine options, both V8's connected to a three-speed automatic transmission. Almost 13,000 were built.

Competing in the subcompact segment, the Vega was produced by Chevrolet between 1971 and 1977. It was available as a hatchback, wagon, notchback and panel delivery vehicle. More than 2 million Vegas were sold during its production run.

The Savana, a full-sized van, was introduced in 1995. It is still in its first generation but received a facelift to update it somewhat.

This concept vehicle was first shown by GMC at the Detroit Motor Show in 2005. A hybrid model, the Graphyte is powered by a 5.3-liter Vortec V8 engine with a power output of 300 brake horsepower.

Made between 1947 and 1949, the GX-2 was a 43-seater long-haul bus. It was over 12 feet long and weighed up to 34,000 pounds when fully loaded.

The Camaro was first launched in 1967 and is still a Chevrolet model to this day. This muscle car has seen six different generations.

The Belair was one of the most iconic vehicles ever produced by Chevy. Manufactured between 1955 and 1957 the Bel Air will always be remembered for its fantastic trim and those beautiful pointy tailfins.

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