Chevrolet - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Chevrolet models

The following chart shows the Chevrolet models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Chevrolet has sold far more Malibu model cars than the Beauville model.

Table 1. Compare Chevrolet models

Chevrolet Model Number of Problems
  Malibu
17,494
  Impala
11,041
  Trailblazer
8,682
  Silverado
8,498
  Cobalt
8,385
  Tahoe
7,371
  Silverado 1500
7,276
  Suburban
6,041
  Equinox
5,167
  Blazer
4,455
  Corvette
3,904
  Cavalier
3,819
  HHR
3,807
  S10
3,196
  Cruze
2,850
  Avalanche
2,816
  Traverse
2,538
  Silverado 2500
2,442
  Venture
2,343
  Monte Carlo
2,084
  Colorado
1,668
  Aveo
1,612
  Camaro
1,600
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,027
  C1500
746
  Sonic
730
  Uplander
672
  Express
563
  K1500
556
  Silverado 3500
429
  Tracker
428
  Volt
411
  Spark
383
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
154
  Express 3500
133
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Corsica
112
  Express 1500
109
  Classic
99
  Tahoe Hybrid
99
  K3500
93
  Caprice
89
  Express 2500
84
  SSR
80
  Beretta
77
  C/k 3500
64
  C15
53
  Malibu Hybrid
43
  Cheyenne
43
  3500
29
  C10
28
  P30
27
  Kodiak
23
  C5500
22
  K15
21
  K10
20
  T-series
18
  C4500
18
  K25
18
  W3500
17
  Sonoma
16
  Metro
14
  Optra
11
  C30
11
  W4500
11
  C25
9
  C35
9
  P3
8
  K35
8
  C6500
8
  K20
7
  C7500
2
  C20
2
  K30
2
  7500
2
  B7
2
  Topkick
2
  8500
1
  Beauville
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Chevrolet built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Chevrolet cars have reported a total of 130,850 problems across all Chevrolet models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Chevrolet models, is 5682.4. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (10,859 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Chevrolet
4,983
  1997 Chevrolet
5,755
  1998 Chevrolet
5,736
  1999 Chevrolet
6,781
  2000 Chevrolet
7,560
  2001 Chevrolet
6,621
  2002 Chevrolet
7,724
  2003 Chevrolet
8,113
  2004 Chevrolet
9,369
  2005 Chevrolet
10,859
  2006 Chevrolet
10,416
  2007 Chevrolet
10,008
  2008 Chevrolet
7,353
  2009 Chevrolet
5,818
  2010 Chevrolet
5,820
  2011 Chevrolet
5,485
  2012 Chevrolet
3,661
  2013 Chevrolet
2,997
  2014 Chevrolet
2,643
  2015 Chevrolet
1,608
  2016 Chevrolet
886
  2017 Chevrolet
408
  2018 Chevrolet
92

Common problems of Chevrolet Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Chevrolet cars. The number one most common problem of Chevrolet cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 19,990 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (16,898 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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