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 C4500 model.

Table 1. Compare Chevrolet models

Chevrolet Model Number of Problems
  Malibu
19,535
  Impala
11,733
  Trailblazer
8,834
  Cobalt
8,712
  Silverado 1500
8,707
  Silverado
8,530
  Tahoe
7,989
  Suburban
6,428
  Equinox
6,135
  Blazer
4,459
  Corvette
4,163
  HHR
3,947
  Cavalier
3,831
  Cruze
3,444
  Traverse
3,209
  S10
3,207
  Avalanche
2,975
  Silverado 2500
2,605
  Venture
2,354
  Monte Carlo
2,113
  Colorado
1,934
  Camaro
1,832
  Aveo
1,651
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,029
  Sonic
919
  C1500
746
  Uplander
694
  Express
584
  Volt
575
  K1500
556
  Silverado 3500
462
  Tracker
434
  Spark
429
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
159
  Express 3500
137
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Tahoe Hybrid
122
  Corsica
112
  Express 1500
112
  Classic
99
  Trax
96
  K3500
93
  Caprice
92
  Express 2500
88
  SSR
80
  Beretta
79
  Bolt Ev
68
  C/k 3500
64
  Malibu Hybrid
59
  C15
53
  Cheyenne
43
  3500
31
  C10
28
  P30
27
  C5500
24
  Kodiak
23
  C4500
18

Number of problems reported for all models of Chevrolet built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Chevrolet cars have reported a total of 140,579 problems across all Chevrolet models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Chevrolet models, is 5851.0. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (11,102 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Chevrolet
4,948
  1997 Chevrolet
5,728
  1998 Chevrolet
5,712
  1999 Chevrolet
6,789
  2000 Chevrolet
7,574
  2001 Chevrolet
6,660
  2002 Chevrolet
7,775
  2003 Chevrolet
8,203
  2004 Chevrolet
9,518
  2005 Chevrolet
11,102
  2006 Chevrolet
10,714
  2007 Chevrolet
10,613
  2008 Chevrolet
7,928
  2009 Chevrolet
6,474
  2010 Chevrolet
6,504
  2011 Chevrolet
6,348
  2012 Chevrolet
4,529
  2013 Chevrolet
3,793
  2014 Chevrolet
3,705
  2015 Chevrolet
2,667
  2016 Chevrolet
1,685
  2017 Chevrolet
962
  2018 Chevrolet
423
  2019 Chevrolet
69

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 21,164 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (17,684 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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