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
18,331
  Impala
11,391
  Trailblazer
8,768
  Cobalt
8,577
  Silverado
8,516
  Silverado 1500
7,962
  Tahoe
7,676
  Suburban
6,229
  Equinox
5,595
  Blazer
4,458
  Corvette
4,029
  HHR
3,909
  Cavalier
3,826
  S10
3,203
  Cruze
3,172
  Avalanche
2,902
  Traverse
2,878
  Silverado 2500
2,523
  Venture
2,350
  Monte Carlo
2,099
  Colorado
1,797
  Camaro
1,729
  Aveo
1,635
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,028
  Sonic
829
  C1500
746
  Uplander
684
  Express
576
  K1500
556
  Volt
504
  Silverado 3500
446
  Tracker
429
  Spark
407
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
156
  Express 3500
137
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Tahoe Hybrid
116
  Corsica
112
  Express 1500
110
  Classic
99
  K3500
93
  Caprice
89
  Express 2500
87
  SSR
80
  Beretta
79
  C/k 3500
64
  C15
53
  Malibu Hybrid
46
  Cheyenne
43
  3500
30
  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
  C35
9
  C25
9
  P3
8
  K35
8
  C6500
8
  K20
7
  Topkick
2
  C7500
2
  C20
2
  K30
2
  7500
2
  B7
2
  8500
1
  Beauville
1

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

Owners of Chevrolet cars have reported a total of 135,609 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 5643.9. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (11,002 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Chevrolet
4,989
  1997 Chevrolet
5,756
  1998 Chevrolet
5,739
  1999 Chevrolet
6,801
  2000 Chevrolet
7,583
  2001 Chevrolet
6,643
  2002 Chevrolet
7,766
  2003 Chevrolet
8,163
  2004 Chevrolet
9,442
  2005 Chevrolet
11,002
  2006 Chevrolet
10,584
  2007 Chevrolet
10,337
  2008 Chevrolet
7,667
  2009 Chevrolet
6,135
  2010 Chevrolet
6,147
  2011 Chevrolet
5,894
  2012 Chevrolet
4,074
  2013 Chevrolet
3,417
  2014 Chevrolet
3,188
  2015 Chevrolet
2,084
  2016 Chevrolet
1,188
  2017 Chevrolet
628
  2018 Chevrolet
221
  2019 Chevrolet
5

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 20,596 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (17,188 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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