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
19,931
  Impala
11,908
  Silverado 1500
9,029
  Trailblazer
8,863
  Cobalt
8,756
  Silverado
8,540
  Tahoe
8,085
  Suburban
6,504
  Equinox
6,367
  Blazer
4,465
  Corvette
4,261
  HHR
3,972
  Cavalier
3,831
  Cruze
3,579
  Traverse
3,370
  S10
3,213
  Avalanche
3,014
  Silverado 2500
2,635
  Venture
2,354
  Monte Carlo
2,119
  Colorado
1,993
  Camaro
1,899
  Aveo
1,669
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,029
  Sonic
938
  C1500
746
  Uplander
696
  Volt
620
  Express
589
  K1500
556
  Silverado 3500
472
  Spark
437
  Tracker
434
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
159
  Express 3500
137
  Trax
135
  Tahoe Hybrid
133
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Express 1500
113
  Corsica
112
  Classic
99
  K3500
93
  Caprice
92
  Express 2500
88
  SSR
80
  Beretta
79
  Bolt Ev
76
  C/k 3500
64
  Malibu Hybrid
63
  C15
53
  Cheyenne
43
  3500
31
  C10
28
  P30
27
  C5500
26
  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 142,763 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 5941.7. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (11,143 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
5,729
  1998 Chevrolet
5,712
  1999 Chevrolet
6,794
  2000 Chevrolet
7,577
  2001 Chevrolet
6,669
  2002 Chevrolet
7,782
  2003 Chevrolet
8,226
  2004 Chevrolet
9,552
  2005 Chevrolet
11,143
  2006 Chevrolet
10,771
  2007 Chevrolet
10,700
  2008 Chevrolet
8,036
  2009 Chevrolet
6,589
  2010 Chevrolet
6,630
  2011 Chevrolet
6,511
  2012 Chevrolet
4,675
  2013 Chevrolet
3,943
  2014 Chevrolet
3,985
  2015 Chevrolet
2,957
  2016 Chevrolet
1,865
  2017 Chevrolet
1,134
  2018 Chevrolet
531
  2019 Chevrolet
142

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 21,423 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (17,905 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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