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
17,706
  Impala
11,145
  Trailblazer
8,718
  Silverado
8,503
  Cobalt
8,439
  Tahoe
7,481
  Silverado 1500
7,468
  Suburban
6,106
  Equinox
5,304
  Blazer
4,457
  Corvette
3,952
  HHR
3,836
  Cavalier
3,822
  S10
3,200
  Cruze
2,964
  Avalanche
2,844
  Traverse
2,642
  Silverado 2500
2,469
  Venture
2,344
  Monte Carlo
2,088
  Colorado
1,718
  Camaro
1,653
  Aveo
1,624
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,027
  Sonic
753
  C1500
746
  Uplander
673
  Express
569
  K1500
556
  Volt
444
  Silverado 3500
430
  Tracker
429
  Spark
390
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
155
  Express 3500
133
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Corsica
112
  Express 1500
109
  Tahoe Hybrid
107
  Classic
99
  K3500
93
  Caprice
89
  Express 2500
87
  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
  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 2018.

Owners of Chevrolet cars have reported a total of 132,328 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 5746.7. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (10,907 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Chevrolet
4,984
  1997 Chevrolet
5,756
  1998 Chevrolet
5,739
  1999 Chevrolet
6,786
  2000 Chevrolet
7,571
  2001 Chevrolet
6,632
  2002 Chevrolet
7,743
  2003 Chevrolet
8,134
  2004 Chevrolet
9,390
  2005 Chevrolet
10,907
  2006 Chevrolet
10,470
  2007 Chevrolet
10,125
  2008 Chevrolet
7,454
  2009 Chevrolet
5,906
  2010 Chevrolet
5,938
  2011 Chevrolet
5,620
  2012 Chevrolet
3,780
  2013 Chevrolet
3,134
  2014 Chevrolet
2,805
  2015 Chevrolet
1,736
  2016 Chevrolet
965
  2017 Chevrolet
479
  2018 Chevrolet
119

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 20,188 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (16,988 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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