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
18,015
  Impala
11,280
  Trailblazer
8,745
  Cobalt
8,517
  Silverado
8,513
  Silverado 1500
7,703
  Tahoe
7,588
  Suburban
6,167
  Equinox
5,449
  Blazer
4,458
  Corvette
3,993
  HHR
3,881
  Cavalier
3,826
  S10
3,202
  Cruze
3,078
  Avalanche
2,879
  Traverse
2,758
  Silverado 2500
2,493
  Venture
2,345
  Monte Carlo
2,093
  Colorado
1,763
  Camaro
1,697
  Aveo
1,628
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,027
  Sonic
798
  C1500
746
  Uplander
680
  Express
575
  K1500
556
  Volt
471
  Silverado 3500
440
  Tracker
429
  Spark
395
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
156
  Express 3500
137
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Tahoe Hybrid
114
  Corsica
112
  Express 1500
109
  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
  K25
18
  T-series
18
  C4500
18
  W3500
17
  Sonoma
16
  Metro
14
  Optra
11
  C30
11
  W4500
11
  C35
9
  C25
9
  C6500
8
  P3
8
  K35
8
  K20
7
  B7
2
  Topkick
2
  C7500
2
  C20
2
  K30
2
  7500
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 134,034 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 5820.8. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (10,968 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Chevrolet
4,986
  1997 Chevrolet
5,756
  1998 Chevrolet
5,739
  1999 Chevrolet
6,795
  2000 Chevrolet
7,576
  2001 Chevrolet
6,638
  2002 Chevrolet
7,761
  2003 Chevrolet
8,148
  2004 Chevrolet
9,412
  2005 Chevrolet
10,968
  2006 Chevrolet
10,522
  2007 Chevrolet
10,248
  2008 Chevrolet
7,564
  2009 Chevrolet
6,015
  2010 Chevrolet
6,042
  2011 Chevrolet
5,759
  2012 Chevrolet
3,930
  2013 Chevrolet
3,295
  2014 Chevrolet
3,011
  2015 Chevrolet
1,914
  2016 Chevrolet
1,078
  2017 Chevrolet
549
  2018 Chevrolet
173

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 20,408 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (17,090 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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