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
19,002
  Impala
11,556
  Trailblazer
8,811
  Cobalt
8,669
  Silverado
8,526
  Silverado 1500
8,417
  Tahoe
7,848
  Suburban
6,351
  Equinox
5,944
  Blazer
4,458
  Corvette
4,110
  HHR
3,932
  Cavalier
3,828
  Cruze
3,331
  S10
3,207
  Traverse
3,071
  Avalanche
2,947
  Silverado 2500
2,574
  Venture
2,353
  Monte Carlo
2,106
  Colorado
1,879
  Camaro
1,794
  Aveo
1,643
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,029
  Sonic
864
  C1500
746
  Uplander
692
  Express
579
  K1500
556
  Volt
550
  Silverado 3500
457
  Tracker
432
  Spark
419
  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
  K3500
93
  Caprice
91
  Express 2500
88
  Trax
84
  SSR
80
  Beretta
79
  C/k 3500
64
  Bolt Ev
63
  C15
53
  Malibu Hybrid
52
  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 138,480 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 5763.5. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (11,060 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
5,727
  1998 Chevrolet
5,712
  1999 Chevrolet
6,787
  2000 Chevrolet
7,569
  2001 Chevrolet
6,651
  2002 Chevrolet
7,766
  2003 Chevrolet
8,184
  2004 Chevrolet
9,494
  2005 Chevrolet
11,060
  2006 Chevrolet
10,653
  2007 Chevrolet
10,515
  2008 Chevrolet
7,831
  2009 Chevrolet
6,309
  2010 Chevrolet
6,356
  2011 Chevrolet
6,179
  2012 Chevrolet
4,321
  2013 Chevrolet
3,639
  2014 Chevrolet
3,485
  2015 Chevrolet
2,440
  2016 Chevrolet
1,492
  2017 Chevrolet
855
  2018 Chevrolet
318
  2019 Chevrolet
33

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 20,900 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (17,488 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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