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
18,661
  Impala
11,485
  Trailblazer
8,798
  Cobalt
8,626
  Silverado
8,520
  Silverado 1500
8,219
  Tahoe
7,785
  Suburban
6,318
  Equinox
5,774
  Blazer
4,458
  Corvette
4,070
  HHR
3,923
  Cavalier
3,826
  Cruze
3,246
  S10
3,203
  Traverse
2,968
  Avalanche
2,936
  Silverado 2500
2,547
  Venture
2,353
  Monte Carlo
2,102
  Colorado
1,827
  Camaro
1,769
  Aveo
1,643
  Astro
1,441
  1500
1,290
  Lumina
1,029
  Sonic
846
  C1500
746
  Uplander
692
  Express
576
  K1500
556
  Volt
529
  Silverado 3500
455
  Tracker
431
  Spark
415
  C/k Pickups
329
  2500
313
  C2500
264
  C3500
229
  Prizm
159
  Express 3500
137
  C/k 2500
127
  K2500
124
  Tahoe Hybrid
116
  Corsica
112
  Express 1500
111
  Classic
99
  K3500
93
  Caprice
89
  Express 2500
88
  SSR
80
  Beretta
79
  C/k 3500
64
  C15
53
  Malibu Hybrid
47
  Cheyenne
43
  3500
30
  C10
28
  P30
27
  C5500
24
  Kodiak
23
  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 2019.

Owners of Chevrolet cars have reported a total of 137,189 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 5709.7. Cars from Chevrolet's 2005 model year have the most problems reported (11,030 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
5,757
  1998 Chevrolet
5,743
  1999 Chevrolet
6,809
  2000 Chevrolet
7,586
  2001 Chevrolet
6,649
  2002 Chevrolet
7,772
  2003 Chevrolet
8,181
  2004 Chevrolet
9,478
  2005 Chevrolet
11,030
  2006 Chevrolet
10,636
  2007 Chevrolet
10,456
  2008 Chevrolet
7,754
  2009 Chevrolet
6,227
  2010 Chevrolet
6,272
  2011 Chevrolet
6,024
  2012 Chevrolet
4,209
  2013 Chevrolet
3,528
  2014 Chevrolet
3,332
  2015 Chevrolet
2,292
  2016 Chevrolet
1,348
  2017 Chevrolet
685
  2018 Chevrolet
265
  2019 Chevrolet
11

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 20,764 problems reported. The second most common Chevrolet car problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (17,419 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Chevrolet vehicles



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