2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

315 problems have been reported for the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 140 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (36 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in the United States are 207,302 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Silverado 1500 owners in the last 9 years is 315, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 315 / 207,302 / 9 * 1000 = 0.17.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Chevrolet Silverado 1500 model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in 2010.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
12
  2018
29
  2017
62
  2016
83
  2015
31
  2014
18
  2013
19
  2012
11
  2011
19
  2010
31

small car iamge Compare the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the following table can be used to compare the 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2010 Silverado 1500 is 315 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is 365.



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