2002 Chevrolet Venture - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2002 Chevrolet Venture

224 problems have been reported for the 2002 Chevrolet Venture. The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for 2002 Chevrolet Venture. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 41 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (20 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2002 Chevrolet Venture

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Engine And Engine Cooling
41
  Electrical System
20
  Air Bag
20
  Service Brakes
19
  Other Fuel System
17
  Gasoline Fuel System
16
  Exterior Lighting
16
  Structure
15
  Latches/locks/linkage
10
  Equipment
9
  Seat Belt
8
  Visibility
7
  Power Train
6
  Steering
6
  Tire
5
  Seats
3
  Suspension
3
  Air Brake
2
  Wheel
1

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 2002 Chevrolet Venture in the United States are 84,118 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Chevrolet Venture owners in the last 17 years is 224, and the age of the vehicle is 17, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 224 / 84,118 / 17 * 1000 = 0.16.

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

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2002 Chevrolet Venture in 2002.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
0
  2018
1
  2017
1
  2016
5
  2015
2
  2014
11
  2013
3
  2012
10
  2011
7
  2010
9
  2009
5
  2008
8
  2007
18
  2006
14
  2005
27
  2004
39
  2003
25
  2002
2

small car iamge Compare the 2002 Chevrolet Venture with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet Venture, the following table can be used to compare the 2002 Chevrolet Venture with the Chevrolet Venture from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 Venture is 224 while the average number of problems reported for the 10 model years of the Chevrolet Venture is 235.

Table 3. Compare the 2002 Chevrolet Venture with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2005 Venture
42
  2004 Venture
129
  2003 Venture
190
  2002 Venture
224
  2001 Venture
226
  2000 Venture
351
  1999 Venture
349
  1998 Venture
409
  1997 Venture
432
  1996 Venture
2


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