3rd Generation (1982—1992) Camaro Problems

This generations ranks 11th out of 85 Chevrolet generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (48%), electrical (24%), and the fuel system (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Core Plug Leak 1 complaints at an average of 112,000 miles in the 1992 Chevrolet Camaro.
  2. Won\'t Start 1 complaints at an average of 62,000 miles in the 1991 Chevrolet Camaro.
  3. Sputters and Stalls 1 complaints at an average of 136,640 miles in the 1992 Chevrolet Camaro.

What Camaro Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 1991 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1992 3 5 3 1.12
1991 10 7 3 1.59
1990 1 5 3 0.05
1989 6 6 1 0.55
1988 4 5 1 0.79
1986 1 7 1 0.21
1985 2 6 0 0.45
1984 1 7 0 0.28
1982 1 4 0 0.04

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