4th Generation (1993—2002) Camaro Problems

This generations ranks 32nd out of 85 Chevrolet generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (36%), cooling system (11%), and the interior (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Transmission Failure 1 complaints at an average of 69,000 miles in the 2002 Chevrolet Camaro.
  2. Blown Head Gasket 1 complaints at an average of 50,000 miles in the 2002 Chevrolet Camaro.
  3. Spun Cam Bearing Went Out 1 complaints at an average of 90,000 miles in the 2001 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 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2002 13 5 238 7.88
2001 7 4 223 3.75
2000 7 4 199 2.37
1999 9 5 78 0.57
1998 12 4 67 3.92
1997 10 6 46 2.13
1996 6 5 43 0.97
1995 14 6 42 1.8
1994 17 6 19 1.89
1993 3 6 19 0.25

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