6th Generation (2005—2013) Corvette Problems

This generations ranks 44th out of 85 Chevrolet generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (16%), fuel system (15%), and the transmission (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Strong Fuel Odor 6 complaints at an average of 52,625 miles in the 2008 Chevrolet Corvette.
  2. Fuel Level Sensor Failed 1 complaints at an average of 51,000 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette.
  3. Gear Shift Lockup 2 complaints at an average of 41,390 miles in the 2007 Chevrolet Corvette.

What Corvette 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 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2013 8 0 825 4.46
2012 3 1 806 2.31
2011 1 1 772 0.29
2010 2 0 759 1.26
2009 8 0 712 2.57
2008 16 0 673 12.86
2007 15 2 626 8.67
2006 5 5 551 1.99
2005 22 6 480 9.01

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