The Most Common Monte Carlo Problem

We've pulled together a list of the problems Monte Carlo owners.

  1. Passlock Security

    One of Chevrolet’s solutions for stopping thieves from driving away with a car is, coincidently, doing the same thing to the actual owner.

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  2. What Are We Missing?

    We know there's more problems than this. Let us know which one you'd like to see us cover next.

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What Monte Carlo Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Monte Carlo Generations

The Monte Carlo has 2 generations, each with their own issues. Using the same PainRank™ system we've determined that you're better off avoiding the 6th generation (2000–2007).

  1. 6th Generation Monte Carlo

    Years
    2000–2007
    Reliability
    53rd out of 80
    PainRank
    11.48
    Complaints
    547
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  2. 5th Generation Monte Carlo

    Years
    1995–1999
    Reliability
    21st out of 80
    PainRank
    2.42
    Complaints
    66
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Monte Carlo Key Numbers

  1. 618 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 1,064 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 25 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

Recent Monte Carlo News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

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    A proposed settlement will award certain GM owners in Arizona about $200 each for owning cars with ignition switch problems.

    The $6.28 million will be paid to about 33,000 GM owners in Arizona, as long as they purchased the vehicles between July 2009 and July 2014 and didn't get rid of the vehicles before the ignition switch recalls were announced in 2014..

    As with any settlement, there are plenty of stipulations which you can read about here.