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What's Wrong with the Chevrolet Silverado?

The Chevrolet Silverado has a total of complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the interior (20%) followed by the engine (19%) and the steering (9%).

You should avoid the 1st generation (1999–2006) because of its overall PainRank™ of 35.84.

How Silverado Generations Rank

Generation Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Silverado 2007–2012 850 35.6
1st Gen Silverado 1999–2006 2043 35.84

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Trending Silverado Complaints

Let's take a look at complaints on the rise from Silverado owners over at

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About Silverado Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on