2nd Gen (2007 – 2012) Chevrolet Silverado Problems

The 2nd generation of the Silverado has a cumulative PainRank™ of 36.03. That can be compared against other Chevrolet generations. Shopping for a Chevrolet? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.

Owners of the 2007–2012 Silverado model years have sent in 855 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (35%) followed by the interior (19%) and the electrical (8%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2012 6
3.07
2011 49
32.94
2010 63
16.55
2009 114
28.66
2008 221
64.27
2007 402
70.71

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