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Avoid These Used Chevrolet Models At All Costs
2014 Silverado 1500
The 2014 Silverado 1500 has racked up 20 recalls involving dangerous issues such as non-deploying airbags, sudden steering loss, and exhaust-related fires.
The truck has 1,400-plus complaints on the NHTSA website. Transmission and shifting issues are common, as are intermittent electrical failures, which could be deadly.
2005 Cobalt
The 2005 Cobalt has an ignition barrel issue that can switch the car off even with the keys still in the ignition, a fault that has killed six people as of 2024.
The Cobalt also has a faulty electric power steering system that can cause loss of control when driving. Electrical issues and faults with gear shifts are also common.
2011 Cruze
The 2011 Cruze has 700 complaints, six recalls, and two investigations listed on the NHTSA website. Many owners have had issues with the engine leaking oil and coolant.
2007 Silverado 1500
This truck has been recalled twice for a deadly exploding front airbag inflator. Other complaints include ruptured brake lines and electrical system failures.
2002 Trailblazer
This car has racked up nearly 1,300 NHTSA complaints and 14 recalls. Problems range from annoying faults with the electrics to serious powertrain issues.
Owner reports of transmission failures are common, and some owners have suffered from total engine failures with well below 100,000 miles on the odometer.