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Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 28
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 Silverado (not HD)s, 6.2 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 6000 miles

 

2014 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 35
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  64 Silverado (not HD)s, 9.5 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 13700 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2013 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 27
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  30 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.9 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 26900 miles

 

2012 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  16 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.1 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 30400 miles

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 34
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  27 Silverado (not HD)s, 9.1 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 55500 miles

 

2010 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  19 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.7 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 62100 miles

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2010 Toyota Matrix   Join or sign in to vie  
  14 Matrixs, 8.2 months of data per Matrix, average 56000 miles

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2009 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  18 Silverado (not HD)s, 7.9 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 97700 miles

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2009 Toyota Matrix 22
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  66 Matrixs, 10.0 months of data per Matrix, average 79900 miles

Redesigned.

 

2008 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 54
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  36 Silverado (not HD)s, 9.3 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 85300 miles
2008 Toyota Matrix   Join or sign in to vie  
  12 Matrixs, 10.2 months of data per Matrix, average 92500 miles

* Very small sample size, only visible to members.

 

2007 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 61
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  27 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.8 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 85600 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2007 Toyota Matrix 34
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 Matrixs, 8.8 months of data per Matrix, average 96200 miles

 

2006 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  21 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.0 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 120000 miles

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2006 Toyota Matrix 30
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  38 Matrixs, 9.3 months of data per Matrix, average 127500 miles

 

2005 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  20 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.4 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 107100 miles

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2005 Toyota Matrix 40
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  53 Matrixs, 7.8 months of data per Matrix, average 109400 miles

 

2004 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  24 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.8 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 120800 miles

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2004 Toyota Matrix 45
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  31 Matrixs, 6.9 months of data per Matrix, average 129400 miles

 

2003 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD) 37
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 Silverado (not HD)s, 9.0 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 140500 miles
2003 Toyota Matrix 36
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  48 Matrixs, 8.4 months of data per Matrix, average 143800 miles

First year.

 

2002 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  15 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.8 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 121400 miles

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2001 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  24 Silverado (not HD)s, 8.0 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 153600 miles

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2000 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)   Join or sign in to vie  
  19 Silverado (not HD)s, 7.6 months of data per Silverado (not HD), average 165900 miles

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Toyota Matrix vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Toyota Matrix or Chevrolet Silverado 1500 reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Toyota Matrix and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truly differ in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Toyota Matrix and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Toyota Matrix and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 were a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Toyota Matrix and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have been recently.

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Toyota Matrix

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Proven toyota reliability.
2009 4dr Hatch 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
good reputation
2006 4dr Hatch 126-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I have had no issues with the Matrix. Never had to bring for repairs on anything, just oil and filter changes.
2006 4dr Hatch 118-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
This catagory is the #1 reason we looked at Toyota when we were new car shopping in 2006. Dependability and Resale. As I mentioned earlier, we're at 82,000 miles and have kept on top of the manufacturer suggested regular maintenance - oil/filters changes, transmission/transfer case fluids changes, coolant and refrigerant changes, brakes at 45,000miles, etc. We have had 100% dependability with this little rascal and it has NOT failed to start and give us a ride,,,, ever. The Toyota Matrix delivers what we had hoped and what we expected it would.
2005 4dr Hatch 123-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
We have had uniformly good experience with Toyotas.
2005 4dr Hatch 130-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
so far no real mechanical issues. There was a hard start issue which Toyota/dealership eventually admitted and corrected after many attempts and denial that this problem existed
2005 4dr Hatch 130-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Excellent reviews, have not had any problems so far.
2004 4dr Hatch 130-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Toyotas are known for reliability and durability; this car replaced a 14-year-old Toyota with 180,000 miles (and going strong). I bought this Matrix with 73,000 miles, and expect to get over 200,000 out of it.
2004 4dr Hatch 130-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Had the car for 4 years never had major repair.
2004 4dr Hatch 130-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I have not had to put money into repairs!
Toyota Matrix Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr Hatch 180-horsepower 1.8L I4
6-speed manual FWD
see all of the above comments - 5 serpentine belts in 53,000 km.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
I had currently owned a Dodge Ram 1500 I bought new in 2000 and it became a major repair magnet. Two new engines, rebuilt transmission etc. The Silverados my friends have owned for years have been very reliable.
2008 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
Prior experience with GM trucks tells me that this one will last for years. No problems to speak of to this point.
2006 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
Have not had any major failures with this truck
2006 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
My 2006 is a proven performer. Much like any GM truck, the Silverado has a great reputation for reliability and durability, unmatched by any other manufacturer.
2006 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
I decided on the Silverado because of its reliable 5.3L engine, which there are Chevrolets with these engines with over 200k still on the road; I also went with the Silverado because of my past experience with Chevrolets
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
No problems at all.
2002 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 285-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
At 125,000 miles, the Silverado has never given me any troubles with getting from point "A" to point "B".
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
This vehicle had less than 30000 miles and it had many issues with the drivetrain. I cannot begin to explain the frustration I had with this truck.
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 300-horsepower 6.0L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
more repairs on it than the Honda Pilot
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 285-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Front axel seal, MAF sensor, transmission shifting poorly at 105,000 already. I think it now has a fuel pump issue also, along with some EVAP emissions code. Fuel pumps go out on these frequently after 100,000 miles.