6.2

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,055 miles

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problem #6

Oct 122017

Colorado

  • 10,000 miles
2016 Chevy Colorado with less then 10,000 miles. At low rpms on any incline truck will buck, sputter, and hesitate rather than automatically shift into lower gear. In city traffic, after slowing to make a turn then accelerating, truck will buck and sputter and drive train will make a hammer sound after engaging. I took it to dealer who said he could not duplicate problem, although this is a known problem.

- Florence, SC, USA

problem #5

Jun 152018

Colorado

  • 30,000 miles
The vehicle was on a street stopped at a stoplight with the left turn signal on and in drive. The vehicle radio and electrical system powered off and reset without known cause and the vehicle engine and electrical system shut down. The vehicle was restarted by placing the vehicle in park and using the key to start normally.

- Oakdale, CT, USA

problem #4

Mar 232018

Colorado

  • 23,000 miles
Ongoing problem with diesel fuel leak which began in October 2017. Will be returning to the dealer on 27 March 2018 for cause search of the problem and repair. Dealer confirmed one of the diesel fuel leaks during November 2017 was a leak at the fuel pump and a loose fuel line. Problem has returned after 3900 miles of use. Diesel fumes permeate the cabin and diesel fuel covers the driver's side of the truck from the front wheel well along the body to the rear left bumper. Have contacted Chevrolet corporate during November 2017 to make them aware of the problem and create a formal case report. Have started another case report with Chevrolet as of Friday (23 March 2018) to seek a permanent and durable resolution to this problem.

- Ellensburg, WA, USA

problem #3

Jan 242017

Colorado

  • 28 miles
Vehicle has erratic downshifting and upshifting of the automatic transmission causes abrupt changes in acceleration and deceleration that sets up sequences that force the driver to continually press down on, or let up, on the break and or accelerator to attempt to blend in with stop-and-go traffic. Only getting 15-16.5 mpg city driving.

- Des Moines, IA, USA

problem #2

Dec 262016

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 7,600 miles
This vehicle's erratic downshifting and upshifting of the automatic transmission causes abrupt changes in acceleration and deceleration that sets up sequences that force the driver to continually press down on, or let up, on the break and or accelerator to attempt to blend in with stop-and-go traffic. In very heavy traffic, present when entering or leaving large cities, the onset and continuance of this vehicle's performance worsens resulting in driver fatigue and extreme stress, brought on by the ever present necessity to be extra watchful and to maneuver to avoid hitting the vehicle in front, or being rear-ended. When driving through mountainous terrain at today's interstate speeds, there is recurring "bumping" that sets up when ascending long grades. It creates the feeling that either the transmission is attempting to downshift but then changes its mind, or the engine's RPM are about to increase but don't. this adds to fear of imminent failure and being left stranded. This behavior was present from the very first time the vehicle was driven. It's getting worse.this driver believes the unsafe operating performance of this vehicle as described above, is exacerbated by the combination of the small, 4 cylinder engine coupled to the 6 speed transmission, that requires the engine to rapidly downshift or upshift to provide the needed performance required in today's driving environments. Further, it is evident the software controlling the transmission's operating behavior was neither fully developed nor tested throughout its anticipated full operating range and as such creates a vehicle that is dangerous to operate on public roads attempts to have these issues addressed with the dealer resulted in being told..." nothing can be done...the problems you are encountering are being are being experienced by many customers. Chevrolet is not providing any solutions".

- Simi Valley, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 202016

Colorado

  • 1,700 miles
When merging onto I-70 freeway from on-ramp, I applied throttle to move into the traffic flow. Engine "stumbled" as if in a dead spot. Truck did not accelerate and appeared to be lugging badly. Transmission was in too high a gear and seemed to be searching for correct gear. During this time oncoming traffic was forced to brake and there was a near miss of having a rear-end collision. All I could do was watch in the rear view mirror as traffic converged on me. This "dead throttle / wrong gear" issue has happened repeatedly on surface streets but luckily on surface streets I was not in such a critical situation. This is a problem that has been reported repeatedly and at many places on the internet. When will NHTSA force GM to address this issue? hopefully you will act before this results in serious injury or fatalities (if it already has not). Please act!

- Golden, CO, USA