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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,134 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Chevrolet Colorado brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 032006

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I have owned my 2005 Chevrolet Colorado 4 door 4X4 since Nov. 2004 I have had tires that puckered, 3 radios installed, blower motor switch replaced 1 time and is now out again, a leak in the fire wall that has been in 2 times to be fixed and still leaks in hard rains, a defective brake light switch. And the worst gas mileage of any vehicle I have owned in the past 30 years. My 71 Monte Carlo with a 400 big block and 3:73 rear end gears got better gas mileage. Chevrolet said to wait till it had about 10,000 miles well it has 52,000 and still can't get past 16.5 mpg. And only 11 if towing anything. The radio has been fixed and the brake switch replaced I still have leaking fire wall and very poor gas mileage. I drive a nice straight shot 71 miles one way with only 2 stop signs between start and finish of my drive each day for a total of 140 miles of pure open interstate driving in a rural area! shame on you Chevrolet!

- Nevada, IA, USA

problem #1

Feb 082006

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 16,267 miles
I was driving home on a busy highway after work when someone pulled up next to me and said my brake lights weren't working. I brought it to the dealership, and they said that there was a faulty brake lamp switch, so they replaced it, and fixed the problem. In addition, my ABS light repeatedly came on for no apparent reason. Luckily there were no accidents from this failure.

- Monroe Township, NJ, USA

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