Print this page


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,966 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.

2013 Chevrolet Suburban body / paint problems

body / paint problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2013 Chevrolet Suburban:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2013 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 132016


  • 38,000 miles


The contact owns a 2013 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated that the passenger side of the dashboard fractured. The contact was concerned that the front passenger side air bag would deploy violently. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the dashboard needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 38,000.

- Selma, TX, USA

problem #4

Jul 252016


  • 88,789 miles
Vehicle dash crached while driving, making quite a loud noise like a pop. Then the dash cracked across the right side. Previously owned 2008 Suburban with a lot more cracking than this one but this one just started. The 2008 Suburban actually broke into chips and would blow across a persons face while driving. I repaired it through a paint and body shop at cost of nearly $1,350 dollars. These dash problems are in most of Suburban and Tahoe and a very serious danger to people driving these vehicles and G.M. has not stepped up and recalled/repaired them. When someone gets a serious injury or lose an eye then maybe they will repair them but this will not return an eye, arm, leg or life due to this not repairing them.

- Ccolmesneil, TX, USA

problem #3

Oct 012015


  • 42,000 miles
The dashboard near the passenger side airbag has split/cracked. I am concerned that it could comprise the deployment of the airbag in an accident given the location of the crack. The vehicle was less then 2 years old when the cracking began, but Chevrolet would not investigate the integrity of the airbag without me incurring a cost due to being slightly past the 36K mile warranty. Upon some simple internet searching, it seems this is cracking is a common occurrence for owners of these trucks. But, no one seems to know if it will compromise the airbag deployment. I know I would prefer to not find that out in an accident and believe Chevrolet should take accountability.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #2

Jun 172014

Suburban 8-cyl

  • 36,000 miles
The dashboard is start cracking all over, and it is getting worst by day. Please let me know what can I do to fix this matter.

- Palm Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Nov 272012

Suburban 8-cyl

  • 39 miles
The left driver's side exterior mirror is restricted in its upward movement and will not move high enough to enable safe viewing of the blind side on the left of the car. The mirror is obstructed by the frame of the mirror assembly so it won't pivot into the frame to give a higher view.

- Denver, CO, USA

Not what you are looking for?