Every Chevy Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Chevy generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 1st Generation Chevrolet Cruze

From 2011 to 2015, the Cruze accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 44.08. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Want to know now all 84 Chevrolet generations rank?

Rank Model Generation Years Reliability PainRank
84th Cruze Gen 1 2011—2015
44.08
84th Impala Gen 8 2000—2005
40.74
84th Silverado Gen 2 2007—2012
36.01