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Every Chevrolet 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 Chevrolet 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 41.7. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Rank Model Gen Years PainRank
84th Cruze Gen 1 2011—2015 41.7
83rd Impala Gen 8 2000—2005 40.65
82nd Silverado Gen 1 1999—2006 35.84

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