fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
39,150 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace transmission (1 reports)
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problem #3

May 242019


  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,000 miles

My car wouldn't reverse, then wouldn't go above 24 mph. Only 68000 miles. Not happy to have to replace. Otherwise I'm happy with the car.

- Mary G., Milwaukee, WI, US

problem #2

Sep 052016

Cruze LT 1.4L 4c

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,332 miles

Bought 2012 Cruze LT due to low kilometers and price. However, it wasn't very long before I was annoyed by it often not shifting into second gear until RPMs were over 5,000 ! Considering red starts at 6,500, I felt that this just shouldn't be happening. So waiting till this RPM it felt like it was not shifting fast enough. I still have 10 months warranty so obviously am going to take it to a GM repair shop very soon. Any comments?

- Philip C., St. Catharines, ON, Canada

problem #1

Feb 132013

Cruze ECO 1.4L 4

  • Manual transmission
  • 42,000 miles

so at 42k miles i had a new transmission put in, old one wouldnt shift(manual). @45k miles my power steering quit working or only works some of the time, @61k miles i took it for an oil change @westside chevrolet, it came back running terrible and loping, told the service guy, he said it was already like that, which it wasnt, new transmission @63k started not to shift as smoothly, @66k the engine has a hard knock to it. sounds like a connecting rod has let go. from the time i got the new transmission, the car overheats just while idling. the engine revs up and down to nearly not running constantly. this car is a complete lemon that chevy and their shops have been completely ignorant about the problems. only wish i could go back and not buy this pos car. kinda makes you wish we didnt bail out this junk producing company.......wtb a FORD

- Daniel P., New Ulm, TX, US