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2012 Chevrolet Cruze
Problems & Complaints
On the flip-side, there's more concerns about brake problems.
However, there were far more Cruze vehicles sold for the 2012 model year so we'll give it our "Beware of this Clunker" badge rather than the "Avoid Like the Plague."
Worst 2012 Cruze Problems by Category
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- transmission problems31NHTSA complaints: 2
- electrical problems22NHTSA complaints: 127
- brakes problems21NHTSA complaints: 160
- AC / heater problems17NHTSA complaints: 1
- engine problems17NHTSA complaints: 169
- interior accessories problems16NHTSA complaints: 5
- cooling system problems13NHTSA complaints: 1
- body / paint problems11NHTSA complaints: 15
- steering problems7NHTSA complaints: 85
- fuel system problems6NHTSA complaints: 19
- wheels / hubs problems4NHTSA complaints: 13
- exterior accessories problems3NHTSA complaints: 21
- windows / windshield problems3NHTSA complaints: 4
- clutch problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- seat belts / air bags problems1NHTSA complaints: 20
- suspension problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 62
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 27
- lights problemsNHTSA: 7
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