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Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Cruze Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Ford Fusion 28
51.2987012987% 51.2987012987% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  33 Fusions, 7.7 months of data per Fusion, average 8800 miles

 

2015 Ford Fusion 24
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  49 Fusions, 9.3 months of data per Fusion, average 16200 miles

 

2014 Chevrolet Cruze 42
70.8791208791% 70.8791208791% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  52 Cruzes, 9.9 months of data per Cruze, average 30200 miles
2014 Ford Fusion 32
48.9010989011% 48.9010989011% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  87 Fusions, 9.4 months of data per Fusion, average 28000 miles

 

2013 Chevrolet Cruze 51
79.0640394089% 79.0640394089% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  28 Cruzes, 9.3 months of data per Cruze, average 41900 miles
2013 Ford Fusion 30
37.684729064% 37.684729064% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  69 Fusions, 8.7 months of data per Fusion, average 38300 miles

Redesigned.

 

2012 Chevrolet Cruze 50
77.0935960591% 77.0935960591% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  35 Cruzes, 10.3 months of data per Cruze, average 57600 miles

The repair frequency was equally high for the 2011 earlier. Common problems with the PCV valve and water pump on the 1.4T engine.
2012 Ford Fusion 25
27.8325123153% 27.8325123153% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  61 Fusions, 10.1 months of data per Fusion, average 49800 miles

 

2011 Chevrolet Cruze   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 Cruzes, 10.6 months of data per Cruze, average 60700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Ford Fusion 39
35.7142857143% 35.7142857143% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  59 Fusions, 8.9 months of data per Fusion, average 71100 miles

 

2010 Ford Fusion 34
28.3882783883% 28.3882783883% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  103 Fusions, 9.3 months of data per Fusion, average 80200 miles

Refreshed for this model year.

 

2009 Ford Fusion 47
33.3819241983% 33.3819241983% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 91200 miles

 

2008 Ford Fusion 44
26.9230769231% 26.9230769231% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  48 Fusions, 10.1 months of data per Fusion, average 99500 miles

 

2007 Ford Fusion 92
69.2118226601% 69.2118226601% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  45 Fusions, 9.0 months of data per Fusion, average 111000 miles

 

2006 Ford Fusion 46
28.167115903% 28.167115903% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  37 Fusions, 9.9 months of data per Fusion, average 113300 miles

First model year.

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