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Ford Fusion vs. Chevrolet Cruze Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 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 21
33.1168831169% 33.1168831169% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Fusions, 5.9 months of data per Fusion, average 6700 miles

 

2015 Ford Fusion 21
28.5714285714% 28.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  45 Fusions, 8.8 months of data per Fusion, average 13000 miles

 

2014 Chevrolet Cruze 40
70% 70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  48 Cruzes, 10.1 months of data per Cruze, average 25000 miles
2014 Ford Fusion 27
40.2857142857% 40.2857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  85 Fusions, 9.8 months of data per Fusion, average 25200 miles

 

2013 Chevrolet Cruze 43
63.3004926108% 63.3004926108% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Cruzes, 10.3 months of data per Cruze, average 39300 miles
2013 Ford Fusion 34
45.5665024631% 45.5665024631% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  74 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 36100 miles

Redesigned.

 

2012 Chevrolet Cruze 67
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  39 Cruzes, 9.2 months of data per Cruze, average 54400 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 21
17.2811059908% 17.2811059908% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  67 Fusions, 9.4 months of data per Fusion, average 45500 miles

 

2011 Chevrolet Cruze 33
30.9523809524% 30.9523809524% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 Cruzes, 9.8 months of data per Cruze, average 59400 miles

First model year. 1.4T engine cooling system a common problem area earlier. Leaking water pump gasket and thermostat housing.
2011 Ford Fusion 42
45.2380952381% 45.2380952381% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  57 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 68300 miles

 

2010 Ford Fusion 38
34.2490842491% 34.2490842491% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  103 Fusions, 9.3 months of data per Fusion, average 78500 miles

Refreshed for this model year.

 

2009 Ford Fusion 40
23.3893557423% 23.3893557423% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 Fusions, 9.5 months of data per Fusion, average 90400 miles

 

2008 Ford Fusion 32
13.7362637363% 13.7362637363% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  54 Fusions, 9.1 months of data per Fusion, average 96400 miles

 

2007 Ford Fusion 81
57.0217917676% 57.0217917676% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 Fusions, 8.3 months of data per Fusion, average 109300 miles

 

2006 Ford Fusion 53
33.6363636364% 33.6363636364% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  37 Fusions, 9.8 months of data per Fusion, average 112600 miles

First model year.

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