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Hyundai Elantra vs. Chevrolet Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 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    
2014 Chevrolet Cruze 47
86% 86% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  49 Cruzes, 10.0 months of data per Cruze, average 22300 miles
2014 Hyundai Elantra 10
1.42857142857% 1.42857142857% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Elantras, 9.6 months of data per Elantra, average 15200 miles

 

2013 Chevrolet Cruze 43
63.3004926108% 63.3004926108% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Cruzes, 10.4 months of data per Cruze, average 37200 miles
2013 Hyundai Elantra 18
14.039408867% 14.039408867% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 Elantras, 9.3 months of data per Elantra, average 33000 miles

 

2012 Chevrolet Cruze 70
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 Cruzes, 9.6 months of data per Cruze, average 51100 miles

Probably an end-of-warranty blip. The repair frequency was equally high a year ago. Common problems with the PCV valve on the 1.4T engine and the external trunk release. The latter was a common problem on the 2011 in the past.
2012 Hyundai Elantra 19
12.5% 12.5% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  33 Elantras, 9.6 months of data per Elantra, average 57300 miles

 

2011 Chevrolet Cruze 32
30.8163265306% 30.8163265306% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Cruzes, 10.6 months of data per Cruze, average 57300 miles

First model year. 1.4T engine cooling system a common problem area earlier. Leaking water pump gasket and thermostat housing.
2011 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Elantras, 9.4 months of data per Elantra, average 61800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2010 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Elantras, 10.6 months of data per Elantra, average 69400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2009 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Elantras, 9.5 months of data per Elantra, average 74000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2008 Hyundai Elantra 27
8.24175824176% 8.24175824176% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  30 Elantras, 10.3 months of data per Elantra, average 83900 miles

 

2007 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Elantras, 9.4 months of data per Elantra, average 93400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2006 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Elantras, 10.0 months of data per Elantra, average 115700 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2005 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Elantras, 7.7 months of data per Elantra, average 131100 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2003 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Elantras, 10.4 months of data per Elantra, average 105200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Hyundai Elantra   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Elantras, 8.6 months of data per Elantra, average 143600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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2016 Hyundai Elantra Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 1.8L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
With no spare, I'm not sure what will happen when I have a flat halfway between Barstow and Blythe. see full 2016 Hyundai Elantra review
2016 Hyundai Elantra Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 1.8L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very high rating, superb warranty, and the free rodaside assistance is great! see full 2016 Hyundai Elantra review