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Hyundai Elantra vs. Chevrolet Cruze Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Hyundai Elantra or Chevrolet Cruze reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Hyundai Elantra and the Chevrolet Cruze truly differ in reliability.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2002 Hyundai Elantra   15 Elantras, 7.9 months of data per Elantra, average 134900 miles

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2003 Hyundai Elantra   15 Elantras, 7.5 months of data per Elantra, average 114300 miles

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2004 Hyundai Elantra   12 Elantras, 7.7 months of data per Elantra, average 92300 miles

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2005 Hyundai Elantra 26 Elantras, 9.1 months of data per Elantra, average 110800 miles76
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Hyundai Elantra   12 Elantras, 9.3 months of data per Elantra, average 87400 miles

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2007 Hyundai Elantra   23 Elantras, 9.0 months of data per Elantra, average 75900 miles

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2008 Hyundai Elantra 35 Elantras, 10.1 months of data per Elantra, average 74700 miles31
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Hyundai Elantra   24 Elantras, 9.6 months of data per Elantra, average 51600 miles

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2010 Hyundai Elantra   23 Elantras, 10.3 months of data per Elantra, average 47400 miles

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2011 Hyundai Elantra 33 Elantras, 8.9 months of data per Elantra, average 37000 miles

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40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Hyundai Elantra 46 Elantras, 9.5 months of data per Elantra, average 27300 miles49
60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Hyundai Elantra 51 Elantras, 8.3 months of data per Elantra, average 11400 miles9
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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Chevrolet Cruze Reliability Results through Mar. 31, 2014

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Hyundai Elantra

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What Our Members Are Saying about Hyundai Elantra Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Hyundai Elantra: 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.
2012 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 1.8L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
This car has not had to be repaired yet, and the warranty gives me great peace of mind.
2010 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The reputation of the Elentra provides an element of assurance
2009 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Consumer Reports rated #1. 5 year BUMPER TO BUMPER WARRANTY, 10 year WARRANTY,10 year WARRANTY,10 year WARRANTY,10 year WARRANTY,10 year WARRANTY,10 year WARRANTY
2008 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have not had any major problems with my car. It has 117,000 miles on it and it has been very reliable.
2007 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Despite having some early production problems like any newly designed car, it has never had a major issue. It has never broken down on me or left me stranded.
2006 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Very few repairs.
2005 4dr Hatch 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I keep very good records of every car I have ever owned. The Elantra (this will be the third one I have owned) has performed the best. The net investment (excluding maintenance, and operational costs for fuel fluids, tires etc.) was $6,500.00. The car had 63,000 miles on it when I sold it for $7.000.00 within 5 days of listing it to a private party.
2005 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I have put 55,000 miles on this car in less than 3 years, and it has not given me any trouble.
2005 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Outstanding dependability.
Reliability and Durability of the Hyundai Elantra: 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!
2010 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Repeated trips for TPMS repair, key fob frequently locks doors unexpetedly, and on several occassions activated horn alarm when not intended.
2008 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Cheap interior materials, knobs and buttons wear prematurely
2003 4dr Sedan 135-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The entire cooling system should be replaced around 100000 miles. My thermostat failed catastrophically blowing up the radiator. Everything I have seen from other owners show this is a problem too. Not a big deal as long as you plan on this and take preventative steps.

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