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Hyundai Santa Fe vs. Chevrolet Traverse 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 Chevrolet Traverse 23
38.3116883117% 38.3116883117% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  33 Traverses, 6.4 months of data per Traverse, average 6600 miles

The 2015 and 2016 have been reliable so far. But earlier model years were reliable when young, then worsened.
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Santa Fes, 8.1 months of data per Santa Fe, average 8000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2015 Chevrolet Traverse 21
28.5714285714% 28.5714285714% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  46 Traverses, 9.7 months of data per Traverse, average 15400 miles
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 4
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  32 Santa Fes, 9.7 months of data per Santa Fe, average 12600 miles

 

2014 Chevrolet Traverse 49
86.2637362637% 86.2637362637% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  48 Traverses, 9.7 months of data per Traverse, average 31500 miles
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 31
46.7032967033% 46.7032967033% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  37 Santa Fes, 9.5 months of data per Santa Fe, average 23000 miles

 

2013 Chevrolet Traverse 50
77.0935960591% 77.0935960591% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  40 Traverses, 8.4 months of data per Traverse, average 42200 miles

Refreshed for 2013.
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 41
59.3596059113% 59.3596059113% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  42 Santa Fes, 8.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 36900 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Most of the sample is Santa Fe Sports.

 

2012 Chevrolet Traverse 46
69.2118226601% 69.2118226601% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  50 Traverses, 9.3 months of data per Traverse, average 61400 miles
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Santa Fes, 9.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 52200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2011 Chevrolet Traverse 77
91.3919413919% 91.3919413919% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  65 Traverses, 9.4 months of data per Traverse, average 67700 miles
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 91
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 Santa Fes, 9.1 months of data per Santa Fe, average 59100 miles

The reported repair frequency for the 2011 has been much higher than that for adjacent model years for over a year. One possible explanation: this was the first model year assembled at Kia's plant in Georgia.

 

2010 Chevrolet Traverse 67
76.7399267399% 76.7399267399% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  43 Traverses, 9.2 months of data per Traverse, average 77900 miles
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Santa Fes, 9.8 months of data per Santa Fe, average 65800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2009 Chevrolet Traverse 74
64.8688046647% 64.8688046647% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  57 Traverses, 9.4 months of data per Traverse, average 83600 miles
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 54
41.5451895044% 41.5451895044% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Santa Fes, 10.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 80100 miles

 

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 51
34.6153846154% 34.6153846154% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  29 Santa Fes, 8.9 months of data per Santa Fe, average 81100 miles

 

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 78
55.4187192118% 55.4187192118% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 Santa Fes, 9.5 months of data per Santa Fe, average 104000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Santa Fes, 8.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 98100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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2015 Chevrolet Traverse Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 281-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
So far, so good. This is my second Traverse and no major issues to report. full 2014 Chevrolet Traverse review