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Toyota FJ Cruiser vs. Chevrolet HHR Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending December 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 and Model Percent of Average  
2007 - 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser
18.5714285714% Best 70% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Not one problem with drive train in 38,000 miles, built well. full 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2008 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Both the structural and power components are based on long time proven designs full 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2008 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Its my car today and will be my sons first car ten years from now just like my first 1976 FJ40 my dad sold me! full 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2008 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual AWD w/low range
FJ is manufactured and assembled in Japan. Reliability and durability will be excellent. full 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2008 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual AWD w/low range
My third Toyota. Overall have more than 10 years of driving experience in three different Toyotas and had absolutely ZERO problems - not a single failure. full 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2007 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
6-speed manual AWD w/low range
Powertrain and chassis has been used on many other Toyota models and has proven reliability. full 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2007 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Very reliable. Just turn the key and drive. full 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2007 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
It is a Toyota; what more do you need to say? Similar drive train to the 4 Runner so very reliable. full 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
2007 4dr SUV 239-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Lack of maintenance costs means better value throughout the life of the vehicle and increasing value overall. full 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Chevrolet HHR

Chevrolet HHR Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Wagon turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I have driven the car 25000 miles in 9 months and have not had a single problem. Only maintenance is oil changes and tire rotation. full 2008 Chevrolet HHR review
2008 4dr Wagon 172-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Not one, even minor, problem as of yet full 2008 Chevrolet HHR review
2007 4dr Wagon 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have driven this car over 14,000 miles in less than a year and I have not had to take it back to the dealer for any repairs. full 2007 Chevrolet HHR review
2007 4dr Wagon 149-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The 2007 Panel I had had great reliabilty and never gave me any trouble. full 2007 Chevrolet HHR review
2007 4dr Wagon 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have had it for 35,000 miles and have not had one issue. It has been flawless. full 2007 Chevrolet HHR review
2007 4dr Wagon 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Crash test rating. full 2007 Chevrolet HHR review
2006 4dr Wagon 172-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
For such a cheap car, this one has been very reliable. A few things, but nothing that surprised me, or was hard to fix. full 2006 Chevrolet HHR review
2006 4dr Wagon 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
everything, had no problems. full 2006 Chevrolet HHR review
Chevrolet HHR Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Wagon 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have had problems with GM engines. It is assembled in Mexico and has workmanship issues that relate back to reliability. full 2006 Chevrolet HHR review