2012 Chevrolet Cruze

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Available in 5 styles:  2012 Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sedan shown
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Asking Price Range
$11,659–$18,591

Estimated MPG

25–28 city / 36–42 hwy


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Cruze

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST

Recall number: 13V360000
Recall date: 08/15/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.4L DOHC GASOLINE TURBO ENGINES AND 6T40 FRONT WHEEL DRIVE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND EQUIPPED WITH AN ELECTRIC VACUUM PUMP TO PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTAL VACUUM FOR BRAKE ASSIST, WHEN NEEDED. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE PUMP MAY NOT ACTIVATE, RESULTING IN AN INTERMITTENT REDUCTION OR LOSS OF BRAKE ASSIST.

Consequence:

A LOSS OF BRAKING ASSISTANCE WILL REQUIRE EXTRA PEDAL FORCE AND/OR DISTANCE TO BRING THE VEHICLE TO A STOP, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GENERAL MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE A MICROSWITCH IN THE POWER BRAKE VACUUM PIPE ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020. GM'S RECALL NUMBER IS 12213.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 04/06/2011 and 08/07/2012.


AIR BAGS

Recall number: 13V023000
Recall date: 01/24/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 CHEVROLET CAMARO, BUICK VERANO, CHEVROLET CRUZE, AND CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES. THE DRIVER SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG HAS A SHORTING BAR WHICH MAY INTERMITTENTLY CONTACT THE AIR BAG TERMINALS.

Consequence:

IF THE BAR AND TERMINALS ARE CONTACTING EACH OTHER AT THE TIME OF A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER'S FRONTAL AIRBAG, THAT AIRBAG WILL NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE DRIVER'S RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action:

GENERAL MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING WHEEL AIRBAG COIL, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 13, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERAL MOTORS AT 1-800-521-7300.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 02/13/2013.


AIR BAGS

Recall number: 12V522000
Recall date: 10/31/2012

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 BUICK VERANO, CHEVROLET CRUZE, AND CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES. THE DRIVER SIDE FRONTAL AIR BAG HAS A SHORTING BAR WHICH MAY INTERMITTENTLY CONTACT THE AIR BAG TERMINALS.

Consequence:

IF THE BAR AND TERMINALS ARE CONTACTING EACH OTHER AT THE TIME OF A CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER'S FRONTAL AIRBAG, THAT AIRBAG WILL NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE DRIVER'S RISK OF INJURY.

Corrective Action:

GENERAL MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING WHEEL AIRBAG COIL, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERAL MOTORS AT 1-800-521-7300.


FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Recall number: 12V289000
Recall date: 06/22/2012

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2, 2009, THROUGH MAY 14, 2012. ATTACHMENT WELDS FOR THE FUEL TANK STRAP SECONDARY BRACKETS MAY HAVE BEEN OMITTED.

Consequence:

THE FUEL TANK COULD COME LOOSE IN A CRASH, POSSIBLY ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK FROM THE TANK. A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR MISSING WELDS. IF THE VEHICLE IS MISSING WELDS, DEALERS WILL SECURE THE BRACKET ATTACHMENTS WITH FASTENERS. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 9, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/09/2012.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/23/2011 and 05/14/2012.


ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall number: 12V288000
Recall date: 06/22/2012

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 AND 2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2, 2009, THROUGH MAY 31, 2012. SPILLED OR DRIPPING OIL (SUCH AS AFTER AN OIL CHANGE) MAY COLLECT IN THE ENGINE SHIELD (BELLYPAN) NEAR HOT ENGINE OR EXHAUST SYSTEM SURFACES. AS A RESULT, THE OIL AND THE ENGINE SHIELD MAY IGNITE AND BURN.

Consequence:

EITHER CONDITION COULD RESULT IN AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE ENGINE SHIELD TO PREVENT FLUID FROM CONTACTING THE SHIELD. ALSO, ON VEHICLES WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION, DEALERS WILL APPLY A PROTECTIVE TAPE TO THE ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING WIRE HARNESS. REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE TO THE OWNER. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 10, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/10/2012.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 02/08/2011 and 05/31/2012.


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