Safety Ratings
2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Overall 5.0000
Overall Front Crash 5.0000
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Overall Side Crash 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Side Pole Crash 5
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints175
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2011 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (8/15/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V360000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: 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.

Defect: 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.

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (6/22/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V288000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: 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.

Defect: 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.

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (6/22/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V289000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: 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.

Defect: 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.

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (5/6/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V270000

Component Name: STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT SECTOR

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2, 2009, THROUGH APRIL 21, 2011. THE BOLT ATTACHING THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT TO THE STEERING GEAR INPUT SHAFT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY INSTALLED.

Defect: THIS COULD ALLOW THE SHAFTS TO SEPARATE, RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF STEERING. LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT, AND IF REQUIRED, REPAIR THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT/STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY TO ASSURE THE BOLT IS FULLY SEATED AND THE SHAFT PROPERLY ASSEMBLED. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 23, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OR WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (5/6/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V273000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 6, 2009, THROUGH APRIL 27, 2011 AND EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 102, 'TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE, STARTER INTERLOCK, AND TRANSMISSION BRAKING EFFECT,' AND FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 114, 'THEFT PROTECTION.' THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE THAT IS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED. IF THE LINKAGE IS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED, THE PRNDL SHIFT LEVER MAY NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION OF THE TRANSMISSION GEAR. WITH THIS CONDITION, THE DRIVER COULD MOVE THE SHIFTER TO PARK AND REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY, BUT THE TRANSMISSION GEAR MAY NOT BE IN PARK.

Defect: THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RESTART THE VEHICLE AND THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AWAY AFTER THE DRIVER HAS EXITED THE VEHICLE, RESULTING IN A POSSIBLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE FOR CORRECT INSTALLATION AND ADJUST THE SHIFT LINKAGE SYSTEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 23, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, OR WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.

Used 2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE for sale under $10,000

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$9,975

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 103488 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Vicksburg, MS
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT

$7,888

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 171785 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Moon Township, PA
  • MPG: 24 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT

$9,995

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74081 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Reading, PA
  • MPG: 24 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT

New Listing
$10,000

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106328 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Prince Frederick, MD
  • MPG: 24 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

New Listing
$9,999

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 38829 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lake Worth, FL
  • MPG: 26 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT

$9,990
Price Reduced

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85512 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Richardson, TX
  • MPG: 24 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

$6,700

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE ECO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 17501 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bedford, VA
  • MPG: 28 City / 42 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$5,700

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 16583 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bedford, VA
  • MPG: 26 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT

$6,995

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 37121 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bedford, VA
  • MPG: 24 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT

$9,900

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93926 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Medford, WI
  • MPG: 24 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$9,999

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 62338 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • MPG: 26 City / 36 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$9,900

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98418 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beeville, TX
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$9,981

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Madisonville, TX
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$9,995
Price Reduced

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 64237 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Inglewood, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy

2011 Chevrolet Cruze LS

$9,495

2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109816 Miles
  • Ext Color: Bronze
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Detroit, MI
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy
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