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My favorite Lemon: The 2012 Cruze is an impressive world car. Kudos GM!!! - The 2012 Cruze is a great value, comfortable, and very fuel efficient, There are few negatives to owning this car. It does everything it is intended...

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LOVE it!!! - Would like to have had a sunroof Love the economy; love the on star; love the heated seats, electrical adjustment on driver's seat; overall comfort...

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Safety Ratings
2012 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 Recalls5
Number of Complaints107
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2012 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles

2012 Chevrolet Cruze (6/6/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14V300000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Buick Verano vehicles manufactured December 2, 2011 to July, 16, 2012, Chevrolet Cruze vehicles manufactured December 7, 2011 to July 25, 2012, Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured December 5, 2011 to August 2, 2012, and Chevrolet Camaro vehicles manufactured December 1, 2011 to June 11, 2012. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.

Defect: If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.

Corrective Action: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. The recall began on July 25, 2014. Chevrolet owners may contact GM at 1-800-222-1020. Buick owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. Note: This is an expansion of recalls 12V-522 and 13V-023.

2012 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 recall began on October 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020. GM's recall number is 12213.

2012 Chevrolet Cruze (1/24/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V023000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic, and model year 2012 Buick Verano vehicles. The driver side frontal air bag has a shorting bar which may intermittently contact the air bag terminals.

Defect: If the bar and terminals are contacting each other at the time of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, that air bag will not deploy, increasing the driver's risk of injury.

Corrective Action: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel air bag coil, free of charge. The safety recall began on February 13, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.

2012 Chevrolet Cruze (10/31/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12V522000

Component Name: AIR BAGS

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: 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.

Defect: 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 January 11, 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.

2012 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.

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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 46,316 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Brunswick, NJ
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
  • 54 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 64,636 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Palatine, IL
  • MPG: 25 City / 36 Hwy
  • 23 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 35,004 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Milford, DE
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 20,597 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Statesville, NC
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 46,087 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 51,425 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Galion, OH
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 44,340 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Auburn, ME
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
  • 58 Days on Lot

2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT

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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 48,716 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Troy, OH
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE ECO

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 38,087 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Burlington, WI
  • MPG: 28 City / 42 Hwy
  • 102 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LTZ

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 26,735 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shakopee, MN
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
  • 169 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT LT1

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 82,885 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Forest Lake, MN
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
  • 8 Days on Lot
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  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 35,103 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sellersville, PA
  • MPG: 26 City / 38 Hwy
  • 47 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 22,733 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ferndale, MI
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy
  • 8 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 67,460 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bloomington, MN
  • MPG: 22 City / 35 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
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2012 CHEVROLET CRUZE LS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69,889 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Columbia, IL
  • MPG: 25 City / 36 Hwy
  • 64 Days on Lot
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