23Holden Cruze

Holden Cruze

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442 reviews · Statistics

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31% · 139264 · 60%

Build Quality
2.4 (54)
Value for Money
2.3 (54)
Cleaning & Maintenance
2.7 (53)
Noise Level
3.1 (48)
Braking
3.1 (48)
Acceleration / Power
2.5 (49)
Gear Shifting
2.5 (44)
Suspension
3.0 (48)
Fuel Efficiency
2.9 (49)
Handling
3.0 (48)
Interior Design
3.2 (49)
Boot Size
3.4 (48)
Comfort
3.1 (49)
Features
2.9 (48)
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Reviews

Holden Cruze442 reviews
Whatcouldpossiblygowrong
WhatcouldpossiblygowrongQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD15 posts
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Ricci
RicciNSWSydney, NSW22 posts
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WARNING!! Possible death!

Car broke down and was being towed using the tow eye from the front...travelled approximately 5 metres and the tow eye and hook sheared off..they use Aluminium for the strength with no reinforcement..called Holden and they said Tow it to service centre...couldn't believe what they said...no tow truck will touch it and requires a forklift for it to be loaded and unloaded..which local mechanic doesn't have and guaranteed Holden wouldn't either...do not tow this car from the front..photos attached Show details
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  JG

Was a great first car

Unlike some other people, my experience with the 2010 Cruze (Automatic) was very good!
Was always serviced accordingly, i looked after it, so it looked after me!
Never had a SINGLE mechanical issue with mine for the 7 years i owned it. I purchased it second hand with 20,000kms on the clock and sold it at around 120,000kms just over 2 years ago. Show details
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Heather F.
Heather F.VICGoulburn Valley, VIC3 posts
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Never in my life have I had such a lemon

Bought 2011 straight off the truck. First 3 years while is warranty the last of the Australian built Holden's was great. 6 months out and everything stated to fail, dashboard was lit up like a Xmas tree & the dealership could not find what was wrong. Spent more time in the driveway than on the road. Dealership replaced just about everything to get all the lights to go off. Now been sitting in the driveway again for 12 months, metal shavings again in the brand new power steering pump & now needs a new power steering rack! The Toyota altise of 2010 that is my parents never skips a beat. Calling the wrecker, never another Holden. Show details
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Xray G.
Xray G.
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The Holden Cruze is a piece of Crap!

I purchased a Holden Cruze brand new in December 2016 with a five year factory warranty. The car has always been serviced by the book and has in fact had extra oil changes every 6 months. Since new I have only travelled 37700 Km. The check-engine light is on. Holden Dealers have diagnosed it. Replaced many engine parts. Total cost to me nearly $3500 and guess what the engine light is still on. I complained to Holden Customer Care but they simply washed their hands off the issue. They just do not care. The car is only out of warranty by about 12 months. Customer Care just do not care. Never buy a Holden vehicle ever again! Show details
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Greg
Greg4 posts
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Great driving car - No major issues

I really enjoy driving the Cruze. Maybe I've been fortunate, but apart from one issue with the PCV I've not had any mechanical issues at all. Mine is one of the Australian made ones - car feels very solid, handling & power are great. For the money I don't think they can be beat! Show details
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Jacob C.
Jacob C.QLDSouth East Queensland, QLD2 posts
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JoblessBroke
JoblessBrokeQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD2 posts
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Bitter M.
Bitter M.4 posts
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yasmin
yasminVICGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC4 posts
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happy in the begging but having more trouble as time goes on

been having trouble with this car one problem after the other. the engine light keeps coming on and i have taken it to get fixed twice now. the filter light keeps coming on and i just had the filter changed. the car rattles all the time under the hood. not happy with this car. Show details
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Norman A.
Norman A.VICGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC8 posts
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Juj
JujVICGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
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2013-2016 SRi's are criminally underrated

I've owned a 2013 Cruze SRI V for the last 2 years and despite the bad reviews I love it.

Currently at 210,000 km and it drives like beauty. Never had any major issue with it (I do service it every 10,000 km). The 1.6 Turbo engine is actually quite fun, and far better than the gutless 1.8 Petrol or the 1.4 Turbo. Got a decent amount of power and acceleration for the price too. I only paid $9000 back in 2020 yet it can beat VE SV6's that costs $5000-$10000 more.

Would never recommend a 2009-2012 Cruze, or any 1.8 Petrol Cruze (too gutless and boring) but the 2013-2016 1.6 Turbo SRi's are criminally underrated. Show details

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Tony deppeler
Tony deppeler3 posts
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Major repair issues

Engine blown up with head gasket quote was 6000+to get repaired very disappointment now I read similar cases. Still needs to be serviced costs after that.expensive for a 6 year old car Show details
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DaveH68
DaveH68VICGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC2 posts
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dionsmum3 posts
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Questions & Answers

Joel M.
Joel M. · Cruze JG (2008-2011)

Sorry my 2011 JG fit with a 2010 JH drivers door that will fit ?

Joel M.
Joel M. · Cruze JG (2008-2011)

I have a JG 2011 will a 2010 door from a JH fit?

lewis r.
lewis r. · JH (Sedan) Z Series (2012-2016)

is Holden Cruze 2014 1.8L (base model z-zeries) only one that is reliable out of all?

I did some research and i found site that my car "one reliable package" that is 100% exactly same car as mine. that it all was great reviews not a single negative comments!
I also noticed that 2009-2012 is lemon and but i think they have improved by 2013-currently, i think?

0022/03: I took massive risk brought a Cruze after million of negative options and reviews but my gut keeping telling me this 'this is the one' when i test drove a one and brought it next 2 days and one my friend got one too not long after me, their was 2010 and had been TERRIBLE.

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Holden Cruze JG
  • Discontinued
Holden Cruze JG (2008-2011)2.0
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CategoryCars and SedansCars and SedansCars and SedansCars and Sedans
Starting Price $29,990$29,340$22,090$23,790
TransmissionAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and ManualAutomatic and Manual
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypeDiesel and PetrolPetrolPetrolDiesel and Petrol
Wheels17" Alloy18" Alloy17" Alloy16" Steel
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption6.9 L/100km7.9 L/100km7.4 L/100km7.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L60 L60 L60 L
Engine4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 1.6L4 Cylinder 1.8L4 Cylinder 1.8L
Max Power110kW @ 4000rpm132kW @ 5500rpm104kW @ 6300rpm104kW @ 6200rpm
Max Torque320Nm @ 2000rpm230Nm @ 2200rpm175Nm @ 3800rpm176Nm @ 3800rpm
Country of ManufactureSouth KoreaAustraliaAustraliaAustralia
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)
Release date
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