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Toyota Tacoma vs. Chevrolet Cruze

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Toyota Tacoma

2015 Toyota Tacoma
$454
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Chevrolet Cruze

2015 Chevrolet Cruze
$498
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Overall Reliability Rating

Excellent

The Toyota Tacoma Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 3rd out of 7 for midsize trucks. The average annual repair cost is $454 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. While repairs tend to be more severe than average, the number of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Tacoma.

Above Average

The Chevrolet Cruze Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 27th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $498 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Reliability Rating Breakdown

Cost
Average annual repairs total
$454
inexpensive
very expensive
$498
inexpensive
very expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.3
not often
way too often
0.4
not often
way too often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
13%
minor issues
major issues
12%
minor issues
major issues

Overall Car Ratings & Details

(66 Reviews)
(6 Reviews)
Rating Details
5 star
(12)
4 star
(42)
3 star
(10)
2 star
(1)
1 star
(1)

The Toyota Tacoma ranks highest in electrical and ranks lowest in brakes.

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“I've owned Toyota pickups my whole life. Great trucks! That is until I bought a 2008 Tacoma. I usually drive em until they have 250-300 on em. Seemed pretty routine when I traded in my 99 for a n...”

Rating Details
5 star
(3)
4 star
(1)
3 star
(1)
2 star
(1)
1 star
(0)

The Chevrolet Cruze ranks highest in heating and ranks lowest in drive train.

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“I have a 2012 Cruze the clutch needs replacing again. My car has 45,000 miles this happened when first got the car but seems like everyday there is a problem with this car. The engine burns oil I d...”


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