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  1. 2014 Cruze Diesel ride quality is terrible even after shocks/struts replaced

    Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hi all Our Cruze has 120K miles on it. It has been a wonderful car in many ways but it has unfortunately had a lot of body work (deer, tree falling on it etc). At this point the front struts have been replaced twice in less than a year... Once with mystery parts from a body shop as part of...
  2. New CRUZE Quality Survey

    General Discussion
    I remember slamming Chevrolet on this survey as my Brand New Car failed on its 2nd day. 5.5 years later and it never broke again! ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Edward CRUZE; Congratulations on your purchase of a Chevrolet Cruze. We truly...
  3. Codes P20EE, P20E2, P20E4, P229E, CEL, Exhaust Fluid Poor Quality

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Hello all. 2015 Cruze Diesel with 105000 miles. Love the car when I’m driving it but nothing but emissions troubles with this vehicle! Already had NOx #1 replaced, NOx #2 replaced, DEF tank heater replaced, ECU re-flashed at least twice, now we are on the second time around. Just had another...
  4. You've got 4h to save 35% on a top quality dash cam

    Vendor Deals
    We've found another solid deal, but time is super limited on this one! The Vantrue N2 Pro Dash Cam is packed with features including 1080P recording quality, front and cabin-facing cameras, infared nightvision, motion-activated parking mode, and more. Regularly priced at $199.99, it's marked...
  5. suspension quality degrading?

    Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    So I just completed a 600 mile round trip in Wisconsin in the winter. 70 miles an hour most of the way. Roads are rough during this time especially, so one needs to keep that in mind. That being said, I asked myself, "Now that I've had this car for 4.5 years and have put 75,000 miles on it...
  6. Stock audio sound quality

    Gen2 Audio & Electronics
    There have been some conversations lately on here about the inconsistent frequency response of the stock sound systems in the Cruze. I have the six speaker non-Bose base system. I decided to take a baseline measurement in mine, to use as the "before" measurement. I am getting ready to dive in...
  7. Aftermarket Headlights - Quality, Choice and Harness

    I was looking into purchasing some aftermarket headlights for my 2015 Cruze 1.4LT/RS. For reference, I was specifically looking at VIPMotoz Infinity Black Projector Headlights (sorry, it appears I can't like because newb). It's a personal preference that I know not everyone shares, but I...
  8. 2018 Cruze Rear View Camera Quality?

    Gen2 Audio & Electronics I've included a link to a picture from my rear view camera on the console screen in my new 2018 Cruze. My old 2014 had a far superior picture. Now it appears to be blurry and not as a defined with the 2018. Is it defective (not focusing) or is...
  9. Factory Headunit sound quality Dropped with Aftermarket AMP , Speakers & Sub

    Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    Hello Folks, I've installed an Aftermarket AMP , Speakers & a Sub. The thing is that my sound has got Loud, but the problem is the Sound quality has dropped significantly and the Tweeters are sounding Harsh now. My Factory system was: Single din Headunit & four speakers as you know. Parts...
  10. Exhaust Fluid Quality Poor: caution on DIC Count Down is on.

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Exhaust Fluid Quality Poor: caution on DIC Count Down is on. I only have 25000 miles or 40000 kms on the car, I have had this a couple times it always cleared this time it didnt. I went to the dealer, def was good passed quality test no codes posted, no engine light either only the DIC message...
  11. Cruze clear corner bumper marker lights with quality LED amber bulbs

    Cruze Parts
    Selling my clear corner marker lights from Klearz off my 2012 Chevy Cruze with quality amber LED light bulbs. Excellent condition, looks new and the bulbs are only a month old. Asking $40+SHP Sample pic but can text or email actual pictures. Thank you, Shaun
  12. Seat Covers - Need Advice

    Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    After 40 minutes of trying to brush chocolate out of the mesh part of the cloth seat, I think I'm going to invest in seat covers. Any recommendations? Pictures of what you have? I need seat covers that will not block the airbags as well. Thanks!
  13. poor quality

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, What is your experience with the Cruze? I have had nothing but poor quality and bad customer service with this car. Wondered what others experiences have been. Thanks, Jeanette
  14. Quality of Gen 2 Cruze < Gen 1 Cruze...?

    General Discussion
    Anyone here upgrade from the Gen 1 Cruze to the Gen 2 Cruze notice that build quality seems to be lacking vs the old car? My old 2013 Cruze had very few issues from the beginning. So far my 2016 Cruze had a loose rearview mirror (that the dealer said was normal, but that I was able/forced to...
  15. DEF injector. Exhaust fluid quality poor limp mode

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Got dreaded exhaust fluid quality poor and limp mode 2nd time on trip. First time a manual regen was done at dealer and code reset. Only lasted few days before I was out of town again and message came back. Dealer was unable to clear P249D code after doing manual regen. Didn't want to motel...
  16. Long Road Trip Tomorrow, Low Quality DEF Light

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Just got the dreaded Low Quality DEF light last night, and I've got an 800 mile round trip scheduled tomorrow that I can't miss. I've had it once before, and the light cleared itself on the freeway. I've driven 50 miles with the light on, even downshifting to get the RPMs high to burn off...
  17. Poor Diesel Exhaust Fluid Quality

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Need to know if anyone has experienced any issues with their 2014/2015 Cruze Diesel for "Poor Diesel Exhaust Fluid Quality?" Replaced the complete exhaust system (exhaust fluid tank, pump, fluid injector, sensors and exhaust) then found out that there was an issue with air intake on the turbo...
  18. Exhaust Fluid Quality Poor: caution on DIC

    Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    So yesterday the DIC brings up the following message: Exhaust Fluid Quality Poor See Owner's Manual Now Speed Reduced in ... Fortunately I was only 10 minutes away from the dealership so I drove it straight there. I last added DEF 11 months ago from the bulk dispenser at a truck stop...
  19. poor def quality issues p20ee& p22fe

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Got about 500 miles from home had a cel come on and the dreaded poor def quality countdown light. Not the first for either. Took to a unknown dealer and was told that it had codes p20ee and p22fe. They informed me that it needed a nox sensor and the p20ee code needs a reflash to the ecm and a...
  20. Quality Time with the Cruze Today

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    I blew through my factory oil changes with my '14 CTD. Today was the first time that I have changed the oil. Some pics of the fun: I used Mobil 1 5W-30 ESP. Got it from a local auto parts store for $9.15 a liter. I also used a WIX WL10021. Got that from Amazon. Filter is made in...