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It is common for many wheels to exhibit clear coat failure. This is not exclusive to this specific wheel. Or to the Cruze. Or to Chevy.

The inner spokes most likely have the least amount of clear paint. So any type of contamination that may penetrate the surface over a period of time (brake dust, acidic fluids, water spots) can degrade the layer creating a microscopic "hole" for water to eventually work its way under and spread corrosion like cancer.

Its even worse for wheels that have a machined face or fully polished surface. As clear paint has a much more difficult time adhering to these surfaces versus one that has a flat base coat. My Eco wheels eventually started to have clear coat failure. The wifes minivan wheels which are only 2 years old (and have a machined face) has some clear coat issues. Every wheel that I've owned like this has had issues. Its unfortunate but a reality.
 
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