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2006 Chevrolet HHR - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



small car iamge Common problems of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

1,071 problems have been reported for the 2006 Chevrolet HHR. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2006 Chevrolet HHR. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 385 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (184 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. PPMY index is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR in the United States are 113,911 units [1]. The total number of problems reported by Chevrolet HHR owners in the last 10 years is 1071, The age of the vehicle is 10, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1071 / 113,911 / 10 * 1000 = 0.94.

Also see A study of reliability comparison across Chevrolet HHR model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2006
5
  2007
64
  2008
60
  2009
68
  2010
123
  2011
108
  2012
112
  2013
130
  2014
258
  2015
54
  2016
45

small car iamge Compare the 2006 Chevrolet HHR with Other Model Years

When buying a new or used Chevrolet HHR, make sure to check out the following table and see how the 2006 Chevrolet HHR compare with other Chevrolet HHR model years. We note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 HHR is 1,071 while the average number of problems reported for the 9 model years of Chevrolet HHR is 389.

Table 3. Compare the 2006 Chevrolet HHR with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 HHR
184
  2010 HHR
496
  2009 HHR
483
  2008 HHR
529
  2007 HHR
736
  2006 HHR
1,071
  2005 HHR
3
  2001 HHR
2
  1998 HHR
1


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