2006 Chevrolet HHR - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

1,131 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 405 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(193 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model 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]. If the total number of problems reported by Chevrolet HHR owners in the last 12 years is 1131, and the age of the vehicle is 12, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of 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

2018

11

2017

29

2016

62

2015

56

2014

259

2013

130

2012

112

2011

108

2010

123

2009

68

2008

60

2007

64

2006

5

Compare the 2006 Chevrolet HHR with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet HHR,
the following table can be used to compare the 2006 Chevrolet HHR
with the Chevrolet HHR from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 HHR is 1,131
while the average number of problems reported for the 9 model years of the Chevrolet HHR is 422.

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