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VIN 1G1BG5SM3G7239893 Decoding Chevrolet Vin Decoder

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Manufacturer Name




Model Year


Plant City




Vehicle Type


Plant Country


Plant Company Name


Plant State


Body Class






Bed Type

Not Applicable

Cab Type

Not Applicable

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Transmission Style


Engine Number of Cylinders


Displacement (CC)


Displacement (CI)


Displacement (L)


Engine Model

LE2 - DI: Direct Injection, ALUM, VVT, GEN I, GMNA

Fuel Type - Primary


Valve Train Design

Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC)

Engine Configuration




Seat Belt Type


Curtain Air Bag Locations

All Rows

Front Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Knee Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Side Air Bag Locations

1st and 2nd Rows

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Type


Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2016 CHEVROLET CRUZE Crash Test Score


Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Overall Side Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Combined Side Barrier and Pole Ratings

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Seat
Rear Seat

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Risk:

2016 CHEVROLET CRUZE Safety Features

Advanced Safety Features

Rearview Video Systems Standard

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Advanced Belt Feature Standard
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Seat Belt Reminder System Driver, Front Passenger

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Curtain Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Pelvis/Torso Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Knee Driver, Front Passenger
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Yes

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Rear Seat
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Available
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Driver

Complaints Assosiated with VIN 1G1BG5SM3G7239893

Components: ENGINE

May 20, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11466625
Consumer Location: CONNERSVILLE, IN
VIN: 1G1PE5SB8G7****

Summary of Complaint

Vehicle is leaking coolant I've had it fixed and continue to have issues with it. When I go to add coolant it sounds like it is boiling in the motor and car is becoming very hot and smokes from the motor. Was driving through town heard a hissing noise and somehow coolant had sprayed all over the hood and windshield of my car.

Components: POWER TRAIN

April 15, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11465085
Consumer Location: TUCSON, AZ
VIN: 1G1BD5SM7G7****

Summary of Complaint

Issue has been reported by other owners, code PIP5558C Around 60k miles, clutch pedal started sticking to the floor and not returning unless manually lifted. By 118k miles issue had worsened to the point that car was no longer driveable. Clutch master cylinder was damaged/degraded, as well as clutch slave. Brake system lifespan was likely shortened, and I luckily didn't have a complete brake failure as has happened with others.

Components: ENGINE

February 18, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11461448
Consumer Location: LORAIN, OH
VIN: 1G1PE5SB6G7****

Summary of Complaint

The car started smoking from under the hood and completely stopped and the mechanic I took the vehicle to told me that the engine is done and needs to be replaced at an estimated cost of $3,700.00. Luckily, this did not happen on the highway and I was able to get the car pulled into a retail space parking lot and get it towed to the mechanic. Wile driving, the low oil light flashed on for a moment a couple of times. Not long after that, the vehicle stalled. The mechanic changed the oil but the car was smoking with white smoke billowed out the exhaust. The vehicle has just under 114,000 miles and we have already put much money into this car to get the check engine light fixed.

Components: ENGINE

December 15, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11457569
Consumer Location: BOURBONNAIS, IL
VIN: 1G1PF5SB2G7****

Summary of Complaint

The engine and engine parts of my vehicle malfunctioned and caused excessive oil leakage. The vehicle is available for inspection upon request. The safety of my family is put at risk because: - The vehicle engine sputters while driving. - The engine leaks oil excessively, smokes, and lets off an oil burning odor. - The radio screen blanks out frequently. All of the issues combined worry me because I have had the vehicle serviced multiple times and the safety issues still exist. The vehicle was serviced by the manufacturer. The problems found were: engine concern for squeaking drive belt, front timing cover leaking oil, and camshaft cover leaking. The vehicle had special coverage warranties with the manufacturer for some of the parts that needed to be repaired. There were not any warning lamps, messages, or indicators for the engine issues. I encountered the engine smoking, the vehicle sputtering, a strong odor of oil burning, and excessive oil leakage spots in my driveway. These issues made me take the vehicle in. The engine light did not light up for the issues. No indicator light(s) were on when the vehicle was taken in to be serviced. The vehicle was serviced and the faulty parts were replaced. However, the same issues are present and have not subsided after being serviced, replaced, and or repaired. I worry that the engine issues for my vehicle can not be corrected and that select engine parts should be recalled.


February 14, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11454673
Consumer Location: CHANDLER, AZ
VIN: 1G1PC5SG0G7****

Summary of Complaint

There was a recall on leaking antifreeze for previous Chevy Cruze years but that is also happening with my 2016 Cruze in the same way. My car would not warm up in the cold and would not clear the sight of my windshield over the ice, I waited about an hour for the sun due to lack of heat. While on my way my car then overheated while on the highway which created an even bigger safety issue. The problem has been recalled before on different Cruze year types, my mom had a 2013 Cruze with the same issue I am experiencing. It has not been inspected yet by those listed but when I add more coolant it is empty within an hour of just sitting there. The only light is when it was overheating, but I’ve been having to refill my antifreeze repeatedly and unsure as to why until I discovered the previous recall information and it sounded like my exact issue.

Components: ENGINE

February 21, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11453444
Consumer Location: SPENCER, IN
VIN: 1G1PE5SB9G7****

Summary of Complaint

Cracked Thermostat Housing Unit. No sensors went off, and smoke started pouring out from under the hood obscuring vision. Vehicle is already under repair so not available for inspection. The Thermostat Housing Units, after first repair taking the one that came with the vehicle, have also all cracked, and has had to be replaced multiple times.


January 21, 2022
NHTSA ID Number: 11452248
Consumer Location: MILFORD, MI
VIN: 1G1PE5SB6G7****

Summary of Complaint

Both side airbags deployed without crash or damage to the vehicle. Passenger and driver seatbelts locked. Front airbags did not deploy.


December 11, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11443887
Consumer Location: THOMAS, WV
VIN: 1G1BE5SM8G7****

Summary of Complaint

1st of all the motor was running g great! Then all of a sudden it started running rough and shaking. Was driving on the highway at 65 mph.no warni g lights or anything. Then a warning light came on for the brakes and it was hard to stop. The vacuum pump went out for the brakes and almost ended up in the ditch. Well put a vacuum pump on it and that fixed that problem but it was missing like crazy. Had it checked out and here the #1cylinder piston broke apart. Now it needs a motor. Almost cost me my life on that one.Motor is not cheap and don't know if it is worth it. I have been reading alot on them and people are having to change motors at 8,000 miles and sometimes twice in the same car before 18,000 miles. Don't you think there is something wrong with that?


October 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11438781
Consumer Location: FRANKLINVILLE, NJ
VIN: 1g1bc5sm8g7****

Summary of Complaint

PCM failure Almost had numerous accidents. The problem has not been reproduced or confirmed by a dealer or service center. It has been reproduced by other people after explaining the issue. Also has been reproduced on another Gm product around the same year. Vehicle has been inspected by an independent shop, the only thing that was found was excessive brake wear in rear. Problem appeared when I first started driving the car. It is definitely a software issue. Software should be polling the wheel speed sensor while in engine off. There were no idiot lights. Recently, on a private road that had an inclination, I reproduce the problem. The vehicle obtained at least two miles an hour rolling backwards for about a minute. The speedometer did not register any speed. I did not want to test this any longer for fear of engine starting back up and damaging the transmission. Approaching a stop softly applying the brakes with an incline, whether at a controlled intersection or in traffic, when the auto engine shutdown activates, the vehicle rolls backwards.


August 30, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11435247
Consumer Location: ONTARIO, CA
VIN: 1G1PE5SB2G7****

Summary of Complaint

I have a Chevy Cruze LT 1.4 l turbo engine and it has an exhaust leak by the manifold or the Cadillac converter is not working, a mechanic we took it to has confirmed that one of the hoses going into the Cadillac converter burst due to the Cadillac converter not working properly today is October 2nd it happened three days ago from today I have talked to other Chevy Cruze owners and confirmed the day also had the same problem I heard there is a recall for this problem on 2016 Chevy cruise so I would like to know if my car is on that recall list so I can go and get it fixed I have $133,000 miles on my car so it's not under the manufacturer's warranty anymore it is a very pricey repair which I do not have the money for due to the pandemic as we all know so please contact me through my email you guys have onfile and also because of this problem I cannot work I use my car for work,My car is a 2016 Chevy Cruze LT with a 1.4 L turbo engine thank you


August 29, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11431737
Consumer Location: CLEARWATER, FL
VIN: 1G1PE5SB3G7****

Summary of Complaint

The driver's windshield wiper is not working properly. It seems that the wiper has become loose. I live in Florida and it rain a majority of the time, so this is a issue when it comes to driving everywhere.

Components: VISIBILITY

August 14, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11429214
Consumer Location: LANCASTER, TX
VIN: 1G1PE5SB3G7****

Summary of Complaint

The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. The contact stated that after depressing the button to raise the front driver’s side window, a mechanical motor noise was present, and the window would not move and remained stuck in the halfway opened position. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the front passenger’s side window regulator was faulty and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not yet repaired. The manufacturer and local dealer were not yet notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 83,000.

Components: ENGINE

March 02, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11428909
Consumer Location: ADAMSBURG, PA
VIN: 1G1PE5SB0G7****

Summary of Complaint

My car and 2 other Chevrolet Cruzes that I know of have had overheating problems with the engines.

Components: ENGINE

July 26, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11426786
Consumer Location: MANHATTAN, KS
VIN: 1G1PE5SBXG7****

Summary of Complaint

Coolant system. I had to pull over on a major I-70 coming into Kansas City. A major extremely dangerous and busy area. I had to get off on exit 69South. It was 100 degrees outside. was not able to let the car cool down all of the way. I would wait for 45 mins, drive two miles and have to pull over again. Check engine light came on. Overheating alarm came on with turn off ac. Which I did and turned on the heater. AGAIN, it was 100 degrees outside. I was without a vehicle in a dangerous part of town.

Components: ENGINE

July 07, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11426867
Consumer Location: WASHINGTON, TX
VIN: 1G1PF5SB1G7****

Summary of Complaint

When slowing down car just dies out. Not check engine light on and no codes are being thrown. It’s very dangerous when your on the freeway In stop and go traffic and your car just dies with out warning. Everything freezes up the steering and brakes. Thankful car starts back up after a few minutes


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