2008 Chevrolet HHR User Reviews

2008 Chevrolet HHR Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 28 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 19 reviews
"ride" 10 reviews
"big space" 8 reviews
"space" 7 reviews
"storage" 5 reviews
CONS
"power" 5 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"weight" 2 reviews

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Displaying 21 - 28 of 28 2008 Chevrolet HHR reviews.

John writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT1 Review
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4

Pros

good fuel economy, low maintenance

Cons

performance goes with everything else when you downsize.  get used to it

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2008 Chevrolet Hhr 1lt — It has half the motor as my previous vehicle, thus, half the performance, but twice the fuel economy. Can't beat it at the pump, a tank of gas lasts twice as long. Touring suspension holds its own, even with crappy firestone tires dealer left a shipload of scratches and dings.

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Judith writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT1 Review
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5

Pros

Best buy for your dollar, comfort, eco efficient, looks retro cool

Cons

None yet just don't want it to get old.  Maybe a small console would be nice but it doesn't really matter.

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Well Built — I love the way the car handles and how it is good on gas. It has a low looking profile however your sit high. The HHR is a good choice for the dollar. When I am driving my car I am having a great time. I would recomend the HHR to all of my friends.

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Vince writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR Panel LS Review
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5

Pros

Cool, Retro, Economical, Clean Body Style, Great Options, Great Warranty, and Very Cool

Cons

Some Parts and Accessories are a bit Pricy

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Hhr Panel — I was searching for a Panel because it is just me and my dog Bruce and we don't need 4 seats, and I would like somthing that can carry a little cargo and be able to lock it up or keep it out of the weather if needed unlike a truck. I was contemplating either a Scion Xb or a PT Cruiser but neither had a panel. Then I saw an HHR Panel on the freeway...cool! I was not that impressed with the window model but the panel just looks clean (and retro)...very cool. Oh did I mention 30mpg! (added bonus)

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Alex writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT2 Review
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4

Pros

Looks hot, nice interior, great performance

Cons

Build quality could be just slightly better, automatic needs to be a six speed instead of four

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2008 Chevrolet Hhr Ss — I really enjoy my HHR Super Sport. It's a bargain of a car and has great performance while still getting good gas mileage. I'm really impressed with the great utility and nice interior. The exterior of this car makes the mouth water. So much classic Chevy yet modern lines make this car a head-turner. The HHR SS is an affordable, stylish, and fun to drive vehicle. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a sports car, but still needs utility.

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Tim2443 writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT2 Review
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5

Pros

Great fuel mileage, lots of room, smooth ride,

Cons

Weak engine choice for large vehicle, sub-par steering and breaking,

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Great, Retro-style Car — This car is amazing, it gets great gas mileage, very reliable. It has a very smooth ride, and plenty of room for cargo.

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Crawford writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR Panel LS Review
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3

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gas mileage is good, the cubic space is surprisingly large to the size of the vehicle.  steering and control of the vehicle is great.

Cons

visibility in the panel trim vehicle and acceleration.

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A Fun Crossover — great crossover with a lot of room, the panel feature is cool but visibility isn't that great. acceleration leaves much to the imagination.

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Paul writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR LS Review
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My Car — I needed a car and it was cheap. What more is there to say? And it comes standard with a remote starter which helps when it's 115 in June.

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Kat writes:
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT2 Review
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4

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Detailing; roominess is ok?

Cons

very low to the ground-not enough weight in snow

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????? — Dressed up it is a cute car!! But basically worthless in snowfalls of more than a couple of inches!! Mine has a sunroof; fancier trim package; runningboards; mags; Harley graphics?? I don't know what else to say about it!! I miss my Jeep - Big Time!!!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

This Car Is Good Comfortable Transportation By ArethaFlowers

I liked this car when I first got it. It handles nice. It hauls all the groceries. It is great for running around in. My family has grown and we need a bigger car. It has been well maintained. It is a... Read More

Sporty Fun Suv Crossover By dttyler

Nice mid size Chevrolet crossover, loaded with features and room. Can be a sporty fun vehicle for the younger crowd, a cargo vehicle for the working person, or a nice family vehicle. Great gas milea... Read More

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2010 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

Great First Car By Mar

great first car got it when i was in high school . good on gas and cheap on gas lol. ride smooth good car all around never had any problem just out grew it for the most part i love this car when i wa... Read More

Perfect Fit By jdebaker

Over the years I have owned and driven full sized trucks, suvs’, and cars, including classic -powerful muscle automobiles. If it's domestic, I've probably driven / owned it. The HHR Panel model is han... Read More

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2009 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

Love This Little Car. By cruisinthemidwest

This car is amazing for people who need cargo space and great gas mileage. The back seats go down and create so much room for everything. It's also really comfortable for being a smaller vehicle. I've... Read More

One Of The Best Cars I've Ever Owned! By DjDrPhil

The cornering, the style, the gas mileage, the power and looks from everyone are second to non. The panel adds so much more to the looks of this car for me, combined with a 5% tinted back window and d... Read More

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2007 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

Overall Not Bad, Never Liked The Color By chrisjames66

having to rate it, its what I could afford...... good mileage and hauling capacity, unique styling brake rotors, ball joints and sway bar links, COLOR Overall not bad, never liked the color Hoping... Read More

Very Good Car That Runs Good By ChevyHHR2007

I Like the Style and The Rims Of Mine. They Drive Smoothly and Handle very well. The Black Leather Seats and All Black Interior except the ceiling and floor. Also like Back Seats easily can be put dow... Read More

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2006 Chevrolet HHR Reviews

The Most Reliable Car On His Class By hardwaveboats1

Compact, economic, reliable, good on space, cold a/c, very good on the road, is so comfortable and all controls are on the tips of your hands, stereo sound good for being a factory equipment, the carg... Read More

Great Single Child Family Car By Greg

Had this car for 3 years, reliable, enough power, great gas mileage, comfort! Looks of this car are great. Storage is great Wish you could shut off the traction control in the winter time when needed,... Read More

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