Chevy rates the manual-transmission Cruze at 8. Which is, I suppose, to be expected, but driving the Malibu you definitely feel like youre driving a sedan. Had the insurance company decided to repair my car, I would have gladly climbed back in because I know that no matter what happens, Im protected. Overview A 153-hp, 177-lb-ft of torque turbocharged 1. How It Drives The refinement we've liked in Chevrolet's recently updated cars such as the Malibu midsize sedan and full-size Impala is present in the Cruze, and it's particularly evident with the new turbocharged 1. There's the hatchback, of course, with cool styling and extra cargo space. Technicians should refer to service information for information regarding most accessories.
The Chevrolet Cruze comes standard with 10 airbags including passenger and driver knee airbags , a rearview camera, StabiliTrak electronic stability control with traction control and rollover mitigation, and OnStar Guidance plan free for three months. Versus the competition: There are a lot of compact-car contenders, and it's a corner of the market that's constantly evolving; along with the redesigned Cruze, the Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra have recently been overhauled. Still, the Cruze's turbo four-cylinder does have some reserve power at highway speeds for passing. Would not recommend to: Someone who drives long distances, someone who wants to go really fast, someone who expects a luxurious experience at least with the package I got. The Cruze also has a much higher predicted reliability rating and more cargo space. Rated at 153 horsepower, the four-cylinder goes in all Cruze trim levels and drives the front wheels through a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission.
These models lack many features that became standard for 2016, such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and some safety features. It boasts a long list of standard tech features, a comfortable interior, and a smooth ride. To see how the Cruze's specs compare with the Civic, Elantra and Mazda3, click. The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze has an above-average predicted reliability rating of four out of five from J. The sprint to complete the quarter-mile consumed 16.
The compact Cruze was new for the 2016 model year. Dont know if I would say its bad, definitely not a deterring factor, but going from the Camaro very quiet to the Cruze was almost comical. You will discover it in some websites, like Amazon and eBay. Driving It The last-generation Chevy Cruze built a reputation for a quiet, comfortable and composed ride, and the new car upholds that tradition. To see what's new for 2017, click , or check out a of the two model years.
Chevrolet also is readying a body style of the Cruze that's scheduled to arrive this fall as a 2017 model, and a diesel-engine version that's slated to arrive early next year. Great gas mileage, best Ive ever had and better than all of my friends. Cheaply made, cheap knobs, cheap door handles, really nothing special about the interior. Gone is the rounded greenhouse, and in is a design language that somewhat echoes the latest Camaro. Editor's note: This review was written in May 2016 about the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze sedan, but little has changed with this year's model.
By the measuring tape, it looks like a midsize car. Going down the sides, the character lines add the impression of width, though it somewhat reminds me of a Hyundai Elantra. Gone is the two-engine offering in the previous Cruze — both have consolidated into a single 1. Because of where I was hit, my cabin airbags never went off. Chevrolet pinned lane keep assistm rear cross traffic alert, blind zone, and rear park assist. The may have sharper handling than the Cruze, but the Chevy is a better vehicle overall.
An available 137-horsepower four-cylinder turbodiesel engine comes with a smooth-shifting nine-speed automatic transmission. Leather seats as well as heated front and rear seats are available. The Guidance Plan includes automatic crash response, roadside assistance, stolen-vehicle assistance, turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to use a RemoteLink smartphone app to lock and unlock the doors, and remotely start the car if equipped with remote start. Best Price Program Buying a car should always be this easy. There is also a tether anchor in the middle seat. I would recommend getting a decent package and driving it before you buy it.
Contributing to the look is greater windshield rake and a swept-back front end. Some of the plastic trim pieces, including the upper part of the front doors, have a thin rubberized coating that gives them a nice low-gloss finish. The Premier's suspension has an additional linkage on the rear torsion beam for better handling, but while body roll is well-managed on winding roads, the Cruze isn't as fun to drive through corners as the new Civic. In the center of the dash, there is a remain 7. Among its many features are its Wi-Fi access, 1.
The color was amazing, with flecks of purple and gold sparkle in it. It has the same infotainment features as the 2017 Cruze, but it adds an auxiliary power outlet and steering wheel controls. For a full list of safety features see the. My seats were manually moved, not automatic. But, since the insurance company did make the decision to total it, I will be upgrading to the Chevy Malibu. Chevy says peak torque is 177 lb-ft at 2000 rpm, but it feels as if its force quickly falls off the chart at 2001 rpm and never returns; the lack of thrust had us opening the hood to make sure there was indeed a turbo attached to the manifold.