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When it does finally arrive, the Cruze should be a huge step forward from the Cobalt and GM hopes it will be an able competitor to the next generation Honda Civic and Ford Focus which arrives not long afterward. All Cruzes will get 6 speed gearboxes of either the manual or automatic variety. The turbo version is expected to get a 40 mpg highway rating from the EPA.
Based on our brief experience driving a Volt powertrain mule earlier this year (which was based on the Cruze), the new model should be vastly more refined than the outgoing Cobalt with more interior room and much better executed interior. We’ll see, eventually. Auto Show on Dec. 2. It is a global car refined for America, delivering many segment leading features and details that challenge preconceived notions about what a compact car can be in North America.
The Cruze also affirms Chevrolet’s commitment to building refined, fuel efficient vehicles, with new, small displacement four c pandora bracelet ylinder engines. It is expected to deliver segment leading fuel economy with a new Ecotec 1.4L I 4 turbo with variable valve timing including up to 40 mpg on the highway with a high efficiency model.
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Leveraging Chevrolet’s design and engineering talent in Asia, Europe and North America, the Cruze brings to market a progressive, globally influenced design complemented by exceptional levels of quietness, quality and attention to detail from precise tolerances between body panels to the use of premium materials throughout the interior.
“The amenities, quietness and roominess you expect in larger cars are what the Cruze delivers,” said Margaret Brooks, Chevrolet product marketing manager. launch. and Canadian versions of the Cruze will be built in Lordstown, Ohio, where $350 million was invested for their production.
The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze will be offered in LS, LT and LTZ trims. Standard and available equipment includes:
New family of efficient four cylinder engines, including a 1.4L turbo and 1.8L
Six speed automatic and manual transmissions
Ten standard air bags, including frontal, side impact, roof rail head curtain, rear seat side air bags and new knee air bags
Electronic stability control with rollover sensing
Bluetooth, USB connectivity and navigation system
XM Satellite Radio and OnStar
MacPherson strut front suspension and Watts Z link rear suspension, with a family of 16 , 17 and 18 inch wheels
Standard StabiliTrak electronic stability control, traction control and anti lock brakes Unexpected levels of quietness, smoothness and refinement for the segment