June 24, 2015, Chevrolet unveiled the new 2016 Cruze globally which has been
claimed by the manufacturer to be more efficient and sophisticated than the
previous version of the car.
new Cruze will feature an Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and new active safety
features. The Cruze is said to be more spacious and has an athletic, aerodynamically
optimized design. The car will be available for purchase early in 2016 with
sales beginning in North America. It will also be available in more than 40
global markets. The new Chevy Cruze comes with a new standard 1.4L turbocharged
engine with direct injection which produces 153bhp. General Motors has estimated
the car to return 17kmpl on the highway with the available 6-speed automatic
Cruze will come with a Stop/start function which helps enhance fuel efficiency
in stop-and-go driving. The new turbo engine and a leaner architecture have
enabled the Cruze to deliver better performance figures – 0-100kmph in 8
seconds approximately. The overall weight of the car has been reduced by
Batey, President, General Motors North America, said, “The 2016 Cruze builds on
a very successful program that introduced Chevrolet to new customers the world
over, We retained all the attributes that made the original Cruze a hit around
the globe and built on them to make this car more sophisticated, more fun and
2016 Chevrolet Cruze L, LS, LT and Premier
Body style / driveline:
four-door, 5-passenger front-engine
steel body frame integral (unibody) with
front and rear crumple zones; galvanized steel front fenders, hood, roof,
door panels, one-piece bodyside outer panel, thermal plastic olefin (TPO)
Corolla, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Volkswagen Jetta, Skoda Octavia
1.4L turbo DOHC I-4
camshafts, four-valves per cylinder, continuously variable valve timing
with electronic throttle control
113@ 5600 – SAE
240@ 2000-4000 –
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