Chevrolet Cruze Variants
Editorial Test Drive Review of Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet has set a nice benchmark for itself with the Cruze by placing it as a performance diesel sedan in its segment. The Cruze is powered by a turbocharged 2.0 litre four cylinder common rail diesel engine with dual overhead camshafts that is capable of belting out 166PS of power @ 3,800 rpm and 380Nm of torque @ 2,000 rpm. This makes the Cruze quite a potent sedan and is something that indeed works in driving in customers as you enjoy the best of both world in terms of performance and efficiency with the car sporting an ARAI claimed fuel economy of 17.3 km/l.The Chevrolet Cruze is available with a choice of six-speed manual gearbox and a six-speed automatic gearbox.
The Chevrolet Cruze comes with a suspension setup that does crash through sharp bumps, but is otherwise capable of dealing with from poor road conditions and at the same time holds the road reasonably well around corners but it could do better and the steering needs to weigh up in a more linear manner.
The Chevrolet Cruze is a well built car and comes with decent quality of materials and fit and finish for its segment. The top end LTZ model also comes with leather upholstery and is fitted with features such as electric ORVMs, heated ORVMs, auto dimming interior rear view mirror, a double din stereo with steering mounted controls, electric driver’s seat, cruze control, engine start/stop button, rain sensing wipers and more.
On the safety front, the Chevy Cruze comes with disc brakes all around, anti-lock brakes, front and side airbags and height adjustable seat belts.
Pros: Power! This thing flies, Feature packed
Cons: Cabin space is less, Could be more efficient
Chevrolet Cruze Interiors
The interiors of the Chevrolet Cruze are good looking with angular elements that give it a modern touch. Quality of materials used inside are good and the sitchgear feel upmarket.
Chevrolet Cruze Interiors Details
Chevrolet Cruze Boot space
Chevrolet has a total boot space of 450 liters. It is sufficient enough to carry your luggage over longer distances.
Chevrolet Cruze Speedometer
Chevrolet Cruze has a modern speedometer unit that looks fresh and futuristic.
Chevrolet Cruze Gear lever
Cruze has easy to hold gear lever which comes in leather trim in top two variants.
Chevrolet Cruze Cup holders
Cruze has cup holders across all the variants.
Chevrolet Cruze Exteriors
The Chevrolet Cruze is a very good looking car with its angulr glass house and bulging lines that give it a unique profile. The lights are well designed too and the alloy wheels look very good while being understated.
Chevrolet Cruze Exteriors Details
Chevrolet Cruze Front design
Cruze was updated with the new design in October 2013 and brings a slightly mature design. The front end gets revised styling with slightly wider air dam and larger fog lamp housing. The grille and headlamps are revamped and improve upon the outgoing iteration.
Chevrolet Cruze Rear design
The rear profile on the Cruze is proportionately designed keeping in mind the front end of the car. The updates are few but it looks slightly better than before. It has a sporty rear styling.
Chevrolet Cruze Side profile
Cruze has muscular wheel arches and long body lines that give it a great side profile along with excellent road presence.
Chevrolet Cruze Ground Clearance
Cruze has a ground clearance of 165 mm.
Chevrolet Cruze Engine & Performance
The engine of the Chevrolet Cruze has to be said is the defining character of the car and is a powerful motor in the segment. Theturbocharged 2.0 litre four cylinder common rail diesel engine with dual overhead camshafts that is capable of belting out 166PS of power @ 3,800 rpm and 380Nm of torque @ 2,000 rpm.
Chevrolet Cruze Engine and Performance Details
Chevrolet Cruze Acceleration
Chevrolet Cruze is known for its high performance engine which can do 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.5 seconds. It makes it one of the best performing sedans in the Indian car market.
Chevrolet Cruze Top speed
Cruze has a claimed top speed of 220 kmph.
Chevrolet Cruze In-gear acceleration
Cruze has very good in-gear acceleration owing to the oodles of torque from the engine and the gears are well spaced out ensuring a great drive.
Chevrolet Cruze Gearbox
Cruze is available in 6 speed Manual Transmission and 6 speed Automatic Transmission options.
Chevrolet Cruze Mileage and Running Costs
The manual Chevrolet Cruze offers an ARAI claimed efficiency of 17.3 km/l which is not bad considering the performance it offers
Chevrolet Cruze Mileage View full detail
|Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Variants|
|Chevrolet Cruze LT||17.3 kmpl|
|Chevrolet Cruze LTZ||17.3 kmpl|
|Chevrolet Cruze LTZ AT||14.81 kmpl|
Chevrolet Cruze Mileage Details
Chevrolet Cruze City fuel economy
Chevrolet Cruze gives a fuel efficiency of around 12 kmpl in the city.
Chevrolet Cruze Highway fuel economy
Chevrolet Cruze gives around 15.4 kmpl on the highways.
Chevrolet Cruze ARAI rated economy
Chevrolet Cruze has an ARAI rating of 17.3 kmpl.
Chevrolet Cruze Tank Range
Chevrolet Cruze has a tank capacity of 60 liters which ensures a tank range of 900 kms.
Chevrolet Cruze Handling Braking & Safety
While the Chevrolet Cruze has good body control, it could be bettered in all areas. It could cushion bumps better for better straight line stability and the ride feels a tad too firm over bad roads even at low speeds.
Chevrolet Cruze Handling, Braking & Safety Details
Chevrolet Cruze Handling
Cruze has little body roll and that ensures a great drive especially on the curves. The handling is quite sharp and the steering offers very good feedback.
Chevrolet Cruze Braking performance
Cruze has very good brakes and is capable of slowing down quickly from the triple digit speeds that you can easily do in this sedan.
Chevrolet Cruze Safety features
Cruze has safety features such as child lock, Anti-theft Alarm, Immobilizer, ABS + EBD along with multiple Airbags for passenger safety.
Chevrolet Cruze ABS
Cruze comes with ABS + EBD which ensures driver and passenger safety which slowing down from high speeds quickly or on wet surfaces.
Chevrolet Cruze Traction control
Cruze does not come with traction control.
Chevrolet Cruze Comfort & Suspension
The suspension setup of the Chevrolet Cruze allows sharp bumps to seep through
Chevrolet Cruze Comfort & Suspension Details
Chevrolet Cruze Comfort
Cruze offers a very good ride quality and despite the firmer suspension the ride is compliant and doesn't discomfort the passengers on the longer runs. It loves to cruise on the highways and is a great car to go on long distance drives.
Chevrolet Cruze Front suspension
The front suspension on the Cruze is a McPherson Strut with Linear Cylindrical Coil Spring and Tubular Stabilizer Bar System.
Chevrolet Cruze Rear suspension
Cruze has a rear suspension setup comprising of Compound Crank Type with Non-Linear, Mini-Block Coil Spring.
Chevrolet Cruze Specifications and Features
Wheels & Tyres
|Wheel Size||16 inch|
Chevrolet Cruze Features
|Chevrolet Cruze||LT||LTZ||LTZ AT|
Chevrolet Cruze Price
The ex showroom price of Chevrolet Cruze ranges from Rs 13.83 Lakh to Rs 16.34 Lakh. Chevrolet Cruze is available in 3 variants. To find the on road price of Chevrolet Cruze you need to click on the check on road price.
Chevrolet Cruze has 3 Diesel variant(s), the cheapest variant is Chevrolet Cruze LT which has a Diesel engine, and starts at Rs 13.83 Lakh, the most expensive variant is Chevrolet Cruze LTZ AT which has a Diesel engine and is for Rs 16.34 Lakh .
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- Chevrolet, Cruze LTZ(2011)
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- Chevrolet, Cruze LTZ(2011)
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- Chevrolet, Cruze LTZ(2010)
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- Chevrolet, Cruze LTZ AT(2011)
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