Chevrolet Cruze is a stylish new sedan and brings very modern and contemporary looks to the segment. The Cruze has been a hit product for GM in India and it has done very well for itself in the segment with only one engine option available. In June 2012 Chevrolet Cruze was updated with a new engine and minor tweaks and that has certainly helped matters and make it remain fresh. Looks wise things remain the same. It still has the sleek and sharp lines which makes it look fast when it’s standing still. Chevrolet Cruze brings top notch paint quality while the fit and finish is excellent.
Inside, it has very comfortable seats which give excellent lumbar and thigh support to the driver and all of its other 4 passengers. It has ample storage area for your items and includes center armrest with storage and illuminated glove box and a boot space of 280 liters for all your luggage carrying needs. The new Cruze now gets a dead pedal as standard feature, 6-way power adjusted driver’s seat and the electric windows now come with anti-pinch technology. The in-car entertainment also received an update with surround sound feature.
With improved torque and 163 BHP of power, the updated sedan can now break into triple digit in just 9.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 220 km/h.It is a high performing engine and offers excellent amount of torque for in-city drives and plenty of punch for highway runs. The new Cruze has a 163 bhp diesel engine and it gives about 13 kmpl in a combined cycle which is decent considering the performance in offer and the increased power. Cruze sedan loves to cruise on the highways at great speeds thanks to good combination of engine performance excellent high speed stability offered by its excellent chassis and suspension combination.
Chevrolet Cruze has a slightly firm suspension setup but the ride quality isn’t compromised and it’s a pleasure to drive in city and absolutely blast on the highways during weekend getaways. It comes with ABS + EBD to aid the driver in stopping the car which is highly capable of reaching speeds of over 200 KPH. Prices start at Rs 13.85 lakhs to Rs 15.67 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. Chevrolet Cruze has been an extremely good performer for Chevrolet and GM in India and it has seen excellent response from its owners. Chevy has good dealer and service network and have been ramping up and improving their after sales network and service. For a detailed analysis read below.