The Cruze models are one of the most successful and popular Chevy’s cars around the planet with millions of satisfied owners. A few days ago, the manufacturer has presented the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze, and the new version looks very appealing. It will be longer and more fuel-efficient in comparison with the older generation of the vehicle. That is not all because this car comes on the market with more power under the bonnet and with new technologies, and this combination will definitely retain loyal customers and attract potential buyers. The main rivals of the new Cruze will be Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic. The battle for clients in this segment of the industry has begun, who is going to be a winner, time will tell.
2016 Chevrolet Cruze Redesign
As for the exterior, the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze comes with more elegant design and upgrades that will certainly attract attention wherever we go. This compact car will be 2.7 inches longer and about 250 pounds lighter compared to the previous model. These modifications will increase its overall space capacity and improve handling. Its front fascia is fully redesigned. Its narrowed headlights in a combination with a sizable two-part grille, give this car sportier appearance. Other exterior changes include redesigned fog lights, tail lights and new coupe-like roof that is very interesting detail of the overall exterior design. We must say that hatchback and coupe versions of this car will be on offer in the near future in the North America market.
The interior layout of the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze is conceived to provide a comfortable ride for the driver and all passengers in a cabin that is enriched with new technologies and more space than ever. It will have 7-inch touch screen. Furthermore, features such as heated rear seats and 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot are also present. There is a heated steering wheel. We cannot forget Apple Car Play and Android Auto that will satisfy tech maniacs. Safety systems include characteristics such as forward collision warning and blind-spot monitoring. Beside that, lane keeping assist and cross-traffic alert is also present. A backup camera is standard with this compact car.
2016 Chevrolet Cruze Engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze we are able to find all-new 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine. The total strength of this engine is 153 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. Estimated fuel economy is 40 miles per gallon on the highway. There is also a 1.5-liter engine. It generates 113 horsepower and 108 lb-ft of torque. Of course, we cannot forget a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine that will be available in the near future.
2016 Chevrolet Cruze Release Date and Price
The new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze will hit the market in the beginning of next year (2016). The price is going to be between $17,000 – $26,490.