2016 Chevrolet Cruze GM-new platform

2016 Chevrolet Cruze is a new version of the popular sedan, which is intended for the Chinese market. Version for the US market will arrive a little later, and apparently will vary in relation to this version. R & D team has developed a new model in which dominates CDM (Chinese Domestic Market) design. Body will be placed on GM-new platform that will bring a better vehicle handling and fuel economy. Cooperation with SAIC Motors will present a winning combination for such a big market with specific requirements. Change on the exterior brings a new grille, LED lights, coupe roof-line, revised wheels, sculpted hood and more. The interior will boast quality materials, a redesigned console and new technologies. The propulsion system will offer smaller engines, and will most likely be from the Ecotec family.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze-front view

2016 Chevrolet Cruze – Specs

2016 Chevrolet Cruze under the hood hides 1.4L turbo engine that frees 140 horsepower and 173 lb-ft of torque. The second engine is a 1.5-liter Ecotec turbo with 113 horsepower and 108 lb-ft of torque. Top offer is a 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine that delivers excellent performance. The engines will be paired with three types of transmission: DCG seven-speed transmission, six-speed gearbox developed in Europe and the third is a six-speed S6. Improved fuel consumption is 21% compared to the previous model. A similar engine range will be for the American market with possibilities some additional engines. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze-rear view

2016 Chevrolet Cruze – Interior

2016 Chevrolet Cruze will have a large number of changed elements in the interior of the vehicle. New materials and new features will improve the comfort level inside the cabin. The new center console will have a new steering wheel and instrument panel, and a new gadget that can facilitate the use of its users. On the impressive list of innovative technologies is OnStar 4G LTE connectivity, a new infotainment system, entertainment system and much more. A longer wheelbase will brings the necessary space between rows of seats and increased luggage. Production models will be performed at the factory GM in LORDSTOWN, Ohio. Direct competitors are the Honda Civic, Dodge Dart, Mazda 3 and others. Price has not yet been determined but will be within the limits of the previous model.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze-interior