2017 Chevrolet Cruze: brand-new design

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Chevrolet Company organized the official presentation of the second generation of its sedan 2017 Chevrolet Cruze. The event was held in US, where it is planned to begin sales. Novelty is a rather interesting project. The company faced certain problems in the implementation of the first generation. But, according to the Chevrolet, the errors were taken into account and corrected on the second generation model. Well, let’s see, what is this sedan.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze redesign – a totally new look

For the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze has used completely new platform from General motors. It is already mobilized for such cars as the Buick Verano and Opel Astra of new generation. Now it is the turn of Chevrolet Cruze. Due to a new “train” it was possible to increase rigidity by 27 percent, but remove the extra 250 pounds If you compare it with the performance of its predecessor. Don’t forget that during the Beijing motor show, which took place in April of this year, new Cruz was announced. But the Chinese version of new is different in many ways. “American” is more solid, sporty and, apparently, quality.

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The front part is decorated simply, predatory headlights head optics, a rather unusual lower air intake, narrow raised grille and ribbed hood. Also attract the attention of sections of the fog lights with air ducts. Definite splitter emphasizes the sportiness of the new items. Side sporty character is also well shown. This is evident by exaggerated wheel arches, the roof line, powerful wheel disks, aerodynamic outer right rear view mirrors.

Feed is not without its charms. Compact boot lid, stylish optics, sleek bumper – what you want for American youth. Although for more Mature drivers, the car will fit well.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze pricing and release date

The price of a new Chevrolet Cruze is undecided. We can only note – the second generation Chevrolet Cruze plan to sell in 40 countries. The list of States never voiced. Although the situation may change. Anyway, sales will begin in the United States of America only in late 2016. When the car will reach Europe – not reported.

Release date – late 2016

2017 Chevrolet Cruze dimensions

The Dimensions of the second generation were as follows: Length 4666 mm Width 1795 mm, Height 1458 mm, Wheelbase 2700 mm, ground Clearance 140 mm

2017 Chevrolet Cruze interior

As you can see, the car was very interesting in many ways superior to its predecessor. Inside the impression is not less positive. The salon is modern, ergonomic, comfortable for rear passengers than could not boast of previous Chevrolet Cruze. There are 917 millimeters of space, which is 51 millimeter more. Moreover, this is a record figure for the class. Materials quality, Assembly is performed responsibly and accurately. To the fitting parts impossible to find fault.

Compare it with the interior of the 2018 Ford Focus

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2017 Chevrolet Cruze equipment

The complete set of a sedan even basic equipment will pleasantly surprise potential buyers. The simplest version is: a multimedia system MyLink; colour touch display of 7 inches; climate control; electric Parking brake; multifunction steering wheel; heated steering wheel; heated front seats; rearview camera; 10 airbags. Optional the car also can be equipped very well: Wi-Fi LTE Wi-Fi; charger for smartphones; multimedia system with 8-inch screen; colour display for the instrument panel on 4.2 inches; leather interior; electric drive of adjustment of position of the front seats; rear couch; a tracking system for exit lanes; a system to prevent frontal collisions; a tracking system for the blind zones; the help system when driving in traffic; a pressure sensor in the tire; the system of automatic control of the illumination lamps, etc.

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2017 Chevrolet Cruze engine

About the technical characteristics while it is possible to tell not so much. The thing is that from the start, Chevrolet provided only one power unit.

In the engine compartment is located a gasoline turbocharged four-cylinder engine capacity of 1.4 liters. It’s power 154 horsepower and torque has reached 240 Nm.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze specs

The direct injection system, a cylinder block made of aluminum, modern layout made it possible to reduce the friction, improve the efficiency of fuel consumption. Also, in many respects the savings will contribute to the standard are included with each configuration, the Start-Stop system.Users can choose between two transmissions – six-step mechanics or a dedicated six auto.According to yet unofficial information, the speed of acceleration from 0 to 60 MPH takes 8 seconds exactly.Fuel consumption outside the city is about 46 MPG. The volume of fuel in the tank is enough to overcome about 850 kilometers in the presence of the automatic transmission.

2017 Chevrolet Cruze pictures


2017 Chevrolet Cruze 1.4T
Drivetrain
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection, turbocharged
Displacement 1,4L
Power/torque 153 hp; 177 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed manual/6-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 106.3 in.
Length 183.7 in.
Height 57.4 in.
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume N/A
Performance
0-60 7,6 sec
Top speed 132 mph
PRICE RANGE: $17,000-$26,000 (est)
Competitors: Mazda 3, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra

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Summary

The new generation of Cruze features downsized turbocharged engine which leads to impressive fuel efficiency.

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