Updated Chevrolet Cruze was launched by General Motors India today. Offering a blend of power, refinement and efficiency, the updated Chevrolet Cruze will strengthen its position in the marketplace with improved fuel economy for the six-speed automatic transmission variant.

“We are constantly upgrading our carlines according to the evolving needs of the Indian consumer. The updated Chevrolet Cruze with all new Gen2 automatic transmission returns improved fuel economy and also provides turn indicators on outside rear view mirrors, both of which are crucial for Indian road conditions,” said Rajesh Singh, vice president, sales, marketing and after sales, General Motors India.

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The car comes with both a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic transmission mated to the turbocharged 2.0-litre VCDi engine. As per ARAI, the automatic gives 14.81 kmpl while manual variants return a fuel efficiency of 17.3 kmpl.

The electronic automatic transmission control system offers a clutch-to-clutch shift operation for precision gear shifting. A widespread gear ratio ensures quicker getaways and the sixth gear ensures increased fuel economy at cruising speeds. A gas-charged McPherson strut type front suspension, U-shaped rear suspension with torsion beams and gas-charged shock absorber ensure a smooth and comfortable ride. A hydraulic power rack-and-pinion power steering is tuned for more responsiveness with quick-reacting ratio. A four-wheel disc brake set-up provides effective stopping and stable braking capability.

The Cruze comes with turn indicators on outside rear view mirrors as standard. It has dual-port front grille with gold bowtie, front and rear bumpers, dual bezel design headlamps, alloy wheels and fog lamps with chrome surround across all trim levels.

Besides, it has six-way power adjustable driver’s seat, dead pedal, premium speakers, power-operated windows with the express-up and down feature on the driver’s window, Bluetooth music streaming and pinch guard protection for improved customer delight.

The ice-blue ambient lighting enhances this, as do the classy, elegant and comfortable jet black leather interiors. An advanced integrated centre stack with graphic infotainment display, radio and HVAC controls add to the premium feel of the car. A thicker, ergonomic rim design helps maneuver with more ease with the three-spoke steering wheel.

A sleek, no-wire experience for the car audio enthusiast is standard. Push button start, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers and an auto-dimming inside rear view mirror make the car fun to drive. Steering wheel-mounted cruise control helps to automatically controls the speed for a pleasurable highway drive. The three-gauge instrument cluster has sophisticated ice-blue dash illumination and a centre-positioned information display provides every little detail required.
Equipped with dual front airbags and two side airbags, the new Cruze enhances safety in case of a high-impact collision. The strong and rigid “safety cage” has reinforced pillars with tubular bars, which provide optimum protection to passengers. The front and rear crumple zone maximises safety by absorbing the impact energy in a collision. Passive Entry Passive Start (PEPS) automatically controls the central locking system, anti-theft alarm and ignition. The pedestrian protection design of the hood and related hinge structures reduce the chance of pedestrian injury. With a child seat provision specifically designed in the rear seating area, the new Cruze offers protection for children.

Prices for the updated Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze LT (MT) -Rs 13,70,416.
Chevrolet Cruze LTZ (MT) – Rs 15,19,029.
Chevrolet Cruze LTZ (AT) – Rs 16,19,826.

 

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