First unveiled in 2008, Chevy Cruze is famous for its stylish body, comfortable interior and fuel-efficient powertrain. The compact sedan is one of the most sought-after vehicles in Asia and other regions across the world. For those waiting to see a new model of this car, 2017 Chevy Cruze is in the last stages of production and will hit the market in a few months time.
2017 Chevy Cruze – Exterior and Interior Design
According to the American automobile manufacturer, the new Cruze will be built on Delta platform. With this design platform, the vehicle should come with better visuals. The car has been tipped to look like a modern-day mid-size sedan. It will have a lighter body compared to its predecessor. Due to the reduced weight, its customers should enjoy improved speed and fuel efficiency.
A new split grille will be one of the major highlights in the front end of 2017 Chevy Cruze. The headlights and fog lights will be thinner, giving this side a sleeker look. When it comes to the rear end, the new sedan will have a redesigned bumper and also thin taillights. The sides will look more elegant with sharp bodylines and aerodynamics.
The cabin of 2017 Chevy Cruze will be characterized by top-notch luxury, comfort and convenience. The interior space will be roomy enough to accommodate 5 passengers and their luggage. You will enjoy using an ergonomic steering wheel while sitting on a comfortable seat that is upholstered in high quality material.
A large display screen on the center console will be the thing of great interest when it comes to the car’s technology. There will also be a color screen radio and a powerful speaker system, so your music needs will be well-taken care of in the upcoming Cruze. Concerning connectivity, the car will get 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Wi-Fi hotspot.
Moreover, 2017 Chevy Cruze will be safe and secure with the following features: seatbelts, airbags, crash sensors, lane departure system, electronic stability control, cruise control and keyless entry.
2017 Chevy Cruze – Engine and Performance
According to the automaker, the new Cevrolet Cruze will come with three engine options. There will be a 1.4-liter I4 gasoline engine with a capacity of 138 hp and 125 lb-ft. There will also be a 1.8-liter I4 gasoline engine capable of generating 138 hp and 148 lb-ft. The last option will be a 2.0-liter I4 diesel engine rated at 151 hp and 264 lb-ft. The engines will be paired with a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission system.
In the case of fuel economy and pollution, we expect the sedan to offer improved fuel consumption and pollution rate figures. The automaker has already proposed EPA figures of around 29 mpg in city and 37 mpg on highways.
2017 Chevy Cruze – Competition
The following cars are expected to limit sales of the upcoming Chevy sedan: Hyundai Elantra, Ford Focus, Volkswagen Jetta and Honda Civic.
2017 Chevy Cruze – Price and Release Date
The starting price of the new Cruze will be around $19,000. As for the trim levels, do not expect to spend more than $26,000 on the highly-refurbished model. On the side of release date, the mid-size sedan will hit showrooms in late 2016 or early 2017.