The next model of the second generation of the Cruze will make its way into the automotive marketplace in the form of the 2018 Chevy Cruze SS. According to rumors circulating around the industry, the new offering of the hatchback will present to the consumers with a handful of modern automotive technologies as well as heightened comfort. This is a hatchback that will continue to be an ideal choice for a family vehicle and will be able to accommodate all size passengers with ease and comfort. The overall design has been loosened and the layout for the new variant will be all new.
2018 Chevy Cruze SS – Engine Specs
Under the hood of the 2018 Chevy Cruze SS, consumers will find a four cylinder 1.4-liter Ecotec engine that is capable of an output of upwards of 153 hp and 177 pounds per feet of torque. The output is said to be due to the straight fuel injection and a turbocharger. Although it has not been confirmed, it is widely rumored that the power unit will be coupled with front-wheel drive. Additionally, it has been reported on unofficial automotive websites that contend that the hatchback will be afforded additional power unit options. Those options will include the following: a 1.8-liter gas engine that garners 138 hp, a 1.4-liter turbo gasoline engine that garners 138 hp and a 152 hp diesel engine. More than likely, the transmission being paired with an auto-manual six-speed transmission.
2018 Chevy Cruze SS – Fresh New Look
The design of the forthcoming model of the Cruze SS is best described as eye-catching and relaxed. Reports indicate that it will feature streamlined lights and a rather large two-part front grille. The facelift it has undergone will make it more stylish and modern, allowing it to appeal to a wider consumer target area. The SS logo of the vehicle will be fittingly placed within the center of the grille, which has been slightly reduced. Additional adjustments include a mesh pattern upper, big air inlet that showcase verticle LED equipped fog light strips, black mirrors, fender vents, sticky low profile tires as well as light weight wheels. More adjustments include the following: black rocker panels, a black roof covering, an all-new rear looter as well as a black shark fin antenna.
Within the interior of the base model of the line, consumers will find the following features: The Chevy My Link infotainment system, Apple CarPlay as well as Android Vehicle. Consumers will be able to opt for the following features: 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity, optional safety and security features, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot detection, and parking sensors.
2018 Chevy Cruze SS – Release Date and Price
As of now, the American automotive giant has not announced the official release date of the 2018 Chevy Cruze SS. Additionally, there is no official word on the base pricing for the vehicle and critics and experts do not have enough information to provide a viable estimation. As we move closer to the end of the year, it is certain that the automaker will begin to release additional information.