General Motors has launched the updated Chevrolet Cruze in the Indian markets to delight the aspiring buyers this festive season. The four wheeler is equipped with several new and advanced features which have enhanced its looks. The mechanical specifications of the car remain unchanged, while the exterior has received a lot of updates, providing an edge to the model. The Chevrolet Cruze is available in several vibrant colors, including Atlantis blue, diamond white, sand drift grey, velvet red, summit white, switch blade silver and caviar black. The new Chevrolet Cruze model provides a stiff competition to other established players in this segment in the market like Toyota Corolla Altis, Skoda Octavia, Honda Civic and Volkswagen Jetta. The price range of this variant is Rs 13.76 lakhs to 16.16 lakhs (ex showroom price, New Delhi).
Chevrolet Cruze is available in three variants - LT, LTZ, LTZ AT. All the variants of this Chevrolet Cruze model are equipped with 1998 cc, 2.0 liter, 4 cylinder, in-line VCDi (Variable Geometry Turbo, Common Rail Direct Injection) diesel engine which churns out a maximum power of 163.7bhp at 3800rpm. Along with this, the maximum torque output produced by the engine is 380Nm at 2000rpm. The engine of this car is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox in LT and LTZ variants, while LTZ variant comes equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission, which ensures a high engine performance. The variant also offers a good mileage - the average fuel efficiency of the car is 14kmpl in city conditions and 17.3kmpl on highways with manual transmission. While with the automatic transmission, it delivers around 11.16kmpl in city traffic and up to 14.39kmpl on highways, which is quite impressive. The high power and torque outputs of this engine also result in an excellent acceleration. Chevrolet Cruze can achieve 100kmph mark from the stand still in just 9.8 seconds which is very good, and it has a top speed of 184kmph.
Coming to the features of this variant, the new Chevrolet Cruze comes with a newly designed dual port front grille. It is also accompanied by dual bezel headlamps which enhance the looks and visibility of this vehicle. The car is also offered with new chrome door handles and new alloy wheels. One of the distinctive features of this vehicle is the concave shoulder line and the ‘wheels out/body in’ feature which woos the