Chevrolet

Chevrolet Cruze

Price $21,095 – $27,395
Fuel consumption 5.0 – 8.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 74%(view ratings)
In direct competition with stars like the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra, the Chevrolet Cruze comes in two configurations: sedan and hatchback. With the Cruze, Chevrolet is the only manufacturer to offer a diesel engine in the compact car category. The basic version still comes with a turbocharged, 1.4-litre gasoline engine whose fuel economy is among the best in the class.

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BlogGeneral Motors is Reducing its Car Lineup. So?
American giant General Motors recently announced the upcoming closure of its Oshawa assembly plant as well as four more in the United States in two others outside of North America. This despite an investment of more than $1 billion in 2008 to modernize the facility, and where build quality was …
Test Drives2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel at AJAC EcoRun
During the press launch of the Chevrolet Cruze Hatch last year, the brand’s representatives confirmed the return of a diesel powertrain in the compact car. In addition, this engine’s availability was also announced in other GM products such as the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain compact SUVs. Despite the negative …
Special Events2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards: the Small Car Category
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, or AJAC, will be holding their yearly CCOTY testing next week at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Clarington, Ontario. There will be eight categories this year, and the most interesting one for Canadian car shoppers is undoubtedly the Best New Small Car Category.
BlogChevrolet Cruze: no Performance Model on the Horizon
At the recent 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatch media drive , I asked Alan S Batey, GM’s Executive Vice President and President, North America, why the company decided to offer a turbo-diesel powertrain in the compact Cruze when the general U.S. consumer doesn’t care all that much about diesels. His answer …
First Drives2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatch: Out to Play Golf
DETROIT, Michigan – The Cruze is by far Chevrolet’s best-selling car in Canada, competing in the most popular car segment in the country. Gaining market share is tough when consumers go for the long-established nameplates, and especially when our rivals have a wider selection of body styles to fit everyone’s …
Spotlight on2017 Chevrolet Cruze: We’re Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is headed to Motor City (um, Detroit) to slip behind the wheel of the new 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback. After the complete redesign of the Cruze sedan in 2016, GM’s Bow-tie brand will be adding a more versatile compact car to their product range, which should be …

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NewsFord, Chevrolet Dropping Compact Cars is a Mistake, Report Shows
As you know, Ford and Chevrolet have both terminated their compact cars and dealers across North America are running out of stock. The reasoning is that today’s consumers are much more attracted to bigger vehicles, namely SUVs, crossovers and pickups. However, a new report by Edmunds suggests that these automakers …
NewsChevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Cruze and Four Other GM Cars: Dead
GM’s been in the news this week with plans of restructuring its entire company and “preparing it for the future” with the Oshawa plant in Ontario closing its doors, putting some 2300 people out of work. The restructuration plan includes the shutdown of two other assembly plants in North America, …
News2019 Chevrolet Cruze: Updates Announced
The Cruze is Chevrolet’s best-selling passenger car in Canada—by a wide margin—and so far in 2018, the brand’s best-selling car in the United States. For 2019, the compact sedan and hatchback receive some styling enhancements and a few new features. General Motors presented the 2019 editions of the Chevrolet Cruze, …
NewsA Diesel-Powered Chevrolet Cruze RS
We know that Chevrolet wants to get into the diesel market, which is relatively quiet now that Volkswagen has stopped selling TDI engines. The American manufacturer not only has announced a turbo-diesel four-cylinder mill in the upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, but we know that the Cruze Diesel would be back.
NewsChevrolet Will Help VW TDI Owners With Their Next Car Purchase
Following Volkswagen’s recent problems with its diesel engines, the German manufacturer decided to cut back on their TDI powerplants and focus on greener technologies. For example, they will roll out new electric vehicles shortly. This is all fine and good, but it leaves a large gap in the market: what …
News2016 Chevrolet Cruze gets 5.6 L/100 km on the highway
The all-new 2016 Chevrolet Cruze has received a U.S. EPA-estimated highway mileage of 42 mpg—equivalent to 5.6 L/100 km. Set to go on sale this spring, the 2016 Cruze sedan is powered by an all-new turbocharged 1.4-litre four-cylinder that makes 153 horsepower and 177 lb.-ft. of torque. That engine, which …
MontrealChevrolet Renews Its Car Lineup For The Montreal Auto Show
The 2016 model year is a busy one for the GM’s bowtie brand, and at the Montreal Auto Show, Chevrolet will be proudly showing off their vastly rejuvenated range of cars. The 2016 Chevrolet Spark is positioned once again as the brand’s smallest car of the lineup. According to GM, …
Detroit2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback: Coming This Fall
We were waiting for it for quite a while now, and it’s finally been unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. The Cruze has been completely redesigned for 2016. It was only normal that Chevrolet chose the new platform to create a more family-oriented version. The latter rides on the same …

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Review: 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback
The Chevy Cruze has been a winner for GM and now it has a hatchback version. Let's see what Graeme thinks about it, and also his thoughts on "Teen Driver" (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV 2017 episode 5) …
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MOTORING TV: Small Car of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held its 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner of Small Car category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …
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Reveal: 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback
Even though most Americans have little interest in hatchbacks (despite the fact the ever popular SUV is a hatch) GM unveiled its new Cruze hatch at the North American International Auto show in Detroit. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2016 episode 23) …
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Chevrolet unveils the 2016 Cruze
Chevrolet took centre stage in Detroit's historic Theater District as it unveiled the redesigned 2016 Cruze , a car considered the brand's most important product globally, including right here in Canada. The Motoring TV team was on hand for the unveiling, where it caught up with GM Canada management, including …