2018 Chevrolet Cruze
The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze received few changes from the 2017 model year. A new exterior color; Satin Steel Metallic and the availability of turbo-diesel in the hatchback model were added as options. There wasn’t much that needed improvement on this affordable compact! This sedan slots into the Chevrolet car line-up between the midsize Malibu and the subcompact Sonic. The 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is available in both as a sedan and hatchback model and each offer their own set of trim levels. The 2018 Cruze sedan is available in an L (only available in manual), LS, LT, Premier and Diesel trim. The hatchback is available in LT, Premier and Diesel.
The Cruze is gets it power from two different engines. A 1.4-liter turbo-four with 153 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque that is paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The Diesel engine runs on a 1.6-liter turbo-diesel I-4 with 137 hp and 240 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine is driven by a six-speed manual OR an all new nine-speed automatic transmission.
If you are looking for a fuel efficient vehicle the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze is it! Depending on fuel source it achieves 29/40 mpg3 city/highway when powered by the gas automatic transmission. (Premier models are less with 29/39 mpg as well as all hatchback models 29/38 mpg gas automatic.) The diesel sedans are the most efficient 30/52mpg with the hatchback behind it with 30/45 mpg.
Chevrolet Cruze Safety
What makes the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze unique in its class of compact sedans? It is the amount of safety and tech features packed into this little car. The Cruze received a five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA. It is available with lane change assist, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert (all included in the Driver Confidence package on the LT, Premier and automatic Diesel models.) Following distance indicator, forward collision warning, automatic high beams, lane departure warning and lane keep assist are also available on the Premier level with the Driver Confidence II package (not available on a diesel model.)
Chevrolet Cruze Tech
The suite of tech features that the Chevy Cruze includes is impressive as well. Depending on trim level the Cruze is equipped with enough tech features to keep you and your passengers engaged for may miles of driving. Chevy MyLink powers the 7.0 touchscreen. Features included STANDARD on all Cruze’s include; 4G LTE, Andriod Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth Audio and Phone, Mobile Wi-Fi, Real-time Traffic and Weather and Voice Command. Navigation is available on Premier models. Drivers who are use Andriod Auto or Apple CarPlay can source their directions with ease from their smart phones on all the other trim levels. The Cruze comes with a 12-Volt Outlet, a USB Port and AUX plug.
Get the 2018 Chevrolet Cruze in Grants Pass OR
Starting at $16,9752 ; with all the safety features, a fully loaded tech suite, a new turbo-diesel engine option, and Chevrolet’s Complete Care the 2018 Cruze packs a lot of value into a little car. Cruise around Grants Pass or I-5 with the Cruze and enjoy not only its fuel efficiency, but all the perks packed into this little car. It is sure to be a great commuter for those trips to Medford, or a great first vehicle for a teen, with it's safety feature and Teen Driver Technology (If you don’t know what Chevy’s Teen Driver Technology is all about check it out on our blog: Teen Driver.
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1Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
2 The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination, freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment.