Chevrolet debuted its all-new D2XX-based Chevrolet Cruze for the Chinese market at the Beijing Auto Show in April. The new compact car was unveiled before its similarly-styled American cousin and will also go on sale in China before it does in America, set for an on-sale date of August 22, according to Car News China.
When it arrives at dealers, the 2016 Cruze will have a price of 120,000 yuan to 160,000 yuan ($19,457 – $25,943 USD). The base 1.5-liter engine is from GM’s new Ecotec line of four-cylinder engines, producing 113 horsepower and 108 lb-ft of torque. A more powerful 1.4-liter engine with 140 horsepower and 173 lb-ft of torque will also be available. Transmission options are a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DSG automatic, both of which will likely carryover into the U.S.-spec car.
The 2016 Cruze also has an all-new interior which is more upscale and refined. It is complete with an eight-inch color touch screen with Chevrolet’s new MyLink 2.0 infotainment system, an all-new more slender steering wheel, an all-new dashboard layout with ice-blue illuminated buttons and much more. It is not clear when the U.S. market D2XX Cruze will debut, but a reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November is rumored.