Yesterday evening, Chevrolet unveiled the all-new 2016 Cruze. With high hopes that the new vehicle would be as successful as the outgoing model, we can already tell that there is a lot to love in Chevy’s new compact As we stated in our initial report, there’s new design, new technology, new powertrains. Name a feature, and it’s most likely new on the 2016 Cruze.
Chevrolet had its cameras rolling as the entire event transpired at The Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan, and General Motors CEO, Mary Barra, had the pleasure of introducing the automaker’s latest compact car which she says stretches what consumers should expect from a car of this size.
The 2016 Cruze grows in length by 2.7 inches, but drops 250 pounds, thanks to the all-new D2XX platform and new 1.4-liter Ecotec turbocharged four-cylinder engine. There will be diesel engine, too, as the 1.6-liter “whisper” diesel crosses the pond from cousin Opel, and GM says that Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) levels are class leading.
Technology is a must for this segment, and the 2016 Cruze is ready to deliver gizmos to your heart’s content. For instance: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth connectivity, OnStar 4G LTE with Wi-Fi, and more can all be found in the new Cruze.
There’s a lot to catch up on, so check out the reveal video.